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2018 News Releases

Mayor Hepner and other council and City staff breaking ground on new project.

International Swimming Events About to Make a Splash in Surrey

May 23, 2018 - The Espoir Canadian Championships and FINA Artistic Swimming World Series are coming to Surrey.

Surrey History Book Wins Heritage BC Award

May 16, 2018 - Surrey: A City of Stories was recognized during Heritage BC’s annual conference in New Westminster.

Could This Be Your Big Break?

May 14, 2018 - Contest offers local musicians a chance to perform at two of Surrey's biggest annual events.

Walk Off The Earth to Headline Surrey Fusion Festival

May 9, 2018 - Walk Off The Earth will bring their high energy live performance to the stage on Saturday, July 21.

Light Rail Transit Vehicle Showcase Offers Street-Level View of the Future

May 2, 2018 - The Light Rail Transit Vehicle will be on display at several locations between now and July 1.

Open Burning Regulations

May 2, 2018 - Effective immediately, open burning of any kind is not allowed in the City.

Serena Ryder and Brett Kissel to Headline Surrey Canada Day 2018

April 25, 2018 - Surrey's Canada Day celebration is expected to be the largest Canada Day event in Western Canada.

Mobility the Focus of Vancouver and Surrey’s Smart-Cities Idea

April 24, 2018 - Region could see Canada’s first two collision-free corridors using autonomous vehicles.

Ground Breaking for New Bayside Athletic Association Fieldhouse

April 24, 2018 - The Bayside Athletic Association fieldhouse at South Surrey Athletic Park will be complete in 2019.

Focus on Rental Housing in New Surrey Affordable Housing Strategy

April 12, 2018 - Surrey City Council has adopted the Surrey Affordable Housing Strategy.

Party for the Planet Performance Schedule and Site Map Released

April 10, 2018 - City of Surrey’s 2018 Party for the Planet performance schedule and site map is now available.

Pacific Blue Cross Grant to Help Children and Families in Surrey Adopt a Healthy, Active Lifestyle

March 29, 2018 - The grant will be used to raise awareness of Live 5-2-1-0, a guidline that promotes healthy living.

Hayley Wickenheiser Brings Renowned Female Hockey and Development Event, WickFest, West to Surrey

March 22, 2018 - Wickfest to be held in Surrey January 31 to Feb 3 of 2019.

North America’s First Closed-Loop Waste Management System Opens in Surrey

March 9, 2018 - Surrey Biofuel Facility officially opens in the Port Kells industrial area.

Surrey Partners with Major Businesses to Promote Skilled Career Opportunities in the City

March 1, 2018 - Surrey has launched a Surrey Talent campaign to raises awareness of career opportunities in the City

Sam Roberts to Headline Party for the Planet 2018

February 28, 2018 - Surrey to host 8th annual Party for the Planet, BC’s largest Earth Day celebration.

Nominations Open for Inaugural Mayor’s Award for Fostering Civic Responsibility

February 28, 2018 - The Mayor’s Award for Fostering Civic Responsibility recognizes those who work with Surrey youth.

Rising Tides are Predictable, and the City of Surrey isn’t Waiting

February 22, 2018 - Coastal Flood Adaptation Strategy used to explore impacts of climate change on Surrey's coastline.

New Municipal Framework for Cannabis Legalization

February 7, 2018 - City of Surrey is taking a proactive approach in preparation for Bill C45

Vancouver and Surrey Join Forces for Smart Cities Challenge

February 5, 2018 - Top prize $50 million in funding from Infrastructure Canada

Surrey Fire Service Employing Technology to Proactively Respond to Overdose Clusters

January 19, 2018 - Fire Services uses new software to mine data from dispatch calls for signs of overdose clusters

New CEO Hired to Lead Innovation Boulevard

January 16, 2018 - Innovation Boulevard is pleased to announce the appointment of Louise Turner as its new CEO

Province Bringing Housing to Surrey for People in Need

January 12, 2018 - British Columbia government and City of Surrey announce plans for temporary modular-housing projects

Surrey Canada Day and Fusion Festival Win Regional Awards

January 10, 2018 - 2017 marked Canada’s 150th birthday and the 10th Anniversary of Fusion Festival