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Malcolm Drydgen, 29, faces an aggravated assault charge in connection to a hotel stabbing in Surrey, B.C. (Photo: Police handout)

Man wanted in B.C. hotel stabbing arrested in Ontario

Malcolm Drydgen charged with aggravated after stabbing at Sheraton hotel in Surrey last June

Malcolm Drydgen, 29, faces an aggravated assault charge in connection to a hotel stabbing in Surrey, B.C. (Photo: Police handout)
B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix (Black Press files)

Province gives $12.8M boost to senior care in Surrey, Delta and Langley

Health minister says this year alone it will mean 288,000 more care hours for local seniors

B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix (Black Press files)
Surrey’s Panorama Ridge Secondary. (Photo: listings.kaassociates.ca)

Four Surrey schools are so full, in-catchment students are on waitlists

Students who didn’t attend feeder elementary schools may not be accepted as a result of overcrowding

Surrey’s Panorama Ridge Secondary. (Photo: listings.kaassociates.ca)
Map shows proposed routes of planned ‘autonomous vehicle demonstration’ routes in North Surrey. (Photo: surrey.ca)

A closer look at driverless shuttles proposed in Surrey, Vancouver

Vancouver and Surrey’s joint application for $50 million to pilot the “autonomous” vehicles is one of five shortlisted

Map shows proposed routes of planned ‘autonomous vehicle demonstration’ routes in North Surrey. (Photo: surrey.ca)
One of Surrey’s festive homes, at the corner of 63B Avenue and 165A Street, boasts a Christmas display featuring thousands of lights. (Submitted photo)

MAP: Christmas light displays in the Lower Mainland

Send us pictures of your National Lampoon-style lit-up homes, nativity scenes or North Pole playlands

One of Surrey’s festive homes, at the corner of 63B Avenue and 165A Street, boasts a Christmas display featuring thousands of lights. (Submitted photo)
Surrey RCMP announce a “significant” drug seizure in Newton. Pictured are bins containing 227 kilos of phenacetin, a painkiller. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

RCMP seize meth, drug-making equipment in large Lower Mainland drug bust

Surrey RCMP believes the ‘significant’ criminal enterprise has ties to the regional gang conflict

Surrey RCMP announce a “significant” drug seizure in Newton. Pictured are bins containing 227 kilos of phenacetin, a painkiller. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Police say a man climbed up a tree in Surrey Wednesday night, in his efforts to evade police following a domestic dispute call. (Photos: Shane Mackichan)

Man climbs tree to evade police after Surrey RCMP called to domestic dispute

The man was 60 feet up the tree for hours, according to a Black Press freelancer at the scene

Police say a man climbed up a tree in Surrey Wednesday night, in his efforts to evade police following a domestic dispute call. (Photos: Shane Mackichan)
A gypsy moth. (File photo, courtesy of Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations.)

Aerial gypsy moth spraying planned near Port Mann Bridge next year

B.C. government planning up to four applications in North Surrey between April 15 and June 30, 2019

A gypsy moth. (File photo, courtesy of Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations.)
Surrey foursome charged after 5,000 pieces of stolen mail seized in Calgary

Surrey foursome charged after 5,000 pieces of stolen mail seized in Calgary

Four people facing 87 fraud, theft charges after huge mail bust in Calgary

Surrey foursome charged after 5,000 pieces of stolen mail seized in Calgary
(Submitted photo: Laurie Guerra)

B.C. city councillor resigns as AutismBC director amid SOGI controversy

AutismBC president Gary Robins says Laurie Guerra’s resignation is effective Nov. 12

(Submitted photo: Laurie Guerra)
Knight Gerald Gaudet was busy selling poppies at Central City Shopping Centre on Nov. 7. The 96-year-old Second World War veteran was part of the push to have Nov. 11 recognized as Remembrance Day, decades ago. (Photo: Amy Reid)

Meet the B.C. veteran who helped fight to recognize Remembrance Day

Second World War veteran Gerald Gaudet, 96, is one of the eldest of Whalley Legion’s roughly 700 members

Knight Gerald Gaudet was busy selling poppies at Central City Shopping Centre on Nov. 7. The 96-year-old Second World War veteran was part of the push to have Nov. 11 recognized as Remembrance Day, decades ago. (Photo: Amy Reid)
Three men allegedly tied to Lower Mainland gang conflict arrested, charged

Three men allegedly tied to Lower Mainland gang conflict arrested, charged

RCMP says three young men are facing charges, after an investigation led to the seizure of drugs and cash

Three men allegedly tied to Lower Mainland gang conflict arrested, charged
Driver dead after dump truck hits median, catches fire on Highway 1

Driver dead after dump truck hits median, catches fire on Highway 1

Westbound traffic is snarled after fiery early morning crash near 176th Street

Driver dead after dump truck hits median, catches fire on Highway 1
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum. (File photo)

Surrey, B.C., council votes to terminate RCMP contract, revise transit link

Surrey’s new council voted unanimously Monday night to transition to a municipal force

Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum. (File photo)
Rendering of a planned Surrey light rail train. (Photo: surrey.ca)

Surrey council unanimously passes motion to ‘cancel ’ LRT

TransLink ‘pausing’ work on the project as a result of the resolution

Rendering of a planned Surrey light rail train. (Photo: surrey.ca)
Rendering of a planned Surrey light rail train. (Photo: surrey.ca)

TransLink extends bidding deadline for Surrey LRT amid uncertainty

With mayor-elect McCallum vowing to nix the light rail line, TransLink says proponents want more ‘clarity’

Rendering of a planned Surrey light rail train. (Photo: surrey.ca)
A vessel fire on the Fraser River the morning of Tuesday, Oct. 30. (Photo: Shane Mackichan)

VIDEO: Vessel catches fire on Fraser River

The fire broke out around 10 a.m. Tuesday morning as a demolition crew was taking an old vessel apart

A vessel fire on the Fraser River the morning of Tuesday, Oct. 30. (Photo: Shane Mackichan)
From left: B.C. Minister of State for Child Care MLA Katrina Chen, Centre for Child Development Ceo Gerard Bremault, Surrey-Centre MP Randeep Sarai and Surrey-Green Timbers MLA Racha Singh at a media event inside Surrey’s Centre for Child Development on Oct. 26, announcing new details about the inclusive child care funding. (Photo: Twitter@Centreforchild)

Province says 83 groups have received boost from ‘inclusive child care’ fund

The B.C. government says 1,000 children will benefit from the funding, as part of a three-year, $30-million investment

From left: B.C. Minister of State for Child Care MLA Katrina Chen, Centre for Child Development Ceo Gerard Bremault, Surrey-Centre MP Randeep Sarai and Surrey-Green Timbers MLA Racha Singh at a media event inside Surrey’s Centre for Child Development on Oct. 26, announcing new details about the inclusive child care funding. (Photo: Twitter@Centreforchild)
Surrey RCMP say two “youths” have been stabbed in Guildford Thursday (Oct. 25). Police were on scene at the incident which was near a Mac’s convenience store near 108th Avenue and 148th Street. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

VIDEO: RCMP say two teen boys sent to hospital with ‘non-life threatening’ injuries following stabbing

Surrey RCMP are looking for another youth who is a ‘person of interest’ in the alleged assault

Surrey RCMP say two “youths” have been stabbed in Guildford Thursday (Oct. 25). Police were on scene at the incident which was near a Mac’s convenience store near 108th Avenue and 148th Street. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
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$450K real estate scheme involved B.C. pastor and son: regulator

BCSC panel finds Steven Maxwell, Alan and Jerry Braun took money from two investors in a fraudulent investment scheme

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