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Author: Daniella Javier

Signage throughout the city impedes Surrey’s Sign By-Law

If you’re planning to put up a sign for your business or service somewhere in Surrey, you may want to double-check where you place it. The Surrey Sign By-Law states: “No advertising signs shall be tacked, posted or otherwise affixed to the surface of any structure, tree, pole, hydrant, bridge, or fence owned by the City or utility companies.” If you drive around anywhere in Surrey, you’ll see all types of signs: Taxes, garage door repairs, money loans, restaurants, long distance calls, touring, day cares, mortgages, real estate, and many more. Councillor Bruce Hayne, from the City of Surrey,...

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And the Oscar goes to…The Royal Canadian Theatre Company

While Hollywood stars gathered for The 89th Academy Awards a.k.a. “the Oscars” in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 26th, The Royal Canadian Theatre Company (RCTC) held their second annual Oscar party. The event was held at Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel during the Oscars with 122 people in attendance.  All the fun began at 4:30 p.m. during the red carpet coverage and carried on throughout the award show. Guests were able to enjoy appetizers, delicious mashed potatoes, bread, roast beef and drinks throughout the evening. Many of the theatre actors, staff, and board members attended the party with their families,...

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Bullying Prevention Forum boasts proactive measures against bullying

Pushing. Taunting. Cyber-bullying. Today, bullying is still a reoccurring issue in schools and many kids and parents may not know how to deal with it. Holding forums can help promote healthy discussion about bullying and target solutions towards the major issue. On February 8th, The Annual Bullying Prevention Forum, hosted by Kids Play, at Bell Centre for Performing Arts was held as an initiative towards bullying prevention. Various speakers such as Crime Stoppers, Mediate B.C., Bully Free B.C., and Pink Shirt Day, gave their presentations on bullying prevention and even some of their experiences with bullying. Targeted towards the South-East...

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5 Things to Do on Family Day in Surrey

Whether or not you’re planning to celebrate Family Day, we can all use an extra day off. Nonetheless, it’s a unique opportunity to enjoy the day with your family and take advantage of some fun Family Day events. And if you’re looking for an event or activity to take part in, there are many options. Here are five events, in particular, that are taking place on the Family Day weekend. 1. Disney Exhibit Event/ Surrey Museum/ 17710 56a Ave. Who doesn’t love Disney? From now until May 14, 2017, families will have the opportunity to visit the Disney Exhibit...

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Back to the grind: Post-Secondary students are great jugglers of work and school

Working hard or hardly working. When you’re juggling work, school and other commitments, there’s not much time to take a breather; it’s usually, “go, go, go” for post-secondary students. From exams to assignments and part-time jobs, things can pile up fast, even the cost of tuition for each school term. That’s why a lot of students need to work while they go to school in order to pay for tuition. According to a study from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and Workforce, said that over the past 25 years, more than 70% of college students have worked while attending...

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Mastering Your Business For Maximum Profit & Success Workshop Event

Published 12/9/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

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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.

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Published 12/3/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

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

Published 12/3/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

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How Surrey’s Coastal Flooding Affects The Crescent Beach Community

Published 12/3/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

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