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Guest column: Beachfront rail line in urgent need of realignment to prevent further deaths

By Mary-Jane Bennett

The view from the southwest flank of Canada’s coastline —between Crescent Beach and the city of White Rock — is breathtaking.

“It’s Canada’s Amalfi coast,” enthuses Erik Seiz, president of the Crescent Beach Property Owners Association. 694 more words


Battleground Surrey: New murder and more silence

Start of the week was once again reserved for bad news from Surrey. Another murder happened in Newton, media and police forces jointly occupied one of the most troubled neighbourhoods in the city for hours trying to understand how and why community found itself in this troubling situation. 525 more words


Surrey mayoral candidate says only 36 RCMP officers available for shifts

Former Surrey mayor and now 2014 mayoral candidate Doug McCallum says RCMP staffing numbers in the city are “shocking.”

McCallum issued a news release Friday, saying that out of 673 officers in the Surrey detachment, only 36 are available for shift on any given weekday. 291 more words


Battleground Surrey: Almost no police on the streets, McCallum on attack but wrong

For the last few decades crime situation and policing in Surrey are the top issues. Issues on which resolution this community still waits and will probably wait for a significant time in the future. 698 more words


For New Canadian Media: Rasode Could Remake Surrey Race

With the Surrey mayoral elections still four months away, a new candidate from the South Asian community threatens to shake up the race in a city whose population growth is being fuelled by immigrants and new citizens. 70 more words


Battleground Surrey: McCallum wants to lead?!

Former Mayor of Surrey Doug McCallum, who already served three terms as Mayor of Surrey, announced on Monday that he will seek another term. Man who spent last decade far far away from Surrey’s political and public scene now claims that he cares that much for community and residents that he’s ready to lead once more. 800 more words


Former Surrey mayor Doug McCallum to run again

Former Surrey mayor Doug McCallum has called an 11 a.m. news conference today where he’s expected to announce he is joining the race for mayor’s chair in Surrey. 111 more words