Beau Simpson

READERS REACT: East Clayton suite crackdown ‘on hold,’ says Surrey Mayor

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Inquest will be held into death of man at Surrey Memorial Hospital

Jason-Lee Thomas Wilson was 45 when he died at Surrey Memorial Hospital on March 29, 2015

Body found in Richmond’s Garden City Park was Surrey man, IHIT says

Ibrahim Amjad Ibrahim, 30, was found dead early Tuesday morning and it appeared he had been shot

UPDATE: Surrey man charged after family member stabbed in Cloverdale

Surrey RCMP say the incident was ‘targeted’

Surrey man charged after spate of eight bank heists throughout Lower Mainland

Jared McClure, 34, has been charged in a series of robberies in Surrey, Coquitlam, and Vancouver

Pedestrian hurt in Surrey crash, police say

A woman broke her leg in a two-car crash in Surrey this morning at 80th Avenue and King George Boulevard, police say.

UPDATE: Police find owner after wedding photos found on stolen camera

Suspicious car found full of stolen items – and one of them was a camera containing wedding photos

VIDEO: Motorcyclist with no license ticketed after surviving crash

Surrey RCMP say the man drove into oncoming traffic and crossed double lines

Coalition says it’s ‘ready’ to help province rid Surrey of school portables

Surrey School Coalition urges new NDP government to review school funding formula

Surrey police look for diamond ring’s rightful owner

A Good Samaritan turned in the white gold diamond ring on May 31 and nobody has claimed it yet.

Surrey woman wins record slot jackpot on PlayNow.com

April Facey of Surrey wins $866,000 playing slots on auto spin while she was putting her son to bed

Nobody hurt in yet another drive-by shooting in Surrey

Two vehicles seen driving away after shots fired in Newton Sunday night

SIMPSON: Canadians rally for wildfire victims

It’s encouraging to see the province – and nation – come together for the thousands affected

SIMPSON: Our kids must learn how to play with the live ‘grenade’ that is technology

In case you haven’t heard, the Internet can be a somewhat tasteless place – yet nobody really seems to be training our kids how to navigate it

SIMPSON: My picks for the best and worst public apologies (with video)

Those of us humble enough to admit our wrongdoings have learned to appreciate it, but judging by recent examples, the art of the apology is clearly lost on some

SIMPSON: Who am I kidding, boys? Winning is much more fun.

On the baseball diamond and in life, not only does winning feel better – it also seems to let us live a little longer. But I wasn’t about to tell that to my discouraged young team.

SIMPSON: One-parent households, you have my utmost respect

In Canada, there are more than 1.6M lone-parent families – and I tip my hat to every one of them

Servers on Segways in Surrey? Restaurant chain claims to be pairing the two

Servers could soon be bringing food and drinks to your table on a hoverboard – that is, if it's not an April Fool's joke

SIMPSON: Hey politicians, stop the masquerade – your project is actually old news

Politicians love getting the biggest bang for their buck when it comes to making announcements, especially in election years.

SIMPSON: Being ranked builds character for young ball players but at the office? No thanks.

If someone assessed me in the newsroom the other day, I would have been sent to the minors in a heartbeat