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South Surrey’s Everbean Cafe is selling ‘Hatching Egg Hot Chocolate Bombs’ to support its campaign to show appreciation for frontline workers. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey coffee shop fundraiser marks one-year with Easter-themed sale

Everbean Cafe selling Easter treats in support of gift-card campaign for health-care workers

South Surrey’s Everbean Cafe is selling ‘Hatching Egg Hot Chocolate Bombs’ to support its campaign to show appreciation for frontline workers. (Contributed photo)
inFoster Martin project, which is currently under construction on the 1500-block of Martin Street, won ‘Best Display Suite Interior Design and Best Marketing Campaign.’ (Landmark rendering)

White Rock’s Foster Martin development provincially recognized

Landmark Premier Properties and Foster Martin honoured at 2021 Georgie Awards

inFoster Martin project, which is currently under construction on the 1500-block of Martin Street, won ‘Best Display Suite Interior Design and Best Marketing Campaign.’ (Landmark rendering)
Victoria’s Fairmont Empress hotel closed for three months in late 2020, early 2021, to undergo renovations in leveraging slower hotel traffic because of COVID-19 restrictions. A new report from Statistics Canada find many businesses in the accommodation and food services sector are bracing for another tough year. (Courtesy of Fairmont Empress hotel)

Survey finds Canada’s hospitality industry has low expectations for year ahead

Almost 87 per cent of businesses in accommodation and food services report lower revenues in 2020

Victoria’s Fairmont Empress hotel closed for three months in late 2020, early 2021, to undergo renovations in leveraging slower hotel traffic because of COVID-19 restrictions. A new report from Statistics Canada find many businesses in the accommodation and food services sector are bracing for another tough year. (Courtesy of Fairmont Empress hotel)
Yaël Eisenstat is the keynote speaker during the 2021 Surrey Women in Business Awards. (submitted photo)

Former CIA officer/White House advisor guests at Surrey Women in Business Awards

Finalists in six categories announced by Surrey Board of Trade

Yaël Eisenstat is the keynote speaker during the 2021 Surrey Women in Business Awards. (submitted photo)
Christianne Zurowski is offering free sessions to people in the South Surrey and White Rock area. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey life coach offers free sessions to counter ‘pandemic panic’

Christianne Zurowski offering free 45-minute sessions for the month of March

Christianne Zurowski is offering free sessions to people in the South Surrey and White Rock area. (Contributed photo)
Federal Conservative leader Erin O’Toole speaks during a virtual South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce town hall on Saturday, March 6, 2021.
Federal Conservative leader Erin O’Toole speaks during a virtual South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce town hall on Saturday, March 6, 2021.
Live Well Exercise Clinic CEO Sara Hodson and Trevor Linden’s Club 16 partner Carl Ulmer are pushing for gym memberships and services to become tax deductible. (Contributed photo)

Semiahmoo Peninsula fitness pros leading charge on tax-deductible gym memberships

Live Well Exercise Clinic CEO Sara Hodson pitched idea to deputy prime minister

Live Well Exercise Clinic CEO Sara Hodson and Trevor Linden’s Club 16 partner Carl Ulmer are pushing for gym memberships and services to become tax deductible. (Contributed photo)
A young athlete with North Shore Basketball Academy gets his brain function measured by clinicians from Surrey Neuroplasticity Clinic. (submitted photo)

Basketball on the brain: Athletes monitored at Surrey clinic with NeuroCatch system

‘Elite sports optimization program’ in play for North Van basketball players

A young athlete with North Shore Basketball Academy gets his brain function measured by clinicians from Surrey Neuroplasticity Clinic. (submitted photo)
The South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce hosted a COVID-19-related webinar Friday.

Vaccine rollout, supporting local businesses focus of virtual town-hall event

Zoom webinar hosted by South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce

The South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce hosted a COVID-19-related webinar Friday.
Conservative Part of Canada Leader Erin O’Toole will speak at a virtual town hall hosted by the South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce. (The Canadian Press file photo)

Erin O’Toole to provide ‘road map to economic recovery’ at virtual town hall

South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce to host Conservative Party of Canada leader

Conservative Part of Canada Leader Erin O’Toole will speak at a virtual town hall hosted by the South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce. (The Canadian Press file photo)
A South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce online COVID-19 virtual town hall – sharing the latest pandemic updates impacting the Semiahmoo Peninsula area, will be held Friday (Feb. 26). Pre-registration is required. (File photo)

Chamber of commerce town hall offers COVID-19 updates

Latest in series of virtual meetings will be held Feb. 26

A South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce online COVID-19 virtual town hall – sharing the latest pandemic updates impacting the Semiahmoo Peninsula area, will be held Friday (Feb. 26). Pre-registration is required. (File photo)
Kylie Haywood, the creator behind Pete Jeans, with one of her latest designs. She has been thrifting and painting jeans and selling them through her Instagram account, @kphjeans. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey fashion-marketing student’s painted jeans project yields ‘insane’ response

Kylie Haywood, 18, started painting and posting jeans during the COVID-19 pandemic

Kylie Haywood, the creator behind Pete Jeans, with one of her latest designs. She has been thrifting and painting jeans and selling them through her Instagram account, @kphjeans. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
New South Surrey-developed app makes connecting to entertainment and service providers much easier for seniors. (file photo)

South Surrey residents’ user-friendly app makes connectivity easier for seniors

Stayhome–Living simplifies accessing a wide range of entertainment and services

New South Surrey-developed app makes connecting to entertainment and service providers much easier for seniors. (file photo)
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Seed & Stone hopes to open a cannabis retail store in the old Giraffe Restaurant building on White Rock's waterfront. (Seed & Stone rendering).

Preliminary approval for cannabis store on White Rock waterfront

Further public input and referral to LCRB needed for proposal to go forward

Seed & Stone hopes to open a cannabis retail store in the old Giraffe Restaurant building on White Rock's waterfront. (Seed & Stone rendering).
Choices Markets, including its South Surrey location, raised more than $10,000 for Semiahmoo Family Place. (Choices Market photo)

Choices Markets’ campaign raises more than $10,000 for Semiahmoo Family Place

Grocery chain’s Star of the Season initiative held late last year

Choices Markets, including its South Surrey location, raised more than $10,000 for Semiahmoo Family Place. (Choices Market photo)
The South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce will hold its Business Excellence Awards – this year titled ‘A Celebration of Resilience’ – online in May. Nominations in all categories are open until Feb. 26. (File photo)
The South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce will hold its Business Excellence Awards – this year titled ‘A Celebration of Resilience’ – online in May. Nominations in all categories are open until Feb. 26. (File photo)
Jollibee, a fast-food chain from the Philippines, is planning to branch out to Surrey, with a stand-alone building in the Strawberry Hill area. (Image: surrey.ca)

Jollibee plans for first Surrey location

Fast-food chain started in the Philippines in 1975

Jollibee, a fast-food chain from the Philippines, is planning to branch out to Surrey, with a stand-alone building in the Strawberry Hill area. (Image: surrey.ca)
A vial of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is displayed at a pop-up vaccine clinic for EMS workers Center in Salt Lake City on January 5, 2021. Yukon Community Services Minister John Streicker says a Vancouver couple accused of flying to a remote Yukon community to get the COVID-19 vaccine are getting a notice to appear in court. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Rick Bowmer)

Surrey Board of Trade town hall discusses businesses’ rights with the COVID vaccine

Questions included ‘Can an employer require an employee to get vaccinated?’

A vial of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is displayed at a pop-up vaccine clinic for EMS workers Center in Salt Lake City on January 5, 2021. Yukon Community Services Minister John Streicker says a Vancouver couple accused of flying to a remote Yukon community to get the COVID-19 vaccine are getting a notice to appear in court. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Rick Bowmer)
The City of Surrey has been named one of the Canada’s top employers for young people. (City of Surrey photo)
The City of Surrey has been named one of the Canada’s top employers for young people. (City of Surrey photo)