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Paul Orazietti sits down for a coffee to chat about his recent run at municipal office. Although he didn’t get elected, he says the experience was both exciting and inspiring—and he plans to run again. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

BIA executive director chats about his recent run at city council

Paul Orazietti reveals what inspired him to put his name forward in the last election

 

A rendering of the outside of cannabis dispensary proposed for 10 - 77550 River Road in Tilbury to operated by 1264201 BC Ltd. under the business name 4Twenty Cannabis, as seen in a staff report to Delta council presented on Monday, Nov. 28, 2022.

Proposed Tilbury cannabis store headed to public hearing

Dispensary the last of nine proposals received before council’s moratorium on new applications

 

Crews install a cantilever along Hwy. 4 in August 2022. (BC Ministry of transportation and infrastructure photo)

Province promises Tofino-Ucluelet highway will open to two-way traffic in early 2023

Four years of travel delays may finally be coming to an end for West Coast residents and visitors

 

Jaime Morgan - Photography by Lia Crowe

Working it

Jaime Morgan and The Gottman Method for nurturing relationships

  • Nov 28, 2022
Jaime Morgan - Photography by Lia Crowe
On Nov. 28 IWG plc is celebrating the opening of their latest flexible workspace: Surrey’s Spaces King George Hub.

4 reasons to reinvent the modern office

For workers, employers and building owners, flexible workspaces offer opportunity, productivity

  • Nov 28, 2022
On Nov. 28 IWG plc is celebrating the opening of their latest flexible workspace: Surrey’s Spaces King George Hub.
Volunteers wrap gifts for shoppers. (File photo: Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press)

15 reasons to shop local on Black Friday, according to Surrey Board of Trade

“By buying local, you help create jobs for your friends and neighbours,’ among other reasons, SBOT says

Volunteers wrap gifts for shoppers. (File photo: Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press)
Rogers and Shaw applications are pictured on a cellphone in Ottawa on Monday, May 9, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Competition watchdog pushes back on concerns Shaw has about its business

Rogers wants to close the Shaw deal by the end of the year

Rogers and Shaw applications are pictured on a cellphone in Ottawa on Monday, May 9, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
A “Ladies Sing the Blues” benefit concert at Blue Frog Studios in White Rock in July 2021. The concert venue and recording studio won the Arts and Innovation Award during the Surrey Arts & Business Awards on Tuesday, Nov. 22. (Photo: facebook.com/BlueFrogLive)

White Rock concert venue/studio among Surrey Art & Business Award winners, for innovation

Blue Frog Studios, Lyn Verra-Lay, Argel Monte De Ramos and Liane Davison won awards Tuesday evening

A “Ladies Sing the Blues” benefit concert at Blue Frog Studios in White Rock in July 2021. The concert venue and recording studio won the Arts and Innovation Award during the Surrey Arts & Business Awards on Tuesday, Nov. 22. (Photo: facebook.com/BlueFrogLive)
Recently retired nine-term city councillor Bruce McDonald was named Citizen of the Year at the Delta Chamber of Commerce’s 71st annual Hats Off to Excellence Awards, held on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022 at Tsawwassen Springs. (James Smith photo)

Bruce McDonald named Citizen of the Year at Delta Chamber awards

Longtime councillor among winners honoured at 71st annual Hats Off to Excellence Awards on Nov. 18

Recently retired nine-term city councillor Bruce McDonald was named Citizen of the Year at the Delta Chamber of Commerce’s 71st annual Hats Off to Excellence Awards, held on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022 at Tsawwassen Springs. (James Smith photo)
Steve Stalenhoef. Photography by Lia Crowe

Secrets and lives with Steve Stalenhoef

Creating The Collective for beauty and wellness entrepreneurs

  • Nov 21, 2022
Steve Stalenhoef. Photography by Lia Crowe
“The pandemic completely shifted how, where and when people work,” says Wayne Berger, CEO of IWG in the Americas which is opening King George Hub, a flexible workspace in Surrey, on Nov. 28.

The future of work is flexible, and its home base is Surrey’s King George Hub

Private office spaces, on-demand meeting rooms, a coworking café plus inspiration and connectivity

  • Nov 21, 2022
“The pandemic completely shifted how, where and when people work,” says Wayne Berger, CEO of IWG in the Americas which is opening King George Hub, a flexible workspace in Surrey, on Nov. 28.
The Voyager RV Centre dealership is located in Lake Country. (Contributed)

Lake Country RV dealership one of top 5 in North America

Voyager RV Centre celebrated at a reception in Las Vegas

  • Nov 20, 2022
The Voyager RV Centre dealership is located in Lake Country. (Contributed)
FIFA President Gianni Infantino speaks at a press conference Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022 in Doha, Qatar. (AP Photo/Abbie Parr)

FIFA revenue hits $7.5B for current World Cup period

Commercial deals tied to 2022 World Cup in Qatar

FIFA President Gianni Infantino speaks at a press conference Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022 in Doha, Qatar. (AP Photo/Abbie Parr)
Layla Brassington, a 22-year-old White Rock entrepreneur, is bringing her longtime dream to life with her new thrift store The Wilder. (Tricia Weel photo)

Bringing a dream to life: Young White Rock entrepreneur opens new thrift store

The Wilder busy with vintage and thrift shoppers since Nov. 5 opening

Layla Brassington, a 22-year-old White Rock entrepreneur, is bringing her longtime dream to life with her new thrift store The Wilder. (Tricia Weel photo)
Lawyer Judith Charbonneau. Lia Crowe photographer

Rising to the challenge

Whether it’s tax law or a marathon, Judith Charbonneau Kaplan is up to the task

  • Nov 18, 2022
Lawyer Judith Charbonneau. Lia Crowe photographer
File photo

Surrey saw ‘impressive’ 3.9% job growth in October above onset of pandemic

That’s according to Surrey Board of Trade’s latest labour market report

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The FTX logo appears on a home plate umpire’s jacket at a baseball game with the Minnesota Twins, in Minneapolis, Sept. 27, 2022. The rapid collapse and bankruptcy of crypto-exchange giant FTX shows the importance of regulation in the space where Canada has been a leader, experts say. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Bruce Kluckhohn
The FTX logo appears on a home plate umpire’s jacket at a baseball game with the Minnesota Twins, in Minneapolis, Sept. 27, 2022. The rapid collapse and bankruptcy of crypto-exchange giant FTX shows the importance of regulation in the space where Canada has been a leader, experts say. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Bruce Kluckhohn
FILE - Signage for the FTX Arena, where the Miami Heat basketball team plays, is illuminated on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Miami. The rapid collapse of cryptocurrency exchange FTX into bankruptcy last week has also shaken the world of philanthropy, due to the donations and influence of FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried in the effective altruism movement. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier, File)
FILE - Signage for the FTX Arena, where the Miami Heat basketball team plays, is illuminated on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Miami. The rapid collapse of cryptocurrency exchange FTX into bankruptcy last week has also shaken the world of philanthropy, due to the donations and influence of FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried in the effective altruism movement. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier, File)
Susan Lambert is shown inside her home which is currently being renovated in this handout photo provided by her husband Mike Lazarovits. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Mike Lazarovits
Susan Lambert is shown inside her home which is currently being renovated in this handout photo provided by her husband Mike Lazarovits. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Mike Lazarovits
FILE - Juul products are displayed at a smoke shop in New York, on Dec. 20, 2018. Embattled vaping company Juul Labs announced layoffs Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, as the company tries to weather growing setbacks to its electronic cigarette business, including lawsuits, government bans and increasing competition. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Vaping company Juul cuts 400 jobs amid growing setbacks

Industry experts speculating company could soon go bankrupt

FILE - Juul products are displayed at a smoke shop in New York, on Dec. 20, 2018. Embattled vaping company Juul Labs announced layoffs Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, as the company tries to weather growing setbacks to its electronic cigarette business, including lawsuits, government bans and increasing competition. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)