Lauren Collins

Specimens to be tested for COVID-19 are seen at LifeLabs after being logged upon receipt at the company’s lab, in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, March 26, 2020. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Surrey reports small increase in weekly COVID-19 cases

Surpassed only by Vancouver in the Lower Mainland

Specimens to be tested for COVID-19 are seen at LifeLabs after being logged upon receipt at the company’s lab, in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, March 26, 2020. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
Surrey RCMP had part of Kiyo Park, at 91st Avenue and 140th Street, blocked off Friday afternoon following an early morning stabbing. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Police investigating overnight stabbing at Surrey park

Police say woman is in stable condition

Surrey RCMP had part of Kiyo Park, at 91st Avenue and 140th Street, blocked off Friday afternoon following an early morning stabbing. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Fraser Health held a COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Gurdwara Dukh Nivaran Sahib in Surrey on Friday, May 7, 2021. Roughly 400 people pre-registered to get their vaccine the week before. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

66% of eligible Surrey residents are fully vaccinated

Meantime, about 85% of people aged 12 and up have had their first dose

Fraser Health held a COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Gurdwara Dukh Nivaran Sahib in Surrey on Friday, May 7, 2021. Roughly 400 people pre-registered to get their vaccine the week before. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Shyama-Priya of the Wild Moccasin Dancers performs during the Downtown Surrey Business Improvement Association’s kickoff to its Surrey Voices events. The July 28th event focused on Indigenous communities, with dancing and storytelling. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Indigenous Voices: Downtown Surrey BIA hosts storytelling, dancing event

Two more ‘Surrey Voices’ events planned this summer

Shyama-Priya of the Wild Moccasin Dancers performs during the Downtown Surrey Business Improvement Association’s kickoff to its Surrey Voices events. The July 28th event focused on Indigenous communities, with dancing and storytelling. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Supneet Chawla, the founder and CEO of ACE Community College and ACE Trades and Technical Institute. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

‘We’re running the show’: CEO of Surrey trades college wants to open the door for more women

Supneet Chawla first started teaching in her 20s, now runs a trade school

Supneet Chawla, the founder and CEO of ACE Community College and ACE Trades and Technical Institute. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Screenshot from Twitter video showing a customer having a violent outburst at a Richmond McDonalds on Tuesday, July 27. RCMP say a 30-year-old man from Delta has been arrested. (@GrillCheezKilla)

VIDEO: Delta man arrested after ‘violent outburst’ at Richmond McDonald’s

‘Irate’ customer allegedly damaged property, hurt two employees and police officers: RCMP

Screenshot from Twitter video showing a customer having a violent outburst at a Richmond McDonalds on Tuesday, July 27. RCMP say a 30-year-old man from Delta has been arrested. (@GrillCheezKilla)
(Photo: City of Surrey)

Surrey to get more electric-vehicle charging, hydrogen stations

Feds announce $150K for three electric-vehicle fast chargers in Surrey

(Photo: City of Surrey)
A boy and girl dunk their heads in a water fountain during a heat wave in Montreal, Monday, July 2, 2018. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes)

Where to go in Surrey to stay cool as heat wave looms

Environment Canada issues heat statement, but says it could be upgraded to warning

A boy and girl dunk their heads in a water fountain during a heat wave in Montreal, Monday, July 2, 2018. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes)
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Telus investing $47M in Surrey to bring ‘blistering-fast’ 5G network speeds

Part of $13 billion for all of B.C. through to 2024

(Photo: Pixabay)
Vik Sachdeva, owner of Seed & Stone cannabis store on Lickman Road in Chilliwack which opened in April 2020, amidst the chaos of the global pandemic. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Cannabis stores haven’t yet been approved in Surrey – but you can get home delivery

Seed and Stone’s head office is in Surrey, and the company has just started delivering products

Vik Sachdeva, owner of Seed & Stone cannabis store on Lickman Road in Chilliwack which opened in April 2020, amidst the chaos of the global pandemic. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Surrey RCMP is asking for the public’s help in identifying the second suspect in a series of bitcoin ATM robberies and property crimes in both Surrey and Langley. (Photos: Surrey RCMP handout)

RCMP look for second suspect in bitcoin ATM robberies in Surrey, Langley

First suspect facing 10 charges including robbery, theft in four separate incidents

Surrey RCMP is asking for the public’s help in identifying the second suspect in a series of bitcoin ATM robberies and property crimes in both Surrey and Langley. (Photos: Surrey RCMP handout)
SFU Surrey has received $2.21 million in federal funding for its Quantum Algorithms Institute.

SFU Surrey’s quantum computing institute receives $2.2M from feds

Funding is for at least 100 personnel, will help 10 businesses adopt quantum technologies

SFU Surrey has received $2.21 million in federal funding for its Quantum Algorithms Institute.
Gagandeep Grewal, front right, and his wife Harpreet Grewal, left, each receive their first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine during an immunization clinic at the Gurdwara Dukh Nivaran Sahib, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday, May 14, 2021. Gurdwara leadership reached out to the Sikh community and registered and booked a total of 800 people for vaccinations during two clinics held in the dining hall of their temple last week and Friday. The East Newton neighbourhood is an area that Fraser Health has identified as one where a high rate of COVID-19 transmission is still occurring. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Surrey’s weekly COVID-19 cases drop once again

About 84% of people aged 12 and up have had their first dose

Gagandeep Grewal, front right, and his wife Harpreet Grewal, left, each receive their first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine during an immunization clinic at the Gurdwara Dukh Nivaran Sahib, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday, May 14, 2021. Gurdwara leadership reached out to the Sikh community and registered and booked a total of 800 people for vaccinations during two clinics held in the dining hall of their temple last week and Friday. The East Newton neighbourhood is an area that Fraser Health has identified as one where a high rate of COVID-19 transmission is still occurring. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
A forty-unit permanent supportive housing project has opened in Newton. (Submitted photo: Amy Reid)

40 permanent supportive homes open in Surrey

Site will be operated by Phoenix Society

A forty-unit permanent supportive housing project has opened in Newton. (Submitted photo: Amy Reid)
The Delta Fire Department put out a blaze at a towing yard on Annacis Island Wednesday evening (July 21).

Delta fire crews put out blaze on Annacis Island

Delta Fire Department initially responded to multiple vehicles on fire at a towing yard

The Delta Fire Department put out a blaze at a towing yard on Annacis Island Wednesday evening (July 21).
A crash on Highway 15/176th Street at Golden Ears Way was partially shut down for more than an hour Tuesday (July 20) after crash. (Photo: Curtis Kreklau)

Four-vehicle crash in Surrey takes out traffic signal, police investigating suspected impaired driver

Highway 15/176th Street at Golden Ears Way was littered with debris

A crash on Highway 15/176th Street at Golden Ears Way was partially shut down for more than an hour Tuesday (July 20) after crash. (Photo: Curtis Kreklau)
Police and fire detectives are investigating a house fire in Surrey after a child was found dead. (Aaron Hinks photo)

GoFundMe started for grieving mother after Surrey stabbing, fire

Work colleagues, friends start fundraiser with $15,000 for rent, funeral costs

Police and fire detectives are investigating a house fire in Surrey after a child was found dead. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum speaks at a press conference about the provincial government approving the city’s municipal police transition plan in 2019. He is joined by councillors (from left) Mandeep Nagra, Allison Patton and Doug Elford. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey Board of Trade posts callout for canvassers for policing referendum petition

Tweet, email to members asks people to consider being a canvasser for the petition

Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum speaks at a press conference about the provincial government approving the city’s municipal police transition plan in 2019. He is joined by councillors (from left) Mandeep Nagra, Allison Patton and Doug Elford. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Temporary road closures are coming to Surrey’s Fraser Highway and area as crews prepare for the Surrey-Langley SkyTrain extension. (Image: Google Maps)

Temporary months-long road closure coming to Surrey’s Fraser Highway as part of SkyTrain construction

Part of the Surrey-Langley SkyTrain extension’s early works program

Temporary road closures are coming to Surrey’s Fraser Highway and area as crews prepare for the Surrey-Langley SkyTrain extension. (Image: Google Maps)
Police taped off the area around Surrey Central SkyTrain station Friday afternoon after a possible stabbing in the area. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Police look for suspect following stabbing near Surrey Central SkyTrain station

Two men, both 25, were taken to hospital with ‘serious injuries’

Police taped off the area around Surrey Central SkyTrain station Friday afternoon after a possible stabbing in the area. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)