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SuperChefs executive chef Victor Bongo (left)

FOCUS: SuperChefs cook up a culinary education for kids, from Surrey to New York (photos, video)

A Surrey dentist’s program goes global with a message that touts healthy eating for kids

CYBERCRIME IN SURREY: How to defend your data in a world full of high-tech crooks

City of Surrey cyber security manager David Izzard sheds light on eyebrow-raising statistics and offers some advice on protecting yourself.

FOCUS: Surrey backyard chicken program almost hatched thanks to Kate’s coop coup

“Although many came before me, I was the only one who made it through the gauntlet,” says Kate McMaster of her efforts at Surrey city hall.

Realities of rape: ‘It’s not this gross person who you don’t know’ says Surrey counsellor

Anna Silverman opens up about the time she was raped – and the misconceptions of sexual abuse - during Faces of Courage campaign

SUMMER IN SURREY: Cool things to do when the weather gets hot

Summer is officially here and to kick off everyone's favourite season, we've compiled a list of fun things to do without leaving the city.

  • Jun 23, 2016

FOCUS: Out for (new) blood at the CBS clinic in Surrey

Faces of donors and volunteers are sometimes too familiar at facility in Guildford.

FOCUS: Living in the Lymefight

A Surrey woman is heading to Ottawa to help Health Canada get a better understanding of Lyme Disease.

FOCUS: Dozens of dedicated Ride2Survive cyclists train hard for hope

Preparing for yearly cancer fundraising is just as gruelling – and emotional – as the actual 388-kilometre ride itself

TENT CITY TENSION: Crackdown leaves Surrey homeless feeling like ‘garbage’

Surrey’s homeless are organizing to fight back in wake of crackdown as city scrambles to deal with sudden explosion of homelessness

Surrey’s Mound Farm is full of intrigue

Surrey’s Mound Farm has seen it all – but you’re not allowed in. Not yet...

SURREY CENTRE: The story of Surrey’s first town centre

Home to Surrey’s first church, town hall and early school and cemeteries, Surrey Centre is where it all began

NARCAN ON HEAVEN’S DOOR: How to save a life

PART THREE: After a man overdosed in her arms Erin Schulte learned to use naloxone so she could help save a life next time. Now you can too

Adriana Falcon  died of an overdose at just 15 years old after the trauma of a sexual assault spun her life out of control.

A daughter’s downward spiral

Facing an ‘epidemic’ level of mental illness and addiction among youth, experts are focusing on helping children like Adriana Falcon.

Adriana Falcon  died of an overdose at just 15 years old after the trauma of a sexual assault spun her life out of control.
Reverend Kimiko Karpoff

SETTLING IN SURREY: Choosing friendship over fear

Without personal connections to our neighbours from different walks of life, it’s ‘so easy to fear each other’

Reverend Kimiko Karpoff
Somalian refugee Khadija Ahmed arrived in Surrey in 2009. She fled her country to give a better life to her children. Problem was

SETTLING IN SURREY: ‘My family is broken,’ says Somali refugee who hasn’t seen son in six years

After leaving some family members behind, Somali refugees say connecting with their new communities is next to impossible

Somalian refugee Khadija Ahmed arrived in Surrey in 2009. She fled her country to give a better life to her children. Problem was
When Yansie Ardon came to Canada at the age of seven

SETTLING IN SURREY: A child refugee’s resiliency

Former child refugee whose family fled El Salvador knows how hard it is to adjust to life in a new country at a tender age

When Yansie Ardon came to Canada at the age of seven
Davinder Dhaliwal hopes a Liberal win will mean his family can be reunited.

SETTLING IN SURREY: Surrey man hopes Liberal majority will help reunite his family

Davinder Dhaliwal voted Liberal in the federal election hoping promised changes to immigration policy will bring his brother to Canada

Davinder Dhaliwal hopes a Liberal win will mean his family can be reunited.
Javaria Bokhari and her family fled Pakistan due to terrorism. After nearly two years in Surrey

SETTLING IN SURREY: Struggle to earn a living proves too tough for Pakistani professionals

A lawyer and a professor fled from Pakistan to Canada. How long does it take them to find work? Too long, the Bokhari family will tell you.

Javaria Bokhari and her family fled Pakistan due to terrorism. After nearly two years in Surrey
The Newton Business Improvement Association has unveiled its 20-year vision for the area. Director Philip Aguirre hopes to see Newton's core become the entertainment and cultural district for the whole City of Surrey.

FOCUS: Newton BIA unveils an ambitious 20-year plan

BIA's 20-year strategy for embattled neighbourhood envisions area as being a cultural entertainment hub – complete with a WHL team.

The Newton Business Improvement Association has unveiled its 20-year vision for the area. Director Philip Aguirre hopes to see Newton's core become the entertainment and cultural district for the whole City of Surrey.
Investigators remove the bodies of Donna Marie Sywak

FOCUS: Couple’s murder still a mystery in Surrey

Twenty-three years after pair shot to death in their Newton home, Surrey RCMP looking for tips that will lead them to suspects

Investigators remove the bodies of Donna Marie Sywak