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UPDATE: Missing Surrey woman found safe

She, 66, last seen at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 17 in the 8900 block of Queen Mary Boulevard

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Statue of Lady Justice at Vancouver law courts. (File photo)

Convicted Surrey drug dealer whose sister was murdered loses court appeal for leniency

Man sentenced to 9 months jail and 6 months probation for selling cocaine and oxycodone to undercover Surrey Mounties on four occasions

Statue of Lady Justice at Vancouver law courts. (File photo)
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Surrey saw ‘impressive’ 3.9% job growth in October above onset of pandemic

That’s according to Surrey Board of Trade’s latest labour market report

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Surrey Mayor Brenda Locke and former mayor Doug McCallum. (File photos)

Locke apologizes to 7 residents banned from council chambers on McCallum’s watch

‘These individuals had to endure the adversity of standing up for their rights to participate in the decision-making process of the City of Surrey,’ Locke said

Surrey Mayor Brenda Locke and former mayor Doug McCallum. (File photos)
Outside council chambers, inside Surrey city hall. (File photo)

Surrey council tackles 1,900 homes proposed for North Surrey at its first meeting

This was at Surrey city council’s first public hearing Monday, Nov. 14

Outside council chambers, inside Surrey city hall. (File photo)
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Surrey’s extreme weather ‘action plan’ for winter has 140 shelter spaces in 7 locations

‘I’m really quite fearful we’re going to be short of space this winter,’ Coun. Linda Annis says

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Surrey City Hall. (File photo: Anna Burns)

Surrey council votes 5-4 to maintain Surrey RCMP as city’s police department

City staff will instruct the Surrey Police Service on behalf of council ‘to pause all new hiring and expenditures pending further Council direction’

Surrey City Hall. (File photo: Anna Burns)
Statue of Lady Justice outside B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Surrey man sentenced to 6 years in prison for sexually abusing 7-year-old girl

He threatened to kill the girl if she told anyone, the court heard

Statue of Lady Justice outside B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Surrey Mountie and Surrey Police Service officer serving side-by-side. (File photo: Shane MacKichan)

Pledge sees 275 of 293 Surrey Police Service officers reject crossing over to RCMP

Surrey Police Union says 94% of its members have ‘No Intention’ of joining RCMP if SPS ceases to exist. But Mayor Brenda Locke says ‘We’ve got to get beyond the back-and-forth’

Surrey Mountie and Surrey Police Service officer serving side-by-side. (File photo: Shane MacKichan)
Doug McCallum going through security at Surrey provincial court. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Crown says video footage ‘clearly shows’ driver didn’t commit offences McCallum alleged

Doug McCallum’s fate now in the judge’s hands. Judge Reginald Harris will render his decision on Monday, Nov. 21

Doug McCallum going through security at Surrey provincial court. (Photo: Anna Burns)
Doug McCallum enters Surrey provincial court. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Doug McCallum’s lawyer characterizes former Surrey mayor as victim of ‘toxic fanaticism’

McCallum didn’t testify at his public mischief trial in Surrey provincial court

Doug McCallum enters Surrey provincial court. (Photo: Anna Burns)
Newspaper clipping from 1993 shows forensic investigators searching for evidence outside homicide victim Dorothy Britton’s home in Whalley. (Image Surrey Now-Leader)

Court permits RCMP to hold seized clothes in Surrey cold-case killing as DNA technology advances

No one has been charged in the fatal stabbing, which has gone unsolved for nearly 30 years

Newspaper clipping from 1993 shows forensic investigators searching for evidence outside homicide victim Dorothy Britton’s home in Whalley. (Image Surrey Now-Leader)
Surrey Mayor Brenda Locke gives her inaugural address Monday night after being sworn in at city hall.

New Surrey city council is sworn-in

Mayor Brenda Locke and Councillors Linda Annis, Harry Bains, Mike Bose, Doug Elford, Gordon Hepner, Pardeep Kooner, Mandeep Nagra and Rob Stutt took their oath

Surrey Mayor Brenda Locke gives her inaugural address Monday night after being sworn in at city hall.
Harry Bains, Surrey city councillor-elect. (Submitted photo)

Surrey Councillor-elect Harry Bains wants to ‘do the right thing’

‘There’s a lot we have to fix in the city and I’m up for the job,’ Bains says

Harry Bains, Surrey city councillor-elect. (Submitted photo)
Doug McCallum going through security at Surrey provincial court in Surrey. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Defence presenting case in Doug McCallum’s public mischief trial in Surrey

Lawyer Eric Gottardi said evidence tendered by the defence will show McCallum’s foot was ‘in fact’ run over by Deborah Johnstone’s tire on Sept. 4, 2021

Doug McCallum going through security at Surrey provincial court in Surrey. (Photo: Anna Burns)
Doug McCallum going through security at Surrey provincial court in Surrey on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)

‘It looked like she just purposely wanted to clip me,’ McCallum told police

‘She literally turned into me,’ he said, ‘and ran over my foot’

Doug McCallum going through security at Surrey provincial court in Surrey on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)
Doug McCallum entering Surrey provincial court in Surrey on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Surrey RCMP had 7-member team on McCallum’s foot injury allegation, court hears

‘Pretty extraordinary isn’t it?’ Peck asked Crown witness Sgt. Andre Johnny, the prime investigator, to which the officer replied ‘No’

Doug McCallum entering Surrey provincial court in Surrey on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)
Outgoing Surrey mayor Doug McCallum arrives to court in Surrey on Monday, Oct. 31, 2022 at the beginning of his seven-day public mischief trial. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Surrey woman testifies about ‘heated debate’ that led to Doug McCallum’s public mischief charge

Seven days have been set aside for a trial in Surrey provincial court

Outgoing Surrey mayor Doug McCallum arrives to court in Surrey on Monday, Oct. 31, 2022 at the beginning of his seven-day public mischief trial. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
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Government red tape riling Surrey businesses

Surrey Board of Trade releases its 2022 survey results on government red tape

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Cheney Cloke, acting chairwoman Surrey Police Board. (Screen shot from virtual police board meeting)

Surrey Police Board forging ahead

‘Our community deserves that,’ acting chairwoman Cheney Cloke says

Cheney Cloke, acting chairwoman Surrey Police Board. (Screen shot from virtual police board meeting)