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Career Fair

5 reasons your career search just got easier

Black Press Virtual Career and Post- Secondary Education Event comes to the Fraser Valley

  • Apr 5, 2021
Career Fair
Colton Carpenter, 5, with a little help from his brother Wyatt, 2, drop off Easter gifts to White Rock Seniors Village, much to the delight of residents Peggy Bouwman (left) and David Wright, and staff member Kathy Grover. (Contributed photo)

Semiahmoo Peninsula brothers deliver sweet treats for Easter

Colton and Wyatt Carpenter brought some spring cheer to White Rock Seniors’ Village

Colton Carpenter, 5, with a little help from his brother Wyatt, 2, drop off Easter gifts to White Rock Seniors Village, much to the delight of residents Peggy Bouwman (left) and David Wright, and staff member Kathy Grover. (Contributed photo)
Historic Stewart Farm program assistant Kathlyn Meers poses with some of the seed varieties for sale at Seedy Saturday on April 10. (City of Surrey photo)

Historic Stewart Farm’s Seedy Saturday goes virtual

Tradition of heirloom-seed sales and activities continues

Historic Stewart Farm program assistant Kathlyn Meers poses with some of the seed varieties for sale at Seedy Saturday on April 10. (City of Surrey photo)
Seven-year-old Rowan Walroth (right) donated just shy of $3,000 to a Vernon food bank in March 2021. (Contributed)

B.C. 7-year-old discovers locals are struggling, raises $3K for food bank

Rowan Walroth read a book about boys who dared to make a difference, and decided to become one

Seven-year-old Rowan Walroth (right) donated just shy of $3,000 to a Vernon food bank in March 2021. (Contributed)
Surrey’s Fawzan Hussain and Cole Izsak are among 14 B.C. recipients of a Medal of Good Citizenship. (www.fawzan.ca photo/File photo)

Surrey recovery house operator and technology enthusiast hailed for contributions to community

Cole Izsak and Fawzan Hussain to receive provincial Medal of Good Citizenship

Surrey’s Fawzan Hussain and Cole Izsak are among 14 B.C. recipients of a Medal of Good Citizenship. (www.fawzan.ca photo/File photo)
In 1961, Verna Hassall became the first female president of the Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce, which was called the Cloverdale Board of Trade at the time. (Photo courtesy City of Surrey Archives.)
In 1961, Verna Hassall became the first female president of the Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce, which was called the Cloverdale Board of Trade at the time. (Photo courtesy City of Surrey Archives.)
Scott Wheatley, the executive director for the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce, says more transit options are urgently needed in Campbell Heights. Right now, if someone wants to catch a bus to the area, they need to go to Langley (pictured) or to White Rock first. (Bus routing image and info via Google Maps.)

Transit Urgently Needed in Campbell Heights, says Cloverdale Chamber director

Major weakness is the ‘lack of transportation options moving workers to jobs in the area’

Scott Wheatley, the executive director for the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce, says more transit options are urgently needed in Campbell Heights. Right now, if someone wants to catch a bus to the area, they need to go to Langley (pictured) or to White Rock first. (Bus routing image and info via Google Maps.)
Career Fair

5 reasons your career search just got easier

Black Press Virtual Career and Post- Secondary Education Event comes to the Fraser Valley

  • Mar 29, 2021
Career Fair
Firefighters battle the Mount Christie wildfire in 2020. (Photo submitted by Les Clarke)

South Surrey student accepted in international science fair after developing ‘FyreWatch’ application

Gurik Mangat said his application uses AI algorithms to better inform firefighters

Firefighters battle the Mount Christie wildfire in 2020. (Photo submitted by Les Clarke)
The ‘Walk your own way’ Walk for Alzheimers invites residents to challenge themselves throughout the month of May. (Contributed photo)
The ‘Walk your own way’ Walk for Alzheimers invites residents to challenge themselves throughout the month of May. (Contributed photo)
North Delta’s Tasty Indian Bistro and Reach Child and Youth Development Society are partnering for a drive-thru edition their popular A Taste of Reach fundraiser on Friday, April 23, 2021. (Submitted photo)

‘A Taste of Reach’ fundraiser going drive-thru for 2021

The 4th annual North Delta fundraiser will take place on Friday, April 23

North Delta’s Tasty Indian Bistro and Reach Child and Youth Development Society are partnering for a drive-thru edition their popular A Taste of Reach fundraiser on Friday, April 23, 2021. (Submitted photo)
Gui Costello Art is selling boxes of greeting cards, with partial proceeds donated to Deltassist. The six-card Canadian Landscapes Collection features Costello’s works (clockwise, from top-left) “Les Leos,” “Near North Battleford,” “Tuc-el-Nuit,” “Vaseux Lake,” “Swathered Fields” and “Kicking Horse River.” (Gui Costello Art photos)

Greeting card fundraiser to support Deltassist

Family of late artist Gui Costello selling six-card set featuring Canadian landscapes

Gui Costello Art is selling boxes of greeting cards, with partial proceeds donated to Deltassist. The six-card Canadian Landscapes Collection features Costello’s works (clockwise, from top-left) “Les Leos,” “Near North Battleford,” “Tuc-el-Nuit,” “Vaseux Lake,” “Swathered Fields” and “Kicking Horse River.” (Gui Costello Art photos)
White Rock’s Dal Fleischer riding his unicycle in Mexico. Fleischer as part of a miniature circus school for children in the country. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: White Rock senior completes 40,000-km unicycle journey

Next goal is the circumference of the moon, says Dal Fleischer

White Rock’s Dal Fleischer riding his unicycle in Mexico. Fleischer as part of a miniature circus school for children in the country. (Contributed photo)
The Youth Innovation Showcase offers young people an avenue to showcase their innovations virtually and to network with some of the top players in the tech world.

Youth Innovation Showcase demonstrates innovative spirit of BC and Yukon

Annual competition gives young people a chance to win one of three $5,000 prizes

  • Mar 23, 2021
The Youth Innovation Showcase offers young people an avenue to showcase their innovations virtually and to network with some of the top players in the tech world.
(Reach Child & Youth Development Society photo)

Reach Society early intervention program continues during pandemic

Program uses a developmental parenting model to support families with kids from newborn to age three

(Reach Child & Youth Development Society photo)
A Rocha Canada, located in South Surrey, has been awarded a $50,000 grant to help protect the Little Campbell River Watershed. (Tracy Holmes photo)

South Surrey’s A Rocha Canada receives $50,000 grant for wetland protection

Grant issued as part of provincial conservation and economic stimulus program

A Rocha Canada, located in South Surrey, has been awarded a $50,000 grant to help protect the Little Campbell River Watershed. (Tracy Holmes photo)
Surrey’s Maryann Pyne is raising money for Jamaican high school students. (Contributed photo)
Surrey’s Maryann Pyne is raising money for Jamaican high school students. (Contributed photo)
Oneness Gogos celebrated 10 years of work on the Semiahmoo Peninsula in 2018. (File photo)
Oneness Gogos celebrated 10 years of work on the Semiahmoo Peninsula in 2018. (File photo)
Jim Kilback sinks a hole-In-one at the 2020 Semiahmoo Rotary Golf Tournament on Sept. 8. (Brenda Floyd photo)
Jim Kilback sinks a hole-In-one at the 2020 Semiahmoo Rotary Golf Tournament on Sept. 8. (Brenda Floyd photo)
Surrey For Future and Sustainabiliteens displayed a banner in support of the Global Climate Strike outside of Surrey Centre MP Randeep Sarai’s constiuency office on Friday (March 19, 2021), while also demanding Bill C-12 be strengthened. (Submitted photo: Surrey For Future)

Surrey For Future, Sustainabiliteens drop banner in support of Global Climate Strike

Banner drop in from of Surrey Centre MP Randeep Sarai’s office

Surrey For Future and Sustainabiliteens displayed a banner in support of the Global Climate Strike outside of Surrey Centre MP Randeep Sarai’s constiuency office on Friday (March 19, 2021), while also demanding Bill C-12 be strengthened. (Submitted photo: Surrey For Future)