IHIT is on scene after a deadly house fire in Surrey’s Bridgeview neighbourhood. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)

5 to start your day

A fatal Surrey house fire, Muslim groups pan anti-dog flyers and more

1. IHIT on scene after fatal Surrey house fire

A witness at the scene says the front of single-storey home was fully engulfed when emergency crews arrived. See more >

2. Muslims keep dogs, too, says Islamic Society president

Shakeel Gaya, founder and president of the society, said the signs misrepresent the Muslim reaction to dogs when they say “dogs are considered filthy in Islam.” See more >

3. Man guilty of abusing cows at Chilliwack dairy farm faces 35 days jail

Jonathan Talbot was involved in eight incidents of abuse caught on video and audio shot by an undercover employee working for animal rights activist group Mercy for Animals (MFA) in 2014. See more >

4. B.C. pauses Massey bridge work to conduct new review

Transportation Minister Claire Trevena announced the independent review, saying previous reviews by the Liberal government may not have looked at all possibilities. See more >

5. Police search for man after South Surrey student assaulted in park

Surrey police have issued an advisory and an appeal for information after an Earl Marriott Secondary student reported being grabbed by a man this morning in a nearby park. See more >


@katslepian

katya.slepian@bpdigital.ca

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Parents rally to support LGBT education in Abbotsford schools

Small demonstration held in the rain to counter anti-SOGI rhetoric

Rail upgrades will cost Langley Township $6 million

The council may borrow money to fund the federally-mandated upgrades.

Sold-out crowd rocked Langley twin’s greenhouse charity gala

Volunteers credited with making party profitable for sick kids at Canuck Place.

Otter Co-op Liquor Store begins construction in Aldergrove

New three-storey building will be a destination retail and wine tasting facility

Langley Looking Back: Them’s fightin’ words

History from the files of the Langley Advance, which has been published since 1931.

VIDEO: Langley concert and five new songs inspired by Canada’s 150th

Familiar faces from Langley Community Music School were asked to create Canadian pieces for Nov. 25.

Mounties appeal for public’s help after Whistler stabbing

24-year-old man was stabbed in the stomach

Opioid prescriptions up across Canada: report

The report shows the number of opioid prescriptions rose by almost seven per cent, while daily doses on average dropped

Russian meddling has implications for Canada

Kosovo president Hashim Thaci warns that Russian meddling has implications for Canada

Health Canada hints at government’s plans for legal pot

Health warnings, plain covers for pot packs under proposed regulations

Washington governor tells BC don’t be ‘daunted’ by Trump

“I want to assure this assembly that no matter who is in the White House, it won’t affect Washington state’s relationship with Canada or British Columbia.”

Liberals look to ease concerns with housing strategy

Liberals say they look to ease affordability concerns with release of their housing strategy

David Cassidy, teen idol and ‘Partridge Family’ star, dies at 67

Cassidy announced earlier this year he had been diagnosed with dementia

Vigil held for woman whose remains were found on Shuswap farm

Family and friends remember Vernon resident Traci Genereaux and along with five other missing women

Most Read