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Surrey schools dig out after longest school closure in 20 years

Surrey schools dig out after longest school closure in 20 years

All 125 school sites are open again after entire district shuts down for two days.

Surrey schools dig out after longest school closure in 20 years
Dean Joanisse (far left) is one of two Abbotsford-based skips competing at the event. Joanisse represents the Golden Ears Winter Club at the event.

Abbotsford hosting B.C. men’s curling provincials

Twelve teams battling for the right to represent the province

Dean Joanisse (far left) is one of two Abbotsford-based skips competing at the event. Joanisse represents the Golden Ears Winter Club at the event.
A side street in Surrey's Boundary Park was covered by snow on Sunday afternoon.

Surrey schools closed again on Tuesday due to snow

B.C.'s biggest school district shut down to teachers and students.

A side street in Surrey's Boundary Park was covered by snow on Sunday afternoon.
Alex Gervais

Alex Gervais died alone after years of instability, neglect: Child advocate report

Alex Gervais, 18, jumped to his death from a fourth-floor window of an Abbotsford hotel last September while in provincial care.

Alex Gervais
Alex Gervais

Alex Gervais died alone after years of instability, neglect: Child advocate report

Alex Gervais, 18, jumped to his death from a fourth-floor window of an Abbotsford hotel last September while in provincial care.

Alex Gervais
Vancouver Giants goaltender Ryan Kubic looks past the screen during a game at the Langley Events Centre earlier this season. Kubic made 40 saves on Saturday night in Everett but that was not enough as the Giants fell 1-0 to the Silvertips.

Kubic’s heroics not enough as Giants fall 1-0

Seven straight losses for struggling Vancouver hockey club

Vancouver Giants goaltender Ryan Kubic looks past the screen during a game at the Langley Events Centre earlier this season. Kubic made 40 saves on Saturday night in Everett but that was not enough as the Giants fell 1-0 to the Silvertips.
Vancouver Giants goaltender Ryan Kubic looks past the screen during a game at the Langley Events Centre earlier this season. Kubic made 40 saves on Saturday night in Everett but that was not enough as the Giants fell 1-0 to the Silvertips.

Kubic’s heroics not enough as Giants fall 1-0

Seven straight losses for struggling Vancouver hockey club

Vancouver Giants goaltender Ryan Kubic looks past the screen during a game at the Langley Events Centre earlier this season. Kubic made 40 saves on Saturday night in Everett but that was not enough as the Giants fell 1-0 to the Silvertips.
A couple navigates snowy steps while leaving the citizenship swearing-in ceremony at Parksville Conference and Community Centre Friday morning.

Lower Mainland digs out from major snowfall, power outages continue in some areas

Dump of 10 to 20 cm yesterday snowiest day at YVR in two years, snowfall warning continues for Fraser Valley

A couple navigates snowy steps while leaving the citizenship swearing-in ceremony at Parksville Conference and Community Centre Friday morning.
A couple navigates snowy steps while leaving the citizenship swearing-in ceremony at Parksville Conference and Community Centre Friday morning.

Lower Mainland digs out from major snowfall, power outages continue in some areas

Dump of 10 to 20 cm yesterday snowiest day at YVR in two years, snowfall warning continues for Fraser Valley

A couple navigates snowy steps while leaving the citizenship swearing-in ceremony at Parksville Conference and Community Centre Friday morning.
Among the hundreds of Eagles visiting a farm this week on the edge of Boundary Bay.

Eagles on Boundary Bay

Photographer Alain-Pierre Hovasse (aphovasse on Instagram) captured this image of eagles near Boundary Bay Wednesday.

Among the hundreds of Eagles visiting a farm this week on the edge of Boundary Bay.
Among the hundreds of Eagles visiting a farm this week on the edge of Boundary Bay.

Eagles on Boundary Bay

Photographer Alain-Pierre Hovasse (aphovasse on Instagram) captured this image of eagles near Boundary Bay Wednesday.

Among the hundreds of Eagles visiting a farm this week on the edge of Boundary Bay.
David Black

Black Press offers $5,000 business education scholarships

Students intending to study at the University of Victoria’s Peter B. Gustavson School of Business can apply.

David Black
Surrey man charged after SkyTrain altercation

Surrey man charged after SkyTrain altercation

Altercation with Transit Police involved spitting, a struggle and a smashed six-pack of cider.

Surrey man charged after SkyTrain altercation
Hundred of protesters remained at the border crossing after the  rally officially ended.

SLIDESHOW: Travel-ban rally at the Peace Arch

Sunday's two-hour rally at Peace Arch Park attracted protesters from both sides of the U.S./Canada border.

Hundred of protesters remained at the border crossing after the  rally officially ended.
Hundred of protesters remained at the border crossing after the  rally officially ended.

SLIDESHOW: Travel-ban rally at the Peace Arch

Sunday's two-hour rally at Peace Arch Park attracted protesters from both sides of the U.S./Canada border.

Hundred of protesters remained at the border crossing after the  rally officially ended.
Police descend on a Whalley neighbourhood after shots rang out Thursday night.

Shots fired in Whalley

Witnesses report gunfire between two vehicles Thursday night near 123 Street and 91 Avenue.

Police descend on a Whalley neighbourhood after shots rang out Thursday night.
Police investigate another fatal shooting in Surrey

Police investigate another fatal shooting in Surrey

36-year-old man dead after being found unresponsive and suffering gunshot wounds in 7400-block of Sinclair Crescent.

Police investigate another fatal shooting in Surrey
The Pacific ABA Academy is looking for nominations for their fourth annual “Awards for Autism” event.

Nominations open for Awards for Autism

The Pacific ABA Academy is now accepting nominations for their fourth annual awards fundraiser.

The Pacific ABA Academy is looking for nominations for their fourth annual “Awards for Autism” event.
A memorial of flowers

UPDATE: Shooting victim identified

Vehicle crashes into fast food restaurant after targeting shooting near 129 Street and 96 Avenue Monday night.

A memorial of flowers
Rainfall warning issued for Fraser Valley and Metro Vancouver

Rainfall warning issued for Fraser Valley and Metro Vancouver

Public urged to keep eye on conditions as rain expected to fall throughout Tuesday.

Rainfall warning issued for Fraser Valley and Metro Vancouver