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News about Surrey for the week ending November 16, 2014

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The week in review » news reported during the week ending November 16, 2014

Election excitement and results, sex assault charges and more

Here's what was compiled from the Surrey B.C. news source compilation: news, civic and blogging sources from and about Surrey, B.C. Canada.

A few caveats: there are several streams in this compilation, including news alert feeds, which may lead to some duplication of stories. I try to remove marketing materials and the odd story about that other Surrey (in England), but sometimes things can slip through.


  • Linda Hepner elected Surrey mayor, succeeding long-time political ally The Globe and Mail Linda Hepner has been elected mayor of British Columbia's second-largest city succeeding her long-time political ally Dianne Watts, a highly popular mayor for the last decade. “Oh, what a night... thank you, Surrey , so much,” an exuberant Ms. Hepner ... and more »
    Linda Hepner elected Surrey mayor RAW 6:48 " Surrey has spoken loud and clear," Hepner said. "We are not going back, we are going forward." After thanking her challengers, she acknowledged the members of her party Surrey First, who, she said, would be "going to help me over the next four years.". and more »
  • Linda Hepner turns Surrey horse race into runaway win The race for the mayor's chair in Surrey was supposed to be so evenly matched, there was no way to declare a clear favourite. In the dying days of the campaign, pollsters had Linda Hepner, Barinder Rasode and Doug McCallum in a dead heat. In the end ...
  • BC civic elections - CBC has you covered Gregor Robertson re-elected mayor of Vancouver · Latest Vancouver and Surrey mayoral election results · CBC News civic election coverage · Metro Vancouver and Fraser Valley civic election information · Make My Mayor: Mix, match and create your dream ... and more »
    BC civic election: Live coverage from Vancouver, Surrey and elsewhere The Globe and Mail Voters across British Columbia are electing mayors, councillors, school board trustees and (in Vancouver) the Park Board on Saturday. Which candidates will be celebrating by night's end and what will it mean for B.C. residents? We'll try to answer ... and more »
  • Mayor-elect Linda Hepner thanks voters, team, Dianne Watts in Surrey Hepner and her council and school slates swept the November 15 municipal election, fending off the challenge mounted by ex-mayor Doug McCallum and his Safe Surrey Coalition as well as defeated mayoral candidate and current councillor Barinder ...
    Latest Vancouver and Surrey mayoral election results ... election information · MAKE MY MAYOR Mix, match and create your dream candidate · CIVIC INFO BC Comprehensive 2014 election results · CITY OF VANCOUVER Municipal election website 2014 · CITY OF SURREY Municipal election website 2014. and more »
  • Video: Surrey Mayor-elect Linda Hepner victory speech Vancouver Sun Surrey Mayor-elect Linda Hepner speaks before hundreds of ardent supporters at the Central City Brew Pub in Surrey after winning the seat occupied by current, and outgoing mayor Dianne Watts. © Copyright (c) The Vancouver Sun. Original source article: ... Linda Hepner continues Dianne Watts' legacy with win in Surrey The Province all 47 news articles »
    Linda Hepner continues Dianne Watts' legacy with win in Surrey The Province Hepner, who was endorsed by Watts at the outset of the contest, campaigned hard on preserving the record of the Surrey First coalition she helped Watts build close to 10 years ago. Her election to the mayor's chair speaks to Watts's enduring popularity ... and more »
    Election 2014: Linda Hepner wins in Surrey First sweep Surrey Leader Linda Hepner will be Surrey's next mayor and her team has swept Surrey council and placed all members on the Surrey Board of Education. As of 9:30, Hepner had 36,779 votes, outstripping former Mayor Doug McCallum by more than 17,000 votes. Barinder ...
  • Linda Hepner wins Surrey mayoral race, CBC declares CBC News has declared Linda Hepner as the new mayor of Surrey , B.C.. The Surrey First candidate led the count decisively all night, pulling ahead of her main challengers, Doug McCallum (Safe Surrey Coalition) and Barinder Rasode (One Surrey ).
  • Surrey voters go to the polls as BC civic election day arrives The three main challengers are the incumbent in 2005, Doug McCallum (Safe Surrey Coalition), Linda Hepner ( Surrey First) and Barinder Rasode (One Surrey ). There are also four independent candidates in the race, John Edwards, Grant Rice, John ...
    Vancouver has long been recognized as a hub for Canadian gang activity. Locality, ethnicity and access are often debated and yet the problems persist. For young filmmaker Mandip Sandhu, the issues around criminal activity are not about these broad boxed categories, it is about real life. With a coloured background himself, at one time Sandhu fell prey to this often alluring lifestyle, but was one of the lucky ones to have found his way out. He took these experiences and went on to pursue a degree in…
    Vancouver Sun Barinder Rasode's One Surrey party releases its donor list Vancouver Sun Barinder Rasode's One Surrey party has become the first in the city to release its donor list, revealing that the biggest contributor is an automotive repair shop. Best Automotive tops the list of 132 donors with a contribution of $15,000. The Rasode ... and more »
    The Province South Surrey's Rialto Theatre reopens quietly, but its 35mm projector is on ... The Province SURREY , B.C. — Theatre-goers on the peninsula can once again catch a flick at the iconic Rialto Twin Theatre as the cinema recently reopened its doors. The South Surrey landmark, previously owned by Criterion Entertainment, is the last 35mm film ... and more »
    On Friday, November 14th, the Surrey RCMP hosted a special ceremony to unveil a new public memorial cairn that was recently rebuilt outside the Surrey RCMP’s Main Detachment.
    Surrey election seen as dry run for federal vote in 2015 The Globe and Mail Voters in British Columbia's second-largest city are electing councillors and a mayor this weekend, and some say the campaign in Surrey will provide a dry run for next year's federal election in one of the most competitive political battlegrounds in ...







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