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Surrey First In Farmland Destruction?

It’s been three years since BC Premier Christy Clark dismantled the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR).

The City of Surrey – playground of some less than upstanding land developers being an oasis of (relatively) cheap land – has generally been very open to rezoning farmland – especially if that rezoning translates into bulging campaign coffers come election time. 233 more words

Dumping On Farmland

3rd quarter RCMP data for Surrey, BC

I like to look at data per capita instead of plain numbers. The RCMP data is based on 2013 population estimates, which is old, but better than nothing.

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City of Surrey to cut down hundreds of trees in Green Timbers park

WATCH: Some Surrey residents are angry over the city’s plans for what they call their own “Stanley Park.” Nadia Stewart reports.

It has been described as Surrey’s Stanley Park but a plan by the city to cut down hundreds of trees in Green Timbers Urban Forest Park is causing controversy. 347 more words


Mermaid tails make a splash with swimmers, but some cities ban them from pools

EDMONTON — Krista Visinski is determined to be a mermaid, even if she’s not allowed in the water right now.

The Edmonton mother has been preparing for more than a year to become a professional sea nymph and teach exercise classes, host children’s parties and appear at public events. 534 more words