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Kwantlen Trades Campus to Train Skilled Workers

Premier Gordon Campbell officially opened the new Kwantlen University College Trades and Technology Centre today, which will provide leading-edge trades and technology training for more than 900 students in an environmentally friendly building.
“The new Cloverdale campus will be a valuable source of the skilled workers we need to meet the demands of B.C.’s booming economy [...]

Kwantlen College Official Opening

After more than a decade of planning, and several false starts along the way, Kwantlen University College Trades and Technology Centre was officially opened in Cloverdale.

The official opening ceremony was led by Kwantlen First Nation Chief Marilyn Gabriel and Kwantlen First Nations Drummers. Kwantlen President Skip Triplett welcomed dignitaries and a large crowd of guests [...]

Four-Year Deal for Fraser Downs

Chuck Keeling, vice-president of racing operations for Great Canadian Gaming Corporation (GCGC) and Jim Vinnell, president of the B.C. Standardbred Association, confirmed March 6 in a joint announcement a four-year agreement that will result in 107 racing days at Fraser Downs Racetrack & Casino on a September through June schedule.
In racing terms, it was perhaps [...]

The B.C Harness Racing Hall of Fame is Open

The new hall, located in the atrium at Fraser Downs Racetrack and Casino in Cloverdale, recognizes those that have made major contributions to the standardbred industry in the province. It opened March 4 and welcomed four initial members.
Inducted posthumously were builders Jim Keeling Sr. and Pat Brennan, trainer-driver Keith Linton and the horse B.C. Count. [...]

Surrey Unveils its Crime Reduction Strategy

This morning (Februrary 26, 2007), Mayor Dianne Watts was joined by Attorney General Wally Oppal, local MPs and MLAs and community leaders to officially unveil Surrey’s Crime Reduction Strategy.
The Crime Reduction Strategy (CRS) is a comprehensive, multi-faceted approach to addressing the root causes of crime. It seeks to implement new and innovative programs [...]

Family’s 20-year dream comes true with Czorny Alzheimer Centre opening

People with Alzheimer’s disease and their families have a new home – and new hope – with today’s opening of the Czorny Alzheimer Centre by the family who has dreamed for 20 years of building such a facility.
“Alzheimer’s is a terrible disease that can strike at the heart of a family,” said Marilyn Stewart, who [...]

Council to do Study of Cloverdale Mall

Surrey Council has decided to hire a consultant to do a study of the Cloverdale Mall, recently vacated by Safeway. According to the City of Surrey website, Council will:

Engage a consultant to prepare an updated study to assess the short and long-term market prospects to assist in the determination of appropriate land uses on the [...]

Final Hurdle to Redevelopment of Cloverdale Mall cleared as City of Surrey and Safeway come to an Agreement

Mayor Dianne Watts, on behalf of Surrey City Council, is pleased to announce that Canada Safeway has agreed to surrender its store lease at the City-owned Cloverdale Mall effective February 28, 2007. In consultation with the community, the City will now be in a position to entertain redevelopment options for this key 8 acre site.
The [...]