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Battleground Surrey: "Concerned citizens" and candidates went back to silence and anonymity

During last year election campaign numerous candidates for Mayor and for Council stepped up to expressed their care and concern about Surrey future. That care and concerned lasted shorter than political campaign fought at the end of November. 606 more words

Battleground Surrey: End of an era - Goodbye to Watts and Rasode

City of Surrey will have a chance to say final goodbye to outgoing long term Mayor Dianne Watts and Councillor Barinder Rasode who will not be part of local government in the next term. 410 more words

Municipal Matters: Odds against survival of Surrey City Development Corporation

The Surrey City Development Corporation was created by Surrey mayor Dianne Watts’ team in 2007 to facilitate development in her fast-growing city.

This  involved donating land to developers in return for a stake in the development, or buying land from the provincial government, then passing that on to developers for a piece of the action. 206 more words

B.C.

Convicted rapist charged in Serena Vermeersch's slaying

A convicted rapist who once threatened to go after his victim after serving a 22-year sentence has now been charged with second-degree murder in the random slaying of Surrey teenager Serena Vermeersch. 1,872 more words

The Real Scoop

Letters: Banned Whitecaps ad, rental housing, Meena Wong, airline fees, teachers' contract

Silly to ban that ad

The laughable hysteria over a harmless Vancouver Whitecaps promotional video reminds us again how easy the Internet makes it for bullies to flourish. 726 more words

Opinion

EXCLUSIVE: Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts confirms plans to seek federal Conservative nomination

Speculation has been swirling for some time now about the plans of Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts when her third term expires in November.

Watts admits she’s been approached by both the federal Liberals and Tories but has been coy about her future, until now. 177 more words

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Surrey grows up: City poised to become B.C.'s biggest by 2041

VIDEO: Surrey, B.C.’s boom town. Rumina Daya reports.

Surrey is the fastest-growing city in the province and one of the fastest-growing cities in Canada.

Right now, its population is a close second to Vancouver but it’s expected to become the largest city in B.C. 296 more words

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