Author: Shara Nixon

The Health and Technology District – Putting Surrey on the International Map

From School to World Renowned Research Jobs all in the same city – Surrey, B.C. Canada is the place to be. The Health and Technology District is one of BC’s most rapidly growing and dynamic new health tech sector located in Surrey’s emerging innovation ecosystem.  The District includes a series of high-tech buildings located and under expansion, immediately adjacent to Surrey Memorial Hospital. The District, created by BC-based developer Lark Group, is a unique cluster of large, multinational and start-up companies, international partners, clinical and research facilities, scientists, educational institutions, innovators and entrepreneurs.  Most importantly, the District is where...

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Funding for Homes for the Homeless – No longer just a promise – Now a solution.

Surrey has 650 homeless people and 470,000 residents. As Whalley continues to develop, the local clash between the haves and the have-nots is becoming more evident. Businesses are growing impatient with the RCMP’s three year plan. They can’t afford to wait three years. They are tired of promises. Residents and business owners want solutions and answers now. The business community in Whalley has been pressuring the city to crack down on the illegal activity stating that the lack of solutions is causing one business after another to close down. The more businesses that close down, the more the area...

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

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 cars in front of me turn around and speed away. As I came closer I could see you were lying on your side...

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WHO DOES THIS? Charity Trailer Stolen

Someone stole a trailer full of costumes, props and items belonging to the Royal Canadian Theatre Company. They dumped everything that was inside the trailer onto the side of the road into the mud. Costumes that had been sewn by volunteers, props built and painted by loving hands and items belonging to the set from Hounds of the Baskerville’s all thrown into a ditch. “I had a phone call from an irate lady this morning complaining about us dumping our stuff near her house. She identified it and I told her it was impossible because it was all in...

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Photos & Roundup: SEEDS Business Leadership Awards 2017

Congratulations to the SEED winners, entrepreneurs who have learned how to make it on their own terms. SEEDS stands for Self Employment and Entrepreneur Development. SEEDS is dedicated to supporting small business and aspiring entrepreneurs. They have helped over 2,000 people start businesses since 1997 through their specialized courses and business resources. Their programs assist new entrepreneurs of all ages develop business plans, network and give them the tools to succeed. With 20 years experience of improving small businesses and developing entrepreneurs SEEDS has seen many barriers to self-employment. To limit these barriers for the community SEEDS has identified...

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

Published 6/19/2018 in Surrey604 Magazine

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… read more ❯

Surrey’s Legion Veterans Village Closer to Becoming a Reality

Published 6/12/2018 in Surrey604 Magazine

The Legion Veterans Village (LVV) development project in Surrey is closer to becoming a reality. The latest design plans were… read more ❯
VIDEO: Interview with Anumation

Published 6/11/2018 in Surrey604 Magazine

VIDEO: Who is the woman behind the captivating illustrations of “Anumation”? Surrey604’s Summan Kandola gets up close and personal with Anu Chouhan as she delves into the intentions behind her art and her hustle.

Meet Anu Chouhan (Anumation)

Anu Chouhan is an illustrator from Surrey BC, Canada. Growing up, she always knew she wanted to pursue an artistic career and spent a lot of time… read more ❯

Pop Up Junk Drop 2018 * July 14

Published 6/11/2018 in Surrey604 Magazine

Pop Up Junk Drop is back for 2018
FREE & Easy Disposal
Surrey Operations Centre Parking Lot
6549 – 148 St.
Saturday, July 14,  10am – 4pm

Up Coming dates: Saturdays, July 14
From 10am to 4pm.
For more information:
http://www.surrey.ca/culture-recreation/20196.aspx
Help Us by… read more ❯

Surrey Fusion Festival Announces Ranjit Bawa as its Sunday Night Headliner

Published 6/10/2018 in Surrey604 Magazine

Surrey, BC | Surrey Fusion Festival, presented by Coast Capital Savings, has announced Punjabi singer Ranjit Bawa as the Sunday night headliner of its 11th annual festival. He will be joined on Sunday, July 22 by Pakistani-Canadian DJ and producer Khanvict and India’s Ricky Kej live in concert.
Ranjit Bawa rose to fame from his single “Jatt Di Akal,”… read more ❯