City of Surrey

Surrey city hall. (File photo)

Surrey council votes to reverse Safe Surrey Coalition’s move to bring SCDC in-house

‘I believe the work is best done in-house,’ Coun. Doug Elford said in objection

 

Mayor Brenda Locke and Surrey Pride president Martin Rooney pose for a photo. (Photo: Martin Rooney/ Twitter)

City of Surrey proclaims Dec. 1 as ‘World AIDS Day’

Surrey Pride president Martin Rooney says more must be done to encourage testing for HIV

 

Surrey city hall. (File photo)

ZYTARUK: Surrey council’s decisions, decisionzzzzz…

City of Surrey should find way to rein in exhausting, witching-hour council meeting marathons

  • Dec 1, 2022

 

Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: Political gamesmanship over policing in Surrey has been costly

‘Reach for your wallets,’ columnist Frank Bucholtz tells Surrey taxpayers

  • Dec 1, 2022
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UNITI’s Harmony project is proposed for the current site of Peninsula Estates, in the 15100-block of 20 Avenue. (File photo)

Surrey council unanimous vote clears way for Harmony project

UNITI inclusive-housing proposal will undergo cost analysis as next step

UNITI’s Harmony project is proposed for the current site of Peninsula Estates, in the 15100-block of 20 Avenue. (File photo)
Surrey Police Board Nov. 30 meeting. (Screen shot)

Locke gets cold reception from Surrey Police Board

She was sworn in as its chairwoman on Nov. 24. Her first meeting at its helm was Nov. 30

Surrey Police Board Nov. 30 meeting. (Screen shot)
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Surrey forecasts ‘significant shortfall’ of $20.9M for policing operations

Otherwise, city’s manager of finance Kam Grewal reports city’s financial position ‘stable’ at end of third quarter

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Pardeep Kooner, Surrey city councillor. (Photo: PerlaFaschowayPhotography)

Pardeep Kooner looking at the long term

Rookie councillor wants to focus on developing 30-year-financial plan

Pardeep Kooner, Surrey city councillor. (Photo: PerlaFaschowayPhotography)
Surrey city hall. (File photo)

Council votes 5-4 to recruit new Surrey Ethics Commissioner

Vancouver lawyer Reece Harding’s term ended last July. He was Surrey’s first commissioner

Surrey city hall. (File photo)
Assistant Commissioner Brian Edwards, in charge of the Surrey RCMP, addresses Surrey city council during its regular meeting on Monday, Nov. 28. (Screen shot)

Top Surrey Mountie says RCMP path forward ‘remarkably simple’

Surrey Police Union fear-mongering, Edwards says

Assistant Commissioner Brian Edwards, in charge of the Surrey RCMP, addresses Surrey city council during its regular meeting on Monday, Nov. 28. (Screen shot)
Newly elected Surrey city councillor Gordon Hepner outside his notary public office in South Surrey on Nov. 16, 2022. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

An ‘old soul’ new to the political arena, Hepner follows mother’s footsteps to Surrey City Hall

Manitoba-born notary public wants to steer the city away from ‘the last government’s reputation’

Newly elected Surrey city councillor Gordon Hepner outside his notary public office in South Surrey on Nov. 16, 2022. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Former Surrey mayor Doug McCallum talks to media after being found not guilty of public mischief Monday (Nov. 21). (Photo: Anna Burns)

Former Surrey mayor Doug McCallum found not guilty of public mischief

Judge Reginald Harris delivered his verdict in Surrey provincial court Monday

Former Surrey mayor Doug McCallum talks to media after being found not guilty of public mischief Monday (Nov. 21). (Photo: Anna Burns)
Surrey mayor-elect Brenda Locke and Surrey Police Service Chief Constable Norm Lipinski. (File photos)

OUR VIEW: So much for local control of Surrey policing

City council and the Surrey Police Board need telescopes to see eye to eye

  • Nov 17, 2022
Surrey mayor-elect Brenda Locke and Surrey Police Service Chief Constable Norm Lipinski. (File photos)
Frank Bucholtz column

AND FRANKLY: Policing transition vote a ‘momentous step’ in Surrey politics

Monday night’s vote on the Surrey policing transition was a momentous step.…

  • Nov 17, 2022
Frank Bucholtz column
The Harmony project is proposed for the current site of Peninsula Estates, in the 15100-block of 20 Avenue. (File photo)

Surrey endorses land consolidation agreement for Harmony project

Public hearing set for Nov. 28 for affordable and supported rental housing development

The Harmony project is proposed for the current site of Peninsula Estates, in the 15100-block of 20 Avenue. (File photo)
Surrey Mayor Brenda Locke and former mayor Doug McCallum. (File photos)

Locke apologizes to 7 residents banned from council chambers on McCallum’s watch

‘These individuals had to endure the adversity of standing up for their rights to participate in the decision-making process of the City of Surrey,’ Locke said

Surrey Mayor Brenda Locke and former mayor Doug McCallum. (File photos)
The RCMP logo outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Surrey approves police dispatch service agreement with White Rock

Call centre help has been on monthly contract since last agreement expired

The RCMP logo outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Outside council chambers, inside Surrey city hall. (File photo)

Surrey council tackles 1,900 homes proposed for North Surrey at its first meeting

This was at Surrey city council’s first public hearing Monday, Nov. 14

Outside council chambers, inside Surrey city hall. (File photo)
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Surrey’s extreme weather ‘action plan’ for winter has 140 shelter spaces in 7 locations

‘I’m really quite fearful we’re going to be short of space this winter,’ Coun. Linda Annis says

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Surrey City Hall. (File photo: Anna Burns)

Surrey council votes 5-4 to maintain Surrey RCMP as city’s police department

City staff will instruct the Surrey Police Service on behalf of council ‘to pause all new hiring and expenditures pending further Council direction’

Surrey City Hall. (File photo: Anna Burns)