Surrey Recieves International Award for Fire Prevention
The City of Surrey’s Home Safe project: Evidence Based Fire Reduction Strategy submission has been selected as a recipient of the 2013 International City/County Management Association Community Health & Safety Award.
The award recognizes local government programs or processes that demonstrate innovation, excellence, and success in the community's safety, health, and/or wellness, including enhancement in the quality of life for the disadvantaged.
Surrey Fire Chief Len Garis speaks about how the smart meter program will combat electricity theft, and reduce the risk of fire and electrocution in communities throughout BC in a video about BC Hydro's Smart Metering Program.
Explore the other smart meter benefits (Website. New window.)
Illicit Exchanges: Canada, the U.S. and Crime
In this video, the cross-border drug trade, gangs and the horrific social ramifications are examined with hard-hitting candour. The video, produced by MediaLab at Pacific Lutheran University won a U.S. Emmy from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
This video contains mature subject matter and language that might not be suitable for young children.
Public Service Announcements
The Surrey Fire Service has produced a series of public service announcements promoting the use of smoke alarms and encouraging all emergency services to take an active role in ensuring residents have working alarms.