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WorkBC and City of Surrey to host “Get Surrey Working” Hiring Fair

In recognition of the province’s Disability Employment Month, the five WorkBC Employment Services Centres in Surrey and the City of Surrey have partnered to host their second collaborative initiative with this year’s “Get Surrey Working” Hiring Fair at Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre. The event will feature 40+ employers from various industries who are committed to inclusive hiring practices. Last year’s Inclusive Hiring Fair was a great success with over 500 job seekers and 32 employers in attendance. As a result, 20 jobseekers self-reported that they were hired on the spot at the hiring fair. “It’s a great opportunity to find...

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New President and CEO appointed for Surrey City Development Corporation

The Board of the Surrey City Development Corporation (SCDC) has announced the appointment of Michael Heeney, Architect AIBC, FRAIC, RI(BC) as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective September 11, 2017. Michael comes to SCDC with many years of city building experience throughout North America. For the past 28 years, Michael has been the Managing Principal of Bing Thom Architects where he was instrumental in the growth and success of that organization and led many complex and transformative projects including the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC, the Central City project in Surrey, BC, Arena Stage in Washington...

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New Surrey history book explores a community rich in stories

Surrey, BC | The City of Surrey released a new community history book on Monday night in a special presentation to Surrey City Council; Surrey: A City of Stories comprises historic photos, maps, artifacts and stories of Surrey residents from the distant past to modern day. The book is a Canada 150 legacy project that was spearheaded by the Surrey Heritage Advisory Commission. “Surrey is in a period of incredible growth and transformation, however it is also a city rich with history,” said Mayor Linda Hepner. “Surrey: A City of Stories invites us to reflect on our past and celebrate our accomplishments. This comprehensive and well...

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Civic Hotel Hiring Fair to fill 165 exciting opportunities

Surrey’s newest landmark Civic Hotel, Autograph Collection and accompanying restaurant, Dominion Bar + Kitchen, will be hosting a hiring fair on September 19, looking to fill 165 new positions ahead of its opening in November 2017. The boutique 144-room hotel, and accompanying restaurant, are located at the heart of Surrey’s new City Centre, just a 30-minute SkyTrain ride from downtown Vancouver and with both the Surrey Central Exchange and SkyTrain stop on its doorstop, it couldn’t be more convenient. The growing Civic team is looking to add professional and motivated team members of all levels of experience to provide...

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Celebrate Arts & Heritage during Culture Days weekend!

FREE activities at Central City Shopping Centre | Saturday, September 30 | 1−5pm Your favourite weekend of culture returns across Canada! This year on Saturday, September 30 from 1pm to 5pm, the City of Surrey’s Arts & Heritage Services are heading to Central City Shopping Centre (10153 King George Blvd) and invite you to participate in and enjoy free activities and performances—all at the south court near Winners and Best Buy. These arts and heritage experiences are offered by Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey Civic Theatres, Community Art Program, Surrey Museum, Surrey Archives, and Historic Stewart Farm. Bring your family and stay for some or stay...

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Meet Surrey Girl, Samantha Lenz

Published 9/24/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

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Surrey Events Calendar – September 25th to October 1st

Published 9/24/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

Surrey events calendar
September 25th – October 1st
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Diwali Downtown Surrey
Diwali Downtown features the best of contemporary and classical Indian culture with performances, rangoli, and an Indian-style bazaar (marketplace) featuring South Asian crafts and food. This year’s event welcomes various artists to showcase unity in diversity, with performances by Karima Essa & Aashritha… read more ❯

Get Your Tickets! deadmau5 with Kill The Noise Coming to Vancouver October 24, 2017

Published 9/20/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

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WorkBC and City of Surrey to host “Get Surrey Working” Hiring Fair

Published 9/20/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

In recognition of the province’s Disability Employment Month, the five WorkBC Employment Services Centres in Surrey and the City of Surrey have partnered to host their second collaborative initiative with this… read more ❯

Celebrate 250 Years of Heer at Surrey City Hall on October 7th

Published 9/20/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

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