When growing pains become intolerable, the community needs to act.

This... is my Surrey. Beautiful, yes? We have beaches and sunsets to take your breathe away, parks and trails, farms that grow incredible local produce and fruits and fields of daisies to lay down and dream in. "Communities in fear"  And with summer upon us and school out the end of next week, thousands of …

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But I thought we are all safe, Chief Supt. Bill Fordy?

In January of this year, I wrote a post highlighting the ridiculous, public relations driven position Bill Fordy had taken with regards to yet another shooting in Surrey. While other police spokespersons in the lower mainland were making clear the inherent danger the public faces in any brazen shooting, Fordy was telling the people of …

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“Brightening deadly road wasted effort” ~ Michael Booth, Surrey Now.

While two weeks of spring break is taking my attention elsewhere, I'll be spending less time blogging, and concentrating more on a number of stories needing investigation. The BC Liberals seem to be up to more than a few of their old tricks with the Massey Tunnel replacement issue- I'm working on this story currently -  and of course, SNC Lavalin is …

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City staff listen to Surrey residents and say no to increase in monster homes

However, there is a catch, albeit one I think many Surrey-ites can live with. In last nights council meeting, city council said no to the proposed increase requested by the Surrey Ratepayers Association, and told city planners to approach a neighbourhood by neighbourhood zoning approach. In this manner, anybody wishing to increase the home size …

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