Archive for the category "whatthesurrey"

WTS – What the Surrey #17: Food Bank Follow Up and Wishing Well

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Welcome back to What the Surrey! It’s been a while since my last WTS post because honestly I keep forgetting that I have this lovely category to which I can post all my Surrey loving rants and info. Gearing up for Christmas and some quality holiday time spent in my hometown I’m sure I’ll have […]

WTS – What the Surrey #16 – Logo Contest Update

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In WTS #10 I wrote about the logo contest for the City of Surrey. Submissions have been weeded down to 3 finalists and it’s up to citizens to head to the Surrey website and vote for their favourite. Here’s a summary of the 3 choices, found by way of Paul’s blog: Concept 1: “This logo […]

WTS – What The Surrey #15 – Give Us Your Candy

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Why are so people buying up real estate in Surrey even though the media’s been doing their darnedest to tarnish it’s already muddied reputation? Maybe it’s for the candy money. Photo credit: Keira-Anne on Flickr A local dentists office will be paying $1 for every piece of candy brought in before Nov. 15th in hopes […]

What the Surrey #14 – Whitecaps in Tynehead

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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 […]

WTS – What the Surrey #13 – Kwantlen and Releaf

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You know me, I love my parks. This weekend I visited one that I haven’t been to since around 1998. Named after the Kwantlen First Nation, Kwantlen Park stretches from 132nd street to Old Yale Road [Google Map]. It contains KB Woodward Elementary, Kwantlen Park Secondary (formerly West Whalley Jr. High), tennis courts, a skate […]