***UPDATED IN COMMENTS BELOW POST-FULL REPORT ON LAST NIGHTS MEETING* On the heels of more headlines on how bad the impact is in overcrowded schools last week (playground time is rationed out for young children in some schools), a community meeting hosted by a developer tonight in the Sullivan area of South Newton promises toContinue reading Public meeting 7pm tonight, YMCA lounge,hosted by developer of 5750 Panorama Drive
( More to come on Hydro this week,but today,recent events & conversation prompts this) Earlier this year I had an admittedly uncomfortable conversation online with a long time Surrey advocate who would send me every link to every news story about every shooting or violence in the city, particularly in Newton. As someone who’sContinue reading The million dollar question in Surrey.
This is the pre-election campaign sign used by Surrey First and Hepner during the municipal election campaign in November 2014. Note, it states LRT will be complete in 2018,not started by 2018. This promise shocked many Surrey residents familiar with the reality of major transportation projects,because the planning stage alone can take years. But the promiseContinue reading Your amuse-bouche for the day. A prime example of why you should never,ever pay any attention to campaign promises.
In the iconic movie Field of Dreams, farmer Ray Kinsella hears a voice whispering every time he walks through his corn field: “If you build it, he will come.” But only in the movies could a farmer plow a cash crop, build a baseball field for ghosts and have everything turn out OK. In reality,Continue reading Last weeks City Hall column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Surrey LRT plans scary expensive!