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Sukhmani Kaur Gill placed first in the Primary Division at the BC Regional Spelling Bee Championships held recently at the Khalsa School on Old Yale Road

Spelling champs off to Toronto

Five Surrey students have qualified for the National Spelling Bee Championships on May 15

Sukhmani Kaur Gill placed first in the Primary Division at the BC Regional Spelling Bee Championships held recently at the Khalsa School on Old Yale Road
Premier Christy Clark discusses over-crowding in Surrey schools

‘I have to think we can do better for Surrey,’ Clark says of schools

Board chair warns long-standing overcrowding problems are coming to a head

Premier Christy Clark discusses over-crowding in Surrey schools
Guildford Philanthropically United Retired Ladies Society (PURLS) member Norma Nicoll knits a child's sweater at the Guildford Recreation Centre.

‘We laugh, we talk and we help’

The Guildford PURLS stitches together a love of knitting and philanthropy

Guildford Philanthropically United Retired Ladies Society (PURLS) member Norma Nicoll knits a child's sweater at the Guildford Recreation Centre.
Members of the Seaquam Robotics team 9181B are off to the VEX World Robotics Championships in Louisville Kentucky

Robotics team takes on the world

Seaquam Secondary students test their creation, 9181B, against the best robots from around the globe

Members of the Seaquam Robotics team 9181B are off to the VEX World Robotics Championships in Louisville Kentucky
RCMP Tactical Flight Officer Cpl. Curtis Brassington inside the cockpit of Air 1.

Fighting crime from on high

The RCMP's two helicopters provide a unique – and valuable – perspective in support of officers on the ground.

RCMP Tactical Flight Officer Cpl. Curtis Brassington inside the cockpit of Air 1.
Members of the Lorita Leung Dance Company perform at an open house at SFU Surrey  Wednesday evening.

SFU Surrey hosts 50th anniversary celebrations

Campus opened its doors to the community.

Members of the Lorita Leung Dance Company perform at an open house at SFU Surrey  Wednesday evening.
FACING SURREY'S HOMELESS: 'I honestly felt suicide was my only option.'

FACING SURREY’S HOMELESS: ‘I honestly felt suicide was my only option.’

Gregory, 49, fell in love with the Metro Vancouver area while on…

FACING SURREY'S HOMELESS: 'I honestly felt suicide was my only option.'
FACING SURREY'S HOMELESS: 'Everything is a struggle when you don't have an address.'

FACING SURREY’S HOMELESS: ‘Everything is a struggle when you don’t have an address.’

Susan says she is not someone who would ever ask anyone for…

FACING SURREY'S HOMELESS: 'Everything is a struggle when you don't have an address.'
FACING SURREY'S HOMELESS: 'Once I tried cocaine intravenously, I was done.'

FACING SURREY’S HOMELESS: ‘Once I tried cocaine intravenously, I was done.’

One night after three days of crack cocaine use, Adam jumped into…

FACING SURREY'S HOMELESS: 'Once I tried cocaine intravenously, I was done.'
FACING SURREY'S HOMELESS: 'Sometimes I would even go to the airport and just pretend I was going somewhere and sleep.'
FACING SURREY'S HOMELESS: 'Sometimes I would even go to the airport and just pretend I was going somewhere and sleep.'
FACING SURREY'S HOMELESS: 'We're not drug freaks. We would just love a place to stay.'

FACING SURREY’S HOMELESS: ‘We’re not drug freaks. We would just love a place to stay.’

Roy moved from Newfoundland to northern Alberta in search of work in…

FACING SURREY'S HOMELESS: 'We're not drug freaks. We would just love a place to stay.'
FACING SURREY'S HOMELESS: 'I lost my brother, my mother and my father.'

FACING SURREY’S HOMELESS: ‘I lost my brother, my mother and my father.’

Michael, 43, remembers having his first drink at seven years old.His father…

FACING SURREY'S HOMELESS: 'I lost my brother, my mother and my father.'
FACING SURREY'S HOMELESS: 'I literally have nowhere to go.'

FACING SURREY’S HOMELESS: ‘I literally have nowhere to go.’

At 16 years old, Stephanie has been living on her own off…

FACING SURREY'S HOMELESS: 'I literally have nowhere to go.'
Drew Daniel’s crowdsourcing for a prosthetic arm concluded with a donation from Variety.

Variety lends a helping hand

Funding from charity tops up teen’s fundraiser for a new high-tech prosthetic limb.

Drew Daniel’s crowdsourcing for a prosthetic arm concluded with a donation from Variety.
Surrey Coun. Dave Woods (centre) was part of the Toque Tuesday charity hockey game at City Hall Plaza on Feb. 2 helping to raise funds for homelessness initiatives throughout the city.

Move over, weather-predicting rodents – Toque Tuesday is here



Charities and social service groups join together for a day-long game of street hockey to raise funds for Surrey's homeless.

Surrey Coun. Dave Woods (centre) was part of the Toque Tuesday charity hockey game at City Hall Plaza on Feb. 2 helping to raise funds for homelessness initiatives throughout the city.
Hundreds turned out for the funeral for Surrey firefighter Randy Piticco at the Bell Performing Arts Centre on Jan. 24. Piticco's remains arrived at the service on the restored 1920 American LaFrance fire truck he found buried in Burns Bog as a boy.

Longtime Surrey firefighter laid to rest

Hundreds of firefighters and community members turned out Sunday to pay their final respects to 32-year veteran Randy Piticco.

Hundreds turned out for the funeral for Surrey firefighter Randy Piticco at the Bell Performing Arts Centre on Jan. 24. Piticco's remains arrived at the service on the restored 1920 American LaFrance fire truck he found buried in Burns Bog as a boy.
Fleetwood Library Youth Services librarian Jessie Castleton is presented with The Ancient Egypt Alphabet Book

P is for pyramids

Surrey Christian Elementary students donate self-published ancient Egypt alphabet book to the Fleetwood Library.

Fleetwood Library Youth Services librarian Jessie Castleton is presented with The Ancient Egypt Alphabet Book
Adel and Layla Masoud with some donated items at the Middle Eastern Friendship Centre in North Surrey

"Me and my wife, this is our heart"

Surrey's Middle Eastern Friendship Centre opens its doors and hearts to new immigrants

Adel and Layla Masoud with some donated items at the Middle Eastern Friendship Centre in North Surrey
BeaYOUtiful founder Taylor Hui (second from left) discusses one of the dream boards made by participants Diya Sandhu (left)

Surrey university student helps girls find their inner strength

After-school program called BeaYOUtiful teaches self-confidence.

BeaYOUtiful founder Taylor Hui (second from left) discusses one of the dream boards made by participants Diya Sandhu (left)
Santa Claus and and his helper GisElf speak to Veerpal Sidhu and her son Gursanjog

Santa surprises children in Surrey Memorial Hospital

Helijet and BC Emergency Health Services help Jolly Old Elf spread Christmas cheer to sick kids.

Santa Claus and and his helper GisElf speak to Veerpal Sidhu and her son Gursanjog