Author: Daman Beatty

KPU Civic Plaza Sign Installed in Surrey Civic Plaza

The transformation of Surrey’s downtown city centre is quickly gaining momentum. Civic Plaza is leading the way with a flurry of recent grand openings for Civic Hotel, Dominion Bar + Kitchen, Prado Cafe and the first annual Dominion Day outdoor concert event. Today, we saw more changes as TDH Experiential Fabricators mounted a massive new sign for Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) Civic Plaza onto the landmark tower. KPU sign has been officially installed! 📕 A post shared by Riley 🏳️‍🌈 (@rileymfortin) on Jul 10, 2018 at 3:03pm PDT The City of Surrey was also busy beautifying the plaza today...

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Guildford Library tells a First Nations story through new public artwork Raven and First Sunrise by Brandon Gabriel now installed

City of Surrey’s Public Art Program is pleased to announce the completion of a public artwork by Brandon Gabriel titled Raven and the First Sunrise at Guildford Library. Brandon Gabriel’s colourful design for the library windows depicts the First Nations story in which the raven brings sunlight to the earth. The artist tells the story: There are 37 distinct and diverse Indigenous languages in present-day British Columbia, and many more dialectal groups within those languages. This also means there are as many variations of this story as there are Indigenous histories in these lands. The Kwantlen people share their story of the first...

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Mayor’s Task Force on Gang Violence Prevention Report Released

Tackling gang violence in Surrey was the priority at a recent release of the report on the Mayor’s Task Force on Gang Violence Prevention.  Over 100 partners and guests gathered to hear about the action steps the City of Surrey is taking to prevent gang violence.  In addition to recommending enhanced police enforcement, an expanded gang exiting program and the launch of an Inadmissible Patrons Program, the Task Force is responding to the identified need for enhanced early interventions and stronger neighbourhood-based, culturally appropriate prevention programs.  The Mayor highlighted that while the City will continue to show leadership on...

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Guildford Town Centre and Museum of Surrey Hosting ‘What We Bring’ Exhibit

New Exhibit to Feature Objects and Artifacts That Local Individuals and Families Brought When First Immigrating to Canada In celebration of Canada Day, Guildford Town Centre and the Museum of Surrey will be hosting a new exhibit, What We Bring, June 25th to July 9th. The exhibit will showcase many beloved objects and artifacts that people carried with them when first immigrating to Canada. What We Bring will be open to visitors during regular mall hours at Centre Court at Guildford Town Centre. “We are very pleased to bring this exhibit to our shoppers here at Guildford Town Centre. It provides our shoppers with the opportunity...

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7-Eleven Canada Celebrates Daring ‘Dos with Free Slurpee® This Friday, June 22

Colour crazy hair marks the start of a Slurpee-filled summer 7-Eleven Canada’s Slurpee Crazy Hair Day is back and will kick off summer with wacky hairdos as fun and colourful as Slurpee. A rainbow of vibrant styles will ring in the sun-soaked, fun-filled days ahead. For the second year, Slurpee lovers are invited to put their heads together and come up with their wildest crazy hair creations, then rock them to Sev for a quintessential treat – an ice-cold Slurpee. When you ask for just a trim…#SlurpeeCrazyHairDay is Friday, June 22nd and we want to see your wildest hair....

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Social Innovation Summit brings local and national experts to Surrey September 6

Published 7/15/2018 in Surrey604 Magazine

Nearly fifty local and national experts will gather at the Surrey Social Innovation Summit on September 6th to… read more ❯
A Day Trip From Surrey, The Garibaldi Lake Hike Is My First Big Hike Ever

Published 7/15/2018 in Surrey604 Magazine

Hiking today up Garibaldi Mountain, a potentially active volcano in Brackendale BC, was both a challenge and a thrill. At over 8,700 feet elevation, the 18 kilometre return climb is being hosted by two expert hikers. They say it is doable if we take breaks, and it is so beautiful that it’s worth the effort, and the hiking trail is only accessible from July… read more ❯
Catch the action at the 2018 Surrey Lifeguard Competition

Published 7/15/2018 in Surrey604 Magazine

The City of Surrey invites spectators to the Surrey Sport & Leisure Complex and Bear Creek Pool on Saturday, July 21 for the 2018… read more ❯
Surrey Fusion Festival set to welcome a record 53 cultural pavilions

Published 7/15/2018 in Surrey604 Magazine

Surrey, BC | Surrey Fusion Festival, presented by Coast Capital Savings, will introduce 14 new… read more ❯
KPU Civic Plaza Sign Installed in Surrey Civic Plaza

Published 7/10/2018 in Surrey604 Magazine

The transformation of Surrey’s downtown city centre is quickly gaining momentum.

Civic Plaza is leading the way with a flurry of recent grand openings for Civic Hotel, Dominion Bar + Kitchen, Prado Cafe and the first annual Dominion Day outdoor concert event. Today, we saw more changes as TDH Experiential Fabricators mounted a massive new sign for Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) Civic… read more ❯