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New development adds to growing Innovation Boulevard

June 16, 2015 |

WestStone Properties, the company behind the master-planned Urban Village development west of City Hall, is expanding south with a new development proposal for the growing medical district known as Innovation Boulevard.

Located near the southwest corner of 96 Ave and … Read More

‘Rising Sun’ brings innovative social housing model to Surrey

April 23, 2013 |

The Phoenix Centre Society is proposing an innovative social housing project on the edges of Downtown Surrey. Located at the northwest corner of 140 St and 100 Ave, the proposal will replace three single-family homes.

The six-storey building will include … Read More

2013 Liberal budget neglects Surrey’s priorities

February 20, 2013 |

The BC Liberal government’s final budget has been released, promising to close the deficit through restrained spending, corporate and personal tax increases, and economic growth. But what does it mean for Surrey?

Our city is in desperate need of infrastructure … Read More

Family-friendly Clayton home to restless youth

February 19, 2013 |

Surrey’s award-winning master planned Clayton community is not quite what it was supposed to be. In addition to parking issues and increasing crime, youth loitering and nuisances are proving to be another big concern. Although Clayton’s built form may well … Read More

Connecting to the City of Surrey

November 27, 2012 |

If you wish to be more connected to the city, many apps are now being provided by Surrey to help you do just that. Connecting to the city will be much easier with apps allowing you to learn about … Read More

Surrey’s new waste collection program reduces landfill waste by 35 percent

November 22, 2012 |

Back in October, I talked about the City of Surrey’s new waste collection program. ┬áNow I’m back for an update.

Since the City of Surrey began the rethink waste program, which included providing residents with new waste bins and a … Read More

2012 Urban Futures Survey: Take the Survey!

October 25, 2012 |

As part of a series of surveys spanning almost 4 decades, the Urban Futures Survey is probing Metro Vancouver households in an effort to learn what peoples opinions are on a range of topics from growth and governance to environment … Read More

Surrey charities encouraging local donations with new campaign

October 16, 2012 |

Three of Surrey’s largest charities have banded together to launch the “We Live Here, We Give Here” campaign, encouraging residents to direct their charity contributions to local organizations. Research has found that 20% of residents make tax-deductible donations to … Read More