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Surrey, Delta high school teams among 64 at LEC’s expanded Tsumura Basketball Invitational

‘We have seen the tournament grow and develop into a staple of the high school basketball calendar’

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Keian Blundell at Canuck Place in Vancouver. (File photo)

Surrey RCMP helps Keian’s Holiday Wish Toy Drive collect 9,000 toys since 2017, plus $32K cash

The annual drive happens until Dec. 15, in memory of Langley boy who died of leukemia

Keian Blundell at Canuck Place in Vancouver. (File photo)
Surrey’s Humuza “Humuzza” Bazira at the Red Bull Dance Your Style national contest in Toronto last August, 2022. (Contributed photo: Jenna Hum via Red Bull Content Pool)

VIDEO: In South Africa, Surrey street dancer to compete at Red Bull’s world final this week

Sullivan Heights grad Humuza Bazira, 19, has become world-class dancer in just six years

Surrey’s Humuza “Humuzza” Bazira at the Red Bull Dance Your Style national contest in Toronto last August, 2022. (Contributed photo: Jenna Hum via Red Bull Content Pool)
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Royal City Youth Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’ returns to Surrey Arts Centre for afternoon shows

Since its debut in 1892, Tchaikovsky’s ballet has become a Christmastime tradition

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Lethbridge Hurricanes goaltender Harrison Meneghin has been named WHL Goaltender of the Month for the month for November. (Graphic: whl.ca)

Surrey goaltender among top WHL players in November, with Pats’ Bedard, Giants rookie Honzek

South Surrey’s Harrison ‘Harry’ Meneghin solid in net for Lethbridge Hurricanes

Lethbridge Hurricanes goaltender Harrison Meneghin has been named WHL Goaltender of the Month for the month for November. (Graphic: whl.ca)
Surrey Eagles goaltender Eli Pulver, left, and forward Jake Bongo will be going to the BC Hockey League’s 3-on-3 outdoor All-Star Tournament Jan. 21 in Penticton. (Photos: surreyeagles.ca)

Surrey Eagles all-stars Bongo, Pulver help hockey team soar at opposite ends of the rink

Outdoors in Penticton, forward Jake Bongo and goaltender Eli Pulver will play in BCHL All-Star Tournament

Surrey Eagles goaltender Eli Pulver, left, and forward Jake Bongo will be going to the BC Hockey League’s 3-on-3 outdoor All-Star Tournament Jan. 21 in Penticton. (Photos: surreyeagles.ca)
Angie Bunnell’s photo of the band Washboard Union, at last summer’s Gone Country benefit concert, is featured in her Cloverdale-focused essay on Discover Surrey’s “Surrey Through My Lens” project website. (Submitted photo: Angie Bunnell)

‘Surrey Through My Lens’ photo project focuses on city’s 6 neighbourhoods for Discover Surrey

Photo essays are posted online every 2 weeks, starting with Cloverdale and Guildford

Angie Bunnell’s photo of the band Washboard Union, at last summer’s Gone Country benefit concert, is featured in her Cloverdale-focused essay on Discover Surrey’s “Surrey Through My Lens” project website. (Submitted photo: Angie Bunnell)
A Canada Post worker and mail box. (File photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz)

Snowstorm halts mail delivery in some B.C. cities as Canada Post issues red, yellow alerts

Storm brings arctic chill, heavy snow and punishing winds to parts of coastal B.C.

A Canada Post worker and mail box. (File photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz)
The Surrey firefighters’ hall at the Bright Nights event at Stanley Park in Vancouver. (Submitted photo: Dave Harcus)

Lit Surrey firehall a highlight of Bright Nights in Stanley Park, where train isn’t rolling

Proceeds from the by-donation attraction and 50/50 draw fund burn-survivor programs

The Surrey firefighters’ hall at the Bright Nights event at Stanley Park in Vancouver. (Submitted photo: Dave Harcus)
Photo of Delta’s Roop Dhinjal and his mother, Baljinder, offering drinks and snacks to drivers caught in the snowstorm early Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022. (Photo: twitter.com/GrewalParambir)

UPDATE: For drivers caught in snowstorm traffic, snacks and tea delivered by Delta mother, son

They were caught in traffic chaos earlier, then headed outside to help others for three hours

Photo of Delta’s Roop Dhinjal and his mother, Baljinder, offering drinks and snacks to drivers caught in the snowstorm early Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022. (Photo: twitter.com/GrewalParambir)
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Sledding in Surrey: A list of the best places to slide, now that snow’s here

With snow falling across Metro Vancouver, here’s a list of the best…

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Fully built in Surrey, 514-home rental housing project ‘in great need,’ mayor says

Metro rental apartments are located next to Scott Road SkyTrain Station

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Musician Daniel Wesley in a promo photo shot in Maui in 2018. (Photo: danielwesley.com)

Rockin’ realtor Daniel Wesley to headline Santa Fox Ball at Coquitlam casino theatre

Since 2006 Wesley has recorded nine albums of feel-good songs, most recently in 2019

Musician Daniel Wesley in a promo photo shot in Maui in 2018. (Photo: danielwesley.com)
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‘Star’ time for Surrey’s rebranded Crescendo Operatic Society with grant-winning show

Dolores Scott-directed company hits the Bell theatre’s big stage on Friday, Dec. 2

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North Surrey Bears look to repeat as B.C. Midget football champs vs. team topped for VMFL title

‘Here we are again, same two teams,’ says longtime coach Bernie Marquardt

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From left, Caleb Reimer, Ronin Sharma and Parker Magnuson were killed in a vehicle crash in August 2021. (File photos)

Car in Surrey teens’ deadly crash was speeding 187 km/h — six times the limit, coroner’s report says

Toxicological analysis of the driver showed ‘a moderate to heavy level of alcohol consumption’

From left, Caleb Reimer, Ronin Sharma and Parker Magnuson were killed in a vehicle crash in August 2021. (File photos)
Surrey resident Phoebe Dinamling with a gift-filled shoebox at the Operation Christmas Child processing plant in Calgary. (Submitted photo)

Surrey volunteer tracks Christmas gift-filled shoeboxes like the one she received 10 years ago

‘I was one of those kids (in 2012), and the excitement of opening a box is surreal,’ Phoebe Dinamling says

Surrey resident Phoebe Dinamling with a gift-filled shoebox at the Operation Christmas Child processing plant in Calgary. (Submitted photo)
At Surrey Christmas Bureau’s warehouse/toy depot in Whalley, executive director Lisa Werring (left) and student-volunteer Rrezart Geci, from Guildford Park Secondary, load in boxes of donated gingerbread kits on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

‘Terrifying’ inflation sees demand surge at Surrey Christmas Bureau’s Toy Depot, in Whalley

‘Right now we’re in a crunch for toys,’ executive director says as donation drives get going

At Surrey Christmas Bureau’s warehouse/toy depot in Whalley, executive director Lisa Werring (left) and student-volunteer Rrezart Geci, from Guildford Park Secondary, load in boxes of donated gingerbread kits on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Otto Tausk conducts Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. (Photo: ottotausk.com)

VSO to ring Surrey’s Bell with ‘Winter Daydreams’ and ‘A Traditional Christmas’ concerts

Also in December, the VSO aims to put people in the Christmas spirit with several other performances

Otto Tausk conducts Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. (Photo: ottotausk.com)