Surrey604 Staff

Surrey604 Staff

Surrey604 is an online magazine and media outlet based in Surrey, BC. Through writing, video, photography, and social media, we secure an intimate reach to the public. We promote local events and causes.
Technology

Surrey Roads Take a Technology Leap with new Advanced Traveler Information System

Surrey’s Advanced Traveller Information System (ATIS) Dynamic Messaging Sign showing alternate adjacent route choices for City Centre via 100 Ave, 104 Ave and 108 Ave. Surrey, BC – The City of Surrey announced the launch of its Advanced Traveller Information System (ATIS), which will help motorists make more informed decisions to improve their commute, reduce the environmental impact of driving, and lessen driver frustration. "As we activate our Dynamic Messaging Signs, the City of Surrey is opening up even greater possibilities to make traffic safer, improve flow, and reduce environmental impact," said Mayor Doug McCallum. "Surrey has been recognized for being at the forefront of leading-edge, innovative communications technologies. The Advanced Traveller Information System that is being launched today is the latest example of how we are continuously improving our traffic information network in Surrey." Three overhead, full colour LED, Dynamic Messaging Signs are situated to provide alternate adjacent route...
Extra

Uses of Payday Loans

Majority of the people in every part of the world are surviving just to cover up their daily expenses of their life. They have huge liabilities which they have to pay almost every day and their jobs salary or business is not sufficient to pay these bills or expenses every day that is why they opt for payday loans to fulfil the basic requirements of their life. In this article you will learn how to get online payday loans instant approval. Many of you think that this must be a very hectic thing to do well in fact it takes less than a day to get your loan approved and cover all the emergency expenses which has been inflicted on you. Life is very uncertain and numerous incidents can happen every day which you would never expect in your life. There are two different types of categories who opt for...
Events

Surrey Tree Lighting Festival Celebrates the Holiday Season at 9th Annual Event

Surrey, B.C. – The City of Surrey hosted the ninth annual Surrey Tree Lighting Festival at Civic Plaza this past Saturday, attracting thousands of attendees to watch Mayor Doug McCallum, joined by Council, flip the switch to light the 60-foot Christmas Tree. The tree will illuminate Civic Plaza until Thursday, January 2, 2020. "The Surrey Tree Lighting Festival has become an annual tradition that brings the community together to celebrate Christmas and the holiday season," says Mayor Doug McCallum. "The City of Surrey is proud to have offered this free seasonal event so everyone can come and help kick off the festive time of year. I was so glad to see so many people out and so many smiling faces on Saturday evening. Thanks to your enthusiastic participation, our Christmas tree lighting ceremony was another memorable success." Presented by Coast Capital Savings, the annual event featured over 30 live performances,...
Community Board

Crime Stoppers Looking for Local Volunteers in Surrey

Surrey, B.C. - Metro Vancouver Crime Stoppers (MVCS) is looking to the public for additional volunteers to support its ongoing anonymous tips program and crime prevention activities in Surrey. Interested volunteers may contact Anissa Lau at alau@solvecrime.ca. Metro Vancouver Crime Stoppers is a non-profit society and registered charity that operates in partnership with communities across the Lower Mainland from Boston Bar to Powell River. For more than 35 years, Metro Vancouver Crime Stoppers has offered rewards for anonymous information about criminal activity and provides it to investigators in communities in and around Metro Vancouver. Crime Stoppers volunteers often assist in these main areas: Community Outreach Ambassador – Informs the public about Crime Stoppers and acts as a liaison at community events. School Presentation Ambassador – Speaks to high school students in group settings about Crime Stoppers’ “See Something, Say Something” campaign to encourage them to anonymously contact Crime Stoppers with...
Technology

The Best 5 Online Games of the Decade

Normally, these lists require an addendum of "so far" to be added to "of the decade", but we are almost finished with the 2010s, so we can pretty much consider this a definitive list as we move towards a new decade. Anyway, online casino games are hugely popular in Canada, and there has been an explosion of growth as all of us have become connected through smartphones and tablets. But what have been the smash hits of the decade? What games do Canadians keep coming back to again and again? Below is our list of the 5 best (and most popular) online casino games of the decade: The king of casino games? Perhaps. Certainly, there are few casino games ever created for the online market that have had as many plays as NetEnt’s signature game. The thing about Starburst, which is a slot with a cosmic/space theme, is that it...
CannabisFood & Drink

Province Brands of Canada Inks Deal to Distribute First CBD Beer Nationwide In Ireland

First Step in Opening European Market in 2020 Award-Winning, Cork-Based Barry & Fitzwilliam Named Exclusive Multi-Year Distribution Partner Province Brands of Canada, a leading researcher in cannabinoid science and the developer of first-of-its-kind luxury beverages powered by cannabis, is excited to announce today the selection of its exclusive distribution partner to bring the first nationally available nonalcoholic CBD beer to the Irish consumer. Following an extensive search and competition, Province Brands of Canada announced that Barry & Fitzwilliam has been selected as exclusive distributor across the Republic of Ireland for Province Brands of Canada’s superior line of CBD beer in a multi-year relationship between the two firms. Barry & Fitzwilliam is Ireland’s largest independent premium drinks distributor, with a portfolio of more than 120 top-brand beers, wines, and spirits, a commitment to nationwide distribution, and an emphasis on high-level customer care. "Province Brands of Canada is very excited to be...
Events

2019 Christmas Shopping in Surrey

Fairy lights, Christmas carols all around, its the time for Christmas. And it feels magical. It gets better when Surrey fills with scores of events where you can delight your senses. So, if you are behind on Christmas shopping or cannot seem to find the perfect gift, you are in luck. You can get a ton of gifts and memories from these events. And while you are at it, you can borrow some ideas on decorating your home in readiness for Christmas. So whether you are looking for Christmas gifts for her, or hoping to bathe in Christmas anticipation, you are sorted for this holiday. Venues in and around Surrey will have events running one after the other, leading up to this joyous day. Here are some of the places you can visit in preparation for the holidays: From 21st November, people living in Surrey and its environs have been...
CannabisHealth

The Way Cannabis Is Slowly Changing Our Understanding of Medicine

The Way Cannabis Is Slowly Changing Our Understanding of Medicine Medicinal cannabis and CBD is helping us to get out of our comfort zone and start exploring new ways of healing. This is how we learn more about our body and its infinite capabilities. Most importantly, cannabis is giving us hope in medical situations that seem irreversible. It might not always be a cure, but it can provide the needed relief that some people desperately need. What we know so far is not much but it’s very important, and that’s what we are going to talk about today. First things first, what’s medicinal cannabis? Medicinal cannabis is basically the same as recreational cannabis, with only one difference – it’s usually prescribed by medical professionals to ease or help with certain medical conditions. The most common condition is chronic pain. Over 60% of prescriptions are for this purpose. Other common reasons...
Parents

The Rollercoaster Ride of Divorce and a Parent’s Tale of Hope

The Rollercoaster Ride of Divorce and a Parent’s Tale of Hope By Karen Kaye I was blindsided. I did not see this coming. Sure, we had our issues, but I was not prepared for the volcano that would erupt and continue to overflow for a solid decade. I was a stay-at-home mom. I was focused on raising my 18-month-old baby when my husband dropped the bomb that he wanted to get a divorce and began to pack his things to leave the home we built together. The first question I had was, “What did I do wrong?” I was sleep-deprived, but I was meeting my baby’s needs without help and figured that was quite the accomplishment. It is amazing how a trauma can suddenly wake you up in a jolt! Prior to the divorce, I was lucky in the sense that my biggest worry was, “What is the best diaper...
Business

CSR for SMEs: Small businesses making a big difference

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is often seen as the preserve of large enterprises. From the outside, the CSR practices of large business often appear to be thinly veiled attempts to bolster brand image and resonate with their key demographics. However, CSR doesn’t have to be a cynical affair - or exclusive to enterprises. Those who view CSR negatively should consider whether it’s better for companies to give with personal gain in mind, or not give at all. While businesses’ images absolutely benefit from effective CSR, this is rarely immediately reflected in their bottom lines. Jaded consumers are typically unswayed by one-off demonstrations of “altruism”. Over time, however, companies which prove themselves to be ethical, environmentally friendly or socially supportive, enjoy greater longevity and brand loyalty. Businesses which do not take causes seriously, or which hope to gain from “flash in the pan” shows of charity, rarely see meaningful gains from...
Arts and EntertainmentTechnology

8 Mistakes Beginners Make When Betting Online

Entering the world of online betting can feel like an exciting but dangerous proposition. It can feel like there are so many things to remember, so many things to worry about even before you start, that it’s paralysing - this is even true for those starting a business in this area. Don’t worry though - this doesn’t have to be the case. There are many mistakes beginners frequently make when they start betting online for the first time, and with our help, you can learn to avoid these errors. Here are 8 mistakes beginners always make when betting online. Where you’re placing your bets is just as important as the bets themselves. By opting to gamble somewhere that’s less reputable or dependable than you deserve, you’re limiting the financial gain you could be enjoying from betting. Choose somewhere reliable like the Novibet online casino UK. This site not only gives...
Real Estate

Should I Refinance my Mortgage? Knowing When to Do it

If you’re looking to reduce monthly mortgage payments and get a lowered interest rate, you could also convert equity to cash or switch to a fixed-rate loan. These are all reasons to refinance, but while it may sound enticing at first, you will want to make sure that it is the right time for you to do it. Before you decide to refinance, it is key to understand the process and evaluate the pros and cons of your situation. Homeowners are sometimes surprised about the amount of documentation needed to get approved for a mortgage refinance. If you learn the basics, you will be able to decide if it is right time for you to do it as well as what will happen when you do. There are plenty of reasons you would want to refinance, but there are a few that cut through the rest. First the main goal...
Cannabis

A Tasty Niche in the Cannabis Industry; Tasty Buds lands Dragon’s Den investment

Tasty Buds has had an amazing response since their 2019 Dragons Den Episode on October 31st. With a $150,000 $CAD investment for 15% of the company from Manjit Minhas, Tasty Buds continues to position itself as a stand out brand that relates strongly to the cannabis industry. “Since the episode, we have picked up more customers, retailers, and distributors and we are continuing to grow our brand recognition across Canada.,” says co-founder Scott Symons. With the brand power and following we currently have, Tasty Buds is entertaining the opportunity to enter the medicated market. With interest from LP’s, cannabis brands and CPG companies, Tasty Buds is looking for the next steps to enter new markets as a 2.0 version of the brand. "Our focus has been to create a confectionary brand that we will take into the global cannabis consumables market," says Symons. "We are working towards growing the brand recognition internationally, as we...
Real Estate

Thinking About a US Condo Investment? Here’s What You Need to Know

Condos can be great options, not just for personal enjoyment when vacation time rolls around, but as an investment. Of course, as an investor, you want to make savvy decisions with your money. No doubt, you’ve realized that the US condo market offers a much wider range of investment opportunities than what’s available in Canada, plus you get a better yield on rental rates in the US than here at home. So far, it seems like a no-brainer. However, there are a few things that you’ll need to consider before you make the leap to being an international real estate investor. We’ll take a closer look at those below. If you’re renting out your condo, you’re going to need to consider the wear and tear on things like your stove, your washer and dryer, the oven, the HVAC system, and more. These appliances can see a lot of wear and...
Technology

Get the Most from Gaming Online

Have you been wondering where to get a comprehensive list of casinos with better payouts? Worry no more. Below is a comprehensive list of top casinos which offer best payouts with their exciting features. Which casinos have the best payouts? Here is a comprehensive list of same-day withdrawal online casinos at newcasinoway.co.uk. It is necessary to play in a casino where you are assured of a quick payout. It takes skills and experience to win a jackpot in any given casino. It will not be fair taking time to research and invest money in the online gambling games only for the payout to take several months to mature. Many gamblers would like to play in a casino where they are assured of quick payouts. There are several casinos available, but from the list, you will find the best, which guarantees users quick payouts. When you are paid fast, you get...
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