Councillor Brenda Locke released a statement Tuesday saying she has “serious concerns” over the city dumping the board of the non-profit Surrey Homelessness and Housing Society.
Locke says the move put the society legally at risk of getting donor money as by law a society has to  be overseen by at least three directors and also leaves the society without a board to help manage more than $10 in donor money.
Mayor Doug McCallum has so far refused to comment.

On Monday, Dr Bonnie Henry reported 26 news cases of COVID in BC over a 3-day period and no new deaths – there are 153 active cases in our province.

BC is kicking off a new program aimed at helping 15-29 year olds that have had their job prospects affected by COVID – the program will allow youths to work outdoors on beach clean ups and trail building while able to collect  $2000 a month until the end of October.

Air Canada and WestJet are ready to drop their in-flight physical distancing and Adrian Dix is questioning if Transport Canada and Health Canada agree with the change and he’s looking for more than just a business case from the airlines.

Three men from Surrey were arrested in Vernon after a four day crime spree of more than 19 crimes – allegedly spraying victims with bear spray while robbing them and attempting to steal their vehicles.

A man visiting a home in Kamloops was killed Monday by the homeowners pitbull. The City of Kamloops confirmed a dog has been seized but did not provide any further details.

Indigenous leaders and community members across Canada say they don’t see the point  of celebrating Canada Day,  many pointing out systemic racism. The Federal Ministry of Crown-Indigenous Relations admitting Canada isn’t a celebration for all, adding it’s important to acknowledge past behaviors and apologize.

Statistics Canada says the economy saw its largest monthly drop on record in April as it came to a near standstill due to the pandemic, but early indications point to a rebound in May as
businesses began to reopen.