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Eternity Medical Equipment’s ECAN95 masks – which are produced in South Surrey – have received Health Canada approval and CSA certification. (Eternity Medical Equipment photo)

South Surrey company’s medical masks receive Health Canada approval, certification

Eternity Medical Equipment producing N95-equivalent masks out of Campbell Heights facility

Semiahmoo Secondary Grade 12 student Sunnie Li and her friend Monica Xu started Boardwalk Embroidery. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey teens turn embroidery passion into business

Monica Xu and Sunnie Li launch Boardwalk Embroidery

Central City Brewing Co. pub in Whalley in Whalley has closed. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey’s Central City Taphouse location listed for sale

A Nov. 4 release said the company’s restaurants would be closing ‘temporarily’

Jennifer Vespaziani and her husband Matthew Grant have started a new end-of-life business called Hold Space, offering solutions to families coping with the process of death. (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock couple launch virtual memorial service, end-of-life doula company

Alternative service offered for people approaching end of life

Jennifer Vespaziani and her husband Matthew Grant have started a new end-of-life business called Hold Space, offering solutions to families coping with the process of death. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Photos of PPE-manufacturing equipment and face masks to be auctioned in Surrey. (Photo: ableauctions.ca)

VIDEO: 100,000+ face masks, PPE-making machines for bid at bankruptcy auction in Surrey

‘They weren’t manufacturing for long, they were only open for a few months,’ auctioneer says

Photos of PPE-manufacturing equipment and face masks to be auctioned in Surrey. (Photo: ableauctions.ca)
South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce will offer Building Resilience To Thrive in conjunction with the BC Chambers of Commerce network. (Contributed photo)

Leadership course offered through Chamber of Commerce builds resilience

Six-week program geared to businesses impacted by COVID-19

South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce will offer Building Resilience To Thrive in conjunction with the BC Chambers of Commerce network. (Contributed photo)
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Walter Wolff is still cooking at Surrey's Fresgo Inn restaurant
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Amica staff deliver turkey dinners to frontline workers at Peace Arch Hospital this week. (Contributed photo)

Amica staff, Santa deliver holiday cheer to seniors, frontline workers

Turkey dinners, gift provided this week by Semiahmoo Peninsula retirement residence

Amica staff deliver turkey dinners to frontline workers at Peace Arch Hospital this week. (Contributed photo)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a news conference at Rideau cottage in Ottawa, on Friday, March 13, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand

At least 108 Surrey businesses have enrolled in wage subsidy benefit

In White Rock, at least 41 businesses are receiving federal support, number likely higher

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a news conference at Rideau cottage in Ottawa, on Friday, March 13, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand
The Oceana PARC retirement residence in White Rock has been recognized in the industry for its architecture and design. (PARC Retirement Living photo)

Industry nod for White Rock’s Oceana PARC

Seniors’ publication awards recognize design, innovation

The Oceana PARC retirement residence in White Rock has been recognized in the industry for its architecture and design. (PARC Retirement Living photo)
South Surrey’s Pacific Inn Resort – known locally as the Pink Palace – has been closed as a hotel since 2018, but has reinvented itself as a film studio. (Facebook photo)

South Surrey’s ‘Pink Palace’ reinvented as a film facility

With redevelopment on hold, building has also been a venue for paranormal and historic tours

South Surrey’s Pacific Inn Resort – known locally as the Pink Palace – has been closed as a hotel since 2018, but has reinvented itself as a film studio. (Facebook photo)
Former Canadian prime minister Kim Campbell at a previous Surrey Women in Business Awards luncheon. (File photo: Surrey Board of Trade)
Former Canadian prime minister Kim Campbell at a previous Surrey Women in Business Awards luncheon. (File photo: Surrey Board of Trade)
Commercial tenants – including 3 Dogs Brewing, HSBC and Prospera Credit Union – are soon to occupy the just-completed second phase of Bosa’s Miramar Village development in uptown White Rock. (Norman Orr photo)

Commercial space fills up at White Rock’s new Miramar towers

Interest runs high in second phase of Bosa development

Commercial tenants – including 3 Dogs Brewing, HSBC and Prospera Credit Union – are soon to occupy the just-completed second phase of Bosa’s Miramar Village development in uptown White Rock. (Norman Orr photo)
A Semiahmoo Peninsula woman has launched a GoFundMe campaign to help keep South Surrey’s Caprice Theatre afloat during its COVID-19-related shutdown. (Contributed photo)

GoFundMe campaign aims to help South Surrey theatre during COVID-19 pandemic

‘I am hoping that this fundraiser can keep them going,’ says Karen Ceraldi

A Semiahmoo Peninsula woman has launched a GoFundMe campaign to help keep South Surrey’s Caprice Theatre afloat during its COVID-19-related shutdown. (Contributed photo)
B&B Contracting is holding a social media campaign that will raise money for food banks in Langley and Surrey. (B&B Contracting Instagram)

Area contractor using social media campaign to help Langley and Surrey food banks

People have until 5 p.m. Saturday to take part by visiting Instagram post.

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B&B Contracting is holding a social media campaign that will raise money for food banks in Langley and Surrey. (B&B Contracting Instagram)
Photo of Heritage Community College program grads posted to B.C. government’s website. (news.gov.bc.ca)

Surrey college ramps up health-care assistant training with $437,000 in gov’t funding

Heritage Community College to train eligible immigrants through CEP project

Photo of Heritage Community College program grads posted to B.C. government’s website. (news.gov.bc.ca)
A cheque is presented at the conclusion of the Drive Pink campaign. (Contributed photo)
A cheque is presented at the conclusion of the Drive Pink campaign. (Contributed photo)
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Delivery Biz Connect smartphone application. (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock company launches food-delivery app

Co-founder Craig Peloquin says app designed to save restaurants money

Delivery Biz Connect smartphone application. (Aaron Hinks photo)
South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce to host virtual COVID-19 town hall

Online event to include local politicians and representatives from Fraser Health, WorkSafe BC

South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce. (Contributed photo)
Fresgo Inn chef/owner Walter Wolff in the kitchen of the self-serve restaurant in Whalley. “I’ve got no plan for the retirement,” he says. “My customers always ask me, but as long as I feel good, healthy, I like to come here.” (Photo: Tom Zillich)

VIDEO: Surrey’s Fresgo Inn chef keeps cooking comfort food as COVID cuts into customers

‘I’ve got no plan for the retirement,’ says 40-year Whalley pillar Walter Wolff

Fresgo Inn chef/owner Walter Wolff in the kitchen of the self-serve restaurant in Whalley. “I’ve got no plan for the retirement,” he says. “My customers always ask me, but as long as I feel good, healthy, I like to come here.” (Photo: Tom Zillich)