(Surrey BC’s David Dalley, Surrey Spiritual Summit Event Coordinator. Photo by Bronwyn Scott) People from diverse belief systems are gathering at Camp Alexandra Retreat and Conference Centre on Saturday, March 1st, for Surrey Spiritual Summit, designed to promote understanding and build positive relationships across traditions. The free event, initiated by Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society, features workshops that explore such themes as values, youth, children, environment and art, with speakers from a range of backgrounds. The summit, funded by the provincial government, is designed to address the nuanced differences among our communities, focusing on worldviews rather than observable differences....Read More
Author: Bronwyn Scott
Canucks from the 1994 Stanley Cup game, as well as current centre Mike Santorelli, surprised Strawberry Hill Elementary School students who were skating at Robson Square during a field trip on Tuesday afternoon. Jyrki Lumme, who played defence, Cliff Ronning, centre, and Kirk McLean, goaltender, laced up their skates and made their way to the ice to the great delight of the Grades 2, 3 and 4 students, whose interest was piqued by Fin the orca’s initial appearance a few minutes before 1:30. (Canucks centre Mike Santorelli making appearance at the Robson Square skating event on Tuesday, Feb. 25....Read More
(Steve Charles & Lauren Bowler. Photo by David Cooper.) Leonard Cohen’s Tower of Song is the metaphorical construct giving form to the narrative of his life in Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen, and although lyrics don’t meet code, the performance proves a solid tribute to the duly acclaimed Cohen, one of Canada’s greatest literary and musical icons. Not a concert, not a play, and most certainly not a musical, Chelsea Hotel makes its own mark on the arts scene with a song-based show that infuses Cohen’s poetry and lyrics with its inspiration, embodied in his somewhat mystic...Read More
Surrey’s city centre just became more complete with the official opening of the new city hall building on Monday, Feb. 17th at noon. The 210,000 square foot facility also has a new parkade with 810 parking spots. There will be 750 staff working out of the new location. It features six storeys of office, meeting and community spaces and among the perks of the new design is its chamber room, which transforms into a theatre space when not in use for council meetings. A public daycare is another of the key amenities. The structure cost $97-million to build. Its...Read More
Some people live in the past but Frederick Sutherland has made a career of it. The owner of Cloverdale Antiques & Collectables fondly remembers a time when Cloverdale was home to 14 antique stores, but in recent years that number has dwindled and now just a handful remain in Surrey as online shopping takes hold in the minds of Canadians. He also blames foreign made, modern and disposable styles for the shutting of antique store doors, not just in Surrey but around the globe. “All over the world it’s happening, because China is buying antiques from all over the...Read More
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Last night I promised you wouldn’t die.
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