Local Business

South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce will recognize business achievements in their annual Business Excellence Awards. (File photo)

Chamber of Commerce’s Business Excellence Awards back in-person in South Surrey

May 26 awards will recognize businesses and leaders in South Surrey and White Rock

Halibut burger as seen on facebook.com/freshstmarketfleetwood.

Halibut Festivals return to Surrey’s Fresh St. Markets with burgers and more May 14-15

Fish-filled events include food demonstrations, children’s activities

Longtime White Rock restaurateur Uli Blume passed away this week, and is remembered for his love for life and passion for food. (Facebook photo)

Longtime White Rock restaurateur Uli Blume remembered for passion for food, people

Founder of Marine Drive restaurant, Uli’s, passes away after illness

Longtime White Rock restaurateur Uli Blume passed away this week, and is remembered for his love for life and passion for food. (Facebook photo)
South Surrey’s Mainland Whisky and Langley’s Camp Beer Co. are supporting relief efforts in Ukraine through the sale of a new beer whisky collaboration. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey distiller, Langley brewery join to support Ukraine aid

Mainland Whisky, Camp Beer Co. created limited release beer whisky

South Surrey’s Mainland Whisky and Langley’s Camp Beer Co. are supporting relief efforts in Ukraine through the sale of a new beer whisky collaboration. (Contributed photo)
The Electronics Recycling Association will be at South Surrey’s Morgan Crossing on April 22. (ERA photo)

Electronics collection event planned for Morgan Crossing

Collected electronics will be refurbished and donated to those in need

The Electronics Recycling Association will be at South Surrey’s Morgan Crossing on April 22. (ERA photo)
Among politicians present to offer congratulations and participate in the ribbon cutting April 13 were (left to right) Surrey Couns. Brenda Locke, Allison Patton and Linda Annis, Surrey White Rock MP Kerry Lynne Findlay, Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum, B.C. Minister of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation Bruce Ralston and Surrey-Guildford MLA Garry Begg. Cutting the ribbon is

Walmart opens 300,000-square-foot South Surrey distribution centre

Technologically-advanced building aims at energy-efficiency, sustainability

Among politicians present to offer congratulations and participate in the ribbon cutting April 13 were (left to right) Surrey Couns. Brenda Locke, Allison Patton and Linda Annis, Surrey White Rock MP Kerry Lynne Findlay, Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum, B.C. Minister of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation Bruce Ralston and Surrey-Guildford MLA Garry Begg. Cutting the ribbon is
Dave Sidhu, the owner of Royal Hut—the now former Elisabeth’s Chalet Restaurant—pours a drink for a customer in his newly-named establishment. Sidhu said it was a hard decision to change the restaurant from German-style European food to Indian cuisine. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Elisabeth’s Chalet Restaurant changes name to Royal Hut

Restaurant to retain small menu with European flavour

Dave Sidhu, the owner of Royal Hut—the now former Elisabeth’s Chalet Restaurant—pours a drink for a customer in his newly-named establishment. Sidhu said it was a hard decision to change the restaurant from German-style European food to Indian cuisine. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
White Rock Save-On-Foods management – (left to right) store manager Darryl Johnson, assistant store managers Bryan Doherty and Lisa Bodaly, and supervisors Bhavesh Kashyap, Mitchell Mobley and Lucien Renard – were subjected to pies in the face, thrown by their staff, after the team hit its Round Up for Kids fundraising goal. (Contributed photo)

White Rock Save-On-Foods’ staff throws pie to celebrate fundraising success

Managers agreed to pie-in-the-face ‘reward’ if staff surpassed $8,000 raised

White Rock Save-On-Foods management – (left to right) store manager Darryl Johnson, assistant store managers Bryan Doherty and Lisa Bodaly, and supervisors Bhavesh Kashyap, Mitchell Mobley and Lucien Renard – were subjected to pies in the face, thrown by their staff, after the team hit its Round Up for Kids fundraising goal. (Contributed photo)
Surrey Police Service Chief Constable Norman Lipinski will speak at the next Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce Luncheon. (Submitted photo)

Head of the Surrey Police Service to chat at Chamber lunch

Norm Lipinski to speak at next luncheon April 26

Surrey Police Service Chief Constable Norman Lipinski will speak at the next Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce Luncheon. (Submitted photo)
Yvan Charette, owner of the Haney Public House, is the new president of the Alliance of Beverage Licensees, ABLE BC. (Special to The News)

Lower Mainland restaurateur head of ABLE BC

Yvan Charette was voted president of agency representing bars and private liquor stores across B.C.

Yvan Charette, owner of the Haney Public House, is the new president of the Alliance of Beverage Licensees, ABLE BC. (Special to The News)
Landmark Premiere president and CEO Ray Chen and White Rock Mayor Darryl Walker (on lower balcony) were among those who participated in the vertical ribbon cutting at the grand opening celebration at the Foster Martin on White Rock Commons buildings, Tuesday (March 29). Alex Browne photo

White Rock’s Foster Martin development celebrates opening

Landmark Premiere project was seven years in the making

Landmark Premiere president and CEO Ray Chen and White Rock Mayor Darryl Walker (on lower balcony) were among those who participated in the vertical ribbon cutting at the grand opening celebration at the Foster Martin on White Rock Commons buildings, Tuesday (March 29). Alex Browne photo
The 2nd Annual Diaper Drive, aiming to collect 100,000 diapers for families in need, is set for April 30 in South Surrey. (Contributed photo)

Diaper drive returning to South Surrey

Coldwell Banker Marquise Realty aiming to collect 100,000 diapers for Sources, Options

The 2nd Annual Diaper Drive, aiming to collect 100,000 diapers for families in need, is set for April 30 in South Surrey. (Contributed photo)
Shirley Samujh-Dayal is the new chair of Downtown Surrey Business Improvement Association’s executive board. (Submitted photo)

‘Tremendous honour’ for transportation exec to be elected chair of Downtown Surrey BIA

Samujh-Dayal is the second woman in that role since 2001, and first woman of colour

Shirley Samujh-Dayal is the new chair of Downtown Surrey Business Improvement Association’s executive board. (Submitted photo)
The Carvery Sandwich Shop owner Bryan Mendiola outside his restaurant. The business has been closed since late December as repairs were underway. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey’s The Carvery reopens after months-long closure due to flood

Burst pipe caused water damage to restaurant in late December

The Carvery Sandwich Shop owner Bryan Mendiola outside his restaurant. The business has been closed since late December as repairs were underway. (Contributed photo)
Forge Properties has been nominated for a number of HAVAN awards, some recognizing its Fantom property in White Rock. (Forge Properties photo)
Forge Properties has been nominated for a number of HAVAN awards, some recognizing its Fantom property in White Rock. (Forge Properties photo)
While employment levels overall in Surrey have continued to rise beyond pre-pandemic levels, the local construction industry still has not recovered. (Photo: Pixabay).
While employment levels overall in Surrey have continued to rise beyond pre-pandemic levels, the local construction industry still has not recovered. (Photo: Pixabay).
White Rock BIA executive director Alex Nixon says that commercial property owners were already canvassed during the process of renewing the BIA for the current term, which expires in 2024. (White Rock BIA photo)

Commercial property owners to be surveyed on value of White Rock BIA

Coun. David Chesney’s motion seeks feedback on annual subsidy

White Rock BIA executive director Alex Nixon says that commercial property owners were already canvassed during the process of renewing the BIA for the current term, which expires in 2024. (White Rock BIA photo)
Chris and Alice Powell pull apart empanadas at Union Latinos, located on 105A Ave in Whalley. (Submitted photo: Discover Surrey)

Surrey’s expanded ‘Spice Trail’ highlights more ‘global dining opportunities’ in city

More than 75 Surrey-area enterprises are now listed, including new cuisine types

Chris and Alice Powell pull apart empanadas at Union Latinos, located on 105A Ave in Whalley. (Submitted photo: Discover Surrey)
Fraser Grain Terminal is located on Elevator Road in Surrey, on the Fraser River. (Submitted photo)
Fraser Grain Terminal is located on Elevator Road in Surrey, on the Fraser River. (Submitted photo)