Surrey

Canada Border Services Agency officers seized 20 bricks of suspected cocaine from a northbound commercial vehicle at the Pacific Highway border May 1. (CBSA photo)

CBSA releases enforcement highlights of 2020, featuring Surrey busts

List includes $2.5 million drug bust at Pacific Highway crossing

Canada Border Services Agency officers seized 20 bricks of suspected cocaine from a northbound commercial vehicle at the Pacific Highway border May 1. (CBSA photo)
Santa has started offering virtual one-on-one visits with Children across the globe. (Contributed photo)

Santa offering virtual visits to White Rock kids, and beyond

Children most curious about how Mrs. Claus and Rudolph are doing

Santa has started offering virtual one-on-one visits with Children across the globe. (Contributed photo)
Members of a Semiahmoo Grade 9 jazz band rehearse for the band program’s upcoming online Christmas and Winter concert. (Wayne Ablitt photo)
Members of a Semiahmoo Grade 9 jazz band rehearse for the band program’s upcoming online Christmas and Winter concert. (Wayne Ablitt photo)
An empty playground seen through the security fence at Frank McCoppin Elementary School in the Richmond District on Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

122 Surrey school groups to get extracurricular funding

Part of B.C. government’s $11M in Community Gaming Grants

An empty playground seen through the security fence at Frank McCoppin Elementary School in the Richmond District on Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
White Rock photographer Irena Shklover documented messages left by others on the White Rock Beach. Now, more than ever, Shklover says the messages can be a powerful tool. (Irena Shklover photos)

PHOTOS: White Rock photographer documents ‘Messages from the Beach’

Irena Shklover has been using her camera to capture lighthearted messages left on the beach

White Rock photographer Irena Shklover documented messages left by others on the White Rock Beach. Now, more than ever, Shklover says the messages can be a powerful tool. (Irena Shklover photos)
The Surrey school district has confirmed that a class at Adams Road Elementary in Cloverdale is currently at home self-isolating. (Image: Google Street View)

District confirms Surrey elementary class in self-isolation

So far, 11 classes in the district have had to self-isolate

The Surrey school district has confirmed that a class at Adams Road Elementary in Cloverdale is currently at home self-isolating. (Image: Google Street View)
Harley Chappell is on the left in this photo which appeared on a Facebook tribute page in August of 2018. Facebook photo
Harley Chappell is on the left in this photo which appeared on a Facebook tribute page in August of 2018. Facebook photo
Sept. 10, 2020 — In the photo is a W.L. McLeod student wearing a mask in a school bus, on his first day back-to-school. This year, due to COVID-19, students will have a different year than most. The President of B.C. Teachers’ Federation told Black Press Sept. 9, that she had a lot of mixed feeling about how ready the education system is for students to be coming back-to-school. Meanwhile, Libby Hart, Principal of W.L. Mcleod Elementary School in Vanderhoof said,” We know some of the families are still unsure, but most of our families have been great in connecting with us and talking to us.” Photos continued on Page 7. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Fraser Health declares COVID-19 outbreak at Surrey independent school

30 cases identified at Regent Christian Academy

Sept. 10, 2020 — In the photo is a W.L. McLeod student wearing a mask in a school bus, on his first day back-to-school. This year, due to COVID-19, students will have a different year than most. The President of B.C. Teachers’ Federation told Black Press Sept. 9, that she had a lot of mixed feeling about how ready the education system is for students to be coming back-to-school. Meanwhile, Libby Hart, Principal of W.L. Mcleod Elementary School in Vanderhoof said,” We know some of the families are still unsure, but most of our families have been great in connecting with us and talking to us.” Photos continued on Page 7. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
The latest data from the BC Centre for Disease Control shows Surrey has had 10,479 cases between Jan. 1 and Nov. 30. (MAP: BC Centre for Disease Control)

Surrey surpasses 10,000 COVID-19 cases since pandemic began

That’s a 6,486-case jump from the previous month

The latest data from the BC Centre for Disease Control shows Surrey has had 10,479 cases between Jan. 1 and Nov. 30. (MAP: BC Centre for Disease Control)
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix during a COVID-19 update. (B.C. government)

Dr. Bonnie Henry denies ‘constant condescension’ to faith community

‘It’s not condescension, it’s gratitude,’ Health Minister Dix tells Reverend Dyck

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix during a COVID-19 update. (B.C. government)
Harley Chappell is on the left in this photo which appeared on a Facebook tribute page in August of 2018.

‘No association with Hells Angels’ – Surrey Police Board member under fire for 2018 photos

Images inspire flak for Semiahmoo First Nation Chief Harley Chappell

Harley Chappell is on the left in this photo which appeared on a Facebook tribute page in August of 2018.
Surrey-White Rock MLA calls for cap on the amount of money food delivery apps can charge restaurants. (Skip The Dishes photo)

Surrey-White Rock MLA calls for cap on restaurant delivery fees

The Food and Beverage Delivery Fees Cap Act was moved to a second reading at a later date

Surrey-White Rock MLA calls for cap on the amount of money food delivery apps can charge restaurants. (Skip The Dishes photo)
Brandon Nathan Teixeira, arrested last December in California in connection with a fatal 2017 shooting in South Surrey, is to appear in B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster this afternoon (Dec. 10, 2020). (File photos)

South Surrey fugitive arrested in California to appear in B.C. Supreme Court today

Brandon Teixeira is charged with murder and attempted murder in connection with October 2017 killing

Brandon Nathan Teixeira, arrested last December in California in connection with a fatal 2017 shooting in South Surrey, is to appear in B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster this afternoon (Dec. 10, 2020). (File photos)
John Craighead, coach and majority owner of Surrey Knights, on the bench during his PJHL team’s season-opening game Sept. 6, 2018 at North Surrey Recreation Centre. (File Photo: Tom Zillich)

Court bans Junior Hockey League from taking further action against Surrey Knights

This is related to a fight that broke out on the ice between the Surrey Knights – formerly the Langley Knights – and Mission City Outlaws in 2015

John Craighead, coach and majority owner of Surrey Knights, on the bench during his PJHL team’s season-opening game Sept. 6, 2018 at North Surrey Recreation Centre. (File Photo: Tom Zillich)
The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has identified the victim in a Newton shooting on Dec. 3 as 29-year-old Lisa Ellie Marie Baines (Photo: IHIT handout)

IHIT identifies woman who was ‘shot to death’ in vehicle in Surrey

Police say the victim was 29-year-old Lisa Ellie Marie Baines

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has identified the victim in a Newton shooting on Dec. 3 as 29-year-old Lisa Ellie Marie Baines (Photo: IHIT handout)
A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at Surrey Memorial Hospital. (File photo)
A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at Surrey Memorial Hospital. (File photo)
People struggling to cope with the pandemic are being inundated with mixed messages and double standards from their public health officials and elected leaders, argues ‘Now-Leader’ editor Beau Simpson. (CP file photos)

SIMPSON: Mixed messaging is amping up COVID-19 fatigue, frustration

Fewer double standards and more coherent messaging will go a long way

  • Dec 10, 2020
People struggling to cope with the pandemic are being inundated with mixed messages and double standards from their public health officials and elected leaders, argues ‘Now-Leader’ editor Beau Simpson. (CP file photos)
(Photo: Dixon Tam)
(Photo: Dixon Tam)
B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Surrey hatchet attack victim wins court case against B.C. government

Michael Levy was left quadriplegic at age 18 after being attacked with a hatchet at a Halloween dance at Tynehead Hall in 2006

B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Peace Arch Hospice Society’s Celebrate a Life fundraiser has returned to Semiahmoo Shopping Centre. People who donate $20 or more receive a hand-painted dove (below). (Contributed photo)

Peace Arch Hospice fundraiser Celebrate a Life returns to South Surrey

Hospice fundraiser runs until Dec. 23 at Semiahmoo Shopping Centre

Peace Arch Hospice Society’s Celebrate a Life fundraiser has returned to Semiahmoo Shopping Centre. People who donate $20 or more receive a hand-painted dove (below). (Contributed photo)