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Lotto winner Erwin Espiritu. (submitted photo: BCLC media relations)

$1M lotto surprise for Surrey dad buying takeout food for son’s birthday

‘When I went to show my son, he said that there was six zeros on the screen, not three’

Lotto winner Erwin Espiritu. (submitted photo: BCLC media relations)
Pumpkins outside Malvinder Gill’s farm on 152nd Street in Surrey. (submitted photo: Sarah Wilson)

At Surrey farm, free pumpkins for donation to food bank

‘Amazing for the community, especially during the pandemic,’ says one local resident

Pumpkins outside Malvinder Gill’s farm on 152nd Street in Surrey. (submitted photo: Sarah Wilson)
Artist John McKinnon’s “In the Spirit” sculpture will stand on city-owned land near a development in Fleetwood. (Photo: Anthem Properties/Ballard Fine Art)

Marble bears to ‘dance’ on Surrey street in developer-funded $200K sculpture

‘In the Spirit’ sculpture will be installed near Eaglequest golf course

Artist John McKinnon’s “In the Spirit” sculpture will stand on city-owned land near a development in Fleetwood. (Photo: Anthem Properties/Ballard Fine Art)
Lisa Werring, executive director of Surrey Christmas Bureau, in front of the mostly empty shelves after a break-in at its toy depot last December. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

UPDATE: Toy depot site secured by Surrey Christmas Bureau after thieves ruin old Stardust building

‘We are so very relieved and grateful to Fabricana for their kind assistance’

Lisa Werring, executive director of Surrey Christmas Bureau, in front of the mostly empty shelves after a break-in at its toy depot last December. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Priyanca Sundher on the basketball court with the BC United club team. (submitted photo)

‘Huge potential’ for Fleetwood Park player Sundher at university in Kamloops

The shooting guard has signed to play with Thompson Rivers University WolfPack

Priyanca Sundher on the basketball court with the BC United club team. (submitted photo)
Project Enterprise

Project Enterprise goes online with goal of giving Surrey students ‘entrepreneurial mindset’

Teachers of students in Grades 9 to 12 encourged to get involved in the SBOT program

Project Enterprise
Ali Watson in Arts Club Theatre Company’s production of “No Child…,” which plays until Nov. 8. (photo: Moonrider Productions)

Viewers of Arts Club’s streaming plays support Surrey Civic Theatres

Company’s ‘bubble method’ of theatre production means just 50 in-person tickets for each performance

Ali Watson in Arts Club Theatre Company’s production of “No Child…,” which plays until Nov. 8. (photo: Moonrider Productions)
Joy Johnson is Simon Fraser University’s 10th president and vice-chancellor. (submitted photo)

New SFU president Joy Johnson sworn in during virtual fall convocation this week

Honorary degrees for Mina Shum and Sarah Diamond

Joy Johnson is Simon Fraser University’s 10th president and vice-chancellor. (submitted photo)
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Bigger for 2020, online Surrey conference clicks with writers from around the world

Registrants from 17 countries for ‘SiWC At Home’ edition of the annual event

Renee
Surrey RCMP cruisers outside a Newton townhouse Tuesday night. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

UPDATE: Toddler in hospital, woman dead following stabbings at Surrey townhouse

Police say two-year-old was among victims found at townhouse complex in the 12700-block of 66 Avenue

Surrey RCMP cruisers outside a Newton townhouse Tuesday night. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Montreal-based writer Michael Foy grew up in the Newton area of Surrey. (submitted photo: Addison Foy)

Surrey-raised writer Foy really loves to set his short stories in the city

His latest is published in ‘Canadian Shorts II’ collection

Montreal-based writer Michael Foy grew up in the Newton area of Surrey. (submitted photo: Addison Foy)
Dancers perform at the Museum of Surrey during the opening of “Being Punjabi: Unfolding the Surrey Story” exhibit in October 2019. (File photo: Malin Jordan)

NDP says it will build a South Asian museum in Surrey

Media event held Tuesday at park in Newton

Dancers perform at the Museum of Surrey during the opening of “Being Punjabi: Unfolding the Surrey Story” exhibit in October 2019. (File photo: Malin Jordan)
Moderator James Stewart (bottom left) with Surrey-Whalley riding candidates Ryan Abbott (top left), Shaukat Khan (top right) and Bruce Ralston (bottom right) during an online all-candidates meeting Tuesday, Oct. 20. The riding’s fourth candidate is B.C. Vision’s Jag Bhandari. (Photo from Vimeo video)

WATCH: Surrey-Whalley candidates in BIA’s virtual debate

Video of hour-long online all-candidates meeting

Moderator James Stewart (bottom left) with Surrey-Whalley riding candidates Ryan Abbott (top left), Shaukat Khan (top right) and Bruce Ralston (bottom right) during an online all-candidates meeting Tuesday, Oct. 20. The riding’s fourth candidate is B.C. Vision’s Jag Bhandari. (Photo from Vimeo video)
Five-piece band The Boom Booms hit the stage at Massey Theatre in New Westminster on Friday, Oct. 16, for the first of four concerts over two nights. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Five-piece band The Boom Booms hit the stage at Massey Theatre in New Westminster on Friday, Oct. 16, for the first of four concerts over two nights. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Surrey Knights head coach/GM Gerry Leiper talks to players during a PJHL game at Surrey Sport & Leisure Complex in September 2019. (File photo: Tom Zillich)

Roster shakeup for Surrey Knights as team starts COVID-modified PJHL season

‘We are definitely much better than last year,’ head coach/GM says

Surrey Knights head coach/GM Gerry Leiper talks to players during a PJHL game at Surrey Sport & Leisure Complex in September 2019. (File photo: Tom Zillich)
Police surround a vehicle with smashed windows outside Langley Memorial Hospital on Sunday evening (Oct. 18) at around 9 p.m., in possible connection to a shooting in Surrey at the intersection of 184th Street and 80th Avenue earlier that evening. (Photo: Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)

Shooting in rural Surrey leads police to vehicle with smashed windows at Langley hospital

‘It is believed that this is a targeted event and the general public is not at risk,’ Surrey RCMP say

Police surround a vehicle with smashed windows outside Langley Memorial Hospital on Sunday evening (Oct. 18) at around 9 p.m., in possible connection to a shooting in Surrey at the intersection of 184th Street and 80th Avenue earlier that evening. (Photo: Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)
Jerry Rollins on the cover of his book, “Enforcer to Entrepreneur: Achieving Hockey Stick Growth in Life, Business and Sports.”

The goon old days: Surrey roots for hockey player who wrote ‘Enforcer to Entrepreneur’

Jerry Rollins grew up in Whalley before making it in the business world of San Diego

Jerry Rollins on the cover of his book, “Enforcer to Entrepreneur: Achieving Hockey Stick Growth in Life, Business and Sports.”
Kim Baird (left), KPU’s third Chancellor, is fitted for new regalia by designer Sam Stringer. The sleeves feature traditional cedar weaving created by a Tsawwassen First Nation artist. (Photo: flickr.com/photos/kpunews)

PHOTOS: Coast Salish inspiration for new regalia worn by incoming KPU chancellor Baird

‘We wanted to make the regalia look a bit more modern,’ designer Sam Stringer says

Kim Baird (left), KPU’s third Chancellor, is fitted for new regalia by designer Sam Stringer. The sleeves feature traditional cedar weaving created by a Tsawwassen First Nation artist. (Photo: flickr.com/photos/kpunews)
(Submitted photo courtesy SurreyCats)

Friday is Global Cat Day – a purrrfect time to feed hungry cats, Surrey group says

SurreyCats’s food drive runs from Oct. 17-24

(Submitted photo courtesy SurreyCats)
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‘Clear example of racism’: Story of stranded ship passengers told on new storyboard in Surrey

The ‘Komagata Maru’ arrived in Vancouver from Hong Kong on May 23, 1914, carrying 376 passengers

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