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Canadian casino history – All You Need to Know

There is a myth that gambling found a place in the Canadian entertainment industry much later. However, the truth is that the natives had been experimenting with different forms of gambling even before the birth of Canada in 1867. Since the game was based on luck, it was fascinating to them. Early Times When John Cabot came across a native population in 1497 who were deeply interested in games of chance, it came as a surprise. They believed that playing these games would help in their physical, spiritual and mental growth. This encouraged Cabot to research more and find...

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Rogers Hometown Hockey Lands at Surrey Civic Plaza on December 9 & 10

Surrey, BC | Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour presented by Scotiabank and Dodge is headed to Surrey for a celebration of hockey on December 9 and 10. The weekend will feature broadcast hosts Ron MacLean and Tara Slone, meet-and-greet opportunities with NHL alumni Kirk McLean and Dave Babych, live local entertainment and engaging activities for the whole family. The two-day hockey festival begins on Saturday, December 9 at noon at City Hall Plaza in Surrey, and will conclude Sunday evening following the Rogers Hometown Hockey outdoor viewing party. The afternoon’s broadcast kicks off with a special pre-game show hosted live...

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7 Reasons for Your Family to Start Going Organic

Image: source Organic living is where it’s at today, at least that’s what you read on the internet or in your news. But how do you know that organic living is right for you? Well, we are here to tell you that it’s the safest alternative for you and your loved ones when it comes to the food that you consume. To be organic, in its simplest terms, means to be free of any synthetic materials or chemicals. When it comes to our produce, this means that only natural pesticides are used on our lettuce and our tomatoes weren’t...

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City of Surrey receives $624,000 in funding for Climate Change Programs

Surrey | The City of Surrey has received $624,200 for new projects to help it become more resilient in a changing climate. The projects are supported by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities as part of its Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program funded by the Government of Canada. “The City of Surrey is leading the way in planning for the challenges presented by a changing climate,” said Mayor Linda Hepner. “As a coastal community, it is important that we bring together our partners and stakeholders to develop solutions to the impact of climate change. Collaboration across all orders of government is needed and the...

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Social and Economic Inclusion: Cities as Solutions

Surrey Social Innovation Summit – Wednesday, November 15 Sold out third annual Summit connects community, business, academic and political leaders to create economic wealth and inclusive communities for all Cities play a significant role in creating their communities, but it takes more than just the efforts of City Hall to truly engage its citizens and build better hometowns for all. The City of Surrey hosts the third annual Surrey Social Innovation Summit on Wednesday, November 15th at Surrey City Hall. Entitled Social and Economic Inclusion: Cities as Solutions, the one-day Summit has 8 sessions and two workshops on the agenda...

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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 ❯

How Surrey’s Coastal Flooding Affects The Crescent Beach Community

Published 12/3/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

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Crescent Beach is a unique landmark, a popular destination among residents of Surrey and surrounding areas, and a community with an extensive history. Because of where it’s situated, there have always been changes to its shoreline and beaches from natural forces. The first dyke at Crescent Beach was constructed in 1913 and since then other layers of protection have been added. However, due to… read more ❯