Laila Yuile on people, politics and life in B.C.

Nothing gets the blood pumping like the last couple of days leading up to any election, and this years vote in Surrey is no exception.

A wise man once said if someone promises you the moon, you better ask to see the ladder. Never was this more true than in this years election where promises are being made faster than the Conservatives pass those always controversial omnibus bills.

Cuts to operating budgets, dismantling of city owned development corporations, new soccer fields, a new ice rink, new field hockey facilities, new kabbadi fields, more cops, less cops, more bylaw officers, less spending.

Phew.

Even a seasoned Surrey-ite like myself has a hard time keeping tabs on all the different promises that are cropping up left,right and centre, but the appearance of new campaign signs recently for Surrey First brought one promise right to the front and left me with my mouth…

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