Amy Reid

A promotional image for the new Arrival Advisor app, which aims to help immigrants and refugees as they settle in British Columbia. (Submitted photo)

Free app launches to help immigrants, refugees as they settle in B.C.

Mobile app Arrival Advisor was developed by Vancouver-based non-profit PeaceGeeks

A promotional image for the new Arrival Advisor app, which aims to help immigrants and refugees as they settle in British Columbia. (Submitted photo)
Surrey RCMP Corporal Brenden Vogt shoots hoops with some local kids on Sunday, March 17. (Photo: Video screenshot)

Father thanks B.C. Mountie for shooting hoops with kids, ‘changing perspectives’

‘We’re just like everyone else,’ says Surrey officer who stopped to play basketball with kids

Surrey RCMP Corporal Brenden Vogt shoots hoops with some local kids on Sunday, March 17. (Photo: Video screenshot)
Emergency crews work to remove and treat someone inside a Chevrolet Volt after a crash in Campbell Heights on Tuesday, March 12. (Photos: Curtis Kreklau)

Jaws of Life used to rescue woman after head-on Surrey crash

Surrey RCMP say early indications are that a car pulled out in front of a flatbed truck at a stop sign

Emergency crews work to remove and treat someone inside a Chevrolet Volt after a crash in Campbell Heights on Tuesday, March 12. (Photos: Curtis Kreklau)
Sergeant Mike Sanchez of Surrey’s Gang Enforcement team (right) briefs the squad before they head out on March 1. Officers Brad Reeves and Harjit Sidhu, on left. (Photo: Amy Reid)

VIDEO: A ride-along with Surrey’s gang enforcement squad

Surrey RCMP’s anti-gang team reveals how they’re trying to make a difference, on and off the streets

Sergeant Mike Sanchez of Surrey’s Gang Enforcement team (right) briefs the squad before they head out on March 1. Officers Brad Reeves and Harjit Sidhu, on left. (Photo: Amy Reid)
RCMP and BC Coroners Service investigate after a man was found dead in this Surrey donation bin in 2016, near 150th Street and 104th Avenue. (Now-Leader file photo)

Surrey council decides not to ban donation bins in wake of deaths

In a split vote, council votes to keep existing approach to handling donations bins

RCMP and BC Coroners Service investigate after a man was found dead in this Surrey donation bin in 2016, near 150th Street and 104th Avenue. (Now-Leader file photo)
ELA – short for Electric Automation – is a 100 per cent electric vehicle with a battery life of up to 14 hours. The driverless vehicles are part of a proposal to create ‘collision free multi-modal corridors’ in Surrey and Vancouver. (Photo: smartertogether.ca)

Surrey, Vancouver submit final proposal to launch driverless shuttles

The two cities hope to share $50M in prize money in the ‘Smart Cities’ traffic infrastructure challenge

ELA – short for Electric Automation – is a 100 per cent electric vehicle with a battery life of up to 14 hours. The driverless vehicles are part of a proposal to create ‘collision free multi-modal corridors’ in Surrey and Vancouver. (Photo: smartertogether.ca)
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B.C. teacher who left religious school over non-marital sex issue calls for reform

Education minister says law allowing religious schools to have ‘community standards’ for staff could be reviewed

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The Port Mann Bridge. (Transportation Investment Corp. photo)

‘Major delays’ expected after crashes at both ends of Port Mann Bridge

DriveBC says a pair of collisions is expected to snarl morning traffic

The Port Mann Bridge. (Transportation Investment Corp. photo)
Whalley’s Oasis Hotel (formerly the Dell) pictured here in a Google Street View photo, before the building was torn down.

Ex-hotel manager awarded $65K after judge rules Surrey police assaulted him

Justice Murray Blok concluded police violated Michael Fong’s Charter rights by illegally detaining him

Whalley’s Oasis Hotel (formerly the Dell) pictured here in a Google Street View photo, before the building was torn down.
Emergency crews respond to an overdose call. (Photo: Black Press files)

Alert issued after 12 overdoses in Surrey in one day

Vancouver and Fraser Health authorities say spike in overdoses linked to cocaine

Emergency crews respond to an overdose call. (Photo: Black Press files)
The scene of a head-on collision between a Ford Mustang and a transit bus in Surrey’s City Centre area on Wednesday (Feb. 27). (Photos: Shane Mackichan)

No one hurt in dramatic head-on crash between bus and Mustang: Surrey RCMP

Police believe collision was caused by driver ‘suffering from medical issue’ while behind the wheel

The scene of a head-on collision between a Ford Mustang and a transit bus in Surrey’s City Centre area on Wednesday (Feb. 27). (Photos: Shane Mackichan)
(Photo: City of Surrey)

Snowfall warning issued for Surrey, Langley

Environment Canada warns to ‘be on the lookout for adverse weather conditions and take necessary safety precautions’

(Photo: City of Surrey)
Guildford Town Centre. (File photo)

Police investigating after 14-year-old boy pepper sprayed at Surrey mall

Surrey RCMP say two males fled the scene before officers arrived on scene at Guildford Town Centre

Guildford Town Centre. (File photo)
Woman and dogs fall through ice along Surrey’s Serpentine River

Woman and dogs fall through ice along Surrey’s Serpentine River

While things seem to have turned out OK this time, woman’s husband urges others to stay off thin ice

Woman and dogs fall through ice along Surrey’s Serpentine River
(Black Press file photo)

Woman dies after being hit by vehicle in Lower Mainland

Crash happens hours prior to Surrey’s B.C.’s first Vision Zero Summit, to launch road safety plan

(Black Press file photo)
Emergency crews respond to a Feb. 3 crash along Scott Road that involved a pedestrian and a taxi. Surrey RCMP say a woman stepped off the curb in front of the cab while using her cell phone. (Photo: Shane Mackichan)

Surrey woman in hospital after stepping in front of cab while on phone: police

Surrey RCMP say the 22-year-old pedestrian’s ‘inattention’ led to the crash on Scott Road

Emergency crews respond to a Feb. 3 crash along Scott Road that involved a pedestrian and a taxi. Surrey RCMP say a woman stepped off the curb in front of the cab while using her cell phone. (Photo: Shane Mackichan)
Surrey RCMP say Robert Brown, 62, was last seen in the 7600-block of 140th Street on Jan. 24. (Police handout)

Surrey RCMP looking for missing 62-year-old man believed to be in Vancouver

Police say say Robert Brown was last seen in the 7600-block of 140th Street on Jan. 24

Surrey RCMP say Robert Brown, 62, was last seen in the 7600-block of 140th Street on Jan. 24. (Police handout)
Police investigate the scene at Scott Road SkyTrain after Constable Josh Harms of the Metro Vancouver Transit Police was shot on Jan. 30. (Photo: Shane Mackichan)

Surrey RCMP now say they can’t confirm if wounded transit cop shot at suspect

Police initially told Black Press that Constable Josh Harms didn’t fire his gun

Police investigate the scene at Scott Road SkyTrain after Constable Josh Harms of the Metro Vancouver Transit Police was shot on Jan. 30. (Photo: Shane Mackichan)
Surrey farmers taking stock of revamped Canada Food Guide

Surrey farmers taking stock of revamped Canada Food Guide

Products that were once big at the table — like meat and dairy — have been put on the back-burner

Surrey farmers taking stock of revamped Canada Food Guide
Kayla Bourque. (BC Corrections photo)

B.C. animal killer Kayla Bourque guilty of breaching condition

Bourque is expected to be sentenced on Feb. 8

Kayla Bourque. (BC Corrections photo)