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Police investigate suspicious deaths in Surrey and New Westminster

Missing Surrey teen Serena Vermeersch’s death deemed homicide Teenager Serena Vermeersch’s body was found in... (more...)

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Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts throws hat in federal ring, plans to run for Conservatives

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Suspect in gangster Sandip Dhure shooting claims Charter rights violated when police seized firearms from apartments

Workers clean the scene of a 2012 shooting at Vancouver‚Äôs Wall Centre in which gangster Sandip Duhre was killed. Police... (more...)


Doug McCallum says no overseas Surrey council travel if he’s elected mayor

Linda Hepner says that’s a bad idea Surrey mayoral candidate Doug McCallum. KEVIN HILL, Surrey Now TOM ZYTARUK SURREY... (more...)

Surrey RCMP were called to Whalley early Monday after a body was discovered near Robertson Drive Park. Arlen Redekop/PNG

Updated: Foul play not suspected in death of man found early Monday in Whalley

Surrey RCMP were called to Whalley early Monday after a body was discovered near Robertson Drive Park. Arlen Redekop/PNG VANCOUVER... (more...)


Surrey whiz-kid awarded $80,000 scholarship for his leadership skills

The Seymour Schulich Foundation has awarded first-year SFU student Raaj Chatterjee an $80,000 scholarship for his leadership... (more...)

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Kids attending Surrey farm school likely helping to feed some striking teachers (w/video)

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crime-British Columbia

Money for a tow? Clean-cut South Asian young man scamming elderly residents in Surrey

The Surrey fraud suspect is described as a South Asian male, mid 20‚Äôs, short black hair, clean cut, approximately 6’0″,... (more...)


Surrey break-in suspect identified as man found dead under Abbotsford security gate

A suspect in a series of South Surrey break-ins was found dead inside an Abbotsford restaurant last month. Surrey Now MATT... (more...)


Mayoral candidate Doug McCallum unveils Safe Surrey Coalition and public safety platform

Surrey mayoral candidate Doug McCallum. Wayne Leidenfrost/PNG CASSIDY OLIVIER VANCOUVER DESI Surrey mayoral candidate Doug... (more...)


Young Surrey man shot in probable targeted act

A 19-year-old Surrey man was shot in what appears to be a targeted act.¬†Ian Lindsay/PNG Files. DERRICK PENNER POSTMEDIA... (more...)


Casting Call: OMNI TV reality series Bollywood Star returning for a second season

Surrey’s Simran Sidhu was the winner of OMNI TV’s first season of Bollywood Star. Mark van Manen. PNG. VANCOUVER... (more...)

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Winter Weddings: Is it truly worth it?

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Don’t be surprised if you have received an invitation to a wedding in November or December. ¬†Over the years, I have…
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IANS New Delhi – Introduction of four new vaccines in India’s national immunization programme by the new government can bring immense change in the country’s…
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World’s first lab grown stem cells implanted

IANS Tokyo – Japanese researchers have successfully implanted lab-grown retinal tissue from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) into a woman in her 70s – the…
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SHERYL UBELACKER THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO – At the time Terry Fox was treated for the bone cancer that claimed his leg and eventually led…
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Lab-generated stem cells set for human trial in Japan

IANS Tokyo – In a major boost to stem cell research, a Japanese patient with a debilitating eye disease is set to become the first…
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Gene key to slowing ageing process identified

IANS New York – In a major breakthrough, researchers have identified a gene that can slow the ageing process throughout the entire body when activated…
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E-cigarettes may open addiction to marijuana, cocaine

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Man who ate metal scraps lands in hospital after swallowing a powerful magnet

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Man declared dead by hospital wakes up two days later

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VANCOUVER DESI India has created its own ‚Äúdesi‚ÄĚ version of the ALS ice bucket challenge that has swept the globe. While the original icy cold…
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HELEN BRANSWELL THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — For decades scientists have debated whether injectable or oral polio vaccine is the best option for trying to…
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