Archive for the category "whatthesurrey"

WTS – What the Surrey #26: Link Fest Hodge Podge

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The WTS and a link fest? Combining two of my patented blog features? Yes, daring I know. Surrey decided to one-up Vancouver’s smoking restrictions near entrance ways with their own 7.5 meter rule. [Surrey Leader] White Rock (South Surrey Junior) will build their $500,000 Spirit Square right along the main strip, between the museum and […]

WTS – What the Surrey #25: We're Not Number One

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A report about crime in Canada’s cities came out a while ago and I’ve been meaning to address it. Getting around to it now I hope that some way, some how, this quashes some fears folks have about traveling out of downtown, Vancouver, and dare I say… over the Fraser River. Earlier this year Canada’s […]

WTS – What the Surrey #24: Holland Park and Surrey's Spirit Square for BC150

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning I was reminded on Keira’s post about BC150, the celebration around the Province in honor of its 150th birthday. A big part of the festivities includes the dedication of Spirit Squares. These squares will celebrate our heritage and achievements – past, present and future – and leave a legacy for current and future […]

WTS – What the Surrey #23: civicSurrey

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Our local green-powered, transit, political, and Metro Vancouver whiz kid Paul Hillsdon has just launched a new fully Surrey-centric website. For a while I felt as though my blog was steering too far into posts on Surrey. I mean, obviously it’s something I feel is important to write about as it is my home city. […]

WTS – What the Surrey #22: Winterfest Update

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As previously announced, Winterfest is happening this Saturday from 12:00pm to 10:00pm at Central City plaza in Surrey (just across from the Surrey Central Skytrain). Outdoor skating rink, live concerts, food vendors, hockey challenge, and Guitar Hero are just some of the activities. A schedule and event map have been released so here are a […]