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Surrey mayor, neighbours shocked at ‘horror movie’ illegal clearcutting

September 15, 2012
Surrey mayor, neighbours shocked at ‘horror movie’ illegal clearcutting

Contractor cuts a swath of destruction through city park, salmon stream and private property. Global TV BC News

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Canada’s largest public sector union to hold day of action Saturday

September 15, 2012

Thousands are expected at nationwide rallies Saturday — as members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada fight planned cuts. New Democrat MP Kennedy Stewart says local rallies are planned for Vancouver and Surrey. “Speaking out really against the public sector service cuts that we’ve been having, really that the Harper government’s been inflicting on [...]

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Politicians to gather in honour of Surrey’s tallest building

September 15, 2012
Politicians to gather in honour of Surrey’s tallest building

Surrey has a new tallest building… It’s the 36-storey, 40-floor “Ultra” residential tower. Mayor Dianne Watts will officially mark the occasion at a ceremony Saturday, where she’ll place a “concrete crown” at the building’s highest point. Bob Dominick with the Weststone Group says it’s part of the company’s larger plan. “We’re building a masterplan community [...]

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Locals say dangerous road needs upgrade

September 14, 2012

Residents of Langley Township say it’s a dangerous stretch of road that needs to be widened. Yesterday, 16th Avenue was the scene of yet another crash, this time near 208th Street. An elderly couple from Surrey was killed when their S-U-V collided head-on with a dump truck. Township Mayor Jack Froese says improving the busy east-west [...]

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Planned cuts by Feds don’t sit well

September 14, 2012

The New Democrat MP for Surrey-North is blasting the Federal Conservatives over planned cuts to the public service. It’s a move that would see more than 40 front-line RCMP staff lose their jobs in BC. Jasbir Sandhu says it goes against the Tories, Tough on Crime agenda, “These are front-line workers that provide support to [...]

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