Monthly Archives: November 2011

” New City Hall ‘irresponsible'”

Great new article from Amy Reid of The Now, detailing the bylaw authorizing the $97 million dollar loan passed by Surrey First mayor and council.   Watts insists project’s net cost is $50 million; Surrey mayoral candidate Buchanan calls for review   … Continue reading

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South Surrey Residents all candidates meeting November 14th, 2011

~ Current mayor Dianne Watts defending both Surrey Economic summits and her invitation to George Bush. South Surrey residents packed Rotary Field House this evening for one of the last all candidates meetings before voters hit the polls next weekend, and … Continue reading

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A message from Ross Buchanan, independent candidate for mayor of Surrey.

Two things for you today on the campaign trail in Surrey! Recently Ross received an email from a reporter asking him “what your previous political/leadership experience is and why those experiences qualify you to run a major Canadian city with a huge … Continue reading

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Today, we pause to remember.

Not only those who lost their lives so many years ago, fighting for the freedoms and liberties we take for granted far too often, but all the brave Canadian soldiers who have lost their lives in the line of duty … Continue reading

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But her iron grip on city hall seems to be loosening. Imagine what would happen if more than 24.5 per cent of Surrey’s eligible voters showed up

I had a great chat with David Carrigg of the Province today, asking why Watts wasn’t pushed about always pushing the net cost of the new city hall, rather than the actual, total cost.Well, I also asked for equal opportunity for … Continue reading

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Watts wrong with Surrey’s Crime Reduction Strategy?

 Independent candidate for mayor, Ross Buchanan, says enough is enough when it comes to the glossy media portrayal from Dianne Watts that everything is fine in Surrey, when crime is still a major issue for small businesses and residents in … Continue reading

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A time to mourn. What will become of independent journalism?

Entrenched as I have been in municipal campaign matters, I have had little time to do much more than absorb the shock of Sean Holman shutting down Public Eye Online and keep on going. But today, with a brief moment to … Continue reading

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Get your vote out early Surrey, on the following advanced voting dates!

Many people will be voting in this years municipal election in Surrey than ever before, so why not take advantage of those advanced voting dates?  It always surprises me how many people are still unaware that there are several dates … Continue reading

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The truth about crime in Surrey : a free forum hosted by Ross Buchanan, independent candidate for mayor.

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Watts circle talks around key election issues.

Kelly Sinoski recently sat down to chat with Ms. Watts about the million dollar boondoggle new city hall that opponent Ross Buchanan has called for an immediate halt, reveal and review on, in light of the city taking on $100 million … Continue reading

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