The Change Makers – Episode 4 | Perminder Chohan
I first met Perminder in a small Starbucks in Delta. It was late summer, and it felt like everyone around me was trying to enjoy the outdoors as much as they could before the sun and warmth would trade with the cold and rain of winter here in the lower mainland.
Watch: The Local – New Hope
In this episode of ‘The Local,’ David Smith meets Jamey McDonald from New Hope Community Services Society, an inspiring organization helping refugees integrate into their new lives here in the Lower Mainland. David also introduces a family who recently arrived in Canada from Iraq and visits their home, where they welcome the team in for […]
Addressing settlement needs for refugees in Surrey – research project
About 200 local and national experts gathered at Surrey’s inaugural Social Innovation Summit – discussing creative thinking and social innovation to tackle urban issues. A key topic of discussion at the summit: A look at the settlement needs for refugees coming to Surrey. Mohamed Muktar Mussa, 25, a community research assistant at Simon Fraser University […]
Surrey Urban Mission’s inaugural “Home Harvest Fall Fundraiser” + VIDEO
The Surrey Urban Mission launched its inaugural “Home Harvest Fall Fundraiser” on Sept. 18, at the Surrey City Hall, Civic Plaza. The event raised funds to provide food security, and resources to connect people to housing and health services. Last year, the Surrey Urban Mission provided in excess of 120,000 meals to those living in poverty in the North Surrey area.
Saturday recap: Squamish Valley Music Festival
Day two of the Squamish Valley Music Festival rocked the crowds with renowned performers such as A$AP Rocky, K-OS, Of Monsters and Men, SonReal and not to mention Drake! Twenty-five artists performed on Saturday and the Surrey604 team got a chance to chat with The Rural Alberta Advantage, Joel Plaskett, and Willa and Mathew V Music. Make […]
Run, Walk and Roll For Our Kids 2015
Join The Centre for Child Development, supported by the Child Development Foundation of British Columbia for our 14th Annual Run, Walk & Roll for our Kids on Sunday June 21st 2015 at Bear Creek Park. This event is a 2K Walk/Roll 5K Walk/Run or 10K Walk/Run for athletes of all abilities. Register, collect donations, have […]
In The Kitchen: Homemade lentils with pancetta and chicharron
Lately, I’ve been finding myself spending more and more time in the kitchen. I attribute this to my desire to reconnect with my Latin roots and spend more time bonding with my mother, an extremely talented cook. I remember growing up, my mother would always prepare the most delicious, traditional Nicaraguan dishes. She would always […]
[VIDEO] TELUS Sends Surrey Man Home to Newfoundland for the Holidays
Here’s a heart-warming story about a Surrey man receiving a wonderful holiday gift from TELUS. TELUS is in the business of connecting people, and they took that quite literally this year saying they know that “the greatest connection of all is the human connection between friends and families”. They reached out to the community through […]