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South Surrey

TransLink concludes SkyTrain clear winner for Vancouver – and Surrey

March 6, 2013 |

TransLink has officially completed their multi-year rapid transit studies, one for Vancouver and one for Surrey. The result? SkyTrain is the preferred option for both cities. Let’s dive in to the numbers.

First is Vancouver. TransLink narrowed down the options … Read More

BC Liberal candidate Sukh Dhaliwal facing tax-evasion charges

February 6, 2013 |

The BC Liberal candidate for Surrey-Panorama, former federal Liberal MP Sukh Dhaliwal, is facing charges of six years of federal tax evasion. The maximum charges for tax evasion are a $25,000 fine and up to a year in prison. … Read More

Casinos should be sited in town centres: Thoughts on cancelled South Surrey casino

January 31, 2013 |

When I first saw the application for the now-cancelled “South Surrey Entertainment Complex” aka casino, all I noticed was a building whose footprint was half the size of its surrounding parking facilities, out in the middle of nowhere. It had … Read More

Councillor Rasode on why she, and three others, supported the casino

January 25, 2013 |

Key reasons for supporting the Casino application at 10th and 168th, South Surrey

Pre zoned site:

One of the primary reasons for consideration of this application is derived from the fact that Council had zoned this site for building a … Read More

16th Avenue to be the next corridor to get the highway treatment

December 6, 2012 |

With the South Fraser Perimeter Road (Highway 17) expansion, Port Mann/Highway 1 expansion, Highway 15 expansion, and Highway 10 expansion (which I posted about earlier,) a total of $4.2 billion in road building has been focused around Surrey within the … Read More

Surrey: coal exporter, climate denier?

December 6, 2012 |

In a year where the American mid-west faced the worst drought in a generation, New York was pummelled by super storm Sandy, and the 97% of the Greenland ice sheet melted, Port Metro Vancouver is planning to accelerate the burning … Read More

Christmas in Surrey 2012

November 23, 2012 |

Looking for some holiday cheer this side of the Fraser? Look no further as we present Civic Surrey’s annual Christmas in Surrey post! There’s a growing list of events occurring right here in Surrey to satisfy your festive desires, from Santa parades and Christmas movies to performances of The Nutcracker!

Surrey Christmas Bureau
As the largest and busiest Christmas Bureau in BC, the SCB serves over 1,900 Surrey families and 5,000 children every year. Help bring some Christmas cheer to those less fortunate through the Christmas Hamper and Adopt-a-Family programs. You can donate unwrapped toys or monetary contributions at any Surrey Fire Hall.

Potter’s Christmas Store
Potters shops the world for all things Christmas and brings them to you in Surrey! With over 28,000 sq. ft., Potters is transformed into Western Canada’s largest Christmas store for the holidays. Featuring ornaments and linens, wreaths and stocking stuffers, there’s plenty of gifts for even the “hard to buy” people in your life. Santa and Mrs. Claus are on hand every weekend for the kids.

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Consultation on Massey Tunnel replacement begins

November 22, 2012 |

Public consultation on a Massey Tunnel replacement are set to begin, just months after Premier Christy Clark declared that the Province would undertake the project. The Ministry of Transportation will host two sessions in Surrey this December:

December 6 Cloverdale Fairgrounds, Alice … Read More