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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 »

ORAL CANCER SCREENING 2018

Pacific Oral Health Society in collaboration with the Rotary Club of Surrey-Newton and British Columbia Oral Cancer Prevention Program offered a free Oral Cancer Screening Clinic on Sunday September 23, 2018. The clinic was held at Pacific Oral Health Centre located at #300-15850 24th Ave Surrey from 9am – 4pm. This free clinic was open to everyone. The goal of ... Read More »

Safe Surrey Coalition will create permanent office of ethics commissioner at Surrey City Hall

THE Safe Surrey Coalition announced on Tuesday that it will create the office of a permanent ethics commissioner at Surrey City Hall to ensure transparency and fair treatment of all citizens. Safe Surrey Coalition Council candidate Jack Hundial said: “The time has come for this, we all need to know that business at City Hall is conducted fairly and that everyone ... Read More »