Lauren Collins

Police on scene of a shooting in the 11000-block of 148A Street in Surrey on Monday, Dec. 28, 2020. A man was shot and killed in a residential neighbourhood. (Photo: Curtis Kreklau)

UPDATE: 14-year-old boy is the victim of Surrey’s latest shooting

Killing in 11000-block of 148A Street comes day after fatal shooting of 19-year-old in Surrey

Police on scene of a shooting in the 11000-block of 148A Street in Surrey on Monday, Dec. 28, 2020. A man was shot and killed in a residential neighbourhood. (Photo: Curtis Kreklau)
In a Dec. 28 information bulletin, Fraser Health said two staff members tested positive for COVID-19 at Brookside Lodge in Surrey. (Image: Google Street View)

Fraser Health declares outbreaks at two Surrey long-term care facilities

Latest outbreaks at The Emerald at Elim Village and Brookside Lodge

In a Dec. 28 information bulletin, Fraser Health said two staff members tested positive for COVID-19 at Brookside Lodge in Surrey. (Image: Google Street View)
Mrs. Claus continued her tradition of reading a Christmas story to students at the Surrey school district, but virtually this year. (Image: surreyschools.ca)

Mrs. Claus reads a Christmas story to Surrey students

Tradition began more than a decade ago

Mrs. Claus continued her tradition of reading a Christmas story to students at the Surrey school district, but virtually this year. (Image: surreyschools.ca)
Photo by Kevin Hill Surrey Now Various stock photos of the Surrey Memorial Hospital.

32 cases linked to Surrey Memorial Hospital COVID-19 outbreak

Fraser Health says there have been no deaths

Photo by Kevin Hill Surrey Now Various stock photos of the Surrey Memorial Hospital.
Surrey RCMP say a three-month drug-trafficking investigation led to a “significant cannabis seizure, which uniquely included cannabis infused potato chips.”

Surrey RCMP bust cannabis operation, seize items including THC-infused potato chips

Police say it was a three-month drug trafficking investigation

Surrey RCMP say a three-month drug-trafficking investigation led to a “significant cannabis seizure, which uniquely included cannabis infused potato chips.”
Fraser Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at a Surrey high-intensity rehabilitation unit, Laurel Place. On Dec. 22, 2020, Fraser Health said four patients and two staff members have tested positive for the virus. (Image: Google Street View)

4 patients, 2 staff test positive for COVID-19 at Surrey high-intensity rehab unit

Fraser Health says outbreak is limited to one unit

Fraser Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at a Surrey high-intensity rehabilitation unit, Laurel Place. On Dec. 22, 2020, Fraser Health said four patients and two staff members have tested positive for the virus. (Image: Google Street View)
If you knew your neighbours were hosting a gathering of people from outside their immediate household, in contravention of B.C.’s current COVID-19 guidelines, would you report them to the authorities? (Unsplash photo)

RCMP reminds Surrey residents to abide by COVID health orders for Christmas

Police say following the rules is your gift to the community

If you knew your neighbours were hosting a gathering of people from outside their immediate household, in contravention of B.C.’s current COVID-19 guidelines, would you report them to the authorities? (Unsplash photo)
Chief Coroner Lisa Lapointe speaks during a press conference at B.C. Legislature in Victoria, B.C., on February 24, 2020. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

In Surrey, 19 people died of overdoses in November

Surrey continues to see the second-highest number of fatal overdoses in the province

Chief Coroner Lisa Lapointe speaks during a press conference at B.C. Legislature in Victoria, B.C., on February 24, 2020. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)
Surrey RCMP is asking for the public’s help to find Ariane Ayotte, who was last seen in the 13400-block of Central Avenue in Surrey on Dec. 18. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)

UPDATE: Surrey RCMP say missing woman, last seen in Whalley, has been found

Ariane Ayotte last seen on Dec. 18 in the 13400-block of Central Avenue

Surrey RCMP is asking for the public’s help to find Ariane Ayotte, who was last seen in the 13400-block of Central Avenue in Surrey on Dec. 18. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)
The Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charitable Society’s annual adopt-a-family program looked a little different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The society helped 21 families, and got everything ready on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020. (Submitted photo: Dylan Van Rooyen)

Surrey firefighters deliver gifts, food to 21 families

This year looked a little different due to COVID, says organizer

The Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charitable Society’s annual adopt-a-family program looked a little different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The society helped 21 families, and got everything ready on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020. (Submitted photo: Dylan Van Rooyen)
Terrence Pitts, a crossing guard at Latimer Road Elementary School, has been recognized as one of Canada’s favourite crossing guards by Parachute. Pitts was one of three winners for 2020. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Canada’s favourite: Contest recognizes Surrey elementary school crossing guard

Terrence Pitts is a crossing guard at Latimer Road Elementary

Terrence Pitts, a crossing guard at Latimer Road Elementary School, has been recognized as one of Canada’s favourite crossing guards by Parachute. Pitts was one of three winners for 2020. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Paramjit Masutta was killed Dec. 15 when a runaway cargo van hit her near 144th Street and 61A Avenue while she was walking her daughters home from school. A GoFundMe has been started, raising more than $50,000 in less than 24 hours. (Photo: GoFundMe)

GoFundMe for ‘heroic’ Surrey mom killed by runaway van raises thousands within a day

Paramjit Masutta was killed when an unoccupied vehicle rolled down 144th Street

Paramjit Masutta was killed Dec. 15 when a runaway cargo van hit her near 144th Street and 61A Avenue while she was walking her daughters home from school. A GoFundMe has been started, raising more than $50,000 in less than 24 hours. (Photo: GoFundMe)
A man exits a bus at Newton Exhange on Dec. 17. COVID-19 cases have been rising in B.C. during the second wave of the pandemic, but it’s especially apparent in Surrey. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

‘The great amplifier’: COVID exposes disparities in Surrey, survey suggests

The first in a two-part series looks at why pandemic has hit Surrey so hard

A man exits a bus at Newton Exhange on Dec. 17. COVID-19 cases have been rising in B.C. during the second wave of the pandemic, but it’s especially apparent in Surrey. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
A pedestrian was reportedly hit in a marked crosswalk in Whalley on Friday, Dec. 18, 2020. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Pedestrian hit in Surrey

Incident happened near 134th Street and 93A Avenue

A pedestrian was reportedly hit in a marked crosswalk in Whalley on Friday, Dec. 18, 2020. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Surrey RCMP is asking for the public's help in identifying the driver in a hit-and-run incident on Dec. 16, 2020 in the area of Old Yale Road and University Drive. Surrey RCMP is looking for a grey four-door sedan that fled eastbound on Old Yale Road. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)

Surrey RCMP looking for driver in Whalley hit-and-run

Incident happened Dec. 16 in the area of Old Yale Road and University Drive

Surrey RCMP is asking for the public's help in identifying the driver in a hit-and-run incident on Dec. 16, 2020 in the area of Old Yale Road and University Drive. Surrey RCMP is looking for a grey four-door sedan that fled eastbound on Old Yale Road. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)
Former Canadian prime minister Kim Campbell at a previous Surrey Women in Business Awards luncheon. (File photo: Surrey Board of Trade)

Nominations open for 2021 Surrey Women in Business Awards

Deadline to nominate is Feb. 24, 2021

Former Canadian prime minister Kim Campbell at a previous Surrey Women in Business Awards luncheon. (File photo: Surrey Board of Trade)
A child in the community places flowers at the site where a Surrey mom was killed by a runaway cargo van on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. On Thursday, dozens of people from the community came together to pay tribute to the mom. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Dozens pay tribute to Surrey mom killed by runaway cargo van

Police say the woman was walking her children home from school

A child in the community places flowers at the site where a Surrey mom was killed by a runaway cargo van on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. On Thursday, dozens of people from the community came together to pay tribute to the mom. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Surrey RCMP seized a modified assault rifle and ammunition during a vehicle stop in Fleetwood on Dec. 10. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)

Surrey RCMP seize firearm, ammunition during vehicle stop

Incident happened near 160th Street and Fraser Highway

Surrey RCMP seized a modified assault rifle and ammunition during a vehicle stop in Fleetwood on Dec. 10. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)
Fraser Health says 30 employees at a food processing plant in Surrey have tested positive for COVID-19, declaring an outbreak. (Photo: Wingtat/Facebook)

Fraser Health shuts down Surrey poultry processing plant amid COVID outbreak

30 employees have tested positive for the virus

Fraser Health says 30 employees at a food processing plant in Surrey have tested positive for COVID-19, declaring an outbreak. (Photo: Wingtat/Facebook)
Surrey RCMP officers packing up gifts to deliver to BC Children’s Hospital as part of the 2020 Keian’s Toy Drive. (Photo: Surrey RCMP/Twitter)

Surrey RCMP collect $1,700, 900 toys for annual drive in memory of Keian Blundell

Officers delivered toys to BC Children’s Hospital on Dec. 15

Surrey RCMP officers packing up gifts to deliver to BC Children’s Hospital as part of the 2020 Keian’s Toy Drive. (Photo: Surrey RCMP/Twitter)