City councillors raise questions about Surrey’s police transition

Surrey city councillors Jack Hundial and Brenda Locke sent a letter on Feb. 15 to over 1,000 elected officials in B.C., saying there is a need to have a feasibility study done on the transition of the Surrey Police from the RCMP to a municipal force. Hundial and Locke say the study would make sure... Continue Reading

How to book a KPU peer tutor during the pandemic

Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Learning Centre is still offering their services to students online. Students can access the Learning Centre’s tutoring services through TutorOcean to book a half hour or hour-long session. Instructors can also sign up and be a faculty tutor or offer their office hours. Before the pandemic, sessions were a combination of in-person... Continue Reading

Explainer: Canada’s expansion of the list of terrorist groups

The federal government added 13 groups to its list of terrorist entities on Feb. 3, with four of them being white supremacists groups: Atomwaffen Division, The Base, The Proud Boys, and the Russian Imperial Movement. This brings the total number of entities on the list to 73. Public Safety Minister Bill Blair said the new... Continue Reading

Coquitlam artist featured during inspirational talk hosted by Surrey Art Gallery

Local abstract artist Deb Chaney was featured at the Thursday Artist Talk Online presented by the Surrey Art Gallery Association on Feb. 4. Thursday Artist Talk Online is a weekly event for local and regional artists to discuss their work and bring more awareness to what’s happening in the community. Since the beginning of the... Continue Reading

KPU brewing student is the first recipient of the Nancy More Award

Second-year KPU brewing student Emily Comeau has won the first annual Nancy More Award presented by the BC Hospitality Foundation and BC Craft Brewers Guild. The $1,000 award is named after Nancy More, who became the first North American female brewmaster in 1985. More has been a KPU instructor for six years and helped create... Continue Reading