Surrey

New Surrey RCMP Officers Approved Amid Gang War

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.19.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The federal government is also committing $3.5 million over five years for a gang reduction program.

Pilot Dead After B.C. Plane Crash

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.08.2015 | Canada British Columbia

SURREY, B.C. - Police in suburban Vancouver say the pilot of a small plane has died in a crash.Sgt. Dale Carr of the Surrey RCMP detachment says the a...

RCMP Search For Men Linked To 4 Surrey Shootings In 2 Days

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.13.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The cases appear to be connected to low-level drug crime rather than organized gangs, said police.

Soccer Coach Arrested For Allegedly Trying To Meet 12-Year-Old For Sex

CBC | Posted 02.05.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A 47-year-old volunteer Surrey, B.C., soccer coach has been arrested in the United States after allegedly trying to meet a 12-year-old girl for sex. ...

► Surrey's Biggest Fan Releases New Video

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 02.04.2015 | Canada British Columbia

There's no mistaking that porkpie hat and those distinctive dance moves.

Why Surrey, B.C. Is One Of The World's Most Intelligent Communities

Robert Bell | Posted 04.04.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Robert Bell

Home to some of the richest and poorest neighborhoods in the region, Surrey is building an innovation-based knowledge economy offering a much broader range of local opportunity.

A Message To People Who Bash Surrey, B.C.

Alex Sangha | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Alex Sangha

Many people in Surrey are hard-working families and just trying to get by. The last thing these families and their children need is your social stigma thrown at them.

LOOK: Surrey's Most Expensive Homes

The Huffington Post B.C. | Montana Cumming | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Find your own luxury home on the south side of the Fraser River that will only cost you your arm — not your leg, too.

Surrey Named One Of World's Most Intelligent Communities

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A Metro Vancouver city that is constantly battling an image problem received an ego boost this week when it was named one of the world's most intelligent communities.

Llama Drama In Surrey

The Huffington Post B.C. | Montana Cumming | Posted 01.14.2015 | Canada British Columbia

An adventurous llama is home safe after roaming the streets of Surrey, B.C. on Wednesday afternoon. News1130’s traffic account tweeted the news, ...

Man Found Lying In Surrey Driveway With Gunshot Wounds

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.28.2015 | Canada British Columbia

SURREY, B.C. - Mounties in Surrey, B.C., are investigating a shooting involving a man who was found lying in a driveway with gunshot wounds to his che...

B.C. Police Shooting Death Under Investigation

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.27.2015 | Canada British Columbia

SURREY, B.C. - British Columbia's police watchdog is investigating a shooting inside a Surrey, B.C., grocery store that has left one man dead.The inci...

Surrey Suspect Crashes Stolen Truck, Carjacks SUV With Baby

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.22.2015 | Canada British Columbia

SURREY, B.C. - A baby is back in its mother's care after it was taken along with the woman's SUV in an escalating series of crimes by a man in Surrey,...

B.C. Teen Dies After Attack By Group

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.12.2015 | Canada British Columbia

SURREY, B.C. - Police in B.C. have identified a 15-year-old boy who has died after being assaulted by a group of people in Surrey.The Integrated Homic...

Mom Arrested After Child's Body Found In Car In Surrey

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.09.2015 | Canada British Columbia

SURREY, B.C. - Homicide investigators in Surrey, B.C., say they have arrested a woman believed to be the mother of a child who was found dead in a veh...

Mother Arrested After Child's Body Found In Car Trunk In Surrey

CBC | Posted 02.09.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Police have found the body of a child in the trunk of a car in Surrey, B.C., and arrested the female owner of the car. Sgt. Jennifer Pound, media ...

Shoplifting, Stabbing, Carjacking Ends In Vancouver Arrest

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 12.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A crime spree comprised of shoplifting, stabbing, and carjacking ended with an arrest in Vancouver on Friday morning. Surrey RCMP responded to a re...

Surrey School District Blamed For Boy's Fall From Roof

CBC | Posted 02.01.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The B.C. Court of Appeal has upheld a ruling assigning 75 per cent of the blame to the Surrey School District for an accident in which a 12-year-old b...

When It Comes To B.C. Local Elections, Standing Out Isn't A Good Thing

Dermod Travis | Posted 01.31.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

For the last six weeks, deep in the B.C. legislature, eight MLAs have been toiling away at trying to set spending limits for municipal parties and their candidates in 2018, as well as third parties. It's been an oddly quiet discussion, given that their recommendations might restore a modicum of faith in local democracy. Might.

B.C. Muncipal Elections: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Dermod Travis | Posted 01.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

Saturday was a good day for local democracy in B.C. As one person noted online: "First time in my life I've had to wait to vote in a local election....What the hell is going on?" What was going on was that voters were coming out of the woodwork by the thousands in towns and cities across B.C. and it seems that those who skipped 2011 had one thing on their mind this time.

5 Ways To Enhance Local Government And Democracy In Surrey

Alex Sangha | Posted 12.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Alex Sangha

Surrey needs to return to the ward system. A candidate doesn't need thousands of dollars to run a city-wide campaign or to seek the nomination of a political slate. Independents would have a good chance of getting elected. This is because the elections would be held in smaller neighbourhood districts or wards. This would give Surrey the same representation as Vancouver -- which is more than appropriate considering the growing size and stature of Surrey.

The Best Restaurants In Surrey Are..

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.10.2014 | Canada British Columbia

What kind of food comes to mind when you think of Surrey, B.C.? Perhaps Indian, but the fast-growing city actually has a lot of great — and varied ...

Surrey Report Card Shows Room For Improvement

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Residents of Surrey give their home an overall C grade, according to the city’s first report card. According to a new report from the non-profit ...

My Top 10 Dream Wish List For Surrey

Alex Sangha | Posted 12.03.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Alex Sangha

Now that the civic election is around the corner, here is my top 10 wish list of everything I dream of having for my hometown of Surrey. Let's see if our political leaders can actually work with all levels of government to make it happen.

Timeline: Surrey Six Shooting

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.02.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Significant dates in the case of a gang shooting that killed six people, including two innocent bystanders, in Surrey, B.C.:Oct. 19, 2007:...