Your Council, Your Community

The mayor and eight councillors make up city council, the governing body of the City of Surrey. The main functions of a municipal council are to look after the current and future economic, social and environmental wellbeing of its community.

Mayor Doug McCallum

On October 20, 2018, Doug McCallum was elected to his fourth term as Mayor of Surrey. Take a look at Mayor McCallum's priorities for the city and learn about some of his past service.

Get to know Mayor Doug McCallum

 

Mayor Doug McCallum

"As the elected representative of the citizens of Surrey, we are delivering not just what we promised to do, but we are acting on what the people have said would be best for their city."

- Mayor Doug McCallum

Statements from Mayor McCallum

Review statements Mayor McCallum has issued to the media. 

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum - Celebrate Diwali Safely This Year

November 10, 2020 - "This year, celebrations must be approached differently."

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum: Do Your Part to Fight the Second Wave

October 29, 2020 - "As B.C.’s second largest city, it is important that we bear down to fight the second wave of COVID-19."

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum: Do Your Part to Fight the Second Wave

October 29, 2020 - "As B.C.’s second largest city, it is important that we bear down to fight the second wave of COVID-19."

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum: BC NDP Promise to Fully Complete Surrey Langley SkyTrain

October 8, 2020 - "I wholeheartedly welcome and fully support John Horgan and the BC NDP’s promise to fully fund SkyTrain through Surrey all the way to Langley."

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum: BC Liberals Political Interference in Municipal Affairs

October 4, 2020 - "The Surrey Police Service is a done deal and the BC Liberals are playing politics with the public safety of our residents."

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum: Racist Remarks 

September 8, 2020 - "Regardless of where you stand on policing in Surrey, there is no place for racist remarks at any level."

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum: Release of a Dangerous Sex Offender

August 14 - "I cannot fathom how the needs of an individual can outweigh the needs of the many."

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum: Health Concern

July 7, 2020 - " I appreciate the concern and well wishes expressed by all."

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum: Diversity and Inclusion

June 18, 2020: "Surrey is unequivocally strengthened by our diversity."

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum: Racism, Discrimination, and Intolerance

June 8, 2020 - "Surrey is a city that has been built and strengthened by its diversity."

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum: Release of a Dangerous Sex Offender

May 22, 2020 - "Our justice system is broken."

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum: Day One of Surrey Police Department Announcement

February 27, 2020 - "We have received the final approval required to establish the Surrey Police Board."

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum: Ride-hailing and Taxis

February 7, 2020 - "Time to move on."

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum: The Proposed Ride-hailing Inter-Municipal Business Licence

January 31, 2020 - "My fight is about ensuring fair competition in a highly regulated industry."

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum: Ride Hailing Approval by the Passenger Transportation Board

January 24, 2020 - "The approval of ride hailing companies does not change my position."

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum: Release of a Prolific Offender

January 10, 2020 - "Our residents need to be told where this prolific sexual predator is residing."

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum - Mob Violence

November 15, 2019 - "I am deeply concerned that this kind of mob violence is happening."

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum - The Year in Review

November 5, 2019 - "One year ago, today, the latest edition of Surrey City Council was sworn in."

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum - Crime Stats

October 31, 2019 - "People continue to feel unsafe in our city."

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum - SPD Lack of Progress

September 30, 2019 - "We need to work as quickly as possible to get SPD officers on the streets."

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum - Ride-hailing

August 27, 2019 - “I do not support ride-hailing.”

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum - Fearmongering

June 18, 2019 - "The information Councillor Locke is providing amounts to fearmongering."

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum - Release of Dangerous Sex Offender

May 24, 2019 - "I am appalled that this sexual predator is being released into the very community that he committed his heinous crimes." 

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum: Policing Transition Report Completed

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

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum: Policing Transition in Surrey

February 25, 2019 - A joint statement from Mayor Kennedy Stewart and Mayor Doug McCallum.

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum: Constable Josh Harms

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

Statement from Mayor Doug McCallum - Gun Violence

November 9, 2018 - "This latest incident of deadly gun violence further emphasizes the need for the City of Surrey to have its own city police force."

Key Initiatives

  • Sky Train Gateway Station

    Surrey-Langley SkyTrain

    We’re moving forward with a SkyTrain extension along Fraser Highway. It will connect Surrey and Langley, and the rest of the region. We’re also initiating a planning process to refresh the Surrey-Newton-Guildford rapid transit strategy.

    Learn more about the plan
  • Surrey RCMP

    Surrey Police Department

    Council also approved a motion to start work on creating a Surrey Police Department and serve notice to the Federal and Provincial governments that the City of Surrey will be terminating its contract with the RCMP municipal police service.

    Learn more about Surrey Police

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