Surrey

SurreyCares Community Foundation presents a $5,000 cheque to Cloverdale Community Kitchen. The grant was made possible by the Surrey Community Relief Fund (SCRF). (Submitted photo)

Additional relief grant allows Cloverdale Community Kitchen to keep feeding seniors

Surrey Community Relief Fund continues to help during pandemic but support still needed

SurreyCares Community Foundation presents a $5,000 cheque to Cloverdale Community Kitchen. The grant was made possible by the Surrey Community Relief Fund (SCRF). (Submitted photo)
Smoke and flames engulf greenhouse on a rural South Surrey property Thursday (Dec. 24). (Shane MacKichan photo)

PHOTOS: Rural South Surrey blaze closes stretch of 176 Street

Black smoke could be seen billowing from the property

Smoke and flames engulf greenhouse on a rural South Surrey property Thursday (Dec. 24). (Shane MacKichan photo)
A White Rock senior who lost her retirement savings through ‘low-risk’ investing is among 146 clients of a Surrey-based financial firm that’s alleged to have violated the B.C. Securities Act.(File photo)

BCSC alleges Surrey-based firm violated Securities Act

White Rock senior who lost her retirement savings among 146 clients affected

A White Rock senior who lost her retirement savings through ‘low-risk’ investing is among 146 clients of a Surrey-based financial firm that’s alleged to have violated the B.C. Securities Act.(File photo)
A mixed-car train rolls along the waterfront between White Rock and Crescent Beach in this shot captured a few weeks ago by Erik Seiz. (Erik Seiz photo)

Fiery U.S. derailment fuels argument to move rail off Semiahmoo Peninsula waterfront

‘It most certainly could have been a really big disaster’: rail relocation advocate

A mixed-car train rolls along the waterfront between White Rock and Crescent Beach in this shot captured a few weeks ago by Erik Seiz. (Erik Seiz photo)
Chief Coroner Lisa Lapointe speaks during a press conference at B.C. Legislature in Victoria, B.C., on February 24, 2020. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

In Surrey, 19 people died of overdoses in November

Surrey continues to see the second-highest number of fatal overdoses in the province

Chief Coroner Lisa Lapointe speaks during a press conference at B.C. Legislature in Victoria, B.C., on February 24, 2020. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)
Surrey RCMP is asking for the public’s help to find Ariane Ayotte, who was last seen in the 13400-block of Central Avenue in Surrey on Dec. 18. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)

UPDATE: Surrey RCMP say missing woman, last seen in Whalley, has been found

Ariane Ayotte last seen on Dec. 18 in the 13400-block of Central Avenue

Surrey RCMP is asking for the public’s help to find Ariane Ayotte, who was last seen in the 13400-block of Central Avenue in Surrey on Dec. 18. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)
Two vehicles caught fire at the Douglas/Peace Arch border on May 2, 2019, killing a Port Moody pastor. Surrey RCMP confirmed Monday (Dec. 21) that they have recommended charges. (Brendan Payne video screenshot)

Charges recommended 19 months after fiery crash at South Surrey border

May 2019 collision killed Port Moody pastor Tom Cheung

Two vehicles caught fire at the Douglas/Peace Arch border on May 2, 2019, killing a Port Moody pastor. Surrey RCMP confirmed Monday (Dec. 21) that they have recommended charges. (Brendan Payne video screenshot)
Terrence Pitts, a crossing guard at Latimer Road Elementary School, has been recognized as one of Canada’s favourite crossing guards by Parachute. Pitts was one of three winners for 2020. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Canada’s favourite: Contest recognizes Surrey elementary school crossing guard

Terrence Pitts is a crossing guard at Latimer Road Elementary

Terrence Pitts, a crossing guard at Latimer Road Elementary School, has been recognized as one of Canada’s favourite crossing guards by Parachute. Pitts was one of three winners for 2020. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Paramjit Masutta was killed Dec. 15 when a runaway cargo van hit her near 144th Street and 61A Avenue while she was walking her daughters home from school. A GoFundMe has been started, raising more than $50,000 in less than 24 hours. (Photo: GoFundMe)

GoFundMe for ‘heroic’ Surrey mom killed by runaway van raises thousands within a day

Paramjit Masutta was killed when an unoccupied vehicle rolled down 144th Street

Paramjit Masutta was killed Dec. 15 when a runaway cargo van hit her near 144th Street and 61A Avenue while she was walking her daughters home from school. A GoFundMe has been started, raising more than $50,000 in less than 24 hours. (Photo: GoFundMe)
Semiahmoo First Nation Chief Harley Chappell. (City of White Rock)

Semiahmoo First Nation chief has no plans to resign from Surrey Police Board

Harley Chappell believed his father’s connection to Hells Angels ‘was common knowledge’

Semiahmoo First Nation Chief Harley Chappell. (City of White Rock)
File photo of Surrey traffic in 2019

ICBC claims in Surrey dropped by more than 34 per cent in 2020, insurance watchdog says

This resulted in a savings of $103,203,895 for ICBC in Surrey alone, according to HelloSafe.ca

File photo of Surrey traffic in 2019
A pedestrian was reportedly hit in a marked crosswalk in Whalley on Friday, Dec. 18, 2020. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Pedestrian hit in Surrey

Incident happened near 134th Street and 93A Avenue

A pedestrian was reportedly hit in a marked crosswalk in Whalley on Friday, Dec. 18, 2020. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Court of Appeal in Vancouver. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Stabber tells appeal court his victim could have defended himself

Jason Kenneth Andrew McGee, 28, unsuccessfully argued his three-year sentence for aggravated assault is too long

Court of Appeal in Vancouver. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Jim Bennett. (Submitted photo)

Jim Bennett a vital element of Surrey’s social conscience for 30 years and counting

Fleetwood resident is recipient of Surrey’s 2020 Good Citizen Award

Jim Bennett. (Submitted photo)
A child in the community places flowers at the site where a Surrey mom was killed by a runaway cargo van on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. On Thursday, dozens of people from the community came together to pay tribute to the mom. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Dozens pay tribute to Surrey mom killed by runaway cargo van

Police say the woman was walking her children home from school

A child in the community places flowers at the site where a Surrey mom was killed by a runaway cargo van on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. On Thursday, dozens of people from the community came together to pay tribute to the mom. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Homeless man lying on the bench. File photo

More supportive housing opening and to be built in Surrey

Homes in Newton, Whalley and Guildford will also provide homeless people with support programs

Homeless man lying on the bench. File photo
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SIMPSON: A poem from 1895 just might change your view on policing

Tell us your thoughts about policing in Surrey and beyond by emailing edit@surreynowleader.com

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Some of the packages delievered to senior residents of the Evergreen Baptist campus included personalized cards. (Contributed photo)

Community generosity brightens Christmas for White Rock/South Surrey seniors

London Drugs’ Stocking Stuffers for Seniors program collected gifts through Dec. 16

Some of the packages delievered to senior residents of the Evergreen Baptist campus included personalized cards. (Contributed photo)
Surrey homicide victim Carlos Palafox. (IHIT photo)

Second-degree murder charge laid in Carlos Palafox homicide in Surrey

Invinceable Green, 35, was arrested Wednesday, Dec. 1

Surrey homicide victim Carlos Palafox. (IHIT photo)
Linda Annis, seen in Cloverdale Dec. 15, offers a familiar message for holiday shoppers: Don’t let the Grinch steal your Christmas. (Photo: Submitted)

Don’t let the Grinch steal your Christmas cheer

Linda Annis offers tips on safe shopping practices this Christmas season—both at home and at stores

Linda Annis, seen in Cloverdale Dec. 15, offers a familiar message for holiday shoppers: Don’t let the Grinch steal your Christmas. (Photo: Submitted)