City of Surrey

The City of Surrey officially marked the opening of new pickleball courts at Crescent Park Sept. 15. The following weekend, the courts were vandalized. (City of Surrey photo)

Contentious Surrey pickleball courts vandalized just days after opening

One resident called the vandalism ‘a targeted attack’

 

An example of Surrey Mounties and Surrey Police Service officers patrolling the city’s streets together. (File photo: Shane MacKichan)

Final Surrey Police Service take-over date from RCMP still unknown

In this special report, the Now-Leader explores why that is

 

Surrey city hall. (File photo: Anna Burns)

Surrey council refuses to apologize to 7 residents who were barred from meetings

‘We sure as hell weren’t vindicated,’ said Annie Kaps, one of the residents

Surrey city hall. (File photo: Anna Burns)
Liberal Sukh Dhaliwal speaks to supporters in Surrey after winning his riding of Surrey-Newton in 2021. (File photo: Tom Zillich)

Surrey MP Sukh Dhaliwal enters race for mayor, reveals new United Surrey slate

Julie Tapley, former Surrey NDP MP Jasbir Sandhu, Becky Zhou and Jeff Bridge are running for a council seat with United Surrey. More candidates will be announced over the summer, Dhaliwal says

Liberal Sukh Dhaliwal speaks to supporters in Surrey after winning his riding of Surrey-Newton in 2021. (File photo: Tom Zillich)
A “Keep the RCMP in Surrey” sign. Walter van Halst writes, “From White Rock to Whalley and from Scott Road to Langley Bypass, there are now more signs demanding to save the RCMP than all parties combined had in the last B.C. election.” (Photo: Walter van Halst)

Judge orders Surrey to rewrite its sign bylaw following constitutional challenge

Justice Nigel Kent revealed his decision Thursday in B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver

A “Keep the RCMP in Surrey” sign. Walter van Halst writes, “From White Rock to Whalley and from Scott Road to Langley Bypass, there are now more signs demanding to save the RCMP than all parties combined had in the last B.C. election.” (Photo: Walter van Halst)
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum takes to the stage in Cloverdale during Canada Day, with other dignitaries including MP Sukh Dhaliwal (stage left) and Mounties in red serge (stage right). (Photo: City of Surrey)

Surrey MP, Mounties treatment an ‘embarrassment’ on Canada Day

Sukh Dhaliwal says ‘attempts by the city to prevent me from participating in Canada Day was deeply disappointing’

Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum takes to the stage in Cloverdale during Canada Day, with other dignitaries including MP Sukh Dhaliwal (stage left) and Mounties in red serge (stage right). (Photo: City of Surrey)
Deb Jack, of Surrey Environmental Partners, stands in front of a Sequoia near city hall. Jack says she wonders where the Safe Surrey Coalition’s petition to save the tree will be submitted, considering it’s the SSC majority on council that makes development decisions. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Petition to save Surrey tree raises eyebrows

Safe Surrey Coalition says it collected 10K electronic signatures to save Sequoia from developer who says it is not at risk

Deb Jack, of Surrey Environmental Partners, stands in front of a Sequoia near city hall. Jack says she wonders where the Safe Surrey Coalition’s petition to save the tree will be submitted, considering it’s the SSC majority on council that makes development decisions. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum presenting his State of the City address on June 1. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

Safe Surrey Coalition promises to bring SkyTrain to Newton if re-elected

Brenda Locke, of Surrey Connect, calls the promise ‘a re-announcement of a re-announcement’

Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum presenting his State of the City address on June 1. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Jakob-Anthony with his younger sister Emma-Leigh Handley will be going to Calgary with their mother Katie for Jakob’s 16th surgery. (Contributed photo)

Surrey woman starts bottle drive for son’s doctor’s appointment in Calgary

Katie Handley’s son Jakob-Anthony, 13, has Noonan syndrome

Jakob-Anthony with his younger sister Emma-Leigh Handley will be going to Calgary with their mother Katie for Jakob’s 16th surgery. (Contributed photo)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. (File photo)

Lawyer says ‘nothing normal’ about City of Surrey’s political signage bylaw

B.C. Supreme Court Justice Neil Kent says he has ‘no clue’ when he will have a judgement

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. (File photo)
Surrey Animal Resource Centre officials are looking for foster families to help care for some of the abandoned bunnies currently housed at the Colebrook Road site. (Contributed photo)

Abundance of bunnies sparks B.C. shelter appeal for foster homes

As Easter weekend approaches, families sought to take in abandoned rabbits

Surrey Animal Resource Centre officials are looking for foster families to help care for some of the abandoned bunnies currently housed at the Colebrook Road site. (Contributed photo)
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey mayor’s public mischief case back in court April 14 to fix date for trial

Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum still has not entered a plea on the charge. A virtual pre-trial conference was held Monday but was closed to the public

Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Surrey council chambers inside City Hall. (File photo)

Surrey council suspends new Code of Conduct investigations until after next election

The amendments to the bylaw, approved by the Safe Surrey Coalition majority on a 5-3 vote Monday night, take effect Tuesday, April 12

Surrey council chambers inside City Hall. (File photo)
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum. (Now-Leader file photo)

Province introduces amendments that will force politicians charged with crimes to take leave

Charged with public mischief, Surrey mayor’s pre-trial conference scheduled for Monday

Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum. (Now-Leader file photo)
Surrey Coun. Brenda Locke. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey RCMP investigate threats against city councillor

‘He said that I shouldn’t live, and he talked about rape,’ Coun. Brenda Locke said

Surrey Coun. Brenda Locke. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Surrey provincial courthouse. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

5-day trial to be set in Surrey mayor’s public mischief case

Mayor Doug McCallum has not yet entered a plea. His next court date is Friday to schedule a pre-trial conference

Surrey provincial courthouse. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
A group of people against vaccine mandates met at the Pacific Highway Border Crossing in South Surrey Tuesday to show support to truckers. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Protesters at U.S. border truck crossing in South Surrey inspired by Ottawa convoy

Daycare owner says anti-mandate group is causing a disturbance to children, infants

A group of people against vaccine mandates met at the Pacific Highway Border Crossing in South Surrey Tuesday to show support to truckers. (Aaron Hinks photo)
The Surrey Local Immigration Partnership is holding two online workshops Feb. 4 and 5 , both from 10 to 10:30 a.m., to explain how to use a new racism-mapping tool. (Stock photo)

B.C. immigrant organization hopes racism mapping tool will prompt change

RAMP aims to use anonymously reported data to support anti-racism policies

The Surrey Local Immigration Partnership is holding two online workshops Feb. 4 and 5 , both from 10 to 10:30 a.m., to explain how to use a new racism-mapping tool. (Stock photo)
Metro Vancouver’s board of directors voted Friday (Jan. 28) to send a proposal to develop South Campbell Heights lands for employment back to Metro staff for discussion of concerns that have been raised. (File photo/City of Surrey graphic)

Metro Vancouver hits pause button on South Campbell Heights development proposal

Environmentalists, industry advocates weigh in on Surrey’s plan for industrial expansion

Metro Vancouver’s board of directors voted Friday (Jan. 28) to send a proposal to develop South Campbell Heights lands for employment back to Metro staff for discussion of concerns that have been raised. (File photo/City of Surrey graphic)
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