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Surrey tops list of best place to invest in real estate in BC

A new report ranks Surrey as the best place for real estate investment in British Columbia. The report entitled Top 10 Towns and Cities – British Columbia, is produced by the Real Estate Investment Network (REIN) an independent research and analysis firm that has been producing reports on housing markets across Canada for 25 years. “I am pleased that Surrey takes the top spot, but I am also not surprised when you factor in Surrey’s planned growth and close proximity to critical trade and transportation routes,” said Mayor Linda Hepner. “As a City Council, we have worked hard to...

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BC’s largest blood drive will see the Sikhs across Metro Vancouver donate blood en masse

Each year, the Sikh community across BC, rally to donate blood in the largest annual lifesaving campaign in the province. The 19th annual Blood Donation by Sikh Nation campaign has helped save over 120,000 Canadian lives since its inception in 1999.  Each year the campaign has steadily grown, and Blood Donation by Sikh Nation has become the largest Partners for Life (PFL) donor group for Canadian Blood Services in the B.C. and Yukon region.  In 2016, the campaign donated more than 2,400 units of blood and surpassed its tally in 2015 by more than 300 donations. This year’s campaign in November will include 18 collection...

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5 Tips for increasing conversions in your online business

For many web marketers, bringing traffic to their website is the easy part. The challenge is in converting that traffic into customers. Here are 5 tried and tested tips that can help increase conversions for an online business. 1) A/B Testing – A/B testing is an excellent tool for webmasters to use when trying to figure out what layout, images or copy will work best on their website. A/B testing allows businesses to run two versions of their website and track which one performs better., an office supply company based in the UK ran a successful A/B test...

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Dance with Filme’s first “Winter Musical” – November 18, 2017

Dance with Filme’s first “Winter Musical” will be held on November 18, 2017 at the Surrey Arts Centre located at 13750 88 Avenue, Surrey BC. This event is being held to showcase the passion and hard work of each member of The DWF academy. Through a live dance musical, our students will be putting forth routines to over 15 Bollywood classics and 10 Punjabi/bhangra songs in customized traditional outfits designed from India. The night will consist of beautiful stage performances done by the students of Dance with Filme, special performances by the Simon Fraser University Gidha Team and Apna...

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Surrey, B.C. | MFFS Founder Gary Thandi and his team would like to cordially invite you to the 2nd Annual Moving Forward Family Services Fundraiser taking place on Thursday, November 2nd at Aria Banquet Hall in Surrey. Doors open at 6:00pm. This year, it’s a family-friendly Halloween theme costume party and dressing up is recommended but totally optional. Awards will be given out for Best Costume, Scariest, Most Creative, Best DIY Costume, etc. There will also be a Silent Auction, great lineup of Entertainment, Keynote Speaker, Raffle, Door prizes, Dinner & Cash Bar. Kids are welcome! Lots of fun for the entire family....

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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 ❯