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2019 News Releases

Surrey Policing Transition Report Completed

May 22, 2019 - The report has been delivered to the provincial government for review and approval.

Seven Influential Youth Recognized at the 9th Annual SASSY Awards

May 13, 2019 - Service Above Self Surrey Youth (SASSY) Awards were presented on May 9 to honour these local youth.

Outdoor Burning Ban Issued

May 13, 2019 - Effective immediately, open burning of any kind is banned in the city.

Love Where You Live – and Learn!

May 11, 2019 - Mayor Doug McCallum joins Walnut Road Elementary students for a school clean-up event.

Play Surrey Contest is Now Open

May 10, 2019 - Local musicians can win performances on the Maple Leaf Stage at Surrey Canada Day & Fusion Festival.

Surrey Fusion Festival Announces International Headliners

May 8, 2019 - 2Baba and Sharry Mann will perform at 12th annual event.

Mayor Doug McCallum’s 2019 State of the City Address

May 7, 2019 - Highlights Mayor's commitment to ensuring promises made to the voters of Surrey are kept.

Surrey Launches Love Where You Live Initiative with City-Wide Staff Clean Up

May 6, 2019 - Campaign calls for everyone to do their part in keeping Surrey clean and beautiful.

Surrey Receives Honours at British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association Excellence Awards

May 3, 2019 - City of Surrey received two awards in recreation and parks leadership.

Our Lady Peace to Headline Surrey Canada Day 2019 with Support from Bif Naked

May 1, 2019 - The annual event will return on Monday, July 1 at Bill Reid Millennium Amphitheatre in Cloverdale.

Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities Brings Inclusive Play to Surrey’s Unwin Park

April 30, 2019 - The playground structure will be a gift as part of the Charity’s ‘Play Finds A Way’ movement.

Surrey Celebrates BC Youth Week with Free Activities and Events

April 24, 2019 - BC Youth Week is designed to strengthen and build connections between youth and their communities.

Surrey Art Gallery Wins National Award in Education

April 18, 2019 - Award specifically recognizes Indigenous contemporary art education and engagement.

New Live Green World Attracts Crowds at 2019 Party for the Planet

April 15, 2019 - Ninth annual Earth Day celebration at Civic Plaza, inspiring thousands to live more sustainably.

Five Reasons to Send Your Child to Day Camp This Summer

April 9, 2019 - City of Surrey offers over 150 summer camps ranging from cooking and robotics, to art and sports.

Surrey Releases 2019 Party for the Planet Performance Schedule

April 3, 2019 - Event will feature live music and over 70 environmentally friendly exhibitors and vendors.

Active Aging Resource Fair Encourages Seniors to Live Life to the Fullest

March 18, 2019 - The third annual Active Aging Resource Fair to be held Saturday, March 23 at Guildford Rec Centre.

City of Vancouver and City of Surrey are in it to Win it!

March 7, 2019 - Joint proposal submitted for Infrastructure Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge.

Surrey’s Party for the Planet Celebrates Earth Day with New Live Green World

March 6, 2019 - Surrey to host ninth annual Party for the Planet, BC’s largest Earth Day celebration on April 13.

Surrey to Host 2019 Vancouver Goalball Grand Slam Presented by YVR

March 4, 2019 - Tournament hosts athletes from around the world who are blind or visually impaired.

City of Surrey Selected as One of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers

March 1, 2019 - The City was selected based on initiatives offered to create a more inclusive & respectful workplace

Business Licence Rescinded After Police Search Uncovers Firearm and Stolen Property on Premises

February 28, 2019 - The action was taken after a recent investigation by Surrey RCMP.

Moving Forward with the Task Force on Truck Parking

February 28, 2019 - Task Force to develop options and implement solutions for authorized commercial truck parking.

Surrey Names Park in Honour of African American Settler

February 26, 2019 - Henry Houston Scott Park honours of one of the first African American families to settle in the area

City of Surrey Launches Vision Zero Surrey Safe Mobility Plan

February 8, 2019 - The new Safe Mobility Plan sets the City on a path to zero fatalities and serious injuries.

Experience a Driverless Shuttle in Your Community

February 4, 2019 - ELA Visits Surrey and Vancouver as part of the Smart Cities Challenge

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum

February 3, 2019 - I want to thank the men and women of Surrey RCMP and commend the work they have done in bringing the Scott Road SkyTrain Station shooting suspect into custody.

Surrey Receives Community Funding Towards Wildlife Viewing Platform

February 1, 2019 - Port Kells Community Association presents cheque at Annual General Meeting.

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum

January 31, 2019 - I am glad and heartened to hear that Constable Josh Harms has been released from hospital.

Mayor McCallum Advances Municipal Priorities with the Federal Government

January 28, 2019 - Big Cities Mayors’ Caucus highlighted the needs of municipalities.

Government of Canada Provides Support to At-risk Youth in Surrey to Create Safer Communities

January 22, 2019 - The Surrey Anti-Gang Family Empowerment (SAFE) Program will help youth build positive relationships.

City of Surrey Selected as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People

January 18, 2019 - Surrey has been chosen for eight consecutive years & is the only BC municipality recognized in 2019

Mission: Possible Western Canada’s Largest Pop-up Escape Room Comes to Surrey

January 14, 2019 - Residents across Metro Vancouver are invited to tackle Mission: Possible at Surrey Civic Plaza.

Surrey Fusion Festival Wins Special Events Magazine Award for “Best Festival”

January 11, 2019 - Awards Gala recognizes international industry excellence in special events