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The Indo-Canadian Dental Association raised over $100,00 for Oral Cancer Research in a successful event in Vancouver.

The Indo-Canadian Dental Association raised over $100,000 in the name of Oral Cancer Research this past Saturday at the swanky River Rock Casino Resort in Vancouver, Canada. The sell-out crowd of 500 included some of the city’s top dental professionals, business people, and socialites. A cocktail reception in the theme of retro Bollywood was followed by a grand stage setting ... Read More »

Doug McCallum, Safe Surrey Coalition opposed to marijuana retail, production operations

MAYORAL candidate Doug McCallum and his Safe Surrey Coalition announced on Monday that they are opposed to marijuana retail stores and production operations. They pointed out: “Surrey is at a crossroads with out-of-control crime and gang violence. We need to get crime under control first.” McCallum said: “My biggest concern is that local cannabis stores and production facilities put another layer ... Read More »

United Truckers’ Association to receive truck parking plans from all Surrey and Delta mayoral candidates

A weekend membership meeting of the United Truckers’ Association (UTA) conducted over the weekend secured commitments from all major mayoral candidates running in the cities of Surrey and Delta. Tom Gill, Bruce Hayne and  Doug McCallum from Surrey, and Sylvia Bishop, George Harvie and Jim Cessford from Delta, all had the opportunity to speak to UTA members directly regarding their vision to ... Read More »

Delta councillors call for mayoralty candidate George Harvie to correct ‘distortion’

FOUR long-serving Delta councillors at a news conference on Tuesday, supported by a fifth councillor who was not present, demanded that George Harvie – Delta’s retired city manager currently seeking election as mayor – immediately correct his “deliberate distortion” of the historic record regarding his role in developing an ‘End of Service Benefit.’ Harvie prepared and submitted – with his signature ... Read More »

Residents and Safe Surrey Coalition hold protest against proposed development in Rosemary Heights

ON Saturday, residents supported by mayoral candidate Doug McCallum and his Safe Surrey Coalition held a protest at 154th Street and 37A Avenue to protest against the proposed development for 285 townhouse units and 23 single family homes in Rosemary Heights. Safe Surrey Coalition say it is a beautiful property that is heavily treed and also borders on the Nicomekl River. They ... Read More »

B.C. launches probe into dirty money in real estate

THE Province announced on Thursday that following widespread concern about British Columbia’s reputation as a haven for money laundering, it is launching a two-pronged review aimed at shutting down avenues for money laundering in real estate and other sectors. The first component, led by the Ministry of Finance, will identify systemic risks that leave the real estate and financial services sectors ... Read More »

Surrey First mayoral candidate Tom Gill: Arts, culture and entertainment key to a vibrant city

SURREY First mayoral candidate Tom Gill on Thursday outlined his team’s plans to showcase and grow the arts, culture and entertainment in Surrey. Joined by council candidates Vera LeFranc and Narima Dela Cruz, Gill said Surrey First will create an endowment fund to kick-start plans for a world class performing arts centre, double arts and culture grants, develop a contemporary art ... Read More »

Safe Surrey Coalition campaign against proposed development in Rosemary Heights

SURREY residents are up in arms about a proposed development in Rosemary Heights and mayoral candidate Doug McCallum and the Safe Surrey Coalition (SSC) candidates visited the site on Wednesday to take a firsthand look at the property (see photo). McCallum noted: “It’s a beautiful property that is heavily treed and also borders on the Nicomekl River. I kayak along there fairly ... Read More »

Surrey municipal election: Vote in advance on October 6, 10, 11 or 13

ADVANCE voting opportunities for the 2018 Surrey municipal election will be available to all eligible voters from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on October 6, 10, 11 and 13 at the following six local recreation centres: Guildford Recreation Centre, 15105 105th Avenue Fleetwood Community Centre, 15996 84th Avenue Newton Seniors Centre, 13775 70th Avenue Cloverdale Recreation Centre, 6188 176th Street South ... Read More »