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Map shows power outages in Surrey on Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 17, on bchydro.com.
Map shows power outages in Surrey on Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 17, on bchydro.com.
Surrey Fire Chief Larry Thomas. (Surrey Fire Service photo)

Surrey to get 10 more firefighters under proposed city budget

Surrey Fire Chief Larry Thomas is pleased with the allotment

Surrey Fire Chief Larry Thomas. (Surrey Fire Service photo)
This map illustrates the number of COVID-19 test positive cases in Lower Mainland communities from Jan. 1 to Oct. 31, 2020. (BC Centre for Disease Control map)

Total COVID-19 cases in Delta doubled twice in two months

Map released by BC Centre for Disease Control shows spikes in Delta, Surrey, other cities in October

This map illustrates the number of COVID-19 test positive cases in Lower Mainland communities from Jan. 1 to Oct. 31, 2020. (BC Centre for Disease Control map)
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Modified gun police seized in Whalley. (Surrey RCMP photo)

Surrey RCMP seize doctored SKS rifle

Reginald Bitternose, 43, has been charged with four offences related to the illegal possession of a firearm

Modified gun police seized in Whalley. (Surrey RCMP photo)
The interior of Surrey’s newest shelter, dubbed the “Olive Branch.” The 43-bed facility is housed in the old Surrey Food Bank building. (Submitted photo)

New 43-bed shelter opens in old Surrey Food Bank building

‘Olive Branch’ shelter opens as nearby Boulevard Shelter closes its doors

The interior of Surrey’s newest shelter, dubbed the “Olive Branch.” The 43-bed facility is housed in the old Surrey Food Bank building. (Submitted photo)
Surrey RCMP are investigating after a single vehicle collision near the 2900-block of 132 Street early Tuesday morning. (1st Due Media)

PHOTOS: Minor injuries after single vehicle collision in South Surrey

Speed may have been a contributing factor in collision: police

Surrey RCMP are investigating after a single vehicle collision near the 2900-block of 132 Street early Tuesday morning. (1st Due Media)
Police located a loaded .45 calibre handgun in a hidden compartment of a vehicle earlier this month. (VicPD)

Three Surrey residents face charges after months-long drug trafficking investigation

Victoria investigation located 90 per cent concentrated fentanyl earlier this month

Police located a loaded .45 calibre handgun in a hidden compartment of a vehicle earlier this month. (VicPD)
A worker employed by a Chilliwack-based agricultural employer seen throwing a chicken in an undercover video in 2017 filmed by California-base animal rights activists Mercy For Animals.

Fraser Valley undercover video chicken abuse trial to go ahead

Sofina Foods and Chilliwack chicken catcher company to face jury trial in 2021

A worker employed by a Chilliwack-based agricultural employer seen throwing a chicken in an undercover video in 2017 filmed by California-base animal rights activists Mercy For Animals.
The Independent Investigations Office of British Columbia is based in Surrey. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Police watchdog looks into injury complaint after Surrey RCMP arrest

Man was under arrest for assault, there was a struggle and he was taken into custody

The Independent Investigations Office of British Columbia is based in Surrey. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
A COVID-19 outbreak at White Rock Seniors Village has grown exponentially. (Google Street View Image)

UPDATED: COVID-19 claims senior, as outbreak numbers at White Rock care home near 40

Company confirms one death; 22 residents, 16 staff infected as of Nov. 16

A COVID-19 outbreak at White Rock Seniors Village has grown exponentially. (Google Street View Image)
Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

Surrey mayor, councillor, a canyon apart on proposed tax hike

Doug McCallum says proposed property tax increase is 2.9 per cent but Linda Annis warns that’s the ‘tip of the iceberg’

Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. (Photo courtesy NIAID-RML via The Associated Press)

COVID-19 exposures at two North Delta schools

Exposure events at Burnsview Secondary Nov. 3, 4 and 5; Heath Traditional Elementary Nov. 2 and 3

This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. (Photo courtesy NIAID-RML via The Associated Press)
(File photo)

‘People could die’: Locke urges Surrey to use civic sites for emergency winter shelter

Guerra says city is ‘looking at all the options’ and ‘we’re not going to let our citizens freeze outside’

(File photo)
Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley for Tuesday, Nov. 17. (Langley Advance Times files)

Strong winds expected to hit Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley tomorrow morning

70 km/h winds expected to blow in from southeast ahead of cold front

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley for Tuesday, Nov. 17. (Langley Advance Times files)
Dave McIntosh holds his newborn son in the Abbotsford Regional Hospital in this undated photo. Dave McIntosh has been able to hold his newborn son, but his wife Gill has not.
Gill, 37, remains in the intensive care unit of the Abbotsford General Hospital, in an induced coma due to COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-McIntosh family, *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Abbotsford mom with COVID-19 still in coma days after giving birth to baby boy

Gill McIntosh is in stable condition, though she’s still in an induced coma and on a ventilator

Dave McIntosh holds his newborn son in the Abbotsford Regional Hospital in this undated photo. Dave McIntosh has been able to hold his newborn son, but his wife Gill has not.
Gill, 37, remains in the intensive care unit of the Abbotsford General Hospital, in an induced coma due to COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-McIntosh family, *MANDATORY CREDIT*
The PICS assisted living facility on 75A Avenue in Newton. (Photo: Google Maps)

Second COVID-19 outbreak at Surrey care home in a month

Positive tests for staff member and resident at PICS Assisted Living

The PICS assisted living facility on 75A Avenue in Newton. (Photo: Google Maps)
Cases are mapped by location of residence; cases with unknown residence and from out of province are not mapped. Map illustrates the geographic distribution of reported cases from Jan. 1 to Oct. 31. (BCCDC map)

MAP: Surrey’s home to more than 27% of B.C.’s COVID-19 cases

BCCDC data shows Surrey has at least 3,993 cases of COVID-19, dwarfing surrounding municipalities

Cases are mapped by location of residence; cases with unknown residence and from out of province are not mapped. Map illustrates the geographic distribution of reported cases from Jan. 1 to Oct. 31. (BCCDC map)
Specimens to be tested for COVID-19 are seen in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, March 26, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Several COVID-19 outbreaks declared in Surrey, White Rock since Wednesday

Outbreaks have occurred at care centres, schools and a workout facility

Specimens to be tested for COVID-19 are seen in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, March 26, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Dozens of COVID-19 cases have been linked to Platinum Athletic Club (7653 King Geroge Blvd.). (Platinum Athletic Club)

Surrey gym linked to 42 COVID-19 cases

Platinum Athletic Club says people attended club while waiting for COVID-19 test results

Dozens of COVID-19 cases have been linked to Platinum Athletic Club (7653 King Geroge Blvd.). (Platinum Athletic Club)
Cambridge Elementary in Surrey in a photo posted to www.surreyschools.ca.
Cambridge Elementary in Surrey in a photo posted to www.surreyschools.ca.