Editorial Surrey OUR VIEW Now-Leader opinion

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry updates COVID-19 situation in B.C. (B.C. government)

OUR VIEW: Surrey, be COVID-19 wise

Now’s especially not the time for careless, unwise behaviour

  • Jul 22, 2020
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry updates COVID-19 situation in B.C. (B.C. government)
An example of a Surrey Police cruiser, showcased at Mayor Doug McCallum’s State of the City Address at Civic Hotel in May of 2019. (File photo: Amy Reid)

OUR VIEW: Put Annis or Hundial on Surrey Police board

By any objective standard, it should be a shortlist of two

  • Jul 8, 2020
An example of a Surrey Police cruiser, showcased at Mayor Doug McCallum’s State of the City Address at Civic Hotel in May of 2019. (File photo: Amy Reid)
A Go Fund Me campaign has been launched to help a family of seven who lost their home to this fire in Whalley on Tuesday, June 23, which Surrey firefighters tackled at 103rd Avenue and 143rd Street. (Contributed photo: Rick Chapman)

OUR VIEW: After Surrey tragedies, helpers rush in

Strangers helping strangers reminds us none of us are really alone

  • Jun 24, 2020
A Go Fund Me campaign has been launched to help a family of seven who lost their home to this fire in Whalley on Tuesday, June 23, which Surrey firefighters tackled at 103rd Avenue and 143rd Street. (Contributed photo: Rick Chapman)
Equipment police say was stolen from Surrey schools. (Surrey RCMP photo)

OUR VIEW: Surrey school break-ins unconscionable

It’s horrible to break into a school at any time, let alone during a pandemic, to steal equipment children need.

  • Jun 17, 2020
Equipment police say was stolen from Surrey schools. (Surrey RCMP photo)
Outside council chambers, inside Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

OUR VIEW: Someone define respect for Surrey mayor

There needs to be a reckoning over Safe Surrey Coalition twitter post

  • Jun 3, 2020
Outside council chambers, inside Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
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OUR VIEW: Kindness does wonders for mental health

Who can honestly say this pandemic hasn’t messed with their head? But there are ways to fight the malaise

  • May 20, 2020
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OUR VIEW: Is it really worth the risk to re-open Surrey’s schools so soon?

It’s patently absurd to expect small children to understand, let alone adhere to, social distancing when so many adults have proven themselves incapable of doing the same

  • May 13, 2020
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OUR VIEW: We can’t drop our guard now, Surrey

We need to work for it, work hard. Earn it.

  • Apr 29, 2020
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Volunteers with Kennedy Seniors Society in a photo entered in Volunteer BC’s photo contest in celebration of National Volunteer Week. (Submitted photo)

OUR VIEW: Surrey’s spirit of volunteerism rises to challenge of pandemic

There’s always someone who can use a helping hand, even if administered virtually or offered from a distance of at least six feet apart

  • Apr 22, 2020
Volunteers with Kennedy Seniors Society in a photo entered in Volunteer BC’s photo contest in celebration of National Volunteer Week. (Submitted photo)
An example of illegal dumping in Surrey. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

OUR VIEW: Surrey should declare war on illegal dumpers

You can complain to the city about unsightly property by calling 604-591-4370

  • Feb 25, 2020
An example of illegal dumping in Surrey. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
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OUR VIEW: Be vigilant when looking for love

Surrey Mounties say they’re seeing increase in sexual assault complaints related to people meeting after using online dating apps

  • Feb 18, 2020
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OUR VIEW: Listening is a skill worth mastering

If you cherish good listening, be a good listener. It’s a two-way street

  • Feb 13, 2020
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OUR VIEW: Move on? Not quite yet, Doug

OUR VIEW: Move on? Not quite yet, Doug

How much tax money did Surrey’s fight with Uber gobble up?

  • Feb 12, 2020
OUR VIEW: Move on? Not quite yet, Doug
OUR VIEW: Where was Surrey’s bylaw enforcement zeal during Diwali and Halloween?
OUR VIEW: Where was Surrey’s bylaw enforcement zeal during Diwali and Halloween?
A group calling themselves Anti-Police Power Surrey marched along 104th Avenue and King George Boulevard Saturday, Nov. 24. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

OUR VIEW: Anti-Police Power Surrey argument is puerile

When the burglar, the robber, or worse comes calling, what are you going to do? Wave a placard?

  • Nov 27, 2018
A group calling themselves Anti-Police Power Surrey marched along 104th Avenue and King George Boulevard Saturday, Nov. 24. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
When it comes to how Surrey’s new city council will pay for their policing plans, it’s unfortunately a wait-and-see situation, as council hasn’t yet hammered out the budget. (Now-Leader file photo)

OUR VIEW: Show us the money, Surrey council

McCallum and Safe Surrey Coalition have set a banquet of big plans. Let’s have a peek at the recipe.

  • Nov 22, 2018
When it comes to how Surrey’s new city council will pay for their policing plans, it’s unfortunately a wait-and-see situation, as council hasn’t yet hammered out the budget. (Now-Leader file photo)
OUR VIEW: Fraser Health should park the Surrey Memorial Hospital parking fees

OUR VIEW: Fraser Health should park the Surrey Memorial Hospital parking fees

On Monday, city council approved free parking, for two hours at a time, on the streets around SMH

  • Nov 20, 2018
OUR VIEW: Fraser Health should park the Surrey Memorial Hospital parking fees
OUR VIEW: Surrey’s unsung heroes inspire

OUR VIEW: Surrey’s unsung heroes inspire

The Now-Leader was proud to celebrate some deserving unsung heroes in this city on Wednesday night

  • Nov 15, 2018
OUR VIEW: Surrey’s unsung heroes inspire
Homicide detectives investigate fatal shooting in the 14200-block of 70A Avenue in Newton early Friday morning. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

OUR VIEW: Stop politicizing homicides

If not out of respect for the dead, at least out of respect for the living

  • Nov 14, 2018
Homicide detectives investigate fatal shooting in the 14200-block of 70A Avenue in Newton early Friday morning. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Knight Gerald Gaudet was busy selling poppies at Central City Shopping Centre on Nov. 7. The 96-year-old Second World War veteran was part of the push to have Nov. 11 recognized as Remembrance Day, decades ago. (Photo: Amy Reid)

OUR VIEW: We salute our heroes

And not only on Remembrance Day

  • Nov 9, 2018
Knight Gerald Gaudet was busy selling poppies at Central City Shopping Centre on Nov. 7. The 96-year-old Second World War veteran was part of the push to have Nov. 11 recognized as Remembrance Day, decades ago. (Photo: Amy Reid)
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