Tom Zytaruk

Firefighters, paramedics and police work to help Whalley stabbing victim.

UPDATE: Surrey man dies after being stabbed in the neck in Whalley

Troy Clysdale, 49, died Thursday. Boni-Muhammed Mutawakel, 20, has been arrested.

Firefighters, paramedics and police work to help Whalley stabbing victim.
Creep Catcher Surrey President Ryan LaForge: “I don’t like putting the police down but we are doing something they are not doing.”

FOCUS: ‘Huge’ support from community buoys Surrey’s Creep Catcher

Despite some criticism, public support for vigilante group - especially in light of Surrey Mountie's arrest - steels Ryan LaForge’s resolve

Creep Catcher Surrey President Ryan LaForge: “I don’t like putting the police down but we are doing something they are not doing.”
Surrey resident David Yasinsky, 30, has been charged with three counts of robbery.

Surrey RCMP arrest a suspect in three rollerblade robberies

Surrey Mounties have arrested a suspect in three robberies where a robber rolled into the businesses on rollerblades, gripping a knife.

Surrey resident David Yasinsky, 30, has been charged with three counts of robbery.
A hiker found a man's body near Quibble Creek in North Surrey on Wednesday afternoon.

Surrey police don’t consider death suspicious after body found near creek

A hiker found a man's body near Quibble Creek, in the 13600-block of 88th Avenue, and called police.

A hiker found a man's body near Quibble Creek in North Surrey on Wednesday afternoon.
Firefighters, paramedics and police help a stabbing victim in Whalley on Wednesday afternoon

Man rushed to hospital after being stabbed in neck in Surrey

Surrey Mounties arrested suspect Wednesday afternoon in Whalley after stabbing left victim in critical condition.

Firefighters, paramedics and police help a stabbing victim in Whalley on Wednesday afternoon
BC RCMP Inspector Tyler Svendson is Officer in Charge of the Behavioural Sciences Group.

Mountie arrested, suspended after Surrey Creep Catcher video sting

Officer's name has not yet been released as formal charges haven't yet been sworn following allegations of child luring, sexual exploitation

BC RCMP Inspector Tyler Svendson is Officer in Charge of the Behavioural Sciences Group.
BC RCMP Inspector Tyler Svendson is Officer in Charge of the Behavioural Sciences Group.

Mountie arrested, suspended after Surrey Creep Catcher video sting

Officer's name has not yet been released as formal charges haven't yet been sworn following allegations of child luring, sexual exploitation

BC RCMP Inspector Tyler Svendson is Officer in Charge of the Behavioural Sciences Group.
Among the thousands of students returning to schools in Surrey this week were two 58-year-old best friends, Bernadette Sorley and Donna Pickering. The pair invited the ‘Now’ along as they reunited in Room 212 of Whalley’s Prince Charles Elementary school. It was there, 50 years ago to the day, two eight-year-olds would begin their lifelong friendship.

SURREY CLASSROOM REUNION: Back to school, 50 years later

Thousands of Surrey students returned to classes this Tuesday, among them two 58-year-old best friends who marked a special anniversary

Among the thousands of students returning to schools in Surrey this week were two 58-year-old best friends, Bernadette Sorley and Donna Pickering. The pair invited the ‘Now’ along as they reunited in Room 212 of Whalley’s Prince Charles Elementary school. It was there, 50 years ago to the day, two eight-year-olds would begin their lifelong friendship.
Video still of robbery suspect Surrey RCMP sent out in June.

Surrey robbery suspect charged

A Surrey woman has been charged in connection with a robbery on May 28 in Fleetwood where a store clerk was slashed with a knife.

Video still of robbery suspect Surrey RCMP sent out in June.
Ryan LaForge aims to lure out those who try to lure children on the internet – and then “blast” them on social media. He is president of a new Surrey chapter of Creep Catchers.

SURREY’S CREEP CATCHER: Ryan LaForge aims to weed out ‘potential predators’ and ‘blast’ them on social media

He’s been at it in Surrey for a little over a month and says he’s made 11 videos to date

Ryan LaForge aims to lure out those who try to lure children on the internet – and then “blast” them on social media. He is president of a new Surrey chapter of Creep Catchers.
Surrey school board headquarters

Surrey school board should apply for transportation funding, Liberal MLAs say

The provincial government will give Surrey school district up to $72,999 for "improved school transportation services" if the district asks.

Surrey school board headquarters
Surrey RCMP announced Monday they have laid more charges in connection to the ongoing gun violence in the city. From left, Amrik Virk, Minister of Technology, Innovation and Citizens' Services, Mayor Linda Hepner and Surrey's top cop Bill Fordy.

Update: Arrests made in what Surrey’s top cop calls a ‘dispute over turf’

Police say they uncovered a shooting plot and made the arrests before the violence played out

Surrey RCMP announced Monday they have laid more charges in connection to the ongoing gun violence in the city. From left, Amrik Virk, Minister of Technology, Innovation and Citizens' Services, Mayor Linda Hepner and Surrey's top cop Bill Fordy.
Hundreds of job seekers attended the Ninth Annual Mega Job Fair and Business Expo 2016, in Whalley, on Thursday

Surrey job fair attracts 4,700 seeking employment and 102 businesses

Statistics Canada's latest labour force survey reveals this country lost 31,200 jobs in July but B.C. gained 12,000

Hundreds of job seekers attended the Ninth Annual Mega Job Fair and Business Expo 2016, in Whalley, on Thursday
Surrey received $141,302 in BikeBC funding to help pay for the expansion of cycling lanes and paths cyclists and pedestrians can use.

$141k for Bear Creek cycling lanes in Surrey

The BikeBC funding will help pay for the expansion of cycling lanes and paths cyclists and pedestrians can use.

Surrey received $141,302 in BikeBC funding to help pay for the expansion of cycling lanes and paths cyclists and pedestrians can use.
“There’s a big gap in the market just ready for innovative developers with the right financial incentive,” said Surrey Board of Trade CEO Anita Huberman.

Surrey Board of Trade wants developer ‘incentives’ to build rental housing

“There’s a big gap in the market just ready for innovative developers with the right financial incentive,” board CEO Anita Huberman says

“There’s a big gap in the market just ready for innovative developers with the right financial incentive,” said Surrey Board of Trade CEO Anita Huberman.
Sean Christopher Kelly, 27, was found shot in a driveway in the 13900-block of Antrim Road on July 31. He was pronounced dead in hospital.

Surrey records sixth homicide of the year

Sean Christopher Kelly, 27, was shot down in a Whalley driveway on Sunday evening

Sean Christopher Kelly, 27, was found shot in a driveway in the 13900-block of Antrim Road on July 31. He was pronounced dead in hospital.
Surrey RCMP's latest crime stats report indicates violent crime is dropping

Surrey RCMP’s most recent stats reflect seven per cent drop in violent crime

This is based on stats comparing the first half of 2016 with the first half on 2015 and does not include July.

Surrey RCMP's latest crime stats report indicates violent crime is dropping
Surrey man, woman wounded in what police suspect was an accidental shooting

Surrey man, woman injured in ‘accidental’ shooting

It happened at 135A Street and 108th Avenue in Whalley, early Thursday morning

Surrey man, woman wounded in what police suspect was an accidental shooting
Kristina Foley and her three children — from left, Danica, Victoria and Natalie — are desperate to find an affordable place to live after Foley's landlord increased her rent in Whalley.

FOCUS: Nowhere to Rent — A Surrey perspective

"I am just so worried about being homeless right now," Whalley single mom says, as widespread rental housing crisis hits home.

Kristina Foley and her three children — from left, Danica, Victoria and Natalie — are desperate to find an affordable place to live after Foley's landlord increased her rent in Whalley.
Artist conception of Surrey light rail transit

Study advises Surrey to keep LRT lines and bike routes separate

Bicycles and light rail lines a bad mix, study reveals

Artist conception of Surrey light rail transit