James Smith

The Delta Literary Arts Society is holding the next installment of its bi-monthly InkWellTold reading-in-conversation series on Nov. 26, 2022 at the North Delta Centre for the Arts. The event will focus on “writing with a purpose” and feature writer/instructor Taslim Jaffer and advocate/author Daniel Pearse. (Delta Literary Arts Society image)

North Delta author talk to focus on drive to write personal stories

Delta Literary Arts Society event on Nov. 26 the latest installment of InkWellTold series

The Delta Literary Arts Society is holding the next installment of its bi-monthly InkWellTold reading-in-conversation series on Nov. 26, 2022 at the North Delta Centre for the Arts. The event will focus on “writing with a purpose” and feature writer/instructor Taslim Jaffer and advocate/author Daniel Pearse. (Delta Literary Arts Society image)
Delta Mayor George Harvie (centre) joined representatives from the Rotary Club of North Delta and South Delta Baptist Church at the North Delta Recreation Centre on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022 as they received $1,500 from the Delta Community Foundation in support of the Starfish Pack programs in North and South Delta. (James Smith photo)

Residents’ spare change adds up to meals for vulnerable Delta kids

Delta Starfish Pack programs receive $1,500 collected via donations made at city’s ‘kindness meters’

Delta Mayor George Harvie (centre) joined representatives from the Rotary Club of North Delta and South Delta Baptist Church at the North Delta Recreation Centre on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022 as they received $1,500 from the Delta Community Foundation in support of the Starfish Pack programs in North and South Delta. (James Smith photo)
(James Smith photo)

PHOTOS: In-person Remembrance Day ceremony returns to North Delta Social Heart

Hundreds came out on Nov. 11 to honour those who served

(James Smith photo)
Police from across the Lower Mainland conducted 50 inspections as part of a joint enforcement effort on Deltaport Way on Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, handing out a total of 48 violation tickets. (Delta Police Department/Facebook photo)

Police issue 48 tickets during Delta commercial vehicle enforcement blitz

34 vehicles were served Notice and Orders or immediately taken out of service on Nov. 7

Police from across the Lower Mainland conducted 50 inspections as part of a joint enforcement effort on Deltaport Way on Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, handing out a total of 48 violation tickets. (Delta Police Department/Facebook photo)
Dash camera footage sent to the DPD’s Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit shows an eastbound container truck on the two-lane Deltaport Way overpass crossing the double yellow line as the driver attempts to pass another eastbound semi, nearly resulting in a head-on collision. (Delta Police Department video screen shot)

VIDEO: Truck driver fined after near-collision on Delta highway

Driver issued two tickets resulting in almost $500 in fines and nine points on their insurance

Dash camera footage sent to the DPD’s Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit shows an eastbound container truck on the two-lane Deltaport Way overpass crossing the double yellow line as the driver attempts to pass another eastbound semi, nearly resulting in a head-on collision. (Delta Police Department video screen shot)
One man was injured in what police believe was a targeted shooting in the 11700 block of 92A Avenue in North Delta on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022. (Shane MacKichan photo)

Three gang-related incidents in North Delta over 72-hour span

Targeted shooting, drug raids, stolen car found staged for other criminal activity, all from Nov. 3-6

One man was injured in what police believe was a targeted shooting in the 11700 block of 92A Avenue in North Delta on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022. (Shane MacKichan photo)
Delta-based Evolution Group of Companies and the Delta Community Foundation are holding a warehouse sale Nov. 11-13 at Harris Barn (4140 Arthur Dr.), with up to 75 per cent off on a large selection of clothing, shoes, accessories and more. All proceeds will benefit the Delta Community Foundation. (Delta Community Foundation/Facebook photo)

Warehouse sale benefiting Delta Community Foundation this weekend

Sale runs Nov. 11-13 at Harris Barn in Ladner, with up to 75 per cent off retail prices

Delta-based Evolution Group of Companies and the Delta Community Foundation are holding a warehouse sale Nov. 11-13 at Harris Barn (4140 Arthur Dr.), with up to 75 per cent off on a large selection of clothing, shoes, accessories and more. All proceeds will benefit the Delta Community Foundation. (Delta Community Foundation/Facebook photo)
Comedian Brent Butt (left), the Vancouver Cello Quartet (top-right) and bluegrass band The High Bar Gang (bottom-right) are all set to perform in Delta in 2023. (Submitted photos)

Comedian Brent Butt among acts coming to Delta in 2023

Vancouver Cello Quartet plays in January, bluegrass act The High Bar Gang in February, Butt in March

Comedian Brent Butt (left), the Vancouver Cello Quartet (top-right) and bluegrass band The High Bar Gang (bottom-right) are all set to perform in Delta in 2023. (Submitted photos)
(Photo: Shane MacKichan)
One man was injured in what police believe was a targeted shooting in the 11700 block of 92A Avenue in North Delta on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022. (Shane MacKichan photo)

One injured in targeted shooting in North Delta

The shooting took place shortly after 11:10 p.m. on Nov. 3 in the 11700 block of 92A Avenue

(Photo: Shane MacKichan)
One man was injured in what police believe was a targeted shooting in the 11700 block of 92A Avenue in North Delta on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022. (Shane MacKichan photo)
(Grace Kennedy photo)

TB Vets funding new glidescope for Delta Hospital

$15K grant part of nearly $1 million in funding for hospitals in B.C. and N.W.T. this year

(Grace Kennedy photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Man arrested after vandalizing 19 cars in North Delta

Martael Plante of North Delta has been charged with four counts of mischief under $5,000

(Delta Police Department photo)
(North Delta Business Association image)

Why are there no North Delta finalists for this year’s chamber awards, asks NDBA president

None of the 18 Hats Off to Excellence Awards finalists are based in North Delta

(North Delta Business Association image)
Delta police are asking for the public’s help in identifying youth invovled in a massive gathering in Tsawwassen on Halloween that resulted in several assaults, injurie, property damage and noise complaints. (Delta Police Department video screenshot)

VIDEO: Assaults, property damage as hundreds of Delta youth gathered on Halloween

Two DPD officers and several youth injured, firefighters called to put out dumpster and bush fires

Delta police are asking for the public’s help in identifying youth invovled in a massive gathering in Tsawwassen on Halloween that resulted in several assaults, injurie, property damage and noise complaints. (Delta Police Department video screenshot)
James Cybulski (left) and Ian Paton are back as emcee and auctioneer, respectively, for the Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation’s 23rd annual Moonlight Gala, happening Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, at Tsawwassen Springs. (Submitted photo)

Online auction open for sold out Delta Hospital gala

78 items up for bidding ahead of Moonlight Gala’s in-person return on Saturday, Nov. 5

James Cybulski (left) and Ian Paton are back as emcee and auctioneer, respectively, for the Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation’s 23rd annual Moonlight Gala, happening Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, at Tsawwassen Springs. (Submitted photo)
The fourth annual “For the Love of Art Show & Sale” is happening Nov. 5 and 6, 2022, at Harris Barn in Ladner. (Submitted photos)

Local art show and sale in Ladner this weekend

Fourth annual ‘For the Love of Art’ happening at Harris Barn Nov. 5 and 6

The fourth annual “For the Love of Art Show & Sale” is happening Nov. 5 and 6, 2022, at Harris Barn in Ladner. (Submitted photos)
Organizers of the Sunshine Hills Community Group/North Delta Artisan & Gift Market silent auction present representatives from Deltassist and Nick’s Nook community food pantries with a cheque for $10,002 on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Pictured, from left: Daniela Filby and Cathie Watters from Nick’s Nook, auction organizers Heather Neidig and Sharon Poetker, Deltassist’s manager of seniors and community services Lisa Pitman, and auction organizers Sandra Coulson and Ann Charlton. (Submitted photo)

North Delta artisans raise $10K for Deltassist, Nick’s Nook

Sunshine Hills Community Group/North Delta Artisan Gift Market online silent auction held Oct. 13-16

Organizers of the Sunshine Hills Community Group/North Delta Artisan & Gift Market silent auction present representatives from Deltassist and Nick’s Nook community food pantries with a cheque for $10,002 on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Pictured, from left: Daniela Filby and Cathie Watters from Nick’s Nook, auction organizers Heather Neidig and Sharon Poetker, Deltassist’s manager of seniors and community services Lisa Pitman, and auction organizers Sandra Coulson and Ann Charlton. (Submitted photo)
The Delta Community Foundation recently donated $5,000 to Reach Child & Youth Development Society to support specialized counselling for families raising children with special needs. Pictured, from left, are Reach events and fundraising co-ordinator Tamara Veitch, DCF grants committee chair Ammen Dhillon, DCF president Gail Martin and Reach executive director Renie D’Aquila. (Submitted photo)

Reach Society gifted $5,000 by Delta Community Foundation

Funds help vulnerable families with kids with complex needs get counselling, mental health support

The Delta Community Foundation recently donated $5,000 to Reach Child & Youth Development Society to support specialized counselling for families raising children with special needs. Pictured, from left, are Reach events and fundraising co-ordinator Tamara Veitch, DCF grants committee chair Ammen Dhillon, DCF president Gail Martin and Reach executive director Renie D’Aquila. (Submitted photo)
Deltassist is asking for donations of new, unwrapped toys and non-perishable food items in support of its 2022 Christmas programs. (James Smith photo)

UPDATE: Donations needed for Deltassist Christmas programs

Registration opens Oct. 31 for Deltassist’s annual Christmas food hamper and toy depot programs

Deltassist is asking for donations of new, unwrapped toys and non-perishable food items in support of its 2022 Christmas programs. (James Smith photo)
A 53-year-old man from Surrey is in critical condition following a pedestrian-involved collision in the 11600-block of 96th Ave. in North Delta the evening of Oct. 24, 2022. (Shane MacKichan photo)

Pedestrian injured in North Delta collision

Police seeking witnesses, dash cam/CCTV footage of incident in 11600-block of 96th Ave. on Oct. 24

A 53-year-old man from Surrey is in critical condition following a pedestrian-involved collision in the 11600-block of 96th Ave. in North Delta the evening of Oct. 24, 2022. (Shane MacKichan photo)
The new Delta Hotels by Marriott – Vancouver Delta attached to the recently-opened Cascades Casino Delta is scheduled to open at the end of November or the early part of December, depending on when construction is completed and the necessary permits needed to open are obtained. (James Smith photo)

New hotel attached to Delta casino slated to open next month

Opening scheduled for end of November/early December depending on construction and permitting

The new Delta Hotels by Marriott – Vancouver Delta attached to the recently-opened Cascades Casino Delta is scheduled to open at the end of November or the early part of December, depending on when construction is completed and the necessary permits needed to open are obtained. (James Smith photo)