Aaron Hinks

More people are looking to adopt dogs, and other pets, because of pandemic: SPCA. (File image)

Pandemic sparked puppy boom in B.C., but no spike in pet returns: BC SPCA

More people are looking to adopt pets due to pandemic, SPCA

More people are looking to adopt dogs, and other pets, because of pandemic: SPCA. (File image)
White Rock Tides of Change member Ryan Nielsen, 27, is sharing his story of the circle of addiction, and what helped him to recovery. (Photo: Aaron Hinks)

B.C. family breaks cycle of addiction with love, not toughness

Compassion proves to be at heart of recovery

White Rock Tides of Change member Ryan Nielsen, 27, is sharing his story of the circle of addiction, and what helped him to recovery. (Photo: Aaron Hinks)
Ocean Park resident Joanie Webster was stunned to be reuinted with her cat Pete who was missing for nearly three years. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Through kindness of strangers, B.C. cat, missing for 3 years, finds its way home

Owner Joanie Webster wants to speak to anyone who helped Pete on his journey

Ocean Park resident Joanie Webster was stunned to be reuinted with her cat Pete who was missing for nearly three years. (Aaron Hinks photo)
A White Rock resident is raising his frustrations after spotting a raccoon dragging a leg-hold trap this week near Marine Drive. (Frank Groff photo)

White Rock resident calls out ‘sadistic’ practice after raccoon caught in leg-hold trap

Juvenile raccoon was spotted dragging the trap around the city’s west end

A White Rock resident is raising his frustrations after spotting a raccoon dragging a leg-hold trap this week near Marine Drive. (Frank Groff photo)
Alan Xu said the rat problem is so bad, even Whiskers has stopped the chase. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Alan Xu said the rat problem is so bad, even Whiskers has stopped the chase. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Children First Canada volunteer Simi Sahota is calling for better access to mental health support in B.C. (Contributed photo)

‘No one to turn to’: B.C. student joins call for better access to mental health support

Children First Canada lists poor mental health as one of top 10 threats to young people

Children First Canada volunteer Simi Sahota is calling for better access to mental health support in B.C. (Contributed photo)
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and South Surrey-White Rock candidate Gordie Hogg speak at a campaign event in South Surrey Wednesday. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Justin Trudeau faces protest at B.C. campaign stop

Liberal Leader stopped in South Surrey Wednesday morning to make housing announcement

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and South Surrey-White Rock candidate Gordie Hogg speak at a campaign event in South Surrey Wednesday. (Aaron Hinks photo)
From left, Caleb Reimer, Ronin Sharma and Parker Magnuson were killed in a vehicle collision Saturday morning.

Hockey community mourns after 3 teens killed in Surrey crash

Parker Magnuson, Ronin Sharma and Caleb Reimer being remembered by loved ones, friends

From left, Caleb Reimer, Ronin Sharma and Parker Magnuson were killed in a vehicle collision Saturday morning.
People sit in a German Bundeswehr airplane at the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021, as the federal armed forces evacuates German citizens and local Afghans who worked for Germany. (Bundeswehr via AP)

B.C. Afghan-Canadians looking to help after fall of Kabul

Women trying to find safety for her Afghan counterparts

People sit in a German Bundeswehr airplane at the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021, as the federal armed forces evacuates German citizens and local Afghans who worked for Germany. (Bundeswehr via AP)
Aerial view rendering of the eight-lane immersed tube tunnel favoured by Metro Vancouver’s board of directors to replace the aging George Massey Tunnel. (Province of British Columbia image)

New 8-lane ‘immersed-tube’ to replace Massey Tunnel

Project to be complete by 2030, cost $4.15 billion

Aerial view rendering of the eight-lane immersed tube tunnel favoured by Metro Vancouver’s board of directors to replace the aging George Massey Tunnel. (Province of British Columbia image)
Surrey RCMP are investigating a shooting that took place early Sunday morning on the 10100-block of 152 Street. (Shane MacKichan photos)

Ferrari riddled with bullets, man injured after shooting in Surrey

Police say incident appears to be targeted

Surrey RCMP are investigating a shooting that took place early Sunday morning on the 10100-block of 152 Street. (Shane MacKichan photos)
More than a dozen kiteboarders took advantage of high wind last winter. Surfers soared up in the air and performed tricks for spectators watching from the White Rock Pier. (Aaron Hinks photos)

CAO reaching new heights as kiteboarding takes off in White Rock

The sport, which has seen a spike in popularity, is to debut at the 2024 Paris Olympics

More than a dozen kiteboarders took advantage of high wind last winter. Surfers soared up in the air and performed tricks for spectators watching from the White Rock Pier. (Aaron Hinks photos)
A woman reads a newspaper while waiting in line at the Peace Arch border crossing Monday. (Aaron Hinks photo)

PHOTOS: Cars line up at Peace Arch as Canada reopens border, U.S. remains closed

Hundreds of Americans line up to enter Canada, the southbound lane was virtually empty

A woman reads a newspaper while waiting in line at the Peace Arch border crossing Monday. (Aaron Hinks photo)
George Garrett helped start the Volunteer Cancer Drivers Society in 2016. He has since retired from the organization. (File photo)

Volunteer Cancer Drivers Society to expand, seeks volunteers

Organization looks to double volunteer base as demand increases

George Garrett helped start the Volunteer Cancer Drivers Society in 2016. He has since retired from the organization. (File photo)
Researching alcohol’s affects on the brain encouraged a Surrey man to ask for help. (Pixabay.com)

‘I should be dead’: Surrey father speaks about his struggles with alcohol

Father of five hopes his story encourages at least one other person to ask for help

Researching alcohol’s affects on the brain encouraged a Surrey man to ask for help. (Pixabay.com)
Police and fire detectives are investigating a house fire in Surrey after a child was found dead. (Aaron Hinks photo)

‘It makes me want to weep’: condolences stream in for B.C. child found dead after fire

Police and fire continue to investigate house fire, assault in Surrey

Police and fire detectives are investigating a house fire in Surrey after a child was found dead. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Surrey Schools website. (Screenshot)

Surrey school district accidentally posts some student SIN numbers

District says 67 students were affected

Surrey Schools website. (Screenshot)
A house in Fleetwood goes up in flames Monday night. The home at 94th Avenue and 154A Street became a crime scene after one victim was taken to hospital with undetermined injuries. (Photos: Shane MacKichan)

VIDEO: Homicide team called after five-year-old child found dead in Surrey house fire

Search underway for suspect, who reportedly jumped off Port Mann bridge

A house in Fleetwood goes up in flames Monday night. The home at 94th Avenue and 154A Street became a crime scene after one victim was taken to hospital with undetermined injuries. (Photos: Shane MacKichan)
White Rock beach was buzzing with activity on Father's Day. (Aaron Hinks photo)
White Rock beach was buzzing with activity on Father's Day. (Aaron Hinks photo)
West Coast Duty Free president Gary Holowaychuk stands next to empty shelves inside his store on Tuesday (June 15). (Aaron Hinks photo)

Revenue down 97% at Surrey duty free as owner waits for U.S. border to reopen

Products approaching best before dates had to be donated, others destroyed

West Coast Duty Free president Gary Holowaychuk stands next to empty shelves inside his store on Tuesday (June 15). (Aaron Hinks photo)