Surrey

(Black Press file)

Surrey police probe serious crashes, one fatal

Police want to talk to witnesses or anyone who might have dash-cam video

(Black Press file)
A bus driver wears a face mask to curb the spread of COVID-19 as the digital sign on the front of the bus reminds passengers that masks are mandatory on public transit, in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

TransLink CEO asks riders not to enforce mask rules after Surrey bus punch-up

A fight broke out on a bus at 96 Avenue and Scott Road involving a man who refused to wear a mask

A bus driver wears a face mask to curb the spread of COVID-19 as the digital sign on the front of the bus reminds passengers that masks are mandatory on public transit, in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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ZYTARUK: Fleecing students at U. of Fees

Students are forced to pay a scandalous heap of mandatory fees on top of their tuition

  • Sep 28, 2020
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Greg Sewell says he is pleased with the launch of the General Aviation Safety Program, a federal program that transitioned from a campaign based on the tragic circumstances that killed his daughter and her boyfriend in 2012. (Tracy Holmes file photo)

Father hopes journey to aviation-safety program inspires hope

Former South Surrey resident Greg Sewell hasn’t given up on quest to mandate older-plane retrofits

Greg Sewell says he is pleased with the launch of the General Aviation Safety Program, a federal program that transitioned from a campaign based on the tragic circumstances that killed his daughter and her boyfriend in 2012. (Tracy Holmes file photo)
A windstorm earlier this year whipped up waves on White Rock’s waterfront. Environment Canada has issued an alert for this morning (Sept. 25), advising that strong winds are expected this morning in Metro Vancouver, with White Rock and South Surrey among areas of concern. (Aaron Hinks file photo)

Wind warning for White Rock, South Surrey

Gusts up to 90 km/h expected from Richmond to Langley Friday (Sept. 25) morning

A windstorm earlier this year whipped up waves on White Rock’s waterfront. Environment Canada has issued an alert for this morning (Sept. 25), advising that strong winds are expected this morning in Metro Vancouver, with White Rock and South Surrey among areas of concern. (Aaron Hinks file photo)
BC Human Rights Tribunal (The Canadian Press)

Former worker at Surrey brewery claims he was bullied on the job

Human rights complaint to be heard against Surrey’s Central City Brewers and Distillers Ltd.

BC Human Rights Tribunal (The Canadian Press)
Bhavkiran Dhesi’s body was found Aug. 2, 2017 in South Surrey. (Contributed photo)

Mother-daughter charged in 2017 torched-SUV killing in South Surrey now allowed contact

Judge grants Manjit Kaur Deo permission to connect with Inderdeep Kaur Deo through a lawyer

Bhavkiran Dhesi’s body was found Aug. 2, 2017 in South Surrey. (Contributed photo)
People’s Choice winner: Eileen Harris of Kelowna, bumble bee clinging to grass.

PHOTOS: BC SPCA announces winners in 12th annual wildlife photo contest

From stoats to skunks, bears to bees, amateur photographers capture province at its wildest

People’s Choice winner: Eileen Harris of Kelowna, bumble bee clinging to grass.
Police responded to the area of 194 Street and 34 Avenue Thursday (Sept. 17) following reports of gunfire. (Shane MacKichan photo)

PHOTOS: One injured in shooting on South Surrey-Langley border

Shots reported near 194 Street and 34 Avenue, burned-out vehicle found in 18100-block of 12 Avenue

Police responded to the area of 194 Street and 34 Avenue Thursday (Sept. 17) following reports of gunfire. (Shane MacKichan photo)
UFV wrestler Jason Bains receives four-year suspension for using banned substance

UFV wrestler Jason Bains receives four-year suspension for using banned substance

Surrey native tests positive for oral steroid Turinabol, silver national medal removed for violation

UFV wrestler Jason Bains receives four-year suspension for using banned substance
Proceedings for Robert Boule (inset), the owner of the Smuggler’s Inn, are underway this week (Sept. 14-25) in Vancouver. (Photo courtesy of The Northern Light newspaper)

Blaine Inn owner challenging human-smuggling charges

Robert Boule alleging immigration act infringes on Charter rights: Public Prosecution Service

Proceedings for Robert Boule (inset), the owner of the Smuggler’s Inn, are underway this week (Sept. 14-25) in Vancouver. (Photo courtesy of The Northern Light newspaper)
Amica White Rock residents Larry O’Brien and Julian Kirstiuk recently founded the federally incorporated Canadian Association for Retirement Home Residents. (Aaron Hinks photo)

B.C. retirement home residents fight province’s visitor restrictions

Association launched to give Canada’s long-term care, senior home residents a voice

Amica White Rock residents Larry O’Brien and Julian Kirstiuk recently founded the federally incorporated Canadian Association for Retirement Home Residents. (Aaron Hinks photo)
U.S. and Canadian officials gathered at Peace Arch Park Friday morning (Sept. 11) to pay tribute to those who lost their lives in the 2001 terrorist attacks. (John Kageorge photo)
U.S. and Canadian officials gathered at Peace Arch Park Friday morning (Sept. 11) to pay tribute to those who lost their lives in the 2001 terrorist attacks. (John Kageorge photo)
Surrey School District building. (File photo)

B.C.’s largest school district to get $26M in federal COVID-19 classroom funds

Surrey to receive $13.2 million now, rest in January

Surrey School District building. (File photo)
CBSA officers located seven boxes of suspected dried opium poppy plants (including the pods), weighing 29 kg total, during examination of a commercial truck at the Pacific Highway border Aug. 12. (Contributed photo)

29 kg of suspected opium poppy seized at South Surrey border

Dried plants and pods found Aug. 12 in northbound tractor-trailer: CBSA

CBSA officers located seven boxes of suspected dried opium poppy plants (including the pods), weighing 29 kg total, during examination of a commercial truck at the Pacific Highway border Aug. 12. (Contributed photo)
Bernard Trest and his son Max, 10, are concerned about B.C.’s plan for students to return to the classroom in September. Trest is one of two fathers who filed a court application this week to prevent schools from reopening if stricter COVID-19 protections aren’t in place. (Contributed photo)

B.C. dads file suit against province over back-to-school COVID plan

Bernard Trest and Gary Shuster say it’s ‘unconscionable’ to reopen schools without more risk mitigation

Bernard Trest and his son Max, 10, are concerned about B.C.’s plan for students to return to the classroom in September. Trest is one of two fathers who filed a court application this week to prevent schools from reopening if stricter COVID-19 protections aren’t in place. (Contributed photo)
Leanna Wurz, 3, shows a plastic straw that she found on East Beach Thursday (Aug. 20) during a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup effort organized by her mom, Rachel. (Tracy Holmes photo)

PHOTOS: Waterfront cleanup aims to remove ‘yuckies’ from South Surrey beach

Volunteers find discarded cigarette butts, beach toys, bottle caps and more

Leanna Wurz, 3, shows a plastic straw that she found on East Beach Thursday (Aug. 20) during a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup effort organized by her mom, Rachel. (Tracy Holmes photo)
Fraser Health Public Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at the South Surrey Loblaws distribution centre. (Google Maps screenshot)

COVID-19 outbreak at South Surrey Loblaw distribution centre

Fraser Health announces nine cases at the 2755 190 St. warehouse

Fraser Health Public Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at the South Surrey Loblaws distribution centre. (Google Maps screenshot)
A 64-year-old Surrey man has been charged after a commercial transport truck crossed into Canada in December, 2018, carrying nearly 90 kg of methamphetamine. (BC RCMP photo)

Surrey man charged with attempting to smuggle 90 kg of meth into Canada

Steven Andrew Golding, 64, is scheduled to make first court appearance Sept. 14

A 64-year-old Surrey man has been charged after a commercial transport truck crossed into Canada in December, 2018, carrying nearly 90 kg of methamphetamine. (BC RCMP photo)
A Fraser Health healthcare worker tests a patient at a drive through COVID-19 testing facility in Burnaby, B.C., Monday, April 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Fraser Health promises to expand COVID testing capacity

Langley, Delta, Burnaby, Chilliwack, Abbotsford and Surrey will all see testing boosts

A Fraser Health healthcare worker tests a patient at a drive through COVID-19 testing facility in Burnaby, B.C., Monday, April 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward