Amy Reid

Councillor Steven Pettigrew (left) and Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum. (Now-Leader file photos)

Surrey mayor removes Councillor Pettigrew from Metro Vancouver board

Pettigrew said it was a surprise; McCallum didn’t provide a reason

Councillor Steven Pettigrew (left) and Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum. (Now-Leader file photos)
Dozens gathered outside Surrey City Hall on Monday (Sept. 16) as a show of support for the Surrey RCMP. Ivan Scott is the leader of the Keep the RCMP in Surrey group, that says it’s garnered more than 20,000 signatures so far. (Photos: Amy Reid)

VIDEO: Surrey RCMP supporters make noise during rally outside city hall

‘Keep the RCMP in Surrey’ leader Ivan Scott says municipal force ‘not a done deal’

Dozens gathered outside Surrey City Hall on Monday (Sept. 16) as a show of support for the Surrey RCMP. Ivan Scott is the leader of the Keep the RCMP in Surrey group, that says it’s garnered more than 20,000 signatures so far. (Photos: Amy Reid)
Former Surrey Libraries chair Upkar Tatlay (left) and social worker Alex Sangha are pitching an international South Asian expo in Surrey. (Photo: Amy Reid)

International South Asian expo pitched for Surrey’s Bear Creek Park

Mayor Doug McCallum says the idea ‘shows a lot of promise’

Former Surrey Libraries chair Upkar Tatlay (left) and social worker Alex Sangha are pitching an international South Asian expo in Surrey. (Photo: Amy Reid)
Daniel Froehlich (Photo: Police handout)

UPDATE: Surrey RCMP say Daniel Froehlich has been found and ‘is safe’

Surrey RCMP say 15-year-old boy had been missing since 10 p.m. on Sept. 10

Daniel Froehlich (Photo: Police handout)
Atira Women’s Resource Society’s Maxxine Wright complex. (Photo: Google Maps)

Infant’s sudden death at Surrey complex for vulnerable women prompts police probe

Officials say child was two years or younger; won’t comment on cause of death until investigation complete

Atira Women’s Resource Society’s Maxxine Wright complex. (Photo: Google Maps)
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Roller rink, mini-golf course pitched as part of new Surrey ‘entertainment centre’

Bowling lanes, mini golf course, arcade also proposed in old SkyZone facility at 11125 124th St.

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Doug McCallum is Surrey’s mayor once again. (Now-Leader file photo)                                Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum after winning the mayoral race last fall. (Now-Leader file photo)

Surrey mayor to be keynote speaker at ‘State of Newton’ event

Newton lost a light rail line when McCallum worked to switch route, technology after being elected

Doug McCallum is Surrey’s mayor once again. (Now-Leader file photo)                                Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum after winning the mayoral race last fall. (Now-Leader file photo)
Renderings show proposed antennas that Rogers Communications wishes to install on street lights in Surrey’s Fraser Heights neighbourhood. (Photo: Consultation documents provided via Rogers)

Wireless antenna proposal for Fraser Heights streetlights irks Surrey resident

Marie Braun says the antennas would be a ‘hideous eyesore’; Rogers says they’re needed to improve service

Renderings show proposed antennas that Rogers Communications wishes to install on street lights in Surrey’s Fraser Heights neighbourhood. (Photo: Consultation documents provided via Rogers)
Surrey’s Salish Secondary when it was under construction. (File photo: Sam Anderson)

Developers should pay more to help buy land for new schools, Surrey trustee says

Terry Allen says ‘developers are getting off scott-free,’ province urged to review school acquisition fee

Surrey’s Salish Secondary when it was under construction. (File photo: Sam Anderson)
Parliament buildings in Ottawa. (Black Press file photo)

All-candidates forums planned in Surrey

Federal election debates scheduled to take place Oct. 4, 9, 10 and 16

Parliament buildings in Ottawa. (Black Press file photo)
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‘Ridiculous idea’: Surrey councillor slams mayor’s vow to deny ride-hailing licenses

Annis says McCallum should be working for residents, not ‘handful of taxi owners’

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Part of the stage at the first TEDxBearCreekPark event, held in April at Surrey City Hall’s Centre Stage. (Photo: Amy Reid)

Surrey TEDx organizers prepare for ‘bigger and better’ 2020 event

The second iteration of TEDxBearCreekPark set for Feb. 29, 2020 at Bell Performing Arts Centre

Part of the stage at the first TEDxBearCreekPark event, held in April at Surrey City Hall’s Centre Stage. (Photo: Amy Reid)
Nathan Barthelette (Photo: Police handout)

One of two wanted kidnapping suspects arrested at Surrey-U.S. border

Second suspect, Meaz Nour-Eldin, remains at large and may be in Montreal

Nathan Barthelette (Photo: Police handout)
Tyler Waddell poses with his bike and trailer that he took on an almost 2,900-kilometre cycling trip after coming out of treatment at Surrey’s Phoenix Society. He now hopes to give hope to others struggling with mental health and addiction, through a non-profit he’s setting up. (Photo: Facebook/Light the Pathway)

Former addict returns to Surrey to promote non-profit after 2,900-km bike trip

After cycling journey, Tyler Waddell sets up non-profit to help others coming out of treatment

Tyler Waddell poses with his bike and trailer that he took on an almost 2,900-kilometre cycling trip after coming out of treatment at Surrey’s Phoenix Society. He now hopes to give hope to others struggling with mental health and addiction, through a non-profit he’s setting up. (Photo: Facebook/Light the Pathway)
Ache Brasil performs at the 2018 Surrey Fusion Festival. The annual event is one of the recipients of federal multiculturalism funding announced on Sept. 6. (File photo: Ryan McLeod)

$3.5M boost for B.C. multicultural, anti-racism initiatives announced in Surrey 

Surrey’s annual Fusion Festival will receive close to $43,000 of the federal funding

Ache Brasil performs at the 2018 Surrey Fusion Festival. The annual event is one of the recipients of federal multiculturalism funding announced on Sept. 6. (File photo: Ryan McLeod)
Gursimar Kaur Sahota, right, and Deeksha Arora of Royal Academy of Bhangra during a funding announcement at Royal Academy of Bhangra on Friday (Sept. 6), where the academy received $15,000 in grant money. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey MLA announces $9.8 million for B.C. arts groups

BC Arts Council to distribute 394 grants across more than 50 communities

Gursimar Kaur Sahota, right, and Deeksha Arora of Royal Academy of Bhangra during a funding announcement at Royal Academy of Bhangra on Friday (Sept. 6), where the academy received $15,000 in grant money. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Surrey Arts Centre at Bear Creek Park. (File photo)

Surrey Arts Centre gets $400K from feds for lighting, other upgrades

Cloverdale-Langley City MP John Aldag announced the funding in Langley on Sept. 5

Surrey Arts Centre at Bear Creek Park. (File photo)
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Breakfast club program expects to serve 134,000 meals to Surrey kids this year

Children shouldn’t have to ‘focus on hunger’; Donations sought for breakfast program

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Man shot in Fraser Heights a risk to public safety, Surrey RCMP say

Man shot in Fraser Heights a risk to public safety, Surrey RCMP say

Police warn public to stay away from Thomas Gabriel Saul; shooting believed to be connected to drug trafficking

Man shot in Fraser Heights a risk to public safety, Surrey RCMP say
A rendering of one of the railway crossing information signs in Langley. (Photo: gov.bc.ca)

New technology to inform drivers about train delays in Surrey, Langley

$3.8 million Railway Crossing Information System set to launch at six locations in mid-September

A rendering of one of the railway crossing information signs in Langley. (Photo: gov.bc.ca)