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.

$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...

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...

How Canadian Cities Lead the Way To A Sustainable Future

David R. Miller | Posted 03.19.2014 | Canada Impact
David R. Miller

When I review the list of action by municipalities here in Canada and around the world -- some innovative and creative, some simply based on practical common sense -- it reminds me that we are not helpless bystanders, watching climate change unfold. The future is ours to make.

Man Charged In 3 B.C. Deaths

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Police believe a 32-year-old Surrey, B.C., man is responsible for three separate murders in Metro Vancouver last year.Sarbjit Bains is cha...

Hockey Mom Dies After Vicious Beating

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2014 | Canada British Columbia

SURREY, B.C. - A British Columbia hockey mom who was viciously attacked as she waited for her son at a Surrey hockey rink died Tuesday.Sgt. Adam MacIn...

Surrey Woman Near Death

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia

SURREY, B.C. - A hockey mom was viciously attacked outside an arena in Surrey, B.C., on Sunday and RCMP say her injuries are so serious that she is ne...

Surrey Boxing Day Fire

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

SURREY, B.C. - An early morning Boxing Day fire at a Vancouver-area apartment has left 11 people out in the cold.The fire broke out at a complex in Su...

Meningitis Kills 5-Year-Old

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.09.2014 | Canada British Columbia

SURREY, B.C. - A five-year-old girl in Surrey, B.C. has died of meningitis, but a medical health officer says public health measures do not need to be...

Surrey Six: Accused's Ex Heard Talk Of Shooting

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Two men on trial for the murders of six people, including two innocent bystanders, who were found dead in a Vancouver-area highrise were f...

The TransLink Referendum Won't be Pretty

Dermod Travis | Posted 01.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

TransLink -- everyone's favourite whipping boy in the Lower Mainland -- is about to be put to the electoral test and it promises not to be pretty. The fate of TransLink's future funding will be decided in the midst of the introduction of the Compass card, and Lower Mainland residents know full well how that initiative has been going as of late. It doesn't bode well for the vote.

Most Homicides In Surrey EVER

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

An unidentified man has been found dead in Surrey, B.C., marking the city's 22nd homicide of the year — the most in the city's history. ...

Anti-Homophobia In B.C. Schools

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A strict anti-homophobia policy has been adopted by the Surrey, B.C., school board, little more than a decade after it went to the Supreme Court to k...

Fast Track Visa To Surrey For Filipino Teen?

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A Filipino woman working in Surrey, B.C., is returning to the Philippines with the hope Canada will fast track a visa for her daughter, who survived d...

Former Drug Addict City Councillor Dies

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Gary Robinson, a former Surrey city councillor who turned his own battle with drugs into a crusade for addiction services, has died at the age of 57. ...

Sixth Body Found On Same Street

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

SURREY, B.C. - Homicide investigators in Metro Vancouver say the woman found dead in a Surrey park is known to police.Integrated Homicide Investigatio...

Condo Owner Eviction?

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - When Toronto resident Robert Jerome celebrated his 30th birthday by purchasing a unit in a low-rise condo development about 15 years ago, ...

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...

Teen Stabbed In Surrey

CBC | Posted 11.05.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Police are investigating after a 17-year-old boy was stabbed outside a coffee shop in Surrey. RCMP Sgt. Paul Reshaur said the teen was found in the ...

B.C.'s Big Byelection Bill Makes No Sense

Jordan Bateman | Posted 08.18.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

Think of it as an electoral echo. While many British Columbians are just getting over the election hangover from May's blockbuster BC Liberal comeback win, 13 municipalities are about to head into by-election mode. Four mayors and 10 councillors from 13 different communities were elected May 14th. A dozen BC Liberals, two New Democrats: all will need to be replaced in the coming weeks, triggering a series of expensive by-elections.

Hit-And-Run Victim Recovering In Hospital

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.07.2013 | Canada British Columbia

SURREY, B.C. - A young boy has been transported to hospital by air ambulance and is suffering from head injuries following what police are describing ...

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...

B.C. School Officials Getting Raises Without Reviews

Jordan Bateman | Posted 06.05.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

School trustees and superintendents may bristle at the suggestion that top education staffers don't deserve pay increases. But how can they defend that position when they fail to evaluate their top employees every year?