Posts Tagged "Surrey"

Happy Vaisakhi Surrey!

[With NDP leader John Horgan at the 2015 Vaisakhi parade.]
 
Over 350,000 people jammed into the streets of Surrey for the annual Vaisakhi parade. It’s a huge cultural event, and a great way to engage with a community. The day marks…

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More shootings in Surrey

Reading today’s newspaper about the shootings in Surrey, and I have the same question as MLA Bruce Ralston, What is being done?

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Sakura – Cherry Blossom time in Vancouver

With apologies to those in other parts of Canada who are experiencing another blast of winter, we have been enjoying cherry blossoms, Sakura, and other flowers such as tulips in the Greater Vancouver area.

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Happy Pride!

Pride season is in full swing. The 15th Annual Surrey Pride Festival took place today in Holland Park. I was happy to woman the BC NDP booth with a couple of sisters from the BC NDP Surrey Whalley constituency executive.
It…

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100th Anniversary of the Komagata Maru

I was honoured to be asked to speak at the Komogata Maru Heritage Foundation event tonight in Surrey. The event, the first of many this year, was marking the 100th anniversary of the date when the Komagata Maru left Hong Kong on…

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Making a Difference

I was busy on the weekend: helping activists at the BCGEU booth (I took the photo below) at a Filipino community picnic; at the Codev dinner – great food and great auction items – all for a good cause; and…

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Commuter + Member Issues

Two hours to get across a bridge. It was a combination of heavy rain, accidents, unfinished road work, and the traffic lights not working. It’s not always this bad, but the commute from Surrey (and having to cross a bridge)…

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