City of Surrey

Outside Council Chambers inside Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

Surrey city council puts 11 p.m. cap on meetings

Speakers at public hearings will be limited to three minutes instead of five

 

Mayor says catalytic converter theft “significantly” on rise in Surrey. (File photo)

Plan to target catalytic converter theft in play, Surrey mayor says

They make up almost 45% of thefts from autos in Surrey

 

Surrey mayor-elect Brenda Locke and B.C. Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth. (File photos)

Surrey Mayor warns 55% property tax hike coming if Farnworth gives Surrey Police Service thumbs up

Coun. Linda Annis, of Surrey First, calls Brenda Locke’s statements a ‘scare tactic’

 

Bird counters Ian Burgess, left, Chloe Boynton and Angela Bond were busy counting all the birds they could see – and hear – on Thursday, Dec. 29, for the annual Christmas bird count. (Tricia Weel photo)

VIDEO: Bird counters busy at White Rock beach for annual count

Counting winged wildlife has been happening worldwide since 1900

Bird counters Ian Burgess, left, Chloe Boynton and Angela Bond were busy counting all the birds they could see – and hear – on Thursday, Dec. 29, for the annual Christmas bird count. (Tricia Weel photo)
Assistant Commissioner Brian Edwards at Surrey RCMP HQ in Surrey on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Surrey’s top Mountie Brian Edwards: ‘We have public safety in order’

VIDEO: Edwards speaks Dec. 15 with Now-Leader on Surrey’s policing debate. ‘We’ve never let our foot off the pedal,’ he says

Assistant Commissioner Brian Edwards at Surrey RCMP HQ in Surrey on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)
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Surrey council approves ‘draft’ of final plan to retain RCMP on 6-3 vote

The final plan will be submitted to Public Safety Minister and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth for consideration by Dec. 15

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‘Draft’ of final plan on Surrey policing before council Monday

If approved, final plan will be submitted to Public Safety Minister and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth for consideration by Dec. 15

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Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Two builders fined $6K for contempt after city alleges illegal renovations

Pair tells court ‘so many other people’ are building and renting suites without permission

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Assistant Commissioner Brian Edwards, in charge of the Surrey RCMP, addresses Surrey city council on Monday, Nov. 28. (Screen shot)

Claims Surrey RCMP not locally accountable are ‘unfounded’ and ‘laughable,’ Edwards tells council

Plan to keep RCMP in Surrey, if approved Dec. 12, will go to solicitor general Dec. 15

Assistant Commissioner Brian Edwards, in charge of the Surrey RCMP, addresses Surrey city council on Monday, Nov. 28. (Screen shot)
Surrey RCMP’s officer in charge, Assistant Commissioner Brian Edwards, with a painting his son did in Grade 4 that hangs in a place of honour on his office wall. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Plan to keep RCMP in Surrey, if approved Dec. 12, will go to solicitor general Dec. 15

Surrey’s top Mountie Brian Edwards is set to present before city council Monday a “framework for maintaining the RCMP as Police of Jurisdiction in Surrey.”

Surrey RCMP’s officer in charge, Assistant Commissioner Brian Edwards, with a painting his son did in Grade 4 that hangs in a place of honour on his office wall. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Former Surrey mayor Doug McCallum talks to media after being found not guilty of public mischief Monday (Nov. 21). (Photo: Anna Burns)

BREAKING: Former Surrey mayor Doug McCallum found not guilty of public mischief

Judge Reginald Harris delivered his verdict in Surrey provincial court Monday

Former Surrey mayor Doug McCallum talks to media after being found not guilty of public mischief Monday (Nov. 21). (Photo: Anna Burns)
Surrey City Hall. (File photo: Anna Burns)

Surrey council votes 5-4 to maintain Surrey RCMP as city’s police department

City staff will instruct the Surrey Police Service on behalf of council ‘to pause all new hiring and expenditures pending further Council direction’

Surrey City Hall. (File photo: Anna Burns)
Doug McCallum entering Surrey provincial court. (Photo: Anna Burns)
Doug McCallum entering Surrey provincial court. (Photo: Anna Burns)
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UPDATE: Cops say no criminal offence related to outgoing Surrey mayor’s city-owned car getting banged up

Coun. Jack Hundial expressed ‘extreme disgust.’ Doug McCallum has not yet shed light on the matter

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Supporters gathered Friday (Sept. 24, 2021) at the South Surrey site proposed for the Harmony inclusive-housing project. (Contributed photo)

Surrey City council moves Harmony inclusive housing project forward

UNITI’s South Surrey proposal set for new public hearing

Supporters gathered Friday (Sept. 24, 2021) at the South Surrey site proposed for the Harmony inclusive-housing project. (Contributed photo)
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’

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)
Surrey-Newton MLA Harry Bains, left, and Harry Bains, Surrey council candidate, right.
Surrey-Newton MLA Harry Bains, left, and Harry Bains, Surrey council candidate, right.
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

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