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North Delta’s Sweet Serenity Yoga and Wellness is partnering with Perfect Pastures Animal Sanctuary in Ladner for a bi-weekly outdoor fundraising event beginning this week. (Submitted photo)

Outdoor yoga at Delta farm supporting animals affected by B.C. wildfires

‘Fridays at the Farm’ series continues Friday, Aug. 6 with Hatha yoga, Zumba classes

North Delta’s Sweet Serenity Yoga and Wellness is partnering with Perfect Pastures Animal Sanctuary in Ladner for a bi-weekly outdoor fundraising event beginning this week. (Submitted photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Crime severity in Delta last year down from 2019

Delta’s 2020 Crime Severity Index rate was down 12 per cent; well below provincial, national averages

(Delta Police Department photo)
The North Delta Recreation Centre (pictured), Guilford Recreation Centre, Poirier Forum in Coquitlam and Abbotsford AgRec Centre will serve as mass vaccination clinics as Fraser Health transitions to a “vaccine hub model.” (Mayor George V. Harvie/Twitter photo)

Vaccination clinics in North Delta, Surrey to stay open under new hub model

Over two dozen immunization clinics to close in Fraser Health as vaccine uptake tops 80 per cent

The North Delta Recreation Centre (pictured), Guilford Recreation Centre, Poirier Forum in Coquitlam and Abbotsford AgRec Centre will serve as mass vaccination clinics as Fraser Health transitions to a “vaccine hub model.” (Mayor George V. Harvie/Twitter photo)
Nearly 300 people participated in the 2019 North Delta Terry Fox Run on Sunday, Sept. 15 at Sungod Recreation Centre. After moving to virtual model for 2020, the event will return to an in-person format on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021. (James Smith photo)

In-person events returning to Delta venues

City staff report includes list of events from July 30, 2021 through to the end of 2022

Nearly 300 people participated in the 2019 North Delta Terry Fox Run on Sunday, Sept. 15 at Sungod Recreation Centre. After moving to virtual model for 2020, the event will return to an in-person format on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021. (James Smith photo)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from July 18 to 24, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Slight uptick in active COVID-19 cases in Delta

Six cases for the week ending July 24; Delta continues to lead region in first dose vaccinations

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from July 18 to 24, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
Canadian players in action during the 2018 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, in a photo posted to hockeycanada.ca.

World U-17 hockey tourney slated for North Delta arena this fall

Bid to host event in North Delta-Langley-Chilliwack was being condsidered by Hockey Canada in 2020

Canadian players in action during the 2018 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, in a photo posted to hockeycanada.ca.
North Delta’s Sungod Recreation Centre. (James Smith photo)

Delta rec centres, libraries to serve as cooling centres

Daytime temperatures to reach low 30s, overnight lows in the upper teens, Thursday through Saturday

North Delta’s Sungod Recreation Centre. (James Smith photo)
Prince George Cougars defenceman Ethan Samson was drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in the sixth round (174th overall) in the 2021 NHL Draft on Saturday, July 24. (Brett Cullen/Prince George Cougars photo)

North Delta’s Ethan Samson drafted by NHL’s Flyers

The 17-year-old defenceman was picked up by Philadelphia in the sixth round (174th overall)

Prince George Cougars defenceman Ethan Samson was drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in the sixth round (174th overall) in the 2021 NHL Draft on Saturday, July 24. (Brett Cullen/Prince George Cougars photo)
Delta Stageworks Theatre Society is hosting the three-week My Mother’s Story for Diverse Voices writing workshop Aug. 8, 15 and 22, both online and in person. The program is led by Vancouver actor and author, and member of Delta Stageworks’ artistic team, Marilyn Norry. (Submitted photo)

Delta Stageworks hosting diversity-focused writing workshop

My Mother’s Story for Diverse Voices Workshop running Aug. 8, 15 and 22, both in person and via Zoom

Delta Stageworks Theatre Society is hosting the three-week My Mother’s Story for Diverse Voices writing workshop Aug. 8, 15 and 22, both online and in person. The program is led by Vancouver actor and author, and member of Delta Stageworks’ artistic team, Marilyn Norry. (Submitted photo)
Delta has raised its fire rating to extreme. (James Smith photo)

Delta fire hazard rating raised to ‘Extreme’

Continued hot and dry weather has resulted in tinder-dry conditions throughout Delta

Delta has raised its fire rating to extreme. (James Smith photo)
Delta Chamber of Commerce executive director Garry Shearer will be the Conservative Party’s candidate for Delta in the next federal election. (Submitted photo)

Delta Chamber executive director Garry Shearer running for federal Conservatives

“I believe bold, new ideas are needed to help our community recover from the impacts of COVID-19.”

Delta Chamber of Commerce executive director Garry Shearer will be the Conservative Party’s candidate for Delta in the next federal election. (Submitted photo)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from July 11 to 17, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Active COVID-19 cases in Delta hit 33-week low

Only two cases for the week ending July 17; Delta leads region with vaccination rate of 87 per cent

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from July 11 to 17, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
Former NDSS Huskies star Suraj Gahir will join the UVF Cascades for the 2021-22 season after redshirting with California Baptist University’s NCAA Division I program last season. (Submitted photo)

Former North Delta Huskies star Suraj Gahir signs with UFV Cascades

The 6’ 5” guard is returning to B.C. after redshirting with California Baptist University last season

Former NDSS Huskies star Suraj Gahir will join the UVF Cascades for the 2021-22 season after redshirting with California Baptist University’s NCAA Division I program last season. (Submitted photo)
Collisions were up significantly in the second quarter of 2021, compared to the same preiod in 2020. (Delta Police Department photo)

Collisions in Delta up significantly in second quarter of 2021

Violent crimes are up five per cent year-to-date, with most of that increase in Q2

Collisions were up significantly in the second quarter of 2021, compared to the same preiod in 2020. (Delta Police Department photo)
This section of parking lot and the adjacent commercial unit at 9015 Scott Road will be converted into a 50-space childcare facility after Delta council approved the project Monday afternoon (July 12). (James Smith photo)

Council approves new 50-space daycare in North Delta

Commercial retail unit and parking lot at the northeast corner of 9015 Scott Road to be converted

This section of parking lot and the adjacent commercial unit at 9015 Scott Road will be converted into a 50-space childcare facility after Delta council approved the project Monday afternoon (July 12). (James Smith photo)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from July 4 to 10, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Fewer active cases in Delta as city leads health region in vaccinations

Seven cases for the week of July 4 to 10, down three from the week previous

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from July 4 to 10, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
The Da Vinci Experience, on now at Tsawwassen Mills (5000 Canoe Pass Way), allows visitors to walk through the Italian polymath’s life and studio in a fully immersive visual experience and sensory exhibit featuring a 360-degree immersive room, a virtual visit to Da Vinci’s Florence studio, and replicas of his unique inventions reproduced based on the artist’s original drawings. (Submitted photo)

PHOTOS: ‘Immersive’ Da Vinci exhibit in Tsawwassen extended to October

The Da Vinci Experience also adding educational program, learning curriculum for student visits

The Da Vinci Experience, on now at Tsawwassen Mills (5000 Canoe Pass Way), allows visitors to walk through the Italian polymath’s life and studio in a fully immersive visual experience and sensory exhibit featuring a 360-degree immersive room, a virtual visit to Da Vinci’s Florence studio, and replicas of his unique inventions reproduced based on the artist’s original drawings. (Submitted photo)
A brood of ducklings trapped in a storm drain were reunited with their mother thanks to a City of Delta engineering operations team. (City of Delta/Facebook video screen shot)

VIDEO: Ducklings reunited with mother thanks to City of Delta crew

“Reunited and it feels so good…,” sang one of the rescuers

A brood of ducklings trapped in a storm drain were reunited with their mother thanks to a City of Delta engineering operations team. (City of Delta/Facebook video screen shot)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from June 27 to July 3, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Active COVID-19 cases in Delta crept up slightly last week

10 cases for the week of June 27 to July 3, up four from the week previous

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from June 27 to July 3, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
(Delta Police Department photo)

UPDATE: Police investigating alleged assault in North Delta park

One man suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the July 6 incident; three others fled the scene

(Delta Police Department photo)