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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)
Huge explosion Monday night in Surrey, filmed from across the Fraser River in New Westminster. (Screen shot of video taken by Braden McMillan)

Nobody injured in Surrey island blasts, fire

The blasts and fire happened shortly after 10 p.m. on Monday

Huge explosion Monday night in Surrey, filmed from across the Fraser River in New Westminster. (Screen shot of video taken by Braden McMillan)
Linda Annis, Surrey city councillor. (File photo)

Ever-busy Linda Annis says she’ll put experience as Surrey councillor to good use in 2nd term

‘The big one for me to start with is getting city hall open for the residents again,’ Councillor Annis says in first of eight councillor-elect profiles

Linda Annis, Surrey city councillor. (File photo)
Surrey City Hall. (File photo: Anna Burns)

Locke, Annis want review done of Surrey council’s contentious Oct. 3 land use meeting

Elford warns a reversal of decisions ‘could potentially open up the city to litigation’

Surrey City Hall. (File photo: Anna Burns)
Huge explosion Monday night in Surrey, filmed from across the Fraser in New Westminster. (Screen shot of video taken by Braden McMillan).

Huge explosion, fire on small island off Surrey’s Tannery Park

The cause of the fire is unknown. It’s also not yet known if anyone was injured

Huge explosion Monday night in Surrey, filmed from across the Fraser in New Westminster. (Screen shot of video taken by Braden McMillan).
Surrey mayor-elect Brenda Locke and B.C. Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth. (File photos)

Surrey mayor hopes plan to reverse police transition ready for Farnworth by November’s end

Solicitor General Mike Farworth expects plan ‘would be made public for the citizens of Surrey’

Surrey mayor-elect Brenda Locke and B.C. Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth. (File photos)
Surrey mayor-elect Brenda Locke and Surrey Police Service Chief Constable Norm Lipinski. (File photos)

Farnworth says Surrey can submit ‘untransitioning” police plan

But Lipinski says it’s ‘too far down the road’

Surrey mayor-elect Brenda Locke and Surrey Police Service Chief Constable Norm Lipinski. (File photos)
Surrey Mayor-elect Brenda Locke on election night. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Surrey council a ‘whole new dynamic,’ Elford says

Will the 5-4 voting trend continue on Surrey council?

Surrey Mayor-elect Brenda Locke on election night. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
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UPDATE: Cops say no criminal offence related to outgoing Surrey mayor’s city-owned car getting banged up

Coun. Jack Hundial expressed ‘extreme disgust.’ Doug McCallum has not yet shed light on the matter

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Surrey mayor-elect Brenda Locke speaks to Surrey Connect party supporters at Mirage Banquet Hall in Cloverdale on election night Saturday (Oct. 15). (Photo: Anna Burns)

Brenda Locke locks it up and becomes Surrey’s new mayor

Her No.1 priority will be stopping police transition from RCMP to Surrey Police Service

Surrey mayor-elect Brenda Locke speaks to Surrey Connect party supporters at Mirage Banquet Hall in Cloverdale on election night Saturday (Oct. 15). (Photo: Anna Burns)
Drugs seized by Surrey RCMP. (Photo: Surrey RCMP)

Air 1 helicopter helps Surrey RCMP seize drugs, stolen motorcycle

Staff Sergeant Duane Honeyman said more than 2,800 doses of illicit drugs were seized

Drugs seized by Surrey RCMP. (Photo: Surrey RCMP)
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