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Merchant the Nineteenth: Sustainability Month

October 16 to 22 is Waste Reduction week in Canada! Waste Reduction Week in Canada is a national environmental campaign that builds awareness around issues of sustainable living, responsible consumption, and the conservation of our natural resources. It’s not hard, nor expensive to live a sustainable lifestyle. Guided by the Sustainability Charter, The City of […]

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Merchant the Eighteenth: Anjali’s Dosa House

  Bringing the tastes of South Indian to the heart of Surrey, Anjali’s Dosa Garden provides authentic Indian cuisine, reminiscent of the flavours found throughout India. Having a large menu comprised of renowned Indian dishes such as oothappam, curries, biryani, kottu roti, as well as their house special dosas. Specializing in the dosa, Anjali’s allows [...]

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Merchant the Seventeenth: Venetos Bakery

  Throughout their longstanding tenure in the Newton area, Veneto’s has been able to distinguish themselves within Surrey community by delivering irresistibly delicious specialty baked goods. Staying true to its European heritage, Veneto’s continues to create top quality cakes and pastries. Having a strong understanding of the store’s history and culture allows their employees to […]

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Merchant the Sixteenth: Cloverdale Paint

  Cloverdale Paint was co-founded in 1933 by Rudy Henke and Hunter Vogel. Despite achieving success across North America, they have maintained their Canadian roots in Surrey with a location in Newton for the past 40 years. Newton has in fact played a huge role for them, being home to a factory, warehouse, retail store, […]

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Merchant the Fifteenth: Father’s Day

  With Father’s Day just around the corner, find everything you need; right here in Newton! Check out the list for great ideas for eating, doing and seeing and make this Father’s Day a truly memorable one. Support your local Newton businesses while spoiling Dad.   Kick- start barbeque season with fresh ingredients from Fraserview Meats Looking […]

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Press Release

Press Release: Groundhog Day 2017

– FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 3RD ANNUAL GROUNDHOG DAY IN NEWTON! What is your prediction!? The start of spring or 6 more weeks of winter? Surrey, BC: Groundhog Day in Newton returns for the third year of fun. Prepare for a fun day filled with activities, treats, and live entertainment! Groundhog Day will be taking place […]

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Events

3rd Annual Groundhog Day in Newton!

Groundhog Day in Newton returns for the third year of fun. Prepare for a chilling day filled with activities, treats, and live entertainment! Groundhog Day will be taking place in the Newton Grove, next to the Bus loop. Start the day with a free pancake breakfast courtesy by the Surrey RCMP; visit the crafts and games section […]

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Community Thrift Store: Merchant the Fourteenth

For Donna Chubb, the Manager of Community Thrift Store, it has always been in her nature to give back. She credits her giving nature to her parents who were passionate about community. Through a combination of passion for volunteering and experience in retail management, Donna and the staff are responsible for the success and growth of […]

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Press Release: Spooktacular Newton, 2016

– FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Spooktacular Newton Spooktacular Newton returns after a successful inaugural year Surrey, BC: The Newton Business Improvement Association and Envision Financial will be holding their annual Halloween event, ‘Spooktacular Newton’ for the second year Saturday, October 22nd along 137th street in the center of Newton. In its inaugural year the event […]

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Spooktacular Newton Returns October 22nd!

Spooktacular Newton Returns Spooktacular Newton returns October 22nd for another spook filled day presented by Envision Financial and the Newton BIA! Prepare for a chilling day filled with activities, trick-or-treating, and entertainment! In its inaugural year, Spooktacular was a great success with an attendance of 3000 trick-or-treaters! The event received great enthusiasm, so continuing the event was […]

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Studio 73: Merchant the Thirteenth

In true artistic fashion, Studio 73 was spawned by mistake with no concrete intention of building a business. The studio originally worked on multiple fronts with woodworking and pottery, however it was the accidental discovery of creating glass from a ceramic kiln that is responsible for the type of business it is today. This was new […]

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Sub Garden: Merchant The Twelfth

Sub Garden has played a huge role in Tina’s life. It was her very first job and she enjoyed it so much that she has now been with the business for over 20 years, having owned it for the last 11. Progressing from an employee to now an owner, Tina truly enjoys her work at […]

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Press Release: The Bracket, 2016

– FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – The Bracket Newton BIA puts on community Charity Basketball Tournament Surrey, BC: The Newton BIA continues its campaign of building community with an exciting charity basketball tournament featuring local businesses and organizations. The tournament takes place in the parking lot at Wings Tap & Grill in Newton on Thursday, August […]

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Wings Tap & Grill: Merchant the Eleventh

What food is more social than wings? Put a table of people together; add a few drinks, a plate of wings and suddenly everyone is family. That is the inspiration behind Wings. They make a lot more than just chicken wings, it is their sense of togetherness that drives everything they do. It can be […]

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Events

Newton Days Recap in Photos!

Newton Days, a series of events located on 137th street in the center of Newton continues on through summer. The days include ‘Nooner Wednesdays’ and ‘Troubadour Saturdays’. ‘Nooner Wednesdays’ is a lunch meetup encouraging people working and living in the area to have their lunch break at the park-it located outside of BBQ Nation while […]

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BBQ Nation: Merchant the Tenth

Most children play with their food but that experience goes largely dormant for many. Kanwar at BBQ Nation, however, developed it into a business. As a child, he was always playing with his food and was interested in trying and creating different dishes. Interested in the aesthetics as well as the taste; Kanwar tried to […]

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Community

Newton Community Walk

Every movement starts with a passionate few that drive change in their neighborhood. It is Newton’s time to take back its streets and galvanize the community by taking ownership of the future to ensure long term vibrancy and optimism for the area. The Newton BIA has adopted streets through the Surrey Adopt-A-Street program within the BIA […]

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Oh So Sweet Sugar Boutique: Merchant the Ninth

Oh So Sweet Sugar Boutique is a chic bakery located in the heart of Newton, the bakery boasts designer cupcakes, decadent cookies, and intricately designed cakes. The bakery was a passion project for Mandeep and Sandy, two sisters whom opened up shop six years ago. Mandeep and Sandy both developed a love for baking as […]

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Events

Newton Days Returns!

After a long disappearance, the Newton BIA is excited to bring back the historic tradition of Newton Days this summer! The days will consist of two weekly events, ‘Nooner Wednesdays’ and ‘Troubadour Saturdays’. The inaugural event begins this Saturday June 4th with ‘Troubadour Saturdays’ featuring live music acts at two locations on 137th street here in the […]

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Surrey Flower Shop: Merchant The Eighth

Dolly grew up around flowers her entire life, her parents were flower enthusiasts with beautiful gardens and a house always filled with fresh bouquets. Dolly recalls her father never visiting someone’s house without something in his hand and they were either flowers or chocolates. This life around beautiful floras ignited a passion in Dolly, following […]

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Mother’s Day in Newton

  Find all your Mother’s Day needs right here in Newton! Check out the list for great gift ideas and where you can find them. Support your local businesses while spoiling Mom. 1. Buy her flowers at Surrey Flower Shop! Flowers are always a good go-to when shopping for a Mother’s Day gift. Spring is […]

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Jon’s Newtrition Kitchen: Merchant the Seventh

Jon’s Newtrition Kitchen promotes healthy living through the creation of clean, fresh ready to eat meals, customized meal plans, catering, and healthy snack bars. Its roots began through Jon’s personal journey of overcoming tough obstacles to create a healthier and happier life for himself. Jon’s goal is sharing his knowledge and helping others achieve a […]

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First Canadian Barter Exchange: Merchant the Sixth

Sukhi Kular settled down in Newton over 20 years ago. After a life raised in Kenya and years spent in cities around the globe, Sukhi obtained a degree in Economics in Calgary and worked selling advertising here in the Lower Mainland. Throughout his time selling ads, Sukhi developed close connections with his clients. He quickly […]

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Carillon Music: Merchant the Fifth

Carillon Music has been an iconic business within Newton for decades bringing music and culture into the community. Specializing in piano and organ sales, Carillon Music opened in Newton in September 1970 by Roy Hepworth and a partner. Prior to opening the business, Roy and his wife relocated to Newton from the USA where Roy […]

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Espresso Cafe: Merchant the Forth

After 22 years in the corporate world, Youssif felt it was time to move away and become his own boss. Owning his own café was the best vision for him, he has always had a passion for coffee and has always enjoyed local cafes that offer a great latte with fresh store made food. He […]

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Press release: Spooktacular Newton 2015!

The Newton BIA will be hosting a free fun family friendly Halloween event for all ages. The event will be held in the underground parking of the Newton Save on Foods on October 24, 2015 from 12 to 5pm. The rain proof location will be fully decorated as an urban pumpkin patch without the dirt. […]

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Organic Grocer: Merchant the Third

The Organic Grocer began at the historical Surrey Public Market 22 years ago. The Surrey Public Market opened up in 1990 at 64th Ave and King George Hwy (now BLVD), co-owners Deb and Garth chose this location to open the Organic Grocer in 1993 to provide organic food and herbal medicine to the people of […]

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DeSerres: Merchant the Second

DeSerres opened In Montreal in 1908. With a history of over 100 years in Canada, today the store can be found as an arts and craft store with locations across the country. And continues to be proudly owned by the DeSerres family. DeSerres opened their Newton location over 2 years ago. We spoke with current […]

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danceCraft: Merchant the First

Becoming involved within the dancewear business was natural for Melanie, she had been designing costumes for her daughter and for productions for years. When she came upon DanceCraft and saw the “help wanted” sign, it was a no-brainer for her to apply. She began working there for the previous owner about 20 years ago, but […]

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