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Tom Cochrane & Red Rider to Headline 2016 Canada Day Celebration

The City of Surrey announced today Canadian rock legend Tom Cochrane & Red Rider will headline its annual free Canada Day celebration at Surrey’s Bill Reid Millennium Amphitheatre on Friday, July 1.
Presented by Coast Capital Savings, this year’s family friendly celebration—which marks Canada’s 149th birthday—will be the largest Canada Day event in Western Canada with [...]

Surrey seeks bids on Museum expansion

The City of Surrey is seeking Requests for Proposal from developers for a $6,700,000 expansion to the Surrey Museum in Cloverdale.
Closing date for bids is January 14, 2015, with construction estimated to start in August or September 2016, and completion expected in late 2017.
The expansion will allow the museum to host major travelling exhibits, as [...]

4-Day Rodeo and Country Fair Brings In Big Crowds to One of Western Canada’s Most Popular Family Events

Annual May Long Weekend event celebrates a fantastic year with Cowboys, Skateboarding, Sun and Family Fun!
It was an exciting May Long Weekend as the Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair celebrated its 69th year of world-class Rodeo action and 127th year of family fun entertainment at the Country Fair. Over 85,000 fairgoers attended the Country Fair, [...]

Cloverdale Business Improvment Association AGM

President Rob Paterson presided over the Cloverdale BIA’s 2015 Annual General Meeting. Members approved a budget for 2015 that included some significant changes. The BIA is shifting resources to several beautification initiatives that include a new Gateway sign (“Welcome to Cloverdale”) for the NW corner of Highway #10 and Highway #15 (at the Brick Yard [...]

Fundraiser at Cloverdale Legion

We’re sure that St. Patrick would be happy to know that the Cloverdale Legion helped the sponsoring commmittee and officers of the 2277 Seaforth Highlanders Cadets raise funds to help one of their own. Lt. Allyison MacDougall, a single mother, is battling breast cancer.
Although she works three jobs, they are part-time [...]

Santa coming to Cloverdale

Santa will be spending a lot of time in Cloverdale in the days leading up to Christmas. He will be in his house in Clover Square Village from Noon to 4:00 pm every day from December 6 to December 22. Bring your own camera to take your child’s picture with Santa. You may also bring [...]

4-Day Rodeo Competition Brings in Big Crowds with Two Consecutive Sell Outs at the Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair

It was an exciting May Long Weekend as the Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair celebrated its 68th year of world-class Rodeo action and 126th year of family fun entertainment at the Country Fair.
“We were fortunate to have fantastic weather that brought out excited crowds throughout the entire long weekend,” said Shannon Claypool, President of the [...]

Bill Reid Legacy Unveiling Ceremony

Surrey Mayor and Council have renamed the Millenium Amphitheatre the “Bill Reid Millenium Amphitheatre” in honour of local community activist and volunteer Bill Reid who passed away last year. Shown here are Bill’s widow Marion and family with Mayor Dianne Watts and other dignitaries. There was a good crowd of Bill’s family and his many [...]

Racing deal inked at Surrey’s Fraser Downs and Hastings track

Members of B.C.’s harness racing industry – particularly the horsemen at Fraser Downs in Cloverdale – are breathing a sigh of relief.
Stakeholders reached agreement last Friday on a deal that guarantees live racing at Fraser Downs, and extends the funding arrangement, for the next five years.
The multi-year deal was agreed to by [...]

Cloverdale Christmas Hamper Program needs donations and volunteers

The Cloverdale Christmas Hamper Program is an outreach program to the less fortunate of Cloverdale, from all walks of life, providing hampers of food & gifts in order to make the Christmas season a happy time for those who may not normally be unable to enjoy this time of year.
The Program Committee [...]