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LETTERS: Constituents not shut out

I am writing to clarify the letter to the editor published regarding my Constituency Office. Following the election on Oct. 19, we proceeded with the...

Open office to be part of MP's open communication

Roughly the size of a tabloid newspaper, it's larger in format than the bulletin distributed by her predecessor, and fellow Conservative, Russ Hiebert. Among images...

Tories defend former MP Hiebert's bill

- Peace Arch NewsPeace Arch NewsSouth Surrey-White Rock MP Dianne Watts (inset) says that the private members bill championed by her predecessor Russ Hiebert...

2015: a year of politics, crime, sorrow and celebration

Travel once again proves a bugbear for South Surrey-White Rock-Cloverdale Conservative MP Russ Hiebert, who faces flak in the House of Commons for being the...

Liberals move to repeal former Peninsula MP's labour legislation

Christmas arrived early for Canadian unions and labour organizations – and other affected stakeholders – who had opposed former South Surrey-White Rock-Cloverdale Conservative MP Russ...

EDITORIAL: Hope votes

Locally, in South Surrey-White Rock, instead of Conservative MP Russ Hiebert in a landslide (he won 54 per cent of the vote in 2011, out...

ELECTION 2015: Red wave rolls into Surrey, Delta

CBC.ca“My first order of business is I promised the citizens of Surrey Centre that within 60 days I'd create a task force on crime, and...

Outgoing MP 'looks forward to next chapter'

South Surrey-White Rock-Cloverdale MP Russ Hiebert has dedicated his final community newsletter to outlining his achievements over the years and thanking constituents for their support.

LETTERS: Perspective on terror warning

I'm not impressed with everything about the Conservatives but won't have to hold my nose when voting for them either. ... In 2004, Judy Higginbotham...

ELECTION 2015: Candidates tackle issues at business forum

Surrey-Centre candidates were asked what they would do to increase business between Surrey and abroad. Incumbent NDP MP Jasbir Sandhu said "we need to set...

ELECTION 2015 South Surrey-White Rock: Watts' terror warning 'fear mongering'

Especially after we had not-too-great representation locally from (outgoing Conservative MP) Russ Hiebert, it doesn't provide much comfort,” Hobby said. “It made me wonder whether...

LETTERS: Next MP urged to help women

Russ Hiebert was parachuted in, even though he did not live in the area at that time. He was here because he was a Conservative...

ELECTION 2015: Busy schedule of all-candidates meetings in South Surrey-White Rock

. Conservative MP Russ Hiebert – who is not seeking re-election this year – fields a question at an all-candidates meeting in 2011. — image...

ELECTION 2015: Higginbotham new Liberal candidate in South Surrey-White Rock

In the 2004 federal race, Higginbotham was the closest competitor to winning Conservative candidate Russ Hiebert, finishing 3,000 votes behind him. In a press release...

LETTERS: Decisions cost votes

Seriously, the Conservatives have imposed the Deaf Tax in the form of a five per cent GST. Being deaf myself, I had to hire a...

LTTERS: Disappointing legacy

How sad that the last piece of legislation to be passed by Russ Hiebert's Conservative government is such an atrocity. It's an obvious attack on...

Peninsula coal foes hear from MP hopefuls

Watts declined to attend in deference to outgoing Conservative MP Russ Hiebert – who also declined to attend or provide a statement, deferring to “the...

'Positive step' yet to set foot in Surrey

“The people of my community want to be able to enjoy life without fear of gang-related violence in their neighbourhoods, and they know that only...

Peninsula Liberals focus criticism on health care

Most of some 50 people who attended a gathering with federal Liberal health critic Hedy Fry Friday at The Pantry in South Surrey declared themselves...

Federal Liberals attract two aspiring candidates

Joy Davies and Dr. Peter N. Njenga are both seeking the green light to be the Liberal Candidate for South Surrey-White Rock in the upcoming...

NDP AGM mulls Watts decision to run for Conservatives

And he said he believes the NDP will have some traction, regardless of Watts, as a result of what he termed a “disappointing” track record...

Surrey property crime soars

NDP MPs Jinny Sims (Newton-North Delta) and Jasbir Sandhu (Surrey-North) pointed the blame for Surrey's crime squarely at the Conservatives in Ottawa. “There has been...

Lecture casts shadow on Peninsula MP's 'transparency' bill

MP Russ Hiebert's controversial private members' bill calling for full public disclosure of union financial affairs has come in for a detailed and scathing analysis...

Visit with displaced refugees hits home for Hiebert

And he said he is gratified the Canadian government approved a further $7 million in emergency aid to the region so soon on the heels...

COLUMN: Little fuss over MP's farewell

There has been surprisingly little reaction to the announced departure of Russ Hiebert, four-term Conservative MP who represents Cloverdale, White Rock and South Surrey in...

EDITORIAL: Out with a whisper

Evidently South Surrey-White Rock-Cloverdale MP Russ Hiebert intends to leave the arena of local politics much the way he arrived – with a smile and...

MP Hiebert keeps low profile after announcing he won't seek fifth term

Surrey Now Conservative MP Russ Hiebert (South Surrey-White-Rock-Cloverdale) is keeping mum following his surprise announcement Thursday morning that he won't be seeking re-election for a fifth...