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Calf houses float in the flood waters in Abbotsford, B.C., Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)
Calf houses float in the flood waters in Abbotsford, B.C., Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)
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Doctor says no fetal tissue used in vaccine production, after Surrey councillor rails against ‘ingredients’

Physician clarifies vaccine production after Pettigrew makes religious objection at council meeting

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RCMP vest. (Phil McLaclan/Capital News)

Amber Alert cancelled: Baby found after vehicle stolen in Surrey

Within an hour, Surrey RCMP confirmed the child had been located; police still looking for suspect

RCMP vest. (Phil McLaclan/Capital News)
Surrey teacher Shannon Akester gets vaccinated for COVID-19 at the North Surrey clinic on Wednesday, March 24. (submitted photo: Fraser Health)

B.C.’s largest school district decides against mandating COVID-19 vaccines for staff

Board of education points to high vaccination rates in Surrey, White Rock

Surrey teacher Shannon Akester gets vaccinated for COVID-19 at the North Surrey clinic on Wednesday, March 24. (submitted photo: Fraser Health)
Linda Annis, executive director of Metro Vancouver Crime Stoppers, poses with photo cutouts in pumpkins of the top five wanted tricksters. (Submitted photo: Crime Stoppers)

Crime Stoppers releases list of the ‘5 faces you don’t want trick or treating at your home’

List includes a Surrey gangster, escaped Mission inmate

Linda Annis, executive director of Metro Vancouver Crime Stoppers, poses with photo cutouts in pumpkins of the top five wanted tricksters. (Submitted photo: Crime Stoppers)
Surrey RCMP say the intersection of 108 Avenue and 140 Street is closed in all directions following a crash involving a pedestrian on Thursday (Oct. 14, 2021). (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Pedestrian hit in Surrey, RCMP say

Police called to 108 Avenue and 140 Street just after 5:30 a.m.

Surrey RCMP say the intersection of 108 Avenue and 140 Street is closed in all directions following a crash involving a pedestrian on Thursday (Oct. 14, 2021). (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Keep the RCMP in Surrey campaign founder Ivan Scott (left) speaks to Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum in South Surrey Saturday, Sept. 4 after McCallum claimed one of Scott’s supporters ran over his foot with their car. (@captainramona Twitter photo)

RCMP investigating possible public mischief related to claims made by Surrey mayor

Interview by Global TV being used as evidence after McCallum claimed his foot was run over

Keep the RCMP in Surrey campaign founder Ivan Scott (left) speaks to Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum in South Surrey Saturday, Sept. 4 after McCallum claimed one of Scott’s supporters ran over his foot with their car. (@captainramona Twitter photo)
Police had 122A Street, between 78 and 80 avenues, blocked off Oct. 5 and 6, 2021 following a fatal shooting. The victim has now been identified as 28-year-old Sharnbeer Singh Somal, who was known to police. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Victim in latest Surrey shooting was known to police

28-year-old Sharnbeer Singh Somal was shot dead in a driveway on 122A Street, near 80 Avenue on Oct. 5

Police had 122A Street, between 78 and 80 avenues, blocked off Oct. 5 and 6, 2021 following a fatal shooting. The victim has now been identified as 28-year-old Sharnbeer Singh Somal, who was known to police. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Shortly after a fatal shooting in the 12200-block of 80 Avenue on Oct. 5, 2021, a burned out vehicle was found on 122A Street in Newton. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Fatal Surrey shooting believed to be linked to Lower Mainland gang conflict

IHIT has been called in to investigate

Shortly after a fatal shooting in the 12200-block of 80 Avenue on Oct. 5, 2021, a burned out vehicle was found on 122A Street in Newton. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Keep the RCMP in Surrey campaign founder Ivan Scott (left) speaks to Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum in South Surrey Saturday Sept. 4. (@captainramona Twitter photo)

Surrey mayor alleges he was ‘run over by a vehicle’ in clash over police force transition

Meantime, the Keep RCMP in Surrey founder denies the claim

Keep the RCMP in Surrey campaign founder Ivan Scott (left) speaks to Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum in South Surrey Saturday Sept. 4. (@captainramona Twitter photo)
The funeral for Parker Magnuson, 17, was Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021. Magnuson, along with Caleb Reimer and Ronin Sharma, both 16, were killed when the vehicle they were in hit a tree in the 16000-block of 104 Avenue in Fraser Heights just before 3 a.m. on Aug. 21.

17-year-old killed in Surrey crash remembered as a ‘kindhearted, beautiful person’

Parker Magnuson was one of 3 teens killed in the Aug. 21 crash in Fraser Heights

The funeral for Parker Magnuson, 17, was Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021. Magnuson, along with Caleb Reimer and Ronin Sharma, both 16, were killed when the vehicle they were in hit a tree in the 16000-block of 104 Avenue in Fraser Heights just before 3 a.m. on Aug. 21.
The funeral of 16-year-old Ronin Sharma, who was killed in a single-vehicle crash along with 17-year-old Parker Magnuson and 16-year-old Caleb Reimer in the 16000-block of 104 Avenue on Aug. 21, 2021, was livestreamed on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021.(Photo: Tom zillich/Inset: Delta Hockey Academy)

‘A leader and an inspiration’: Community mourns 16-year-old killed in Surrey crash

Ronin Sharma was one of three teens killed; his funeral was livestreamed

The funeral of 16-year-old Ronin Sharma, who was killed in a single-vehicle crash along with 17-year-old Parker Magnuson and 16-year-old Caleb Reimer in the 16000-block of 104 Avenue on Aug. 21, 2021, was livestreamed on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021.(Photo: Tom zillich/Inset: Delta Hockey Academy)
Surrey Police Service spokesperson Ian MacDonald. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Complaints filed after FOI reveals Surrey Police chief used personal email

SPS sends cease-and-desist letter to Keep the RCMP in Surrey after improperly vetted docs shared online

Surrey Police Service spokesperson Ian MacDonald. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
From left, Caleb Reimer, Ronin Sharma and Parker Magnuson were killed in a vehicle collision on Aug. 21.

Speed a factor in fatal crash of 3 young hockey players in Surrey: police

The three teens, ages 16 and 17, were killed when their vehicle hit a tree in the early hours of Aug. 21

From left, Caleb Reimer, Ronin Sharma and Parker Magnuson were killed in a vehicle collision on Aug. 21.
Surrey RCMP is investigating a shooting in Newton Friday evening (Aug. 20, 2021). At 5:41 p.m. Friday, police responded to a report of shots fired in the 13700-block of 70 Avenue. (Photo: Curtis Kreklau)

Two in custody, one injured in Surrey shooting

Police say incident is ‘not related to the ongoing Lower Mainland gang conflict’

Surrey RCMP is investigating a shooting in Newton Friday evening (Aug. 20, 2021). At 5:41 p.m. Friday, police responded to a report of shots fired in the 13700-block of 70 Avenue. (Photo: Curtis Kreklau)
Police say three people are dead following a single-vehicle collision in Surrey early Saturday morning (Aug. 21). At 2:47 a.m. Saturday, Surrey RCMP, along with B.C. Emergency Health Services and Surrey Fire Service responded to a report of a single vehicle that crashed into a tree in the 16000-block of 104 Avenue. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

3 teen boys killed in Surrey crash

All three played academy-level hockey

Police say three people are dead following a single-vehicle collision in Surrey early Saturday morning (Aug. 21). At 2:47 a.m. Saturday, Surrey RCMP, along with B.C. Emergency Health Services and Surrey Fire Service responded to a report of a single vehicle that crashed into a tree in the 16000-block of 104 Avenue. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
A Surrey man is the victim of the Lower Mainland’s latest homicide. Kenneth Thomas Howe, 38, was found in the 6200-block of Darnley Street in Burnaby on Aug. 12 around 6 a.m. (Photo: IHIT)

Surrey man identified as victim in Burnaby homicide

Police called to 6200-block of Darnley Street Aug. 12

A Surrey man is the victim of the Lower Mainland’s latest homicide. Kenneth Thomas Howe, 38, was found in the 6200-block of Darnley Street in Burnaby on Aug. 12 around 6 a.m. (Photo: IHIT)
Wedding rings (Pixabay.com photo)

B.C. wedding photographer ordered to pay $22K to couple waiting 6 years for images

Judge says defendant ‘seemed to be literally making up these excuses in the spur of the moment’

Wedding rings (Pixabay.com photo)
Annie Ohana, a teacher at L.A. Matheson Secondary, teaches a Grade 8 class on Friday, March 12, 2021. Ohana is one of many teachers calling for another mask mandate in schools before the 2021-22 school year starts. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

‘Almost no protection’: B.C. teachers concerned about returning to school as Delta ramps up

Safe Schools Coalition hosting Vancouver rally Aug. 14 for COVID-safe measures in B.C. schools

Annie Ohana, a teacher at L.A. Matheson Secondary, teaches a Grade 8 class on Friday, March 12, 2021. Ohana is one of many teachers calling for another mask mandate in schools before the 2021-22 school year starts. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Surrey firefighters battle a blaze at a Newton condo complex Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

‘It can quickly get out of control’: Vigilance urged when cooking food in summer heat

Firefighters still working to put out condo fire nearly 24 hours later in Surrey

Surrey firefighters battle a blaze at a Newton condo complex Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)