Aaron Hinks

Jason Grewal and his finance Aji Gunaratnam. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey man says he had no trouble entering U.S. to visit fiancee

Jason Grewal now in quarantine after spending six weeks in Nevada

Jason Grewal and his finance Aji Gunaratnam. (Contributed photo)
Brian MacDonald shares his story of how he survived trauma and drug addiction. (Aaron Hinks photo)

‘Trauma equals addiction’ – why some seek solace in illicit substances

Part 2: Many pushed into addiction by 'toxic stress,' says White Rock psychologist

Brian MacDonald shares his story of how he survived trauma and drug addiction. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Calla Oxley and her son Wade stand on their neighbours property, which backs on to Bayview Woods Park. Oxley says her son sustained an allergic reaction after playing in the tall grass. (Aaron Hinks photo)

South Surrey mom frustrated by city’s response after son, 10, has severe reaction to park grass

City of Surrey parks manager says 'potential steps' to address concern under review

Calla Oxley and her son Wade stand on their neighbours property, which backs on to Bayview Woods Park. Oxley says her son sustained an allergic reaction after playing in the tall grass. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Findings from a ‘Breid Review of the White Rock RCMP’s Street Checks’ from Jan. 1, 2018 to June 20, 2020. (White Rock RCMP graph)

White Rock RCMP reviews street checks for racial bias

Report indicates checks are being conducted bias-free

Findings from a ‘Breid Review of the White Rock RCMP’s Street Checks’ from Jan. 1, 2018 to June 20, 2020. (White Rock RCMP graph)
A White Rock woman has concerns about the condition of her home in Birch Bay. Since the U.S.-Canada border closed to all but essential travel, she has not been able to check on the building or collect her property. (Google image)

White Rock residents concerned about state of Birch Bay vacation properties

Unable to cross the border, owners frustrated by inability to check on buildings collect belongings

A White Rock woman has concerns about the condition of her home in Birch Bay. Since the U.S.-Canada border closed to all but essential travel, she has not been able to check on the building or collect her property. (Google image)
Kasomali Chriumbwana has been reported missing. (RCMP handout)

UPDATE: Police say missing woman last seen in Crescent Beach has been located

52-year-old had been reported missing on July 7

Kasomali Chriumbwana has been reported missing. (RCMP handout)
Sources manager of substance use services George Passmore. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Parallel crises: How COVID-19 has exacerbated the drug overdose emergency

Part 1: Surrey, White Rock officials say isolation, CERB, contributing to crisis

Sources manager of substance use services George Passmore. (Aaron Hinks photo)
People meet on the American side of Peace Arch Park Tuesday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)

‘Loophole’ allows U.S.-Canadian citizens to continue to meet at Peace Arch Park

According to immigration lawyer Len Saunders, there's nothing the province can do about it

People meet on the American side of Peace Arch Park Tuesday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)
A pet owner is warning the public after her cat was attacked by coyotes in Alderwood Park. (Google image)

Grieving South Surrey pet owner warns public after cat killed in apparent coyote attack

Alana Reid says 'Mahone' was attacked sometime between June 26-27 near Alderwood Park

A pet owner is warning the public after her cat was attacked by coyotes in Alderwood Park. (Google image)
Gabriella Antao. (RCMP handout)

Missing five-year-old Surrey girl found safe

Gabriella Antao has been located and is safe, police say

Gabriella Antao. (RCMP handout)
White Rock Business Improvement Association executive director Alex Nixon is concerned that one of the lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic will be an inability on the part of local businesses to help sponsor community events. (File photo)

White Rock BIA facing $150,000 sponsorship funding shortfall

Executive director Alex Nixon has concerns for the future of city's business community

White Rock Business Improvement Association executive director Alex Nixon is concerned that one of the lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic will be an inability on the part of local businesses to help sponsor community events. (File photo)
Laura Cornale of Laura’s Coffee Corner currently has six employees, down from 16, because most would prefer to stay home and collect CERB, she said. (File photo)

Turning down work: CERB causing issues for some Semiahmoo Peninsula restaurants

'It's the most frustrating thing I've encountered, ever, in my life.'

Laura Cornale of Laura’s Coffee Corner currently has six employees, down from 16, because most would prefer to stay home and collect CERB, she said. (File photo)
COVID-19 guidance signs have been posted around Grandview Corners stores. (Aaron Hinks photos)

COVID-19: Daily update on the pandemic in Surrey, White Rock and beyond

Dr. Bonnie Henry gave advice to people preparing to take holidays under the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 guidance signs have been posted around Grandview Corners stores. (Aaron Hinks photos)
City of White Rock signage reminds of the importance of physical distancing and other measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. (Contributed photo)

COVID-19: Daily update on the pandemic in Surrey, White Rock and beyond

JUNE 22: A new survey of Chinese-Canadians says 43 per cent reported being threatened or intimidated

City of White Rock signage reminds of the importance of physical distancing and other measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. (Contributed photo)
Crowds of people walked along the White Rock Pier Sunday evening. (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock Pier to remain open to public, despite busy Father’s Day

Mayor says immediate closure of the pier would be a knee-jerk reaction

Crowds of people walked along the White Rock Pier Sunday evening. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Face mask hangs from a rear-view mirror. (Black Press image)

COVID-19: Daily update on pandemic in Surrey, White Rock and beyond

The Pacwest announced that league competition has been cancelled for the fall

Face mask hangs from a rear-view mirror. (Black Press image)
White Rock homeowner Kats Somani is frustrated with the city over the development of a bus stop in front of her Marine Drive home. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Frustrations boil after City of White Rock reclaims property for bus stop improvement

Police called after resident and city employee reportedly get into scuffle

White Rock homeowner Kats Somani is frustrated with the city over the development of a bus stop in front of her Marine Drive home. (Aaron Hinks photo)
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Call strengthened for City of Surrey to nix ‘Parking to Patio’ fees

Surrey Economic Recovery Coalition asks city to give businesses a chance

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Blaine, Wash. has felt the economic impact of the Canada-U.S. border closure. (Google image)

Canada-U.S. border closure has ‘killed’ business in Blaine, Wash.

City's economy has taken major hit without Canadian traffic

Blaine, Wash. has felt the economic impact of the Canada-U.S. border closure. (Google image)
A paddle boarder glides underneath an empty White Rock Pier. (File photo)

COVID-19: Daily update on the pandemic in White Rock, Surrey and beyond

JUNE 16: City of White Rock to re-open pier to public

A paddle boarder glides underneath an empty White Rock Pier. (File photo)