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The Delta Hospice Society operates the Harold & Veronica Savage Centre for Supportive Care (pictured) and the Irene Thomas Hospice in Ladner. (The Canadian Press photo)

Fraser Health to evict Delta Hospice Society, open new hospice beds next door

Health authority will serve DHS 30 days’ notice when service agreement expires Feb. 25

The Delta Hospice Society operates the Harold & Veronica Savage Centre for Supportive Care (pictured) and the Irene Thomas Hospice in Ladner. (The Canadian Press photo)
Delta View Care Centre (Google Street View image)

16 new COVID-19 cases, one death, in Delta care facilities

Ministry releasing weekly report on long-term care, assisted and independent living facility cases

Delta View Care Centre (Google Street View image)
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Scavenger hunt to promote family literacy in Delta

Delta Kids is holding the free month-long event to celebrate Family Literacy Day on Jan. 27

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The Delta Hospice Soceity operates the Irene Thomas Hospice in Ladner. (James Smith photo)

Mayor urges province, Fraser Health to protect hospice services in Delta

Letter says current Delta Hospice Society board is “determined to sabotage” hospice services

The Delta Hospice Soceity operates the Irene Thomas Hospice in Ladner. (James Smith photo)
Representatives from the Cowell Foundation present the Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation a cheque for $250,000 to fund critical surgical and long-term care equipment needs at the hospital. (Submitted photo)

$250,000 donation to fund ‘critical equipment’ needs at Delta Hospital

Cowell Foundation’s donation to support the hospital’s surgical patients and long-term care residents

Representatives from the Cowell Foundation present the Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation a cheque for $250,000 to fund critical surgical and long-term care equipment needs at the hospital. (Submitted photo)
Delta City Hall. (James Smith photo)

Delta reps on 11 of 14 Metro Vancouver committees

Mayor George Harvie and Coun. Bruce McDonald will both serve as directors on Metro Vancouver’s board

Delta City Hall. (James Smith photo)
This map illustrates the total number of COVID-19 test positive cases in Greater Vancouver communities from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2020. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

UPDATE: 629 new cases of COVID-19 in Delta in last month of 2020

Delta had 1,960 COVID-19 cases from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, roughly a third of which were in December

This map illustrates the total number of COVID-19 test positive cases in Greater Vancouver communities from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2020. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
On Friday, Jan. 8, the Delta Police Department announced that DPD Supt. Harj Sidhu is being promoted to deputy chief – operations, and that Vancouver Police Supt. Michelle Davey will be taking on the role of deputy chief – administration. (Submitted photos)

Delta police welcome two new deputy chiefs

Former deputy chief Norm Lipinski who left to head the new Surrey Police Service in November

On Friday, Jan. 8, the Delta Police Department announced that DPD Supt. Harj Sidhu is being promoted to deputy chief – operations, and that Vancouver Police Supt. Michelle Davey will be taking on the role of deputy chief – administration. (Submitted photos)
Take a Hike Delta students take part in an “out day” in November 2020. (Submitted photo)

Burrows family donates $75,000 to support mental health program for Delta youth

Donation supports the Take a Hike program at North Delta’s Delview Secondary

Take a Hike Delta students take part in an “out day” in November 2020. (Submitted photo)
The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 61 (Delta) in downtown Ladner. (Google Maps screenshot)

Qualtrough announces money for Delta Legions

Ladner, Tsawwassen Legions to receive over $23,000 in funding to cover operational costs

The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 61 (Delta) in downtown Ladner. (Google Maps screenshot)
Delta police are looking for a white cargo van seen in the area of a suspicious fire that broke out Sunday night (Dec. 27) at a Ladner strip mall, significantly damaging the Delta Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop, among other businesses. (Delta Police Department photo)

Delta police looking for owner of van seen near suspicious fire

Delta Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop was ‘significantly impacted’ by the blaze on Dec. 27

Delta police are looking for a white cargo van seen in the area of a suspicious fire that broke out Sunday night (Dec. 27) at a Ladner strip mall, significantly damaging the Delta Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop, among other businesses. (Delta Police Department photo)
Delta police are investigating a suspicious fire that broke out Sunday night (Dec. 27) at a Ladner strip mall, significantly damaging the Delta Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop, among other businesses. (Heather Fuhrman/Facebook photo)

Delta police investigating suspicious fire in Ladner

Delta Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop ‘significantly impacted’ by the blaze

Delta police are investigating a suspicious fire that broke out Sunday night (Dec. 27) at a Ladner strip mall, significantly damaging the Delta Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop, among other businesses. (Heather Fuhrman/Facebook photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Delta police arrest suspect in alleged sex assault

Police say two boys were assaulted by a male teen Dec. 20 outside Tsawwassen’s South Delta Secondary

(Delta Police Department photo)
Delta School District headquarters in Ladner. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Delta PACs granted funding for extracurricular activities

Nearly $350,000 in funding to public, private school PACs via B.C.’s Community Gaming Grants program

Delta School District headquarters in Ladner. (Grace Kennedy photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Delta police searching for suspect in alleged sex assault

Police say two boys were assaulted by a male teen Sunday outside South Delta Secondary in Tsawwassen

(Delta Police Department photo)
A newly realigned portion of the Delta Nature Reserve boardwalk is now open to the public, featuring four viewing platforms and memorial benches. (Infrastructure Canada/Twitter photos)

Delta Nature Reserve boardwalk realignment complete, open to public

Boardwalk was moved to make room for a new vehicle ramp at the Highway 91 and Nordel Way interchange

A newly realigned portion of the Delta Nature Reserve boardwalk is now open to the public, featuring four viewing platforms and memorial benches. (Infrastructure Canada/Twitter photos)
Logan Warkentin, a longtime former Delta Sungod Swim Club athlete, is a fixture on the deck these days as a coach of the club’s Dragons Learn to Compete group. (Sungod Swim Club/Facebook photo)

Over $945K in grants coming to Delta arts, culture, sports groups

Funding is being provided through the B.C. government’s Community Gaming Grants program

Logan Warkentin, a longtime former Delta Sungod Swim Club athlete, is a fixture on the deck these days as a coach of the club’s Dragons Learn to Compete group. (Sungod Swim Club/Facebook photo)
The province is considering two options to replace the aging George Massey Tunnel: an eight-lane immersed tube tunnel and an eight-lane bridge. (Province of British Columbia images)

Province receives business case for new Massey Crossing

Case to be made public after ministry decides which option — bridge or tunnel — will be built

The province is considering two options to replace the aging George Massey Tunnel: an eight-lane immersed tube tunnel and an eight-lane bridge. (Province of British Columbia images)
Jordyn from Fraser Valley Regional Library demonstrates the new sunshine lamps FVRL has added to its Playground lending collection. (Fraser Valley Regional Library/YouTube screenshot)

Borrow some sunshine from your local library this winter

Fraser Valley Regional Library adds light therapy sunshine lamps to Playground lending collection

Jordyn from Fraser Valley Regional Library demonstrates the new sunshine lamps FVRL has added to its Playground lending collection. (Fraser Valley Regional Library/YouTube screenshot)
Descendants of the Komagata Maru Society vice-president and spokesperson Raj Singh Toor poses with Delta Mayor George Harvie and a mock-up of one of two signs commemorating the Komagata Maru that will be placed in the North Delta Social Heart Plaza. (Submitted photo)

Signs commemorating Komagata Maru coming to North Delta Social Heart Plaza

Council voted Monday (Dec. 14) to place storyboards in English and in Punjabi near the spray park

Descendants of the Komagata Maru Society vice-president and spokesperson Raj Singh Toor poses with Delta Mayor George Harvie and a mock-up of one of two signs commemorating the Komagata Maru that will be placed in the North Delta Social Heart Plaza. (Submitted photo)