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New City initiatives announced by Mayor

May 20, 2015 |

Mayor Linda Hepner held her inaugural State of the City address this afternoon at the Sheraton Guildford. Reading off a professional and well-written speech, she characterized Surrey as one of North America’s leading cities, far removed from its suburban ambitions … Read More

Police, fire services must be part of city budget restraint initiatives

June 20, 2013 |

The latest Canadian Federation of Independent Business report on municipal spending reveals that Canadian municipalities are increasing spending at four to 12 times the rate of population growth.

If you look at city budgets, almost half the spending is on … Read More

A New Look at Affordability

April 26, 2013 |

To say affordability is an important issue in this region would be an understatement. Vancouver has been recognized as one of the least affordable cities in the world. However, just because we view something as important doesn’t mean we’re right about it. Now I’m not … Read More

Celebrate Earth Day with Party for the Planet

April 24, 2013 |

Surrey’s second annual Party for the Planet Earth Day festival will be held Saturday, April 27 from 10am-9pm at the Central City Plaza. The festival will feature headliner performances by Lights and Hey Ocean on the Main Stage. The City … Read More

City Speaks asks for your input online

April 19, 2013 |

Announced at the Mayor’s State of the City address, the new City Speaks platform is asking Surrey residents to provide their input and feedback to city plans online. While the City is touting it as a transformation in public consultation, … Read More

Register today for the Surrey Community Summit this April

March 11, 2013 |

Registration is now open for Surrey’s inaugural Community Summit. Hosted April 6th at SFU Surrey, the event will be a day-long dialogue for residents to share ideas, gather information and learn more about the city.

Participants will hear keynote speeches … Read More

Mayor Watts can’t imagine a clean alternative to coal

March 10, 2013 |

“It’s all well and good to say, ‘Don’t mine for coal ever again, don’t ship coal ever again.’ But what are the alternatives? If you’re going to ask to have these things banned, then you need to have an alternative. … Read More

Massey Tunnel replacement continues to move forward

March 8, 2013 |

The Province has wrapped up Phase 1 of consultations on the Massey Tunnel replacement project. According to the report on Phase 1, the top three issues residents want addressed with the project are congestion, economic growth, and transport alternatives.

Phase … Read More