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2018 News Releases

Mayor Hepner and other council and City staff breaking ground on new project.

Focus on Rental Housing in New Surrey Affordable Housing Strategy

April 12, 2018 - Surrey City Council has adopted the Surrey Affordable Housing Strategy.

Party for the Planet Performance Schedule and Site Map Released

April 10, 2018 - City of Surrey’s 2018 Party for the Planet performance schedule and site map is now available.

Pacific Blue Cross Grant to Help Children and Families in Surrey Adopt a Healthy, Active Lifestyle

March 29, 2018 - The grant will be used to raise awareness of Live 5-2-1-0, a guidline that promotes healthy living.

Hayley Wickenheiser Brings Renowned Female Hockey and Development Event, WickFest, West to Surrey

March 22, 2018 - Wickfest to be held in Surrey January 31 to Feb 3 of 2019.

North America’s First Closed-Loop Waste Management System Opens in Surrey

March 9, 2018 - Surrey Biofuel Facility officially opens in the Port Kells industrial area.

Surrey Partners with Major Businesses to Promote Skilled Career Opportunities in the City

March 1, 2018 - Surrey has launched a Surrey Talent campaign to raises awareness of career opportunities in the City

Sam Roberts to Headline Party for the Planet 2018

February 28, 2018 - Surrey to host 8th annual Party for the Planet, BC’s largest Earth Day celebration.

Nominations Open for Inaugural Mayor’s Award for Fostering Civic Responsibility

February 28, 2018 - The Mayor’s Award for Fostering Civic Responsibility recognizes those who work with Surrey youth.

Rising Tides are Predictable, and the City of Surrey isn’t Waiting

February 22, 2018 - Coastal Flood Adaptation Strategy used to explore impacts of climate change on Surrey's coastline.

New Municipal Framework for Cannabis Legalization

February 7, 2018 - City of Surrey is taking a proactive approach in preparation for Bill C45

Vancouver and Surrey Join Forces for Smart Cities Challenge

February 5, 2018 - Top prize $50 million in funding from Infrastructure Canada

Surrey Fire Service Employing Technology to Proactively Respond to Overdose Clusters

January 19, 2018 - Fire Services uses new software to mine data from dispatch calls for signs of overdose clusters

New CEO Hired to Lead Innovation Boulevard

January 16, 2018 - Innovation Boulevard is pleased to announce the appointment of Louise Turner as its new CEO

Province Bringing Housing to Surrey for People in Need

January 12, 2018 - British Columbia government and City of Surrey announce plans for temporary modular-housing projects

Surrey Canada Day and Fusion Festival Win Regional Awards

January 10, 2018 - 2017 marked Canada’s 150th birthday and the 10th Anniversary of Fusion Festival