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The 2021 Community Leader Awards will once again be held online this year. The virtual event is set for 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 24 at surreynowleader.com.

VIDEO: Watch as we honour Surrey’s 2021 Community Leader Award recipients

Annual event that honours city’s unsung heroes once again held virtually

The 2021 Community Leader Awards will once again be held online this year. The virtual event is set for 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 24 at surreynowleader.com.
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)

UPDATE: Missing 14-year-old has been found, police say

Surrey RCMP had been asking for the public’s help

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and wife Sophie Trudeau vacationing at beachfront property in Tofino on Sept. 30. (Nora O’Malley photo)

SIMPSON: Trudeau definitely ‘experienced it differently’ in Tofino on Orange Shirt Day

While millions of Canadians showed their support for reconciliation, our PM showed his true colours

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and wife Sophie Trudeau vacationing at beachfront property in Tofino on Sept. 30. (Nora O’Malley photo)
Founder of Surrey-based Fruiticana Tony Singh, centre, donates $101,000 to BC Children’s Hospital Foundation on Wednesday, Sept. 29, in Surrey. The money will go towards treatment for children with Type 1 diabetes. (Photo: Dal Hothi)

Surrey-based Fruiticana donates $101,000 to help sick children

Donation to BC Children’s Hospital Foundation will go towards treatment for kids with Type 1 diabetes

Founder of Surrey-based Fruiticana Tony Singh, centre, donates $101,000 to BC Children’s Hospital Foundation on Wednesday, Sept. 29, in Surrey. The money will go towards treatment for children with Type 1 diabetes. (Photo: Dal Hothi)
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum. (Now-Leader file photo)

LETTER: Doug McCallum disrespects both the environment and Surrey residents

Surrey mayor acts like dictator when people oppose his money-wasting, tree-killing projects

Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum. (Now-Leader file photo)
(Photo by Sean Feagan / Black Press Media)

SIMPSON: Believe it or not, spraying children with a hose doesn’t guarantee a good time

If you’re a firefighter? No problem. If not, put the garden hose down if you know what’s good for you.

(Photo by Sean Feagan / Black Press Media)
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Man in custody after bullets fly 4 separate times in Surrey and North Delta

Surrey RCMP say nobody was injured and motive remains unclear

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Police nab ‘prolific prowler’ after series of break-ins in North Delta’s Sunshine Hills

Residents reminded to ensure vehicles, garages and homes are locked

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Surrey firefighters battle a blaze at a Newton condo complex Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

UPDATE: At least 80 people displaced following Surrey condo fire

Crews were still on scene nearly 24 hours later, continuing to put out hotspots

Surrey firefighters battle a blaze at a Newton condo complex Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
The 11900-block of Old Yale Road in Surrey. (Google.com)

Police seek witnesses after man shot outside Surrey pub

Surrey RCMP say victim was found with gunshot wounds under Pattullo Bridge early Monday morning

The 11900-block of Old Yale Road in Surrey. (Google.com)
Police are asking the the public for dash cam footage after a minivan was riddled with bullets Saturday in Newton at the intersection of 128th Street and 60th Avenue. (Photos: Shane MacKichan)

Police ask for help finding shooter after minivan riddled with bullets in Surrey

Police say driver of white Audi SUV shot up Dodge Caravan at intersection of 128th Street, 60th Avenue

Police are asking the the public for dash cam footage after a minivan was riddled with bullets Saturday in Newton at the intersection of 128th Street and 60th Avenue. (Photos: Shane MacKichan)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday (July 9) that the federal government will give $1.3 billion for the Surrey-Langley SkyTrain expansion project to get it from King George Station to Langley. (Black Press file photo)

Trudeau’s SkyTrain funding good news but city needs much more, Surrey Board of Trade says

CEO Anita Huberman says it’s small step forward after years of neglecting infrastucture

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday (July 9) that the federal government will give $1.3 billion for the Surrey-Langley SkyTrain expansion project to get it from King George Station to Langley. (Black Press file photo)
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Surrey police investigating after 23-year-old man arrives at hospital with gunshot wound

Surrey RCMP trying to find out where shooting happened, say victim known to police

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There is plenty of tragic news to go around, and it takes its toll on all of us. (Black Press file photos)

SIMPSON: Tragic news is tough on families, readers, journalists and first responders alike

It’s hard enough to write about some of these stories, so hats off to those who deal with tragedy daily

There is plenty of tragic news to go around, and it takes its toll on all of us. (Black Press file photos)
A plaque is seen outside of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School on Tk’emlups te Secwépemc First Nation in Kamloops on Thursday. The remains of 215 children have been found buried on the site of the former residential school in Kamloops. (Andrew Snucins/The Canadian Press via AP)

Flags in Surrey being flown at half-mast to honour 215 children found buried in Kamloops

Flags lowered at civic buildings and schools throughout Surrey

A plaque is seen outside of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School on Tk’emlups te Secwépemc First Nation in Kamloops on Thursday. The remains of 215 children have been found buried on the site of the former residential school in Kamloops. (Andrew Snucins/The Canadian Press via AP)
Corporal Scotty Schumann of the Surrey RCMP Police Mental Health Outreach Team (PMHOT) is the recipient of the 2020 RCMP Veteran’s Award. (Now-Leader file photo)

Mountie honoured for his work supporting Surrey’s vulnerable

Corporal Scotty Schumann is recipient of 2020 RCMP Veteran’s Award

Corporal Scotty Schumann of the Surrey RCMP Police Mental Health Outreach Team (PMHOT) is the recipient of the 2020 RCMP Veteran’s Award. (Now-Leader file photo)
Surrey RCMP say a man was hit by a vehicle newr the intersection of Fraser Highway and 184th Street just after noon Wednesday, May 26 in Cloverdale. (Photo: Curtis Kreklau)

Pedestrian hit in front of Fraser Highway bus stop

Drivers being asked to avoid Fraser Highway and 184th Street and use 64th Avenue instead

Surrey RCMP say a man was hit by a vehicle newr the intersection of Fraser Highway and 184th Street just after noon Wednesday, May 26 in Cloverdale. (Photo: Curtis Kreklau)
Two men have been charged with selling cocaine, fentanyl and methamphetamine in Surrey’s City Centre, police say. (Surrey RCMP)

Two men charged after 10-month drug trafficking investigation in Surrey’s City Centre

Surrey RCMP seize drugs, paraphernalia, edged weapons, IDs, cellphones and replica firearms

Two men have been charged with selling cocaine, fentanyl and methamphetamine in Surrey’s City Centre, police say. (Surrey RCMP)
Surrey police say a body has been found in the area of 48th Avenue and 168th Street early Friday morning (May 21). (Photos: Lauren Collins)

UPDATE: Man arrested after burned human remains found on Surrey roadside

Police say while death doesn’t appear to be random, it’s not thought to be gang related

Surrey police say a body has been found in the area of 48th Avenue and 168th Street early Friday morning (May 21). (Photos: Lauren Collins)