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Open House At Fraser Downs A Perfect Launch Into Harness Season

Describing the pre-season Open House at Fraser Downs Racetrack & Casino last weekend as “awesome”, Director of Racing Jackson Wittup refers to it as the perfect launch for the return of harness racing beginning Friday night, Oct. 7.
“Harness Racing BC and the horsemen at Fraser Downs put on a great show [...]

Cloverdale Terry Fox Run raises $13,000

The Cloverdale Terry Fox Run on September 18 raised over $13,000 for the Terry Fox Foundation, in spite of smaller attendance this year. 150 people participated compared to 301 in 2010. Part of the reason was no doubt the weather, which was threatening rain.

Lord Tweedsmuir Lifters Hoist Win at Provincial Championships

Lord Tweedsmuir weightlifters are the best in B.C.
The school’s team won the recent B.C. High School Weightlifting Championships, held at Universal Fitness in Surrey, and broke some records in the process.
Winning medals were: Alisha Rana, Parvir Gill, Simran Sandhu, Parminder Sangha, Snimerdeep Sanghera , Prabdeep Sanghera, Arsh Atwal, Max Kim and Jaskarn Ranu.
Prabdeep also broke [...]

City of Surrey Annouces New Dual Stage Line-Up at Surrey Canada Day Celebration

Coast Capital Savings and City of Surrey are proud to present Surrey Canada Day 2011, the largest Canada Day concert event in Western Canada.
“Surrey’s Canada Day festivities continue to impress year after year,” said Mayor Dianne Watts. “This year’s celebration of Canada’s 145th birthday features a free concert with world class [...]

Neither Rain Nor Canuck Play-offs Keep Crowds from 65th Cloverdale Rodeo

It was a fun-filled May Long Weekend as the Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair celebrated 65 years of family fun and cowboy and girl action. Crowds giddied-up for the exciting sights and events and enjoyed fair weather Friday and Monday while toughing it out in true cowfolk fashion rainy Saturday and Sunday.
The 65th annual Rodeo [...]

Lord Tweedsmuir Cheer Team Wins National Title

The Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers cheerleaders have a lot to cheer about, and they do it better than any other cheerleaders in Canada.
Led by team captain Kelsey Boule, the 19-member squad won their division at the Canadian National Cheer & Dance Championships May 13 to 15 in Niagara Falls, [...]

Ribbons Cut to Officially Open Cloverdale Recreation Centre

An estimated 500 people were in attendance on Saturday to mark the official opening and ribbon cutting of the new Cloverdale Recreation Centre. The free family-friendly event included live entertainment, a family BBQ, a bouncy castle, sports activities, face painting, a senior’s tea, community displays, and prize giveaways for those in attendance.
“The new Cloverdale Recreation [...]

Federal Election on May 2

A federal election has been called for Monday, May 2, 2011.
Local candidates for the major parties have already been selected in our consituency of South Surrey – White Rock – Cloverdale.
For a list of candidates and links to other election information see our election page at

Kevin Falcon New Deputy Premier, Minister of Finance

New Premier Christy Clark announced her cabinet today. Local MLA Kevin Falcon was named Deputy Premier and Minister of Finance.
Kevin was first elected in 2001 to represent the riding of Surrey-Cloverdale, and was re-elected in 2005 and 2009. Kevin previously served as Minister of Health Services, Minister of Transportation and Minister of State for De-regulation.
The [...]

New Cloverdale Recreation Centre Opens

Cloverdale’s new 66,000 square foot multipurpose recreation centre features three full sized gymnasiums, a large fitness/weight room and a variety of multipurpose rooms including Preschool, Seniors’ and Youth spaces. This facility will host a wide range of programs and events for people of all ages.
A “soft” opening will take place on March 14. It will [...]