Archive for the category "politics"

Save the Hollow Tree in Stanley Park

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few months ago the Park Board met to discuss the fate of the Hollow Tree in Stanley Park as it began to lean – becoming a safety hazard for visitors to its site. The results of this meeting in March had the Park Board come to the conclusion that there were only two options, […]

The Surrey Beaver Issue

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I grew up in Surrey, more specifically (for those who do not already know) Whalley. I went to West Whalley secondary and played in the Trojan Classic basketball tournament. I know Surrey like the back of my hand, well at least I used to… most places I recognized as being farms and agricultural land are […]

Surrey File: Paul Hillsdon for City Council

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo Credit: Roland Tanglao The people I have featured in my What The Surrey or Surrey File series are not your stereotypical products of Surrey that other Metro Vancouverites or Canadians tend to imagine. I’m extremely proud to have been born and raised in Surrey and the people of the city are hard-working, dedicated, determined, […]

Surrey File: Chuck Cadman

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This past weekend I felt nothing but “Surrey Pride” when talking with my Crazy Canucks co-hosts, as it turns out 3 of us were raised in Surrey and are all pretty proud of that fact. It got me wondering, who are some other great Surreyites that I’m honored to associate with the city… and now […]

What the Surrey #14 – Whitecaps in Tynehead

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

When I wrote a recent post, calling Surrey by it’s current motto, the “City of Parks”, my unofficial Surrey/Fraser Valley transit and logistical correspondent Paul, had something to say about it. Surrey has never been worthy of the “City of Parks” designation. It boasts about it’s 500 parks, and expansive trail system. Psht. It’s all […]