Surrey-White Rock MLA Tracy Redies helps Ocean Park Community Association Youth Team member Kaija Laird plant a maple tree Saturday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Surrey-White Rock MLA Tracy Redies helps Ocean Park Community Association Youth Team member Kaija Laird plant a maple tree Saturday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)

PHOTOS: South Surrey community celebrates Canada 150

First Nations, provincial and city officials host tree-planting event

Local residents, representatives from city and provincial governments, and First Nation members marked Canada’s 150 celebration at the Ocean Park Community Orchard Saturday afternoon.

After speaking to the significance of the event, the participants ceremonially planted a cedar, birch and maple tree, representing Canada’s First Nations, British Columbia, and Canada respectively.

Helping with the plant were members of the Ocean Park Community Association’s Youth Team.

 

The community gathers to celebrate Canada’s 150 birthday. (Aaron Hinks photo)

The community gathers to celebrate Canada’s 150 birthday. (Aaron Hinks photo)

PHOTOS: South Surrey community celebrates Canada 150

PHOTOS: South Surrey community celebrates Canada 150

Surrey-White Rock MLA Tracy Redies speaks at the Canada 150 celebration event. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Surrey-White Rock MLA Tracy Redies speaks at the Canada 150 celebration event. (Aaron Hinks photo)