Tom Zytaruk

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Surrey man sentenced to 3.5 years for sex assault, forcible confinement

Floyd Broxton Peart’s criminal record – consisting of 46 convictions – dates back to 1999

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Court of Appeal for British Columbia in Vancouver. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

New trial ordered for man who ‘unwittingly trafficked’ $1.5M in meth into Canada

Appeal court sets aside convictions related to Surrey border crossing bust

Court of Appeal for British Columbia in Vancouver. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Independent Investigations Office of B.C., based in Whalley. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Police watchdog investigating after man dies in Surrey RCMP cell

This is the third time this month that the IIO has been tasked with investigating a death involving the Surrey RCMP

Independent Investigations Office of B.C., based in Whalley. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Statue of Lady Justice. (File photo)

Pritpal Singh’s killer sentenced to 12 years for Surrey shooting

Robert Tomljenovic was sentenced on Tuesday, April 12

Statue of Lady Justice. (File photo)
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey mayor’s public mischief case back in court April 14 to fix date for trial

Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum still has not entered a plea on the charge. A virtual pre-trial conference was held Monday but was closed to the public

Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Surrey council chambers inside City Hall. (File photo)

Surrey council suspends new Code of Conduct investigations until after next election

The amendments to the bylaw, approved by the Safe Surrey Coalition majority on a 5-3 vote Monday night, take effect Tuesday, April 12

Surrey council chambers inside City Hall. (File photo)
Aftermath of the fire that destroyed St. George Coptic Orthodox Church in Whalley on July 19, 2021. (File photo: Shane MacKichan)

Surrey church arsonist sentenced to four years in prison

Kathleen Panek, 35, burned St. George Coptic Orthodox Church down and also set a carport on fire at Sunshine Co-op, forcing residents to flee

Aftermath of the fire that destroyed St. George Coptic Orthodox Church in Whalley on July 19, 2021. (File photo: Shane MacKichan)
Surrey homicide victim Christopher Raymond Hartl, 48. (Photo: IHIT)

Murder charge laid in Surrey shooting April 1

Darren Ellis Scott, 40, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Christopher Raymond Hartl, 48

Surrey homicide victim Christopher Raymond Hartl, 48. (Photo: IHIT)
Surrey Mounties investigate a shooting in Whalley in the 10700-block of City Parkway on Monday afternoon, March 28, 2022. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Surrey Mounties investigating shooting in Whalley

It happened in the 10700-block of City Parkway at about 1 p.m. Monday. Police have not found a victim

Surrey Mounties investigate a shooting in Whalley in the 10700-block of City Parkway on Monday afternoon, March 28, 2022. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Crowded buses and SkyTrains create the perfect conditions for spread, a doctor told TransLinks’ board of directors during a virtual public hearing Thursday (March 24). (Black Press Media/Lauren Collins)

Bring back mask mandate on public transit, TransLink board urged

Delegates, including retired emergency doctor, voice concerns at virtual public hearing Thursday

Crowded buses and SkyTrains create the perfect conditions for spread, a doctor told TransLinks’ board of directors during a virtual public hearing Thursday (March 24). (Black Press Media/Lauren Collins)
Surrey Coun. Brenda Locke. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey RCMP investigate threats against city councillor

‘He said that I shouldn’t live, and he talked about rape,’ Coun. Brenda Locke said

Surrey Coun. Brenda Locke. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Surrey-Whalley NDP MLA Bruce Ralston, minister of energy, mines and low carbon innovation. (Black Press Media file photo)

Cutting fuel tax won’t reduce high prices at the pumps, Surrey MLA says

Bruce Ralston, B.C.’s minister of energy, mines and low carbon innovation, noted in 2019 consumers were already getting ‘ripped off’ at the pumps

Surrey-Whalley NDP MLA Bruce Ralston, minister of energy, mines and low carbon innovation. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Canadian Pacific locomotive. (File photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)

Surrey Board of Trade ask feds to declare rail essential service as CP strike halts

‘Surrey’s agricultural exports are a critical piece of food security for all of Canada,’ board CEO Anita Huberman says

A Canadian Pacific locomotive. (File photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)
Statue of Lady Justice at Vancouver courthouse. (File photo: Black Press Media)

Man who wandered intoxicated into Surrey traffic loses lawsuit

Gurminder Singh Johal, 40, was seriously injured when hit by Honda Civic after wandering onto busy King George Boulevard

Statue of Lady Justice at Vancouver courthouse. (File photo: Black Press Media)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Woman loses appeal in Surrey animal cruelty case

Armed with a warrant, the SPCA removed 69 cats and ‘15 or 16’ dogs from her property on Colebrook Road

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Surrey provincial courthouse. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

5-day trial to be set in Surrey mayor’s public mischief case

Mayor Doug McCallum has not yet entered a plea. His next court date is Friday to schedule a pre-trial conference

Surrey provincial courthouse. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
B.C. Finance Minister Selina Robison. (Screen shot)

B.C. finance minister rules out comprehensive tax review

‘I want to be really honest and up-front about that,’ Selina Robinson said Friday

B.C. Finance Minister Selina Robison. (Screen shot)
Surrey Central SkyTrain Station. (File photo)

TransLink CEO says absence of long-term funding ‘solutions’ puts capital projects at risk

‘We may need to consider difficult decisions in the future,’ Kevin Quinn told the Mayors Council on Regional Transportation on Thursday

Surrey Central SkyTrain Station. (File photo)
Kashif Ramzan, 42, sentenced to two years less one day in jail followed by three years probation after pleading guilty to two counts of sexual assault. (Surrey RCMP photo)

Bogus Surrey modelling photographer to serve 2 years less a day for sex assaults

Judge says Kashif Ramzan, 42, ‘set up an elaborate framework of online deceit’

Kashif Ramzan, 42, sentenced to two years less one day in jail followed by three years probation after pleading guilty to two counts of sexual assault. (Surrey RCMP photo)
Surrey RCMP headquarters. March 2021. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey elementary students find handgun during morning recess

Police say this happened at Bothwell Elementary School in Fraser Heights Thursday

Surrey RCMP headquarters. March 2021. (Photo: Lauren Collins)