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Stranger Surprises Shoeless Bus Rider With Amazing Gesture

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

An anonymous B.C. man's random act of kindness to a shoeless transit passenger has elicited an amazing online response. Over the weekend, a man...

Surrey Parade Draws 240,000 People

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The rain partly held off as more than 240,000 people took in the annual Vaisakhi parade in Surrey, B.C., which celebrated the start of the new year an...

Road Rager REALLY Wanted A Sandwich

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A B.C. driver, who decided that his hunger for a sandwich was more important than an emergency medical situation, was fined almost $400. An elderly...

Why B.C. Student Will Wear Burlap Sack To Prom

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia

While many of Courtney Barich's classmates will likely walk into their grad wearing tuxedos and sequin gowns, the Grade 12 B.C. student will make a gr...

Why Every Straight Man Needs A Gay Best Friend

Alex Sangha | Posted 04.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Alex Sangha

Since I moved into my new high-rise building, I have made a lot of nice, friendly straight male friends. This is a new experience for me, as for many years I largely surrounded myself with gay men. Not that I am complaining, of course, but I am so amazed with how open minded and non-judgmental many straight men have become, in terms of having gay friends to hang out and chill with.

My 10 Favourite Things About Living In Downtown Surrey

Alex Sangha | Posted 03.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Alex Sangha

I grew up in Newton and recently moved to Surrey City Centre from North Delta. My Vancouver friends thought I committed geographic suicide. It's been over six months since I settled in the heart of downtown Surrey and I want everyone to know about my 10 favorite things about my new hood.

Acid Attack Suspect Caught On Video

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

SURREY, B.C. - RCMP in British Columbia are appealing for the public's help in identifying a man wanted in a disturbing acid attack.Mounties say the m...

$15,000 Reward In Bus Driver Attack

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia

UPDATE - 1:51 p.m.: A 23-year-old man from Surrey has been arrested in the case, said Transit Police. Officials said he is well-known to them includin...

Kids Tied Up In Surrey Home Invasion

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia

SURREY, B.C. - Four youngsters and their two caregivers in Surrey, B.C., are OK after being tied up and threatened during what RCMP are calling a targ...

Time To Bite Bullet On Metro Vancouver Regional Police Force

Dermod Travis | Posted 03.31.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

If British Columbians pay the same bucks as Ontario and Quebec for policing, has fewer cops and a higher crime severity index, what gives?

Government Purchases: Someone Needs To Look At How Sausage Is Made

Jordan Bateman | Posted 03.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

When it comes to a lot of government activity, taxpayers often want to ignore how the sausage is made: Just take as little of our money as possible, spend it wisely, and make sure the services we depend on are there when we need them. Bureaucracies love that apathy -- it allows them to escape scrutiny of their actions and policies.

Machete Attack Awakens Neighbourhood

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Several people in a Surrey, B.C. neighbourhood rushed to call 911 on early Monday to report a group of people attacking a man with a machete. RCMP ...

Nothing But Silence Since Mom Beaten To Death

CBC | Posted 03.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Julie Paskall was beaten to death outside a Surrey, B.C., hockey arena three Sundays ago and, so far, no one has been arrested for the crime. Polic...

Assault On Bus Driver

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A Coast Mountain Bus driver was reportedly assaulted by a passenger in Surrey, according to a news release from Surrey RCMP. RCMP were called aroun...

Surrey Man's Desperate Jump To Escape Police

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.16.2013 | Canada British Columbia

SURREY, B.C. - A 39-year-old Surrey, B.C., man who jumped into the Fraser River to evade arrest, saying he'd rather be shot than return to jail, is in...

Prince George Seeking Surrey's Help

CBC | Posted 08.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia

After being named Canada's most dangerous city by Maclean's Magazine three years in a row, the Northern B.C. city of Prince George is trying to learn ...

Funeral Held For Surrey Car Crash Victims

CBC | Posted 07.03.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Hundreds of family and friends gathered Friday for the funeral of three generations of one family killed in a tragic car crash in South Surrey last Su...

Christmas Eve Shooting Charges

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.08.2013 | Canada British Columbia

SURREY, B.C. - A 22-year-old man has been charged in the shooting death of another man on Christmas Eve 2011 in Surrey, B.C.The Integrated Homicide In...

How Surrey Is Helping Rape Victims

CBC | Posted 03.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Victims of sexual assault in Surrey now have access to a service offering 24-hour, year-round support, the first service of its kind in Canada. ...

Surrey Shooting Hits Man In Both Legs

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.25.2013 | Canada British Columbia

SURREY, B.C. - A man is recovering in hospital after a shooting in Surrey, B.C.RCMP say the man was hit in both legs when he was attacked on a street ...

2 Bodies Found In Surrey Dumping Ground

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.14.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Two people have been found dead in Surrey, B.C., in the same area where other bodies have been dumped this year. Police found a man's body near the...

Surrey RCMP Probe Possible Kidnapping

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.05.2013 | Canada British Columbia

UPDATE - March 5, 2013: The "abduction" has been confirmed as a hoax, says Surrey RCMP who located the vehicle and spoke to the people involved with h...

It's Time To Stop Mocking Surrey, B.C.

Nick Hosseinzadeh | Posted 04.14.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Nick Hosseinzadeh

Surrey, B.C. has in the past experienced an inordinate number of crimes, particularly related to carjacking and violent gang-related offences. It truly beats me why crime is at all funny, but nonetheless people have felt the need to joke about the ever growing city, making it the butt of most jokes in the Lower Mainland. But seriously, enough is enough.

Is This Clothing Line Offensive?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.08.2013 | Canada British Columbia

One Surrey, B.C. entrepreneur has been told to stop selling T-shirts and hoodies that feature a "bastardized" version of the city's trademarked logo. ...

Have You Seen This Mural?

CBC | Posted 04.07.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A public art project by a group of teens in Surrey, B.C., who were inspired to beautify their city has disappeared. The teens worked for ...