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The crash resulted in the car being engulfed in fire. (Shane MacKichan/Special to The News)
The crash resulted in the car being engulfed in fire. (Shane MacKichan/Special to The News)
A section of artist Paul Ygartua's giant "Legends" mural on the Beachcomber Hot Tubs building in Surrey, at 132 Street and Comber Way. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
A section of artist Paul Ygartua's giant "Legends" mural on the Beachcomber Hot Tubs building in Surrey, at 132 Street and Comber Way. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
The Surrey Urban Indigenous Leadership Committee has received a $10,000 award from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. (File photo: Jenna Hauck/Black Press Media)

Surrey Urban Indigenous Leadership Committee receives $10K for housing research awards

Research reveals priority areas for housing investment for Indigenous child, youth poverty in Surrey

The Surrey Urban Indigenous Leadership Committee has received a $10,000 award from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. (File photo: Jenna Hauck/Black Press Media)
South Surrey’s Paul Cottrell, who works with the DFO, tows a grey whale out of Semiahmoo Bay in April 2021. (Contributed photo)

Blunt-force trauma contributed to death of whale found near White Rock: DFO

Necropsy determined the mammal was injured near its blow hole

South Surrey’s Paul Cottrell, who works with the DFO, tows a grey whale out of Semiahmoo Bay in April 2021. (Contributed photo)
King Creek temporary culvert in Bear Creek Park. (Photo: Karen Chong)

Surrey city councillor asks staff to assess Surrey’s storm drainage system

Coun. Brenda Locke presented a notice of motion to be dealt with on Dec. 6

King Creek temporary culvert in Bear Creek Park. (Photo: Karen Chong)
Police investigate after city crew finds human remains in Newton. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Surrey RCMP identifies human remains as two missing men, foul play not suspected

Remains were found in the 8000-block of 148A Street and 152 Street and 64 Avenue

Police investigate after city crew finds human remains in Newton. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Heavy rain is forecast again. (Pixabay)

Weather warning as heavy rain due Saturday for Fraser Valley, Coquihalla Highway

Runoff from snowmelt, warming temps could flood vulnerable landscapes and infrastructure

Heavy rain is forecast again. (Pixabay)
Surrey RCMP say Clayton Brooks Hayden, of no fixed address, has been convicted of 15 fraud-related charges. Back in April, police put a call out to the public to help find him. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)

Man, claiming to be in ‘dire need of money,’ convicted of 15 fraud charges: Surrey RCMP

In April, police put a call out to the public to help find Clayton Brooks Hayden

Surrey RCMP say Clayton Brooks Hayden, of no fixed address, has been convicted of 15 fraud-related charges. Back in April, police put a call out to the public to help find him. (Photo: Surrey RCMP handout)
The Guru Nanak Diversity Village is a 125-bed long-term care facility that will provide culturally sensitive care to our seniors. It will be operated by Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS) Society. (Image: PICS Society/Facebook)

Radiothon, telethon raise $1.4M for long-term care facility in Surrey

PICS Society’s seniors’ facility aims to provide culturally sensitive care

The Guru Nanak Diversity Village is a 125-bed long-term care facility that will provide culturally sensitive care to our seniors. It will be operated by Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS) Society. (Image: PICS Society/Facebook)
Parents and advocates rallied outside the B.C. legislature Wednesday to protest changes to autism funding announced by the Minister of Children and Family Development. (Contributed photo)

Autism families ‘not giving up’ – South Surrey mom

Roxanne Black says Nov. 24 rally reinforced drive to halt funding-model changes

Parents and advocates rallied outside the B.C. legislature Wednesday to protest changes to autism funding announced by the Minister of Children and Family Development. (Contributed photo)
Interior of the Seed & Stone location at 901 Gordon Street in Victoria. On Monday (Nov. 22, Delta council approved a Seed & Stone dispensary at 616 Chester Road on Annacis Island. (Jay Wallace photo)

Delta council approves first cannabis dispensary

The Seed & Stone brand dispensary will open at 616 Chester Road on Annacis Island

Interior of the Seed & Stone location at 901 Gordon Street in Victoria. On Monday (Nov. 22, Delta council approved a Seed & Stone dispensary at 616 Chester Road on Annacis Island. (Jay Wallace photo)
Surrey Liberal MLA Stephanie Cadieux. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Surrey South MLA continues battle to make accessibility a requirement of new development

Stephanie Cadieux makes fourth attempt at legislation aimed at keeping issue front and centre

Surrey Liberal MLA Stephanie Cadieux. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Nov. 14 to 20, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

COVID-19 cases in Delta hold steady for third straight week

Delta had 23 cases for the week of Nov. 14 to 20; 176 fewer cases across the Fraser Health region

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Nov. 14 to 20, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
Surrey RCMP are investigating a shooting that took place in South Surrey near 29 Avenue and 160 Street. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Man shot in front of South Surrey home

Shooting took place on 2900-block of 160 Street at approximately 12 p.m.

Surrey RCMP are investigating a shooting that took place in South Surrey near 29 Avenue and 160 Street. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Delta’s second extreme weather shelter is set to open at North Delta’s New Hope Church (11838 88th Avenue). The new facility, which will be operated by the Surrey-based Phoenix Society, is tentatively scheduled to open on Dec. 1 with space for 15 guests under COVID-19 public health restrictions. (James Smith photo)

Extreme weather shelter to open in North Delta next month

Located at New Hope Church (11838 88th Avenue), the shelter is tentatively scheduled to open Dec. 1.

Delta’s second extreme weather shelter is set to open at North Delta’s New Hope Church (11838 88th Avenue). The new facility, which will be operated by the Surrey-based Phoenix Society, is tentatively scheduled to open on Dec. 1 with space for 15 guests under COVID-19 public health restrictions. (James Smith photo)
A flooded property in Abbotsford along Boundary Road on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Firsthand look at flooding and mudslide damage in Yarrow and Abbotsford

Boundary Road near No. 5 Road still flooded, properties in Yarrow and Abbotsford under water

A flooded property in Abbotsford along Boundary Road on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
FILE — In this March 31, 2021 file photo, a nurse fills a syringe with a dose of the Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose COVID-19 vaccine at the Vaxmobile, at the Uniondale Hempstead Senior Center, in Uniondale, N.Y. The U.S. is recommending a “pause” in administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots. In a joint statement Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration said it was investigating clots in six women in the days after vaccination, in combination with reduced platelet counts. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Vaccination rates in Surrey slow down

However, booster doses for 70-plus increase by more than 4% from previous week

FILE — In this March 31, 2021 file photo, a nurse fills a syringe with a dose of the Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose COVID-19 vaccine at the Vaxmobile, at the Uniondale Hempstead Senior Center, in Uniondale, N.Y. The U.S. is recommending a “pause” in administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots. In a joint statement Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration said it was investigating clots in six women in the days after vaccination, in combination with reduced platelet counts. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
Surrey School District building. (File photo)
Surrey School District building. (File photo)
A Surrey RCMP officer has been charged with assault and uttering threats. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck photo)

Charges announced against Surrey RCMP officer

Const. Zubair Mohammed Hassan accused of assault, uttering threats

A Surrey RCMP officer has been charged with assault and uttering threats. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck photo)
Sleydo (Molly Wickham) relays a video message after being released on Nov. 23. ( Gidimt'en Checkpoint/Facebook)

All arrested at Coastal GasLink pipeline blockade released under conditions

Upon release, Gidimt’en Checkpoint leader calls arrests and injunction a violation of human rights

Sleydo (Molly Wickham) relays a video message after being released on Nov. 23. ( Gidimt'en Checkpoint/Facebook)