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Six candidates vying to be Delta’s next MP. Top row, from left: Carla Qualtrough (Liberal Party), Monika Dean (NDP) and Jeremy Smith (Green Party). Bottom row, from left: Garry Shearer (Conservative Party), Hong Yan Pan (independent) and Paul Tarasenko (People’s Party of Canada). (submitted photos)

Delta MP candidates answer reader questions

Voters head to the polls on Monday, Sept. 20

Four candidates took part in the Delta Residents Association’s virtual all-candidates meeting on Saturday, Sept. 11. Top row, from left: Liberal candidate Carla Qualtrough, DRA director Christina Shyong, NDP candidate Monika Dean. Bottom row, from left: Green Party candidate Jeremy Smith and People’s Party candidate Paul Tarasenko. (Delta Residents Association/YouTube screen shot)

Candidates answer Delta residents’ questions during virtual event

The Delta Residents Association hosted a virtual all-candidates meeting on Sept. 11

From left: Candidates Jeremy Smith (Green), Garry Shearer (Conservative) and Carla Qualtrough (Liberal) took part in a business-focused candidates forum hosted by the Delta Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, Sept. 14. (James Smith photos)

Business, housing, Massey Tunnel discussed at Delta Chamber candidates forum

Liberal, Conservative and Green candidates took part in business-focused event Sept. 14

As of Friday, Aug. 27, there are six candidates vying to be Delta’s next MP: (clockwise, from top-left) Carla Qualtrough (Liberal Party), Monika Dean (NDP), Jeremy Smith (Green Party), Paul Tarasenko (People’s Party of Canada), Hong Yan Pan (independent) and Garry Shearer (Conservative Party).

Six confirmed candidates running for Delta MP

Conservative, NDP, Green, PPC and independent candidates all hoping to unseat Liberal incumbent

As of Friday, Aug. 27, there are six candidates vying to be Delta’s next MP: (clockwise, from top-left) Carla Qualtrough (Liberal Party), Monika Dean (NDP), Jeremy Smith (Green Party), Paul Tarasenko (People’s Party of Canada), Hong Yan Pan (independent) and Garry Shearer (Conservative Party).
(The Canadian Press)

B.C. VOTES 2020 MAP: Provincial election results, riding by riding

B.C. likely won’t know which party – NDP, Liberals or Greens – will be leading the province for weeks

(The Canadian Press)
BC Liberals Leader Andrew Wilkinson, BC Greens Sonia Furstenau, BC NDP John Horgan (The Canadian Press photos)
BC Liberals Leader Andrew Wilkinson, BC Greens Sonia Furstenau, BC NDP John Horgan (The Canadian Press photos)
Voters in Saanich North and the Islands, here lining up outside Sidney’s Mary Winspear Centre on the first day of advanced voting, are among the provincial leaders in getting in their votes early, with some 20 per cent (10,174) of eligible voters have already cast their ballots. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

UPDATE: Polls are now closed across B.C.

B.C.’s snap election has already broken records for advance voter turnout, mail-in ballots

Voters in Saanich North and the Islands, here lining up outside Sidney’s Mary Winspear Centre on the first day of advanced voting, are among the provincial leaders in getting in their votes early, with some 20 per cent (10,174) of eligible voters have already cast their ballots. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Highway 99 traffic flows under 24 Avenue in South Surrey Monday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)A cyclist crosses above Highway 99 on 24 Avenue Monday afternoon. BC Liberals have promised news interchanges and overpasses for Surrey if elected in the provincial election – a pledge met with skepticism from BC NDP candidate Bryn Smith. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Liberals promise new freeway interchanges for South Surrey

NDP candidate taking pre-election announcement ‘with heavy grain of salt’

Highway 99 traffic flows under 24 Avenue in South Surrey Monday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)A cyclist crosses above Highway 99 on 24 Avenue Monday afternoon. BC Liberals have promised news interchanges and overpasses for Surrey if elected in the provincial election – a pledge met with skepticism from BC NDP candidate Bryn Smith. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Saddle bronc rider Chase Brooks in the Pool A opener at the Cloverdale Rodeo. (Ryan McLeod)

Saddle bronc rider earns highest score in Cloverdale Rodeo’s history

In 73 years, no one had achieved a 94 in saddle bronc —until last night

Saddle bronc rider Chase Brooks in the Pool A opener at the Cloverdale Rodeo. (Ryan McLeod)
‘It’s heartbreaking’: Hundreds flock to White Rock pier to see storm’s aftermath

‘It’s heartbreaking’: Hundreds flock to White Rock pier to see storm’s aftermath

For some it was exciting to dig through the debris, but for many it was shocking and saddening to see the pier in two

‘It’s heartbreaking’: Hundreds flock to White Rock pier to see storm’s aftermath
Power outage? What power outage? Parents and grandparents say the show must go on in South Surrey on Dec. 20, and enjoy a Christmas concert by smartphone lights. (Photo: Twitter@jordantinney)

More than 11,000 still without power in Surrey

There are still power outages at several Surrey schools

Power outage? What power outage? Parents and grandparents say the show must go on in South Surrey on Dec. 20, and enjoy a Christmas concert by smartphone lights. (Photo: Twitter@jordantinney)
PHOTOS: White Rock pier crumbles under massive waves, winds

PHOTOS: White Rock pier crumbles under massive waves, winds

One person who was stranded on the structure had to be rescued by helicopter

PHOTOS: White Rock pier crumbles under massive waves, winds
Surrey candidates respond to PAN questionnaire

Surrey candidates respond to PAN questionnaire

Mayoral and councillor hopefuls asked to state top issues

  • Oct 20, 2018
Surrey candidates respond to PAN questionnaire
Surrey school trustee candidates respond to PAN questionnaire

Surrey school trustee candidates respond to PAN questionnaire

School board hopefuls asked to state top issues

  • Oct 20, 2018
Surrey school trustee candidates respond to PAN questionnaire
White Rock candidates respond to PAN questionnaire

White Rock candidates respond to PAN questionnaire

Civic hopefuls asked to state top issues

  • Oct 4, 2018
White Rock candidates respond to PAN questionnaire
ONE Condoms even has a contest running to celebrate Canada 150. (ONECondoms/Twitter)
ONE Condoms even has a contest running to celebrate Canada 150. (ONECondoms/Twitter)
Health Canada approves two safe consumption sites in Surrey

Health Canada approves two safe consumption sites in Surrey

Surrey Mayor says sites will ‘help save the lives of some of the most vulnerable people’

Health Canada approves two safe consumption sites in Surrey