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Stephen Maser photographed by Lia Crowe

Secrets and Lives with Stephen Maser

Efficiency allows him to focus on clients

  • Oct 10, 2022
Stephen Maser photographed by Lia Crowe
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Surrey records ‘impressive’ 4% increase in employment

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

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Chris Germana and Motor Werke. Photograph by Lia Crowe

Making it Werke

Chris Germana’s popular mechanics

  • Oct 7, 2022
Chris Germana and Motor Werke. Photograph by Lia Crowe
FILE - A sign is pictured outside the Twitter headquarters in San Francisco, Monday, April 25, 2022. Trading in shares of Twitter were halted, Tuesday, Oct. 4, after the stock spiked on reports that Elon Musk would proceed with his $44 billion deal to buy the company after months of legal battles.(AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn, File)

What’s next in Musk’s epic battle with Twitter?Whats next for Musk?

Elon Musk’s monthslong tussle with Twitter took another twist this week when…

FILE - A sign is pictured outside the Twitter headquarters in San Francisco, Monday, April 25, 2022. Trading in shares of Twitter were halted, Tuesday, Oct. 4, after the stock spiked on reports that Elon Musk would proceed with his $44 billion deal to buy the company after months of legal battles.(AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn, File)
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Game changer

Real estate dynamo Taylor Musseau brings a holistic approach to life and career

  • Sep 30, 2022
Taylor Musseau - Lia Crowe photo
Delta Chamber of Commerce executive director Jill McKnight (left) and board chair Yvonne Anderson on stage at the 70th Hats Off to Excellence Awards Gala on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. (Delta Chamber of Commerce/Facebook photo)

Nominations open for Delta Chamber’s 2022 Hats Off to Excellence Awards

Awards to be handed out in seven categories during gala on Nov. 18 at Tsawwassen Springs

Delta Chamber of Commerce executive director Jill McKnight (left) and board chair Yvonne Anderson on stage at the 70th Hats Off to Excellence Awards Gala on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. (Delta Chamber of Commerce/Facebook photo)
The north-end dining area of South Surrey’s huge new Tap & Barrel restaurant/bar, which opens to the public Tuesday, Sept. 27. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

PHOTOS/VIDEO: 500-seat Tap & Barrel set to open as Surrey’s largest restaurant (or close to it)

‘I’ve always loved the vibe of large restaurants, having space for everybody,’ says chain founder/CEO Daniel Frankel

The north-end dining area of South Surrey’s huge new Tap & Barrel restaurant/bar, which opens to the public Tuesday, Sept. 27. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Black Bond Books store at Central City Shopping Centre is among six the South Surrey-based chain operates in the Lower Mainland. File photo

South Surrey-based Black Bond buys Vancouver independent bookseller

Nearly 60-year-old chain will maintain character of Kerrisdale store

Black Bond Books store at Central City Shopping Centre is among six the South Surrey-based chain operates in the Lower Mainland. File photo
Surrey Board of Trade press conference in Whalley Thursday reveals plans for Surrey Technology and Skills Centre, in partnership with Western Community College. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Surrey Board of Trade expanding into city’s health and technology district

It’s bought a second location, partnering with Western Community College

Surrey Board of Trade press conference in Whalley Thursday reveals plans for Surrey Technology and Skills Centre, in partnership with Western Community College. (Photo: Anna Burns)
FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 photo, a cleaning lady works in an apartment located on Airbnb in Paris. Airbnb hosts are facing an onslaught of frustrations born of renting out their properties to short-term guests. Certain guests have proven disrespectful of hosts’ homes, with some squatting illegally — and getting away with it — and others trashing properties with Silly String, feces and more. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, file)

Airbnb hosts are sick of Airbnb, too

As criticisms grow, the question is being asked: is Airbnb itself the problem — or are the guests?

FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 photo, a cleaning lady works in an apartment located on Airbnb in Paris. Airbnb hosts are facing an onslaught of frustrations born of renting out their properties to short-term guests. Certain guests have proven disrespectful of hosts’ homes, with some squatting illegally — and getting away with it — and others trashing properties with Silly String, feces and more. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, file)
New board members of the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce are sworn in by Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum at the Chamber’s AGM Sept. 20. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
New board members of the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce are sworn in by Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum at the Chamber’s AGM Sept. 20. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Inside Walmart Canada’s Surrey Distribution Centre, opened in Campbell Heights last April. (Photo: walmartcanada.ca)

Walmart Canada among Surrey Environment and Business Award winners

Surrey Digital Printing and Weir Minerals are the other two award recipients

Inside Walmart Canada’s Surrey Distribution Centre, opened in Campbell Heights last April. (Photo: walmartcanada.ca)
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Fine-tuned in Surrey, these made-in-Africa guitars are making music around the world

Jay Duncan among exhibitors at Vancouver International Guitar Festival this month

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Tourists stand outside of Westminster Place in London, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022. Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest reigning monarch, will lay in state at Westminster Palace from Wednesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Markus Schreiber

Schools, Crown Corps. to close as Horgan declares Sept. 19 a holiday to mourn the queen

Businesses scramble to set their own paths, Ontario and Quebec not recognizing federal holiday

Tourists stand outside of Westminster Place in London, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022. Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest reigning monarch, will lay in state at Westminster Palace from Wednesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Markus Schreiber
Sign at the entrance of the now-closed Big Ridge Brewing restaurant and bar in Surrey. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Sign at the entrance of the now-closed Big Ridge Brewing restaurant and bar in Surrey. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
After 44 years in the media industry, White Rock resident Rick O’Connor has retired from his role as CEO of Black Press Media – but says he still plans to be involved in the community, and the continuing development of the news industry. Alex Browne photo

White Rock’s Rick O’Connor retires as Black Press CEO

Former president and CEO of newspaper group reflects on a long and varied career in media

After 44 years in the media industry, White Rock resident Rick O’Connor has retired from his role as CEO of Black Press Media – but says he still plans to be involved in the community, and the continuing development of the news industry. Alex Browne photo
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FTC Fines Credit Karma $3 Million For ‘Tricking’ Users With Misleading Offers

According to the FTC, Credit Karma pushed customers to apply for credit…

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Bed Bath and Beyond CFO jumps to his death

Gustavo Arnal jumped from an apartment in a 57-story high-rise building in…

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Kitchen Therapy staff pose with their latest donation to the BC SPCA, this one their biggest to date. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey business gives big to BC SPCA

Kitchen Therapy is a business in Surrey that has been donating to the organization since 2014

Kitchen Therapy staff pose with their latest donation to the BC SPCA, this one their biggest to date. (Contributed photo)
Angela Hall portrait by Lia Crowe

Secrets and lives with Angela Hall

Questions for the founder of Blo Victoria

  • Aug 31, 2022
Angela Hall portrait by Lia Crowe