Surrey

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)
Judy and Ken Reid share a smile at Peace Arch Hospital in 2018. Judy says she is concerned with how the COVID-19 vaccine is being rolled out; that long-term care residents like her husband won’t be among the first to receive it. (Contributed photo)

White Rock, South Surrey families question vaccine roll-out priorities, messaging

B.C., Canada health officials have acknowledged greater risk to long-term care residents

Judy and Ken Reid share a smile at Peace Arch Hospital in 2018. Judy says she is concerned with how the COVID-19 vaccine is being rolled out; that long-term care residents like her husband won’t be among the first to receive it. (Contributed photo)
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One in hospital after head-on crash in Cloverdale

Traffic has been closed off in the area of 192 Street between 54 Avenue and Colebrook Road.

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Chief Constable Norm Lipinski, Surrey Police Service. (Submitted photo)

Lipinski interviewing for deputy chiefs, working on the Surrey Police Service’s badge

Surrey Police Service’s first chief constable says he’s interviewing for three deputy chiefs, with postings closing Friday

Chief Constable Norm Lipinski, Surrey Police Service. (Submitted photo)
Police say an unoccupied cargo vehicle rolled into traffic, ultimately resulting in the death of a pedestrian. (Lauren Collins photo)

Pedestrian struck and killed by driverless vehicle near Surrey’s Sullivan Heights Secondary

Police say unoccupied cargo truck rolled into traffic and onto sidewalk

Police say an unoccupied cargo vehicle rolled into traffic, ultimately resulting in the death of a pedestrian. (Lauren Collins photo)
Ella-Ray Lewis in her bedroom, following the transformation made possible through Make-A-Wish Canada (formerly Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada and Make-A-Wish Foundation of Canada). (Contributed photo)

South Surrey teen battling skin cancer has miracle wish granted

Make-A-Wish challenge adds luxury sparkle to Ella-Ray Lewis’ bedroom

Ella-Ray Lewis in her bedroom, following the transformation made possible through Make-A-Wish Canada (formerly Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada and Make-A-Wish Foundation of Canada). (Contributed photo)
A pedestrian was taken to hospital following a collision Monday night. (Shane MacKichan photo)

UPDATED: Pedestrian struck in South Surrey Monday expected to survive

Collision occurred Dec. 14 on South Surrey/White Rock border

A pedestrian was taken to hospital following a collision Monday night. (Shane MacKichan photo)
South Surrey artist Dunia Tozy released her Joy Around the World colouring book this week. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey artist aims to spread joy through multi-language colouring book

Dunia Tozy says she wanted to ‘bridge the gap between cultures’

South Surrey artist Dunia Tozy released her Joy Around the World colouring book this week. (Contributed photo)