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On Monday, Jan. 24, 2022, Delta council gave first and second reading to an application to open a government-owned BC Cannabis Store inside Scottsdale Centre, located at 7031 Scott Road. (James Smith photo)

Second North Delta cannabis dispensary application moving to public hearing

Proposed government-owned cannabis dispensary in Scottsdale Centre given second reading Jan. 24

Inspired Cannabis Co.’s Robson Street location, as pictured in a presentation to Delta council during a public hearing on Monday, Dec. 13, 2021. Council gave final approval to the company’s application to open a dispensary in North Delta at 120 – 8077 Scott Road (Delta Shoppers Mall, next door to JYSK) On Monday, Jan. 24, 2022. (Inspired Cannabis Co. image)

Council approves North Delta cannabis dispensary

Inspired Cannabis Co. will open a retail location at Delta Shoppers Mall next door to JYSK

A COVID-19 outbreak at South Surrey’s Morgan Place has been declared over by Fraser Health. (Google Maps)

COVID-19 outbreak over at South Surrey’s Morgan Place: Fraser Health

Three residents, five staff had originally tested positive earlier in January

Statue of Lady Justice at Vancouver Courthouse. (File photo: Black Press Media)

Surrey woman sues Wal-Mart after slipping on cherries

Notice of civil claim says Asmita Panchal suffered injuries in 2017 fall in Guildford produce section

Statue of Lady Justice at Vancouver Courthouse. (File photo: Black Press Media)
Kenneth Wetherald. (RCMP handout)

Surrey RCMP searching for missing man

Kenneth Wetherald is mute and wears an identification bracelet.

Kenneth Wetherald. (RCMP handout)
White Rock City Hall (Peace Arch News photo)
White Rock City Hall (Peace Arch News photo)
Two people are in hospital after a shooting incident in Mission.

Shooting incident in Mission leaves two people seriously injured

A 61-year-old man and a 52-year-old woman are in hospital

Two people are in hospital after a shooting incident in Mission.
(File photo from The Canadian Press)
(File photo from The Canadian Press)
White Rock Mayor Darryl Walker said a Safe Surrey Coalition tweet disrespects hard work by mothers and expecting mothers to avert a temporary closure of Peace Arch Hospital’s maternity ward. File photo

White Rock mayor blasts tweet claiming McCallum averted maternity ward closure

Darryl Walker credits political pressure applied by mothers’ group

White Rock Mayor Darryl Walker said a Safe Surrey Coalition tweet disrespects hard work by mothers and expecting mothers to avert a temporary closure of Peace Arch Hospital’s maternity ward. File photo
(Delta Police Department photo)

Police searching for witnesses, video after indecent act in North Delta

A youth witnessed a man apparently masturbating on a path near Burnsview Secondary on Friday morning

(Delta Police Department photo)
Surrey firefighters tackle a house fire on Dec. 28 at Whalley Boulevard and 105A Avenue. (File photo: Shane MacKichan)

25% of Surrey firefighters, dispatchers hit with COVID-19 since Dec. 20

Ninety-eight out of 374 firefighters and 18 full-time dispatchers have been infected

Surrey firefighters tackle a house fire on Dec. 28 at Whalley Boulevard and 105A Avenue. (File photo: Shane MacKichan)
Fraser Health has opened a COVID-19 rapid test distribution centre at Bear Creek Park. (Submitted photo: Fraser Health)

Surrey sees 33% decrease in weekly cases

First drop in cases since Omicron wave started

Fraser Health has opened a COVID-19 rapid test distribution centre at Bear Creek Park. (Submitted photo: Fraser Health)
(The Canadian Press/Tijana Martin)
(The Canadian Press/Tijana Martin)
Delta’s second extreme weather shelter, located in North Delta’s New Hope Church (11838 88th Avenue, pictured), opened its doors for the first time on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021. (James Smith photo)

Delta’s extreme weather shelter open tonight through Jan. 24

Shelter at North Deltas’ New Hope Church (11838 88th Ave.) open from 9:30 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Delta’s second extreme weather shelter, located in North Delta’s New Hope Church (11838 88th Avenue, pictured), opened its doors for the first time on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021. (James Smith photo)
On Monday, Jan. 24, 12 more Surrey Police Service officers joined the 29 already on patrol with Surrey Mounties. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Twelve more SPS officers joined Surrey Mounties on patrol Monday

Both police forces continue to grapple with Omicron

On Monday, Jan. 24, 12 more Surrey Police Service officers joined the 29 already on patrol with Surrey Mounties. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Police investigate after a man was found dead at about 12:45 a.m. April 7, 2020 in the 8800-block of 138A Street, just north of Bear Creek Park. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Man found guilty in fatal 2020 Surrey shooting

Robert Tomljenovic found guilty of manslaughter, robbery with a firearm

Police investigate after a man was found dead at about 12:45 a.m. April 7, 2020 in the 8800-block of 138A Street, just north of Bear Creek Park. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Lottery winner Eric Emery, a Surrey resident who bought a winning ticket at a Langley store. (Photo: BCLC)
Lottery winner Eric Emery, a Surrey resident who bought a winning ticket at a Langley store. (Photo: BCLC)
John and Rose Block stand at the Rotary Feed My City hut in White Rock. The program is one of many supported by the Blocks by both volunteerism and resources. (Aaron Hinks photo)

John Block named Surrey Good Citizen of the Year

Block has spent 30 years supporting society’s most vulnerable people

John and Rose Block stand at the Rotary Feed My City hut in White Rock. The program is one of many supported by the Blocks by both volunteerism and resources. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Black Press Media file image

Council approves replacement report on Surrey’s housing needs

It gave the nod to second report on Monday after SSC majority rejected the first version as too negative

Black Press Media file image
Gibson Elementary in North Delta is among 12 B.C. schools selected for the second year of the provincial government’s Active School Travel Pilot Program, aimed at encouraging students to get more fresh air and exercise as part of their daily commute. (Province of British Columbia/flickr.com photo)

North Delta school to take part in active transportation pilot program

Program designed to increase the number of students walking or biking in their daily commute

Gibson Elementary in North Delta is among 12 B.C. schools selected for the second year of the provincial government’s Active School Travel Pilot Program, aimed at encouraging students to get more fresh air and exercise as part of their daily commute. (Province of British Columbia/flickr.com photo)