Nick Laba

Over 500 people have died of an overdose in Surrey since 2016. (Photo: Paul Henderson)

Surrey-led StatsCan project sheds light on overdose victims

Findings from ‘unprecedented’ case-study to be used to fight national opioid crisis

Over 500 people have died of an overdose in Surrey since 2016. (Photo: Paul Henderson)
RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki hands the divisional ensign to Deputy Commissioner Jennifer Strachan, symbolically handing over the reins of the RCMP’s E division from Brenda Butterworth-Carr (left). (Photo: Nick Laba)

B.C. RCMP appoints new commanding officer

Change of command ceremony held in Surrey to welcome new top cop

RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki hands the divisional ensign to Deputy Commissioner Jennifer Strachan, symbolically handing over the reins of the RCMP’s E division from Brenda Butterworth-Carr (left). (Photo: Nick Laba)
Participants in the Farm to School project at Royal Heights Elementary stand in front of a box of freshly planted sunflower seeds. Back row from left: Community animator Lauren Bernardi, principal Catherine Hanna, Surrey Schools development officer Laura Ristock and teacher Johnny Zvi. Front from left: Grade 5 students Saiya Parmar, Aishah Baksh and Philip Pharaon. (Photo: Nick Laba)

‘Community animator’ grows food literacy in Surrey schools

Provincial grants awarded to five schools fund gardening education projects

Participants in the Farm to School project at Royal Heights Elementary stand in front of a box of freshly planted sunflower seeds. Back row from left: Community animator Lauren Bernardi, principal Catherine Hanna, Surrey Schools development officer Laura Ristock and teacher Johnny Zvi. Front from left: Grade 5 students Saiya Parmar, Aishah Baksh and Philip Pharaon. (Photo: Nick Laba)
Surrey needs more health facilities tailored toward the South Asian community, says Surrey city Councillor Brenda Locke. (Photo: Black Press files)

More attention to Surrey’s South Asian communities needed in opioid crisis: BCCSU

Underrepresentation in treatment sessions points to lack of culturally-safe recovery spaces

Surrey needs more health facilities tailored toward the South Asian community, says Surrey city Councillor Brenda Locke. (Photo: Black Press files)