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SFU scholarships help students grow skills ‘Close to Home’

By on October 30, 2015

SFU student Amanda Rachmat is benefitting from SFU’s Close to Home Scholarship at SFU’s Surrey campus by  Contributed – Surrey North Delta Leader posted Oct 29, 2015 at 11:00 AM A Simon Fraser University scholarship program that gives qualified high

Grants to help the homeless

By on October 30, 2015

Surrey Coun. Judy Villeneuve (third from right) with winners of the 2015 Heroes of the Homelessness Awards. — Image Credit: Photo Submitted by  Staff Writer – Surrey North Delta Leader posted Oct 23, 2015 at 12:00 PM Seven local social service

Mystery ‘angel’ pays for $6,900 worth of dental work for unemployed Surrey woman

By on March 16, 2015

by  Kevin Diakiw – Surrey North Delta Leader posted Mar 11, 2015 at 4:00 PM Jennifer Hailstone’s teeth are in such poor shape she can barely eat. That’s about to change now that a complete stranger is paying for dental

January 21: Cancer-free day

By on January 29, 2015

  Jessica Ann Dyck looks at life, her grandma and her boyfriend differently after overcoming cancer while living with cerebral palsy. — Image Credit: Boaz Joseph / The Leader by  Boaz Joseph – Surrey North Delta Leader posted Jan 19, 2015

Surrey student in the running for $100,000 scholarship

By on January 29, 2015

by  Sheila Reynolds – Surrey North Delta Leader posted Jan 23, 2015 at 10:00 AM Anthony Hope, a Grade 12 student at Surrey’s Johnston Heights Secondary, is a Loran Scholar finalist. — Image Credit: Submitted A Surrey high school student has

Celebratory send-off for long-serving volunteer

By on January 29, 2015

Members of the ALS Society of B.C. gathered at ABC Restaurant in Fleetwood recently to honour Shirley Cook, 86 (centre), who is retiring after leading the Surrey ALS support group for the last 19 years. — Image Credit: Evan Seal /

Off-duty officer saves toddler

By on January 12, 2015

The bravery, courage, and quick response of an off-duty RCMP officer is credited with saving the life of a two-year-old girl from a burning house in Clayton Heights last week. Surrey RCMP dog handler Sgt. Derek King was out for

Mission: Reconstruction

By on December 31, 2014

by  Boaz Joseph – Surrey North Delta Leader posted Dec 30, 2014 at 11:00 AM— updated Dec 30, 2014 at 3:05 PM July 17, 2014 was a bad day for Andre Usach. The 33-year-old soldier was hit by a shell while

Y walk when you can raise money?

By on December 16, 2014

  Steve Butz — Image Credit: Photo Submitted Steve Butz admits his family thinks his self-imposed fundraising venture is “a tad nuts.” On Dec. 19, the president and CEO of YMCA of Greater Vancouver will walk 44K from the Tong Louie