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Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry provides the latest update on the COVID-19 pandemic in the province during a press conference in the press theatre at the legislature. There are calls for the provincial government to provide translations of the updates in languages other than English. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Interpreters for B.C.’s COVID updates would boost awareness of pandemic protocols, advocate says

Kulpreet Singh says province should provide interpreters for languages other than English.

Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry provides the latest update on the COVID-19 pandemic in the province during a press conference in the press theatre at the legislature. There are calls for the provincial government to provide translations of the updates in languages other than English. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
The Delta Hospice Soceity operates the Irene Thomas Hospice in Ladner. (James Smith photo)

Court affirms order Delta Hospice Society accept memberships rejected in medically assisted dying controversy

No error in earlier finding the board acted contrary to its bylaws by denying applicants who support MAiD

The Delta Hospice Soceity operates the Irene Thomas Hospice in Ladner. (James Smith photo)
The Tofino General Hospital has 10 in-patient beds and five stretchers. (Westerly file photo)

COVID-19: Tofino and Ucluelet kindly ask visitors from Lower Mainland to postpone trips, again

“We thank visitors from these regions for their continued support and understanding.”

The Tofino General Hospital has 10 in-patient beds and five stretchers. (Westerly file photo)
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Conservative leader Erin O’Toole at a news conference on Parliament Hill. (CPAC screenshot)
Conservative leader Erin O’Toole at a news conference on Parliament Hill. (CPAC screenshot)

Conservative leader says CERB ‘vastly’ over-subscribed

Erin O’Toole spoke in a Zoom meeting with Surrey Board of Trade Friday afternoon

Conservative leader Erin O’Toole at a news conference on Parliament Hill. (CPAC screenshot)
Conservative leader Erin O’Toole at a news conference on Parliament Hill. (CPAC screenshot)
Surrey RCMP seized this gun during a traffic stop in Newton Nov. 8. (Photo: Police handout)

Surrey traffic stop leads to arrests of two men ‘connected to’ gang conflict

Surrey RCMP seize stole handgun, launch impaired driving investigation

Surrey RCMP seized this gun during a traffic stop in Newton Nov. 8. (Photo: Police handout)
Gill and Dave McIntosh on their wedding day. (Submitted photo)

Baby delivered early while Abbotsford mom is critically ill with COVID-19

GoFundMe campaign underway to help couple with expenses

Gill and Dave McIntosh on their wedding day. (Submitted photo)
So far, there have been 131 confirmed deaths from COVID-19 in the Fraser Health Region.
So far, there have been 131 confirmed deaths from COVID-19 in the Fraser Health Region.
(File photo: Amy Reid)

‘I really am begging’: Extreme weather shelter co-ordinator asks Surrey for help

Zero extreme weather beds available; McCallum says ‘we understand the problem and we’re working on it’

(File photo: Amy Reid)
File photo of a roadside check

Alexa’s Team honors 25 Surrey Mounties for efforts to curb drunk drivers

At the top of the list is Constable Mark Goh, with 53 impaired driving investigations

File photo of a roadside check
Naseem Mohammed. (Surrey RCMP photo)

Surrey RCMP trying to find man wanted for being unlawfully at large, other crimes

Naseem Mohammed, 22, is wanted for being unlawfully at large, resisting/obstructing police, breaching a release order and driving while prohibited

Naseem Mohammed. (Surrey RCMP photo)
The White Birch proposal for a six-storey rental-only building for 1485 Fir St. was to have proceeded to a public hearing on Nov. 23, but this has been postponed by White Rock council until current provincial health orders are lifted. (Contributed rendering)

White Rock Rental building public hearing put on hold

Project’s is one of two hearings postponed due to COVID-19 concerns

The White Birch proposal for a six-storey rental-only building for 1485 Fir St. was to have proceeded to a public hearing on Nov. 23, but this has been postponed by White Rock council until current provincial health orders are lifted. (Contributed rendering)
A male coho salmon (background) jockeys for position near a female in the spawning grounds of Cougar Creek on Nov. 6, 2020 in a video shot and shared by the Cougar Creek Streamkeepers. (YouTube.com screenshot)

VIDEO: Spawning salmon return to North Delta’s Cougar Creek

At least 57 coho spawners have been sighted since mid-October

A male coho salmon (background) jockeys for position near a female in the spawning grounds of Cougar Creek on Nov. 6, 2020 in a video shot and shared by the Cougar Creek Streamkeepers. (YouTube.com screenshot)
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum poses with an example of a Surrey Police cruiser after his State of the City Address at Civic Hotel on May 7, 2019. (Photo: Amy Reid)

Surrey policing transition process ‘shamefully handled,’ city councillor says

‘We will have officers on the ground in the next few months,’ mayor says

Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum poses with an example of a Surrey Police cruiser after his State of the City Address at Civic Hotel on May 7, 2019. (Photo: Amy Reid)
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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 reported at nine more Delta schools

Almost all of the exposures took place last week in schools in North Delta

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)
Some of the drugs police seized. (Surrey RCMP photo)

Surrey Mounties seize cash, drugs and SUV in Whalley

Police say they seized a ‘significant’ amount of drugs after a traffic stop and foot chase

Some of the drugs police seized. (Surrey RCMP photo)
Jason Traa, 40, is wanted by White Rock RCMP in connection with a break-and-enter in May 2020. (White Rock RCMP photo)

White Rock RCMP seeking 40-year-old in connection with break-and-enter

Jason Hubertus Traa, 40, also wanted in Surrey, Burnaby and Vancouver

Jason Traa, 40, is wanted by White Rock RCMP in connection with a break-and-enter in May 2020. (White Rock RCMP photo)
Surrey RCMP blocked off an area around 192nd Street and 68th Avenue to investigate a pedestrian/vehicle collision Nov. 11, 2020. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy)

Pedestrian struck Remembrance Day afternoon in Clayton

The person injured after being struck near the Surrey/Langley boundary

Surrey RCMP blocked off an area around 192nd Street and 68th Avenue to investigate a pedestrian/vehicle collision Nov. 11, 2020. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy)
Surrey RCMP are seeking the public’s help to locate Naomi Morrisseau and her daughter, Genesis Reign-Soldat, 3. (Photo courtesy of Surrey RCMP)

Surrey RCMP seeking public’s help to locate mother and daughter

Naomi Morrisseau and three-year-old Genesis Reign-Soldat last seen Nov. 6

Surrey RCMP are seeking the public’s help to locate Naomi Morrisseau and her daughter, Genesis Reign-Soldat, 3. (Photo courtesy of Surrey RCMP)
The White Birch proposal for a six-storey rental-only building for 1485 Fir St. is to proceed to a public hearing once current provincial health orders expire, but White Rock council is also seeking input on housing needs through an online survey. Contributed rendering

City of White Rock encourages input on housing priorities

Online survey could help municipality determine planning policy

The White Birch proposal for a six-storey rental-only building for 1485 Fir St. is to proceed to a public hearing once current provincial health orders expire, but White Rock council is also seeking input on housing needs through an online survey. Contributed rendering