Lauren Collins

Surrey RCMP headquarters. March 2021. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey shooting suspect arrested, police say

Surrey RCMP was looking for 28-year-old Tevain Lloyd, who is ‘commonly known as “Gucci”’

Surrey RCMP headquarters. March 2021. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Bowinn Ma, the provincial minister of state for infrastructure, presses a button for the vehicle in the background to be crushed. Ma was at a TransLink announcement at Schnitzer Steel Industries in Surrey on April 14, calling on Metro Vancouverites to take public transit on Earth Day on April 22, 2022. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

TransLink encouraging Metro Vancouver drivers to ditch their vehicles on Earth Day

In Surrey, TransLink spoke about its partnership with SCRAP-IT

Bowinn Ma, the provincial minister of state for infrastructure, presses a button for the vehicle in the background to be crushed. Ma was at a TransLink announcement at Schnitzer Steel Industries in Surrey on April 14, calling on Metro Vancouverites to take public transit on Earth Day on April 22, 2022. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
(File photo: Black Press Media)

Surrey employer fined $20K for knowingly exposing workers to asbestos

Vivesh Kochher is also prohibited from working with asbestos-containing materials for 3 years

(File photo: Black Press Media)
Dr. Steve Levasseur, retinal surgeon and department head of vitreoretinal surgery at Surrey Memorial Hospital, explains how B.C.’s first digitally assisted 3D visualization eye surgery technology works. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

With a ‘55-inch viewing system,’ eye surgery at B.C. hospital gets a 3D boost

The province’s busiest vitreoretinal team, Surrey Memorial surgeons perform roughly 2,500 surgeries a year for patients throughout B.C.

Dr. Steve Levasseur, retinal surgeon and department head of vitreoretinal surgery at Surrey Memorial Hospital, explains how B.C.’s first digitally assisted 3D visualization eye surgery technology works. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Police on scene in the area of 108 Avenue and 132A Street on Friday (April 8, 2022). The Independent Investigations Office of BC, the province’s police watchdog, has confirmed it has been called out to the scene. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Police shoot and kill man during wellness check in Surrey

BC RCMP say man was threatening to hurt himself with a weapon inside Whalley home

Police on scene in the area of 108 Avenue and 132A Street on Friday (April 8, 2022). The Independent Investigations Office of BC, the province’s police watchdog, has confirmed it has been called out to the scene. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum. (Now-Leader file photo)

Province introduces amendments that will force politicians charged with crimes to take leave

Charged with public mischief, Surrey mayor’s pre-trial conference scheduled for Monday

Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum. (Now-Leader file photo)
A Surrey lottery player won the Lotto 6/49 for $18.7 million in the April 6, 2022 draw. (Photo submitted: BCLC)

Lotto 6/49 ticket bought in Surrey scores big with $18.7M jackpot

BCLC says there were two other big wins in Langley and Penticton

A Surrey lottery player won the Lotto 6/49 for $18.7 million in the April 6, 2022 draw. (Photo submitted: BCLC)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Police dog takes down fugitive after he crashes car trying to evade Vancouver Police

Wanted on 10 Canada-wide warrants, 29-year-old sped away from police, hitting cars in process

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
A Surrey man is one of four people charged in an alleged Richmond fraud ring, RCMP say. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press file photo)

4 men charged in alleged B.C. fraud ring: RCMP

Police say incidents happened in Surrey, Langley, Cranbrook, Kelowna

A Surrey man is one of four people charged in an alleged Richmond fraud ring, RCMP say. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press file photo)
Hundreds turned out to the ‘Peace Walk for Ukraine’ in White Rock Saturday morning (April 2, 2022). (Photo: Lauren Collins)

‘Peace Walk for Ukraine’ draws 500 in White Rock, raises $33K

Event organized by Rotary Club of White Rock, Vancouver-area Ukrainian community

Hundreds turned out to the ‘Peace Walk for Ukraine’ in White Rock Saturday morning (April 2, 2022). (Photo: Lauren Collins)
KPU’s Surrey campus. (Now-Leader file photo)

Classes at KPU Surrey cancelled until 4 p.m. after ‘unfounded’ phone threat

Police say there was an ‘unspecified threat received’

KPU’s Surrey campus. (Now-Leader file photo)
Cloverdale Traditional Elementary School’s PAC was the winner of a contest for 20 HEPA filters. Pictured are the purifiers when they were first shipped to the school. The PAC says the pallets have since been taken apart due to space constraints but the filters remain unused and stored at the school. (Submitted photo: CTS PAC)

‘Waiting to be plugged in’: B.C. school district urged to install donated HEPA filters

Surrey elementary school was the winner of 20 air purifiers that have been sitting unused

Cloverdale Traditional Elementary School’s PAC was the winner of a contest for 20 HEPA filters. Pictured are the purifiers when they were first shipped to the school. The PAC says the pallets have since been taken apart due to space constraints but the filters remain unused and stored at the school. (Submitted photo: CTS PAC)
A man fills up his truck with gas in Toronto, on Monday April 1, 2019. The federal government still owes Canadian families, businesses and municipalities more than $225 million after underestimating how much it would raise from the carbon tax during the first year of the program. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov)

B.C. government urged to put ‘immediate pause’ on fuel tax

Surrey Board of Trade says province should ‘apply some short-term relief’

A man fills up his truck with gas in Toronto, on Monday April 1, 2019. The federal government still owes Canadian families, businesses and municipalities more than $225 million after underestimating how much it would raise from the carbon tax during the first year of the program. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov)
The “3rd Lower Mainland Freedom Convoy” arrived in South Surrey Saturday (Feb. 12) after starting in Chilliwack earlier in the morning. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Pacific Highway border in South Surrey remains closed Sunday after ‘freedom convoy’

The convoy took off from Chilliwack earlier on Saturday (Feb. 12) for the third week of protest

The “3rd Lower Mainland Freedom Convoy” arrived in South Surrey Saturday (Feb. 12) after starting in Chilliwack earlier in the morning. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Police are investigating after a shooting in Fraser Heights Tuesday (Feb. 8, 2022) around 168 Street and 104 Avenue. Two people were injured in the shooting, police say, but one victim has since succumbed to their injuries. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

IHIT investigating after Surrey shooting victim dies, RCMP say

Male victim taken to hospital with ‘life-threatening injuries,’ female victim was in ‘serious’ condition

Police are investigating after a shooting in Fraser Heights Tuesday (Feb. 8, 2022) around 168 Street and 104 Avenue. Two people were injured in the shooting, police say, but one victim has since succumbed to their injuries. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
The Surrey Local Immigration Partnership is holding two online workshops Feb. 4 and 5 , both from 10 to 10:30 a.m., to explain how to use a new racism-mapping tool. (Stock photo)

B.C. immigrant organization hopes racism mapping tool will prompt change

RAMP aims to use anonymously reported data to support anti-racism policies

The Surrey Local Immigration Partnership is holding two online workshops Feb. 4 and 5 , both from 10 to 10:30 a.m., to explain how to use a new racism-mapping tool. (Stock photo)
Police on scene in Maple Ridge on Feb. 1, 2022 during the arrest of Jamie Macisaac, 36, who was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for being unlawfully at large. (Submitted photo)

Man wanted on Canada-wide warrant arrested in Maple Ridge: Surrey RCMP

Jamie Macisaac was unlawfully at large after failing to return to court-ordered residence, police said

Police on scene in Maple Ridge on Feb. 1, 2022 during the arrest of Jamie Macisaac, 36, who was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for being unlawfully at large. (Submitted photo)
The Guildford Surrey RCMP detachment is closed as police investigate a possible live grenade. (Photo: Curtis Kreklau)

UPDATE: Grenade ‘safely disposed’ after someone brought it into Surrey RCMP detachment

Police say person found grenade, brought it into Guildford station

The Guildford Surrey RCMP detachment is closed as police investigate a possible live grenade. (Photo: Curtis Kreklau)
(Metro Vancouver Transit Police handout)

Surrey man, 19, charged in stabbing of senior on SkyTrain

Incident happened on Dec. 4 between Scott Road, Gateway stations

(Metro Vancouver Transit Police handout)
Emergency crews were called to a fatal crash on King George Boulevard at Trites Road, just south of Highway 10 on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021. One person died in the three-vehicle crash. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Police investigating fatal Surrey crash

Surrey RCMP say sedan was heading northbound on King George Blvd. when it lost control, hit 2 vehicles

Emergency crews were called to a fatal crash on King George Boulevard at Trites Road, just south of Highway 10 on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021. One person died in the three-vehicle crash. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)