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A parade is one of the highlights of the Christmas on the Peninsula event, which is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 27 in uptown White Rock. (File photo)

White Rock’s Christmas on the Peninsula event set for Saturday

Annual holiday event to include parade, tree-lighting

A parade is one of the highlights of the Christmas on the Peninsula event, which is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 27 in uptown White Rock. (File photo)
The 2021 Community Leader Awards will once again be held online this year. The virtual event is set for 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 24 at surreynowleader.com.

VIDEO: Watch as we honour Surrey’s 2021 Community Leader Award recipients

Annual event that honours city’s unsung heroes once again held virtually

The 2021 Community Leader Awards will once again be held online this year. The virtual event is set for 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 24 at surreynowleader.com.
Kim Touen, who underwent surgery in 2018 for a rare cancer, smiles for a photo in hospital. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: South Surrey mother’s cancer-survival story showcased

Kim Toeun’s life-saving operation at VGH highlighted for home lottery

Kim Touen, who underwent surgery in 2018 for a rare cancer, smiles for a photo in hospital. (Contributed photo)
Imogen Paul is crowned U15 Canadian National Irish Dance Champion. (Photo submitted: Jacquelyn Del Bianco Hardychuk)

Local dancers win big at Irish Dance competitions in Alberta

Imogen Paul crowned first ever U15 Canadian National Champion in Irish Dance

Imogen Paul is crowned U15 Canadian National Irish Dance Champion. (Photo submitted: Jacquelyn Del Bianco Hardychuk)
“f(x)=x,” a math-themed kindness meter designed by Seaquam Secondary grad Kyla Dooley located outside Sungod Recreation Centre in North Delta. The City of Delta has installed five kindness meters, all designed and painted by Delta students, around the city to collect spare change for local organizations. (City of Delta photos)

Student art showcased on Delta ‘kindness meters’

Money collected in the public art pieces goes to local non-profits supporting Delta residents

“f(x)=x,” a math-themed kindness meter designed by Seaquam Secondary grad Kyla Dooley located outside Sungod Recreation Centre in North Delta. The City of Delta has installed five kindness meters, all designed and painted by Delta students, around the city to collect spare change for local organizations. (City of Delta photos)
The White Rock Ambassadors and the Semiahmoo group of the Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary are teaming up for a Christmas sale next month. (Contributed photo)
The White Rock Ambassadors and the Semiahmoo group of the Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary are teaming up for a Christmas sale next month. (Contributed photo)
Jillian Harris and Team Jilly have joined with Do Some Good to engage the community, support local causes and amplify the many amazing stories that non-profit organizations share. Join her for the 12 Days of Christmas campaign, Dec. 1 to 12.

Jillian Harris joins Do Some Good to drive more community impact

Team Jilly’s 12 Days of Giving campaign runs Dec. 1 to 12

  • Nov 22, 2021
Jillian Harris and Team Jilly have joined with Do Some Good to engage the community, support local causes and amplify the many amazing stories that non-profit organizations share. Join her for the 12 Days of Christmas campaign, Dec. 1 to 12.
Paul Orazietti stands in Hawthorne Square. He said changes are coming to square, including signage and storyboards. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Changes coming to Hawthorne Square

Signage and storyboards to be installed

Paul Orazietti stands in Hawthorne Square. He said changes are coming to square, including signage and storyboards. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
“That money has to last 365 days a year, because that’s how many days we’re on the street helping vulnerable individuals.” (Breanna Himmelright/Black Press Media)

Salvation Army kicks off red kettle campaign with extra flood donation goal

Divisional secretary Mike Leland says this year’s need is ‘through the roof’

  • Nov 22, 2021
“That money has to last 365 days a year, because that’s how many days we’re on the street helping vulnerable individuals.” (Breanna Himmelright/Black Press Media)
Paul Orazietti says sidewalks in Cloverdale have become major tripping hazards. Now he’s thankful repair work is finally being done. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Sidewalks under repair in Cloverdale

Sidewalks have become major tripping hazards: Orazietti

Paul Orazietti says sidewalks in Cloverdale have become major tripping hazards. Now he’s thankful repair work is finally being done. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Grade 11 Semiahmoo Secondary student Alexa Coote used a school project to gather packages of goods for those who come to the Extreme Weather Shelter. (Contributed photo)
Grade 11 Semiahmoo Secondary student Alexa Coote used a school project to gather packages of goods for those who come to the Extreme Weather Shelter. (Contributed photo)
The Delta Community Foundation (previously the Delta Foundation) is debuting a new name and logo that “identifies the importance of the three communities of Delta coming together to build community” this Friday evening (Nov. 19) as it launches its “Be a Community Builder” capital campaign at the Delta Chamber of Commerce’s 2021 Hats Off to Excellence Awards Gala. (Delta Community Foundation image)

New look, new name for Delta Community Foundation

The formerly-named Delta Foundation launches its “Be a Community Builder” capital campaign Nov. 19

The Delta Community Foundation (previously the Delta Foundation) is debuting a new name and logo that “identifies the importance of the three communities of Delta coming together to build community” this Friday evening (Nov. 19) as it launches its “Be a Community Builder” capital campaign at the Delta Chamber of Commerce’s 2021 Hats Off to Excellence Awards Gala. (Delta Community Foundation image)
Arlan Benn charges his Tesla at Cloverdale’s new 100-kilowatt fast charging EV station. B.C. Hydro recently installed the new “pump” as part of its Electrification Plan. The initiative will see 325 fast-charging stations built at 145 locations across B.C. by 2025. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

B.C. Hydro installs fast EV charging unit in Cloverdale

100-kilowatt ‘pump’ can recharge vehicle in about 15 to 20 minutes

Arlan Benn charges his Tesla at Cloverdale’s new 100-kilowatt fast charging EV station. B.C. Hydro recently installed the new “pump” as part of its Electrification Plan. The initiative will see 325 fast-charging stations built at 145 locations across B.C. by 2025. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Heavy rains flooded the Semiahmoo Fish and Game Club in South Surrey. This was the scene on Nov. 15, 2021. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey game club officials optimistic following rains that flooded hatchery

Damage assessment underway, grounds open to public: president

Heavy rains flooded the Semiahmoo Fish and Game Club in South Surrey. This was the scene on Nov. 15, 2021. (Contributed photo)
The Round Up Cafe operated for more than six decades at 10449 King George Boulevard, Surrey. (File photo)

More copies of popular Round Up Café book printed, signing event at Surrey diner Dec. 3

‘I know there is a demand for them as we ran out before everybody got a copy,’ project co-ordinator says

The Round Up Cafe operated for more than six decades at 10449 King George Boulevard, Surrey. (File photo)
Hope the golden retriever puppy is surrounded by volunteers at Hope Secondary School. The adorable guest was renamed as a way of saying thank you to the many volunteers who helped hundreds of people during the floods in Hope. (Photo/Hope Secondary School)
Hope the golden retriever puppy is surrounded by volunteers at Hope Secondary School. The adorable guest was renamed as a way of saying thank you to the many volunteers who helped hundreds of people during the floods in Hope. (Photo/Hope Secondary School)
The Salvation Army’s emergency response units are on the ground providing food and other items to flood victims and first responders in B.C. communities that have been impacted. (Salvation Army photo)

Salvation Army launches emergency response in support of flood victims

Agency on front lines in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Kamloops and Kelowna

The Salvation Army’s emergency response units are on the ground providing food and other items to flood victims and first responders in B.C. communities that have been impacted. (Salvation Army photo)
Rotary Club of South Surrey held a shredding fundraiser on Oct. 30, 2021. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey Rotarians’ shredding event raises $6K

Funds to benefit community, international projects

Rotary Club of South Surrey held a shredding fundraiser on Oct. 30, 2021. (Contributed photo)
White Rock Baptist Church is inviting the public to help put together the world’s largest puzzle on Nov. 20, 2021. (White Rock Baptist Church Facebook photo)

Puzzling event to unfold at White Rock Baptist Church

Public invited to get piece of the action during Nov. 20 build of world record-sized puzzle

White Rock Baptist Church is inviting the public to help put together the world’s largest puzzle on Nov. 20, 2021. (White Rock Baptist Church Facebook photo)
A vehicle rolls through Cloverdale Dec. 1, 2019 during the 14th annual Surrey Santa Parade of Lights. The 2020 parade was cancelled and now the BIA has announced the 2021 parade has been officially cancelled. (Photo: Olivia Johnson)

Surrey Santa Parade of Lights officially cancelled for 2021

One-day ‘charity’ event to replace parade; to be held Dec. 5

A vehicle rolls through Cloverdale Dec. 1, 2019 during the 14th annual Surrey Santa Parade of Lights. The 2020 parade was cancelled and now the BIA has announced the 2021 parade has been officially cancelled. (Photo: Olivia Johnson)