Samantha Anderson

This festive family took a moment to rest in the new Canada Day Indigenous Zone. (Samantha Anderson)

PHOTOS: Cloverdale celebrates Canada Day in a big way

Festivities at Cloverdale Fairgrounds expected to be the biggest party in Western Canada

This festive family took a moment to rest in the new Canada Day Indigenous Zone. (Samantha Anderson)
Show band March Hare entertains the crowd at North Delta’s Chalmers Park on Canada Day 2017. (Gord Goble photo)

Celebrate Canada Day with carnival games, fireworks at North Delta’s Chalmers Park

Free, family-friendly festivities take place across City of Delta on Canada Day

Show band March Hare entertains the crowd at North Delta’s Chalmers Park on Canada Day 2017. (Gord Goble photo)
From left: LA Vice President Sheryl Stuart, Surrey Memorial Hospital’s Yolanda Bouwman, and LA President Zandra Kilroe.

Cloverdale Ladies Auxiliary gives back to community organizations, students

Over five years, Ladies Auxiliary has given $390K to Cloverdale

From left: LA Vice President Sheryl Stuart, Surrey Memorial Hospital’s Yolanda Bouwman, and LA President Zandra Kilroe.
The Cloverdale Library. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Cloverdale Library to close for $1.2 million renovation this summer

Facility scheduled to be re-opened in January 2020

The Cloverdale Library. (Grace Kennedy photo)
False ‘shots fired’ report in Cloverdale led to seizure of weapons, cash and suspected drugs

False ‘shots fired’ report in Cloverdale led to seizure of weapons, cash and suspected drugs

Surrey RCMP seizes firearms from residence after ‘gun shots’ turn out to be fireworks

False ‘shots fired’ report in Cloverdale led to seizure of weapons, cash and suspected drugs
The building located at 7791 192 Street had been a private residence for decades before it was torn down on June 26. It was built in the 1920s as a church. (Frank Bucholtz)

Cloverdale church built by freed slave, Japanese immigrants quietly demolished

Building had been private residence for decades before being torn down on June 26

The building located at 7791 192 Street had been a private residence for decades before it was torn down on June 26. It was built in the 1920s as a church. (Frank Bucholtz)
Cloverdale’s Gavin Pooni (right) is competing for Team Canada West at the 2019 World Junior Cup in the Czech Republic this week. (Submitted)

Cloverdale hockey player heads to World Cup in Czech Republic

Gavin Pooni, 15, will play for Team Canada West

Cloverdale’s Gavin Pooni (right) is competing for Team Canada West at the 2019 World Junior Cup in the Czech Republic this week. (Submitted)
Cloverdale-Langley City MP John Aldag tables a report on plastic pollution in the House of Commons. “The Last Straw: Turning the Tide on Plastic Pollution in Canada” contains 21 recommendations for the federal government. (Hansard TV)

‘The Last Straw’: Cloverdale-Langley City MP wants zero plastic waste by 2030

John Aldag tabled report on plastic pollution in the House of Commons last week

Cloverdale-Langley City MP John Aldag tables a report on plastic pollution in the House of Commons. “The Last Straw: Turning the Tide on Plastic Pollution in Canada” contains 21 recommendations for the federal government. (Hansard TV)
UPDATE: ‘Shots fired’ report in Cloverdale neighbourhood was likely fireworks, say RCMP

UPDATE: ‘Shots fired’ report in Cloverdale neighbourhood was likely fireworks, say RCMP

Surrounding neighbourhood evacuated, street closed in both directions as officers investigated

UPDATE: ‘Shots fired’ report in Cloverdale neighbourhood was likely fireworks, say RCMP
A Soviet-era tank crushes a car at the Cloverdale Legion at the 2018 open house. (Kieran O’Connor)

Cloverdale Legion to crush cars with a 38-ton tank this Saturday

Open house will have carnival games, a BB range and more

A Soviet-era tank crushes a car at the Cloverdale Legion at the 2018 open house. (Kieran O’Connor)
The Cloverdale Toastmasters pose for a photo in their usual meeting place at Clayton Heights Secondary. (Submitted)

Cloverdale Toastmasters celebrate 25 years of learning and laughter

Cloverdale club is a high achieving, yet laid-back Toastmasters group

The Cloverdale Toastmasters pose for a photo in their usual meeting place at Clayton Heights Secondary. (Submitted)
Crime Stoppers executive director Linda Annis points out two security errors in this parked car: an open window, and a purse left on the passenger seat. (Samantha Anderson)

Crime Stoppers urges Lower Mainland residents to check these 9 safety items every night

Home security tips demonstrated at Cloverdale house on Wednesday

Crime Stoppers executive director Linda Annis points out two security errors in this parked car: an open window, and a purse left on the passenger seat. (Samantha Anderson)
Cloverdale Learning Centre’s grads were able to have the school’s first-ever grad dinner last week, thanks to the generosity of several local sponsors. (Submitted)

Cloverdale community steps up, funds school’s first-ever grad dinner

Thanks to the generosity of several donors, Cloverdale Learning Centre celebrated in style

Cloverdale Learning Centre’s grads were able to have the school’s first-ever grad dinner last week, thanks to the generosity of several local sponsors. (Submitted)
Passengers board the restored B.C. Electric Railway Car 1225 at Cloverdale Station, as part of Surrey’s Heritage Rail operations. (File photo)

Surrey’s Heritage Rail to celebrate first responders on Canada Day weekend

Cloverdale fire hall will be honoured in ceremony, first responders to receive free train ticket

Passengers board the restored B.C. Electric Railway Car 1225 at Cloverdale Station, as part of Surrey’s Heritage Rail operations. (File photo)
Baron Parker addresses ride logistics with a crowd of assembled bikers at the 2019 Brenden’s Ride. (Samantha Anderson)

UPDATE: 200 motorcycle riders raise more than $30K for Brenden’s Ride

Annual fundraiser supports programs that empower people with disabilities

Baron Parker addresses ride logistics with a crowd of assembled bikers at the 2019 Brenden’s Ride. (Samantha Anderson)
Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary’s graduating class brought their dogs to class on Friday, June 14 as a grad prank. (@MudgeTeachers / Twitter)

‘Pawfect’ Prank: Lord Tweedsmuir grads bring pups to class

Cloverdale students bring their dogs to class for 2019 grad prank

Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary’s graduating class brought their dogs to class on Friday, June 14 as a grad prank. (@MudgeTeachers / Twitter)
Police blocked off the road in front of Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary on Thursday afternoon. An incident in the area led to a hold and secure at the Cloverdale school. (Photo: Samantha Anderson)

UPDATE: Pellet gun led to ‘hold and secure’ at Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary

Reported firearm near school was in fact a pellet gun, says Surrey RCMP

Police blocked off the road in front of Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary on Thursday afternoon. An incident in the area led to a hold and secure at the Cloverdale school. (Photo: Samantha Anderson)
Cloverdale soccer players Kristen Sakaki and Elizabeth Hicks are off to the 2019 FISU Universiade in Napoli, Italy this July. (Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Hicks)

Cloverdale soccer players head to Italy for Universiade games

Kristen Sakaki and Elizabeth Hicks will play for Team Canada at international tournament

Cloverdale soccer players Kristen Sakaki and Elizabeth Hicks are off to the 2019 FISU Universiade in Napoli, Italy this July. (Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Hicks)
The Cloverdale Learning Centre is a school for 15 to 19 year olds in downtown Cloverdale. (Samantha Anderson)

Last push for donations for Cloverdale high school’s first-ever grad dinner

Organizers still $900 short for Friday dinner

The Cloverdale Learning Centre is a school for 15 to 19 year olds in downtown Cloverdale. (Samantha Anderson)
Plastics pollution in the ocean is of particular concern to Canada, which has the longest shoreline in the world, according to a press release Monday. (John Cameron / Unsplash)

Cloverdale-Langley City MP weighs in on single-use plastics ban

Feds announced Monday that some single-use plastics will be phased out in Canada by 2021

Plastics pollution in the ocean is of particular concern to Canada, which has the longest shoreline in the world, according to a press release Monday. (John Cameron / Unsplash)