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Surrey RCMP investigate the scene of a “targeted” shooting in Fraser Heights on Sept. 3, in the 15900-block of 111th Avenue. (Photos: Shane Mackichan)

Two men hurt in ‘targeted’ shooting in Surrey’s Fraser Heights area

Police say there are ‘no indications of a continued risk’ to the public

Surrey RCMP investigate the scene of a “targeted” shooting in Fraser Heights on Sept. 3, in the 15900-block of 111th Avenue. (Photos: Shane Mackichan)
One of the vinegaroons being housed at the Victoria Bug Zoo after a raid in a Surrey home. (Photo: Screengrab from Victoria Bug Zoo Facebook video)

Man charged after scorpions, spiders and more seized from Surrey home

Victoria Bug Zoo to begin adopting out some of the critters Sept. 4

One of the vinegaroons being housed at the Victoria Bug Zoo after a raid in a Surrey home. (Photo: Screengrab from Victoria Bug Zoo Facebook video)
Education minister Rob Fleming. (Surrey Now-Leader file photo)

Province announces $21M in seismic upgrades for two Surrey schools

Education Minister Fleming says upgrades will ensure schools can withstand an earthquake

Education minister Rob Fleming. (Surrey Now-Leader file photo)
The City Centre area of Surrey. (Photo: Amy Reid)

Downtown Surrey BIA says businesses feel ‘slightly safer’ than last year

For second year, littering, loitering and discarded needles top business concerns in safety audit

The City Centre area of Surrey. (Photo: Amy Reid)
From left: Former Surrey mayor Dianne Watts, Surrey First councillor Linda Annis and independent City of Surrey councillor Brenda Locke. (Now-Leader file photos)

Surrey reacts to policing plan getting the green light

Former mayor, councillors and residents weigh in on the Public Safety Minister approving the transition

From left: Former Surrey mayor Dianne Watts, Surrey First councillor Linda Annis and independent City of Surrey councillor Brenda Locke. (Now-Leader file photos)
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum poses with an example of a Surrey Police cruiser after his State of the City Address at Civic Hotel on May 7. (Photo: Amy Reid)

Province approves Surrey’s plan to establish municipal police force

Minister of Public Safety Mike Farnworth gives green light to controversial plan

Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum poses with an example of a Surrey Police cruiser after his State of the City Address at Civic Hotel on May 7. (Photo: Amy Reid)
Lorna Hoare, a volunteer driver with Surrey-North Delta Meals on Wheels, delivers a nutritious meal to an elderly client. (Submitted photo)

Surrey-North Delta Meals on Wheels ‘breathing sigh of relief’ after food provider steps up

But charity is now in ‘desperate’ need of volunteers

Lorna Hoare, a volunteer driver with Surrey-North Delta Meals on Wheels, delivers a nutritious meal to an elderly client. (Submitted photo)
Cameron Crimeni’s school portrait.

Police watchdog investigating two officers after Langley teen’s suspected overdose

According to IIO, two officers were deployed to help Carson Crimeni but did not locate him before he died

Cameron Crimeni’s school portrait.
A newly painted rainbow crosswalk in Surrey, outside the school district’s education centre. (Photo: Twitter@Surrey_Schools)

Surrey school district unveils its first rainbow crosswalk

Superintendent Jordan Tinney says colour crossing ‘a statement that everyone is welcome in Surrey’

A newly painted rainbow crosswalk in Surrey, outside the school district’s education centre. (Photo: Twitter@Surrey_Schools)
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Teacher disciplined after bringing 45 grams of cannabis to Surrey school

Eugenio Bahamonde was also charged with trafficking in Vancouver, but later acquitted

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Surrey RCMP respond to reports of an ‘armed and barricaded man’ in Guildford on Aug. 19, in the 15700-block of 102B Avenue. (Photo: Curtis Kreklau)

Police apprehend ‘armed and barricaded man’ after standoff in Surrey neighbourhood

Surrey RCMP say the suspect was taken into custody under the Mental Health Act

Surrey RCMP respond to reports of an ‘armed and barricaded man’ in Guildford on Aug. 19, in the 15700-block of 102B Avenue. (Photo: Curtis Kreklau)
A new RCMP forensics lab has opened in Surrey that is expected to handle thousands of forensic services from across the country annually. It’s located at B.C. RCMP headquarters at 14200 Green Timbers Way. (Photos: RCMP)

VIDEO: RCMP unveil new, state-of-the-art forensics lab in Surrey

The laboratory is expected to handle thousands of forensic services from across Canada annually

A new RCMP forensics lab has opened in Surrey that is expected to handle thousands of forensic services from across the country annually. It’s located at B.C. RCMP headquarters at 14200 Green Timbers Way. (Photos: RCMP)
Ride hailing is operating in Toronto and other North American cities, but B.C. hasn’t licensed any services yet. (Flickr)

Surrey Board of Trade calls for ‘level playing field’ for taxi industry, ride hailing

SBOT pleased to see B.C. set no municipal boundaries for ride hailing, calls for same in taxi industry

Ride hailing is operating in Toronto and other North American cities, but B.C. hasn’t licensed any services yet. (Flickr)
Surrey mom Tamsyn Angelini in a submitted photo with two of her children, Cassiel (left) and Raphael (right). Angelini is frustrated after waiting months to hear if Raphael’s education assistant from the last school year can continue working with him when classes return in a matter of weeks.

Surrey mom decries a ‘broken system’ after months-long wait to keep son’s EA

Tamsyn Angelini says process to keep the same education assistant in Surrey is ‘rigorous’ and ‘traumatic’

Surrey mom Tamsyn Angelini in a submitted photo with two of her children, Cassiel (left) and Raphael (right). Angelini is frustrated after waiting months to hear if Raphael’s education assistant from the last school year can continue working with him when classes return in a matter of weeks.
A car and a traffic control vehicle were involved in a collision on Wednesday (Aug. 14) along Highway 91 near the Alex Fraser Bridge. (Photos: Shane Mackichan)

Car and traffic control vehicle collide near Alex Fraser Bridge

Two people reportedly taken to hospital after collision on Highway 91 Wednesday night

A car and a traffic control vehicle were involved in a collision on Wednesday (Aug. 14) along Highway 91 near the Alex Fraser Bridge. (Photos: Shane Mackichan)
An example of the double-decker buses that are soon to be running on Metro Vancouver streets. (Photo: TransLink)

Double-decker buses rolling into Surrey, Delta and Richmond this fall

TransLink offering chance to see one of the buses at the PNE from Aug. 17 to Sept. 3

An example of the double-decker buses that are soon to be running on Metro Vancouver streets. (Photo: TransLink)
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B.C. watchdog investigating after man shot by police near Surrey’s 135A Street

This is the second police-involved incident in 24 hours in Surrey

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Surrey RCMP say John Martinez is missing after being last seen at 9:40 a.m. on Aug 12, in the 13700-block of 96th Avenue. (Photo: Police handout)

UPDATE: Surrey RCMP say missing 52-year-old Hispanic man found safe

John Martinez had gone missing on the morning of Aug 12, in the 13700-block of 96th Avenue

Surrey RCMP say John Martinez is missing after being last seen at 9:40 a.m. on Aug 12, in the 13700-block of 96th Avenue. (Photo: Police handout)
Some of the high school students who made up the Canadian team at this year’s International Space Settlement Design Competition, held at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida in July. (Photo submitted)

‘Very surreal’: Surrey students help design space colony in NASA-backed competition

Local teens were part of the victorious team at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida in July

Some of the high school students who made up the Canadian team at this year’s International Space Settlement Design Competition, held at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida in July. (Photo submitted)
Surrey City Hall Council Chambers (Now-Leader file photo)

Businessman sues over tweets regarding his connection to Surrey mayor, policing plan

Bob Cheema claims Brian Young damaged his reputation with series of tweets alleging backroom dealings

Surrey City Hall Council Chambers (Now-Leader file photo)