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Upgrades underway at the Sunnyside Reservoir, adjacent to Sunnyside Acres Urban Forest, raised concerns among some residents Tuesday (Oct. 20), however, stewards of the park say everything went off without a hitch. (Tracy Holmes photo)

‘No issue’ with South Surrey reservoir drainage, despite trail user concerns: urban forest steward

Forest visitor taken aback by ‘unprecedented flooding’ of trails

Voters in Saanich North and the Islands, here lining up outside Sidney’s Mary Winspear Centre on the first day of advanced voting, are among the provincial leaders in getting in their votes early, with some 20 per cent (10,174) of eligible voters have already cast their ballots. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

It’s Election Day in B.C.: Here’s what you need to know to vote

B.C.’s snap election has already broken records for advance voter turnout, mail-in ballots

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Fraser Health orders Surrey food-processing facility to close amid COVID-19 outbreak

Staff member at Surrey long-term care facility also tests positive for the virus

(counterclockwise from top-left) Candidates for Delta North Jet Sunner (BC Liberals) Neema Manral (BC Greens) and Ravi Kahlon (BC NDP) take part in a virtual all-candidates meeting hosted by Delta Residents Association director Christina Shyong on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. (Delta Residents Association/YouTube.com screenshot)

Health care, taxes, education discussed at final Delta North all-candidates meeting

Virtual meeting hosted by the Delta Residents Association on Oct. 17

(counterclockwise from top-left) Candidates for Delta North Jet Sunner (BC Liberals) Neema Manral (BC Greens) and Ravi Kahlon (BC NDP) take part in a virtual all-candidates meeting hosted by Delta Residents Association director Christina Shyong on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. (Delta Residents Association/YouTube.com screenshot)
A new 23-storey condo development – which might also house a new White Rock city hall space – is proposed for the current site of 3 Dogs Brewing on Johnston Road, and will be discussed by the Land Use and Planning committee on Oct. 26. (File photo)

Civic centre could be part of new 23-storey White Rock condo tower

Development proposal to be discussed Oct. 26 by council’s land use committee

A new 23-storey condo development – which might also house a new White Rock city hall space – is proposed for the current site of 3 Dogs Brewing on Johnston Road, and will be discussed by the Land Use and Planning committee on Oct. 26. (File photo)
Three people are running to represent the riding of Delta North in the B.C. Legislature: (from left) Ravi Kahlon (BC NDP), Neema Manral (BC Green Party) and Jet Sunner (BC Liberals). (Photos submitted)

Get to know the candidates for Delta North

We sent candidates a questionnaire to help voters learn more about them. Here’s what they had to say…

Three people are running to represent the riding of Delta North in the B.C. Legislature: (from left) Ravi Kahlon (BC NDP), Neema Manral (BC Green Party) and Jet Sunner (BC Liberals). (Photos submitted)
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BC Green candidate for Delta North Neema Manral. (Neema Manral/Facebook photo)

Meet Delta North BC Green candidate Neema Manral

NDR sent candidates a questionnaire to help voters learn more about them. Here’s what Manral had to say…

  • Oct 23, 2020
BC Green candidate for Delta North Neema Manral. (Neema Manral/Facebook photo)
BC NDP candidate for Delta North Ravi Kahlon. (Submitted photo)

Meet Delta North BC NDP candidate Ravi Kahlon

NDR sent candidates a questionnaire to help voters learn more about them. Here’s what Kahlon had to say…

  • Oct 23, 2020
BC NDP candidate for Delta North Ravi Kahlon. (Submitted photo)
BC Liberal candidate for Delta North Jet Sunner. (Submitted photo)

Meet Delta North BC Liberal candidate Jet Sunner

NDR sent candidates a questionnaire to help voters learn more about them. Here’s what Sunner had to say…

  • Oct 23, 2020
BC Liberal candidate for Delta North Jet Sunner. (Submitted photo)
The number of new COVID-19 cases in the Fraser South region has doubled in the last two weeks. The number of cases in the Fraser East region has tripled.
Chart: Tyler Olsen

COVID-19 surge in B.C. fuelled by spikes in new cases in Fraser Valley & Surrey area

Number of newly confirmed cases has tripled in Fraser Valley and doubled in the Surrey/Langley area

The number of new COVID-19 cases in the Fraser South region has doubled in the last two weeks. The number of cases in the Fraser East region has tripled.
Chart: Tyler Olsen
Lotto winner Erwin Espiritu. (submitted photo: BCLC media relations)

$1M lotto surprise for Surrey dad buying takeout food for son’s birthday

‘When I went to show my son, he said that there was six zeros on the screen, not three’

Lotto winner Erwin Espiritu. (submitted photo: BCLC media relations)
A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at the Al Hogg Pavilion, located on the Peace Arch Hospital grounds in White Rock. (File photo)

White Rock’s Al Hogg Pavilion site of latest COVID-19 outbreak

At least four Semiahmoo Peninsula health-care facilities are among 18 in B.C. with active outbreaks

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at the Al Hogg Pavilion, located on the Peace Arch Hospital grounds in White Rock. (File photo)
Artist John McKinnon’s “In the Spirit” sculpture will stand on city-owned land near a development in Fleetwood. (Photo: Anthem Properties/Ballard Fine Art)

Marble bears to ‘dance’ on Surrey street in developer-funded $200K sculpture

‘In the Spirit’ sculpture will be installed near Eaglequest golf course

Artist John McKinnon’s “In the Spirit” sculpture will stand on city-owned land near a development in Fleetwood. (Photo: Anthem Properties/Ballard Fine Art)
A driver pulls up to the new COVID-19 testing and collection centre at 14577 66th Ave. in Surrey. It was relocated from an urgent primary care centre near Surrey Memorial Hospital. This new centre allows for up to 800 tests per day, which is 550 more than the previous centre, according to Fraser Health. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Weddings, funerals have ‘potential to become a super-spreader’ event: Fraser Health

As of Oct. 21, health authority accounted for 70% of total provincial cases

A driver pulls up to the new COVID-19 testing and collection centre at 14577 66th Ave. in Surrey. It was relocated from an urgent primary care centre near Surrey Memorial Hospital. This new centre allows for up to 800 tests per day, which is 550 more than the previous centre, according to Fraser Health. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Reni Masi file photo

Former Surrey school trustee, Delta MLA dies at age 87

Reni Masi served as Liberal MLA for nine years, then as a Surrey school trustee for another nine

Reni Masi file photo
(Delta Police Department photo)

Delta police arrest three for trespass, suspicion of break-and-enter

Police have increased patrols in Tsawwassen after a rash of thefts from vehicles over the past month

(Delta Police Department photo)
The White Birch proposal for a six-storey rental-only building for 1485 Fir St. (at the corner of Fir Street and Russell Avenue) will proceed to a public hearing on Nov. 23, following a split vote at White Rock council. Contributed rendering

White Rock 80-unit rental-only project goes to public hearing

Six-storey, mid-rise building planned to boost affordable housing stock

The White Birch proposal for a six-storey rental-only building for 1485 Fir St. (at the corner of Fir Street and Russell Avenue) will proceed to a public hearing on Nov. 23, following a split vote at White Rock council. Contributed rendering
Lisa Werring, executive director of Surrey Christmas Bureau, in front of the mostly empty shelves after a break-in at its toy depot last December. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

UPDATE: Toy depot site secured by Surrey Christmas Bureau after thieves ruin old Stardust building

‘We are so very relieved and grateful to Fabricana for their kind assistance’

Lisa Werring, executive director of Surrey Christmas Bureau, in front of the mostly empty shelves after a break-in at its toy depot last December. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Jeremiah Salahub, 41, (Photo: Surrey RCMP)

UPDATE: Surrey RCMP locate man reported missing in Newton

Jeremiah Salahub, 41, was last seen 3 p.m. Oct. 21, at 72 Avenue and King George Boulevard

Jeremiah Salahub, 41, (Photo: Surrey RCMP)
(File photo: Amy Reid)
(File photo: Amy Reid)