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Author: Alie Slabenko

Vancouver innovative tech hub brings a marketer from Vienna

Born in Belarus, living in Vienna, Austria for 9 years and finally moved to Vancouver, Canada, 30-years old Wioletta Woronik has truly proved that she deserves to be called a young successful immigrant. She has been studying International Management and Marketing at the University of Vienna and then working at the Austrian subsidiary of one of the largest Russian Oil companies LUKOIL for several years before arriving in Canada. She moved to Vancouver in order to begin her journey as a Marketing and Business Development Lead in a tech start-up and possibly launch her own business. Wiloletta believes that it’s much easier to...

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Surrey events calendar: October 23rd – October 31st

Surrey events calendar: October 23rd – October 31st Halloween Activities   Sibling Rivals Halloween Ripper Join us at Ocean Park Hall on October 28th for the best Halloween Party in the ‘hood! Legion of Sound is proud to present for a special Halloween Ripper one of the peninsula’s own notorious bands – The Sibling Rivals, featuring White Rock legends Jim and Rice Honeywell. They will be playing a Halloween Ripper at Ocean Park Hall on Saturday, October 28th. Location: 1577 – 128  St., Surrey, BC Doors at 7:00 pm, Show starts at 8:30 pm Tickets: $20 CDN (19+ only, All drinks...

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Surrey Events Calendar: October 16th to October 22nd

Surrey Events Calendar: October 16th to October 22nd Halloween Activities   1. Halloween Family Dance There will be music, crafts for the kids, and prizes for the best costumes. Dress up and gather your friends and family for some festive fun. Register in advance to book your spot! Don Christian Recreation Centre Friday October 20 at 6pm to 9pm Cost: $3.50 per person; children under 2 years are free – Register with code # 4548955 Fleetwood Community Centre Friday October 27 at 6:00pm to 8:30pm Cost: $5.00 – Dinner included! – Register with code # 4553384 Register Here 2. Halloween Family Fun...

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WATCH ‘Welcome to Surrey’ — a show about real people

You can now watch all episodes of ‘Welcome to Surrey’ Season One (above) online. ‘Welcome to Surrey’ is a TV show launched this summer on Storyhive with the premiere held in August at Surrey City Hall. Two friends – Kashif Pasta and Shyam Valera originally pitched the pilot for a competition organized by TELUS Storyhive but didn’t win. Yet, it didn’t stop them from developing a full 5-episode season which was noticed by TELUS Optic local arm. As Kashif states, ” Storyhive and TELUS Optic since merged into one program, which is why we’re proud to still have that Storyhive logo...

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Enrich your mind, body and soul with Shakti Wellness Day

Shakti means strength. Shakti Wellness Day is an annual event filled with dance, yoga, workshops on mental and physical health and self care techniques. Come and join us for free! Light refreshments will be provided. What to expect: – Healthy breakfast, lunch and snacks – Yoga session – Inspiring talks and workshops on topics related to health and wellness, personal growth and practical tools for success – Variety of modalities to experience including massage, aromatherapy, vaastu – Booths can be booked for a nominal fee of $50 About Shakti Society: it’s a non-profit organization dedicated to bring awareness among the...

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Recent Posts

Surrey Pride Announcement on RCMP Inclusion – Community Board

Published 12/11/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

I would like to make a statement on behalf of Surrey Pride Society Board of Directors
and the statement is:

RCMP Welcome At Surrey Pride 2018

The Surrey Pride Board 2017/2018 has voted in favour of Including our Uniformed RCMP to Join us in celebrating Surrey Pride 2018.

  – President of the Surrey Pride Board for… read more ❯

Mastering Your Business For Maximum Profit & Success Workshop Event

Published 12/9/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine


This 2-hour event is jam-packed with tools and strategies that you can implement in your business immediately. This is not another fluffy “introductory event” like you may have experienced, it’s designed to get you on the right track to maximizing growth, sales and profit.
This is the first step in getting your Business… read more ❯

Last night I promised you wouldn’t die – I rescind that promise.

Published 12/7/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

This is the written response to a real event which took place on Tuesday night at the shooting at 148th and 64th. 
Last night I promised you wouldn’t die.

I am now rescinding that promise.

Last night as I was driving home, I came upon what I thought was a car accident scene. I could hear you yelling for help. I could vaguely see your shape lying on the road in the dark.

I saw the… read more ❯

Coffee Lovers – Make Your Next Brew A Level Ground Trade

Published 12/3/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

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Coffee lovers – pay attention!

Stacey Toews and his team at Level Ground Trading are bringing something incredible to the global economy that is lacking in most transactions – something so powerful it changes the way we think about the products we purchase and our consumer impact.

They are bringing the human narrative into the story.

“There is so much of the global economy that has… read more ❯

The World-Wide Inspiration Behind Surrey’s Light Rail Transit

Published 12/3/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

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Surrey is the second largest city in British Columbia and by 2041 it is expected that another 300,000 residents will be joining our neighbourhoods. One of the top questions from Surrey residents is, “How are we all going to get around?” We want to know what will happen to our roadways and the infrastructure. And we are concerned that if something isn’t put in place soon, we’ll not only be… read more ❯