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Surrey Muse At Large (SMAL) with VG PlayRoom at Camp Alexandra - Feb to June 2017

Surrey Muse At Large is commencing it’s first session in January, with regular programming from February to June 2017, in partnership with Virginia Gillespie’s VG Playroom… 397 more words


Surrey's affordable housing stays close to transit

Reported by Reuben Dongalen Jr.

New developments for affordable housing units in Surrey are prioritizing transit-friendly locations.

Metro Vancouver released a report of their findings after a public consultation in 2011 called the ‘National Household Survey,’ collecting information on their travel to work for one out of three households in the region. 311 more words

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Surrey School board receives results from Public Consultation

Reported by Reuben Dongalen Jr.

Lord Tweedsmuir is on the brink of changing catchment boundaries to help alleviate their overcapacity issue.

Last spring, the Surrey school board sent a survey for public consultation with options on possible changes to create the catchment boundaries for the new high-school under construction, Salish Secondary school. 147 more words

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Surrey's homeless treated poorly by bylaw officers

Reported by Reuben Dongalen Jr.

On Oct. 3, Monday, homeless of the notorious 135a community gathered for a rally and protest at Surrey City Hall regarding the city’s “unfair treatment.” 255 more words

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Historic Stewart Farm

Canadian History Hunters recently had the opportunity to visit one of the few historic farmhouses that remain in Surrey. In the early 1880’s John Stewart purchased the farm and became involved in the dyking of the Nicomeckl River, an important early transportation route for the community of Elgin. 133 more words

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Tynehead Regional Park

According to the City of Surrey Parks website, Tynehead Regional Park is a 260 hectare park, with meadows, fields, and forests. There are streams and creeks, and something called… 429 more words


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