Kevin Diakiw

Surrey logs a huge number of tree cuts last year.

Tree loss grows as development gains ground

Over 1,300 more large trees were cut down in the city last year when compared to 2015

Surrey logs a huge number of tree cuts last year.
The City of Surrey has already nearly spent its entire annual budget fixing potholes – such as these ones in South Surrey – following an extended stretch of harsh winter weather.

Potholes take a chunk out of Surrey’s budget

City has patched 9,000 holes since January, as many as it typically sees in an entire year.

The City of Surrey has already nearly spent its entire annual budget fixing potholes – such as these ones in South Surrey – following an extended stretch of harsh winter weather.
Man charged with sex assault

Man charged with sex assault

Surrey's Timothy James Wyslouzil, 46, has been charged with several offenses related to a 2012 assault

Man charged with sex assault
Crews tend to people who had been sprayed with bear spray

Bus driver, passengers, bear sprayed

Young male arrested after the contents of the canister was sprayed into a bus

Crews tend to people who had been sprayed with bear spray
Ryan LaForge is president of Surrey Creep Catchers

Bring it, says Surrey Creep Catchers president of defamation lawsuit

Vigilante group posts videos to publicly shame people it claims are child predators.

Ryan LaForge is president of Surrey Creep Catchers
Paramedics and RCMP members recently patrolled various tents along 135A Street near 107 Avenue in Whalley checking on the welfare of the marginalized people living along the street. A university study shows while drug overdoses are clustered around this area

No overdose hot spot: Report

Study shows firefighters critical in delivering life-saving support as fentanyl deaths are occurring all over Surrey.

Paramedics and RCMP members recently patrolled various tents along 135A Street near 107 Avenue in Whalley checking on the welfare of the marginalized people living along the street. A university study shows while drug overdoses are clustered around this area
IIO investigating police-related injury

IIO investigating police-related injury

Police watchdog is trying to determine whether a man's injuries are at all related to the actions of RCMP.

IIO investigating police-related injury
A dog being treated with a specialized mask

Breathing life into pets caught in fires

Fundraiser launched to buy special oxygen masks designed to save the lives of dogs, cats and other animals rescued from fires.

A dog being treated with a specialized mask
Surrey Central SkyTrain station will be getting a $25-million overhaul.

Surrey Central SkyTrain station slated for upgrade

Planners are expecting $25 million in improvements to the station, which is located near Central City and SFU's Surrey campus.

Surrey Central SkyTrain station will be getting a $25-million overhaul.
A class of SFU health sciences students will hit the pavement in Surrey this week to help count the city’s homeless. They were among 250 volunteers participating in the Surrey arm of Metro Vancouver’s sixth annual homeless count.

SFU Surrey student affected by region’s homeless count

Colin Sham said he will no longer take the basic necessities for granted.

A class of SFU health sciences students will hit the pavement in Surrey this week to help count the city’s homeless. They were among 250 volunteers participating in the Surrey arm of Metro Vancouver’s sixth annual homeless count.
Hubcaps lay on the side of the road near a pothole which blew the tires on about six cars

Monster pothole blows out tires in six cars

Half-a-dozen cars were sidelined after blowing tires on a huge pothole in the middle of King George Boulevard.

Hubcaps lay on the side of the road near a pothole which blew the tires on about six cars
Fake gun causes road closures

Fake gun causes road closures

One man taken to hospital with undetermined injuries form the domestic disturbance.

Fake gun causes road closures
Surrey RCMP Staff-Sgt. Major Beth McAndie.

A ‘major’ step forward for the Surrey RCMP

Staff-Sgt. Major Beth McAndie is the first female to occupy the position at the detachment.

Surrey RCMP Staff-Sgt. Major Beth McAndie.
Fire crews attack a Friday morning fire in Guildford.

Fire leaves eight in Surrey homeless

Smoke alarms awoke all residents in the Guildford fire on Friday morning

Fire crews attack a Friday morning fire in Guildford.
A damaged tree where a car came to rest in a fatal collision on 180 Street and Fraser Highway.

Surrey man dies in car crash

A 36-year-old man has died after his car careered off a median and hit a lamp standard in Cloverdale

A damaged tree where a car came to rest in a fatal collision on 180 Street and Fraser Highway.
Surrey RCMP warn of fraudsters

Surrey RCMP warn of fraudsters

Even a Mountie's grandmother got caught in one of the schemes.

Surrey RCMP warn of fraudsters
Dr. Balbir Gurm is a member of NEVR – Network to Eliminate Violence in Relationships.

Anti-violence vigil March 4 at Surrey’s Holland Park

Group aims to draw attention to domestic abuse and how to finally end it.

Dr. Balbir Gurm is a member of NEVR – Network to Eliminate Violence in Relationships.
Brain centre launched in North Surrey

Brain centre launched in North Surrey

Some of the clinical trials may help the brain heal itself in people with cerebral palsy and multiple sclerosis.

Brain centre launched in North Surrey
The former Surrey Public Market site at 64 Avenue and King George Boulevard has been an eyesore for many years.

New life at site of former Surrey Public Market

Surveyors at long-stagnant property have ignited interest in possible new development

The former Surrey Public Market site at 64 Avenue and King George Boulevard has been an eyesore for many years.
Faith Gibson (right) has won a $6.2 million class-action settlement from the makers of Paxil

Surrey woman part of $6.2-million Paxil award

Faith Gibson takes GlaxoSmithKline to task over the prescription medication for anxiety and depression she took while pregnant.

Faith Gibson (right) has won a $6.2 million class-action settlement from the makers of Paxil