Archive for the category "surrey"

Civic Elections in Metro Vancouver

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As most folks in the region area should be aware, there are municipal elections happening very soon in numerous cities. Those in Vancouver, Surrey, Township of Langley, Coquitlam, New Westminster, Richmond, Burnaby, District of North Vancouver, and West Vancouver will be heading to the polls on November 15th to elect a new city council and […]

Surrey Condo Development Fire at Quattro

Comments 18 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Adrian Ho for News1130 I’m not usually one to break stories on my blog (leave that to the newsies) however this one hits very close to home. The condo development Quattro, that claimed it was going to “bring Yaletown to Surrey”, is up in flames this afternoon (a message on Twitter from Airdrie led me […]

Tulips for Tomorrow 2008

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It was a year ago that I first wrote about the Surrey Memorial Hospital‘s Tulips for Tomorrow campaign. Now, 12 months, 100,000 bulbs and $420,000 in donations later, they are initiating the campaign for another season. Your donation will put Surrey in bloom when spring rolls around, and will fund new medical equipment for our […]

The Widow Colony

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Widow Colony As it happens, I’ll be in Surrey for the better part of next weekend attending two very important events; one being a documentary screening of a human rights tragedy. The Widow Colony – India’s Unsettled Settlement, “is a film that takes an in-depth look into the lives of the widows of the […]

National Digital Media Day: Surrey

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After a hearty breakfast at Ricky’s we’re now chilling at Blenz in Central City / SFU Surrey. So far this morning the traffic has been horrendous so after this we’ll head straight to Gastown for the 1:00pm meetup. The kiss event (one of the only events mentioned this morning in one of the local papers) […]