Delta

The Delta School District is receiving $165,000 in provincial funding to build an accessible playground at North Delta’s Jarvis Traditional Elementary. Pictured is a similar playground installed at Evans Elementary in Chilliwack in 2015. (Submitted photo)

New accessible playground funded for North Delta elementary school

District to receive $165,000 from the ministry for a new playground at Jarvis Traditional Elementary

 

(Delta Police Department photo)

Suspicious behaviour of North Delta driver leads to arrest, charges

Jason Allan Gross, 39, of Chilliwack is facing six charges relating to the incident

 

Six candidates are vying to be Delta’s next MP: (top row, from left) Carla Qualtrough (Liberal Party), Monika Dean (NDP), 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)

Tonight’s Delta all-candidates meeting cancelled

Delta Residents Association event on Sept. 11, Delta Chamber of Commerce event on Sept. 14 still a go

 

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Aug. 29 to Sept. 4, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Active COVID-19 cases in Delta down after recent spike

55 cases for the week ending Sept. 4, down 26 after hitting three-month high the week before

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Aug. 29 to Sept. 4, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Facebook Marketplace ad leads Delta police to recover stolen e-bike

The e-bike was recovered during a sting operation and the suspect arrested for outstanding warrants

(Delta Police Department photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Crypto investment scams prompt warning from Delta police

Police say there have been six recent incidents, most in August, costing one victim over $100,000

(Delta Police Department photo)
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). (submitted photos)

UPDATE: Three chances for Delta voters to hear from candidates

Delta OARH Committee, Delta Residents Association, Chamber of Commerce hosting forums Sept. 10-14

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). (submitted photos)
Northcrest Care Centre in North Delta. (Google Maps screenshot)

COVID-19 outbreak declared at North Delta long-term care facility

Outbreak also declared at long-term care facility in Abbotsford

Northcrest Care Centre in North Delta. (Google Maps screenshot)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Aug. 22 to 28, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Spike in active COVID-19 cases in Delta

81 cases for the week ending Aug. 28, up 43 from the week before

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Aug. 22 to 28, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
A screenshot from drone footage of DPD street racing enforcement on Tsawwassen First Nation lands and in the area of Highway 17 on Aug. 26, 2021. (Delta Police Department/YouTube screenshot)

Delta police using drone to target street racing

DPD’s Traffic Section used a drone to spot street racing around Tsawwassen on Aug. 26

A screenshot from drone footage of DPD street racing enforcement on Tsawwassen First Nation lands and in the area of Highway 17 on Aug. 26, 2021. (Delta Police Department/YouTube screenshot)
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).

UPDATE: 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).
Fraser Health Authority and Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation announced the arrival of the new echocardiogram and the opening of the echocardiography service at Delta Hospital on Aug. 19, 2021. (Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation/submitted photo)

New echo ultrasound services available at Delta Hospital

Previously, all the hospital’s patients had to travel to other sites to access to this diagnostic tool

Fraser Health Authority and Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation announced the arrival of the new echocardiogram and the opening of the echocardiography service at Delta Hospital on Aug. 19, 2021. (Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation/submitted photo)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Aug. 15 to 21, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Active COVID-19 cases in Delta down slighty last week

38 cases for the week ending Aug. 21, down seven from the week before

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Aug. 15 to 21, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Police investigating two vehicle thefts in North Delta

Both incidents on Tuesday, Aug. 24 considered ‘crimes of opportunity,’ prompting warning from police

(Delta Police Department photo)
Delta Fire Chief Guy McKintuck poses for a photo with Myria Le Noir during during the Delta Pride Society’s third Pride picnic in Ladner on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Community support continues to grow as Delta Pride Society celebrates with annual picnic

Annual picnic back after a ‘little skip in there called COVID,’ says society president

Delta Fire Chief Guy McKintuck poses for a photo with Myria Le Noir during during the Delta Pride Society’s third Pride picnic in Ladner on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Fraser Health declared a COVID-19 outbreak at the KinVillage long-term care facility in Tsawwassen on Monday, Aug. 9, 2021. (kinvillage.org photo)

COVID-19 outbreak at South Delta long-term care facility declared over

Two residents and one staff member had tested positive for COVID-19

Fraser Health declared a COVID-19 outbreak at the KinVillage long-term care facility in Tsawwassen on Monday, Aug. 9, 2021. (kinvillage.org photo)
As of Monday, Aug. 23, there are five 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) and Garry Shearer (Conservative Party).

Five candidates vying for Delta MP so far

Conservative, NDP, Green and People’s Party candidates are hoping to unseat Liberal incumbent

As of Monday, Aug. 23, there are five 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) and Garry Shearer (Conservative Party).
Overnight and weekend lane closures on the Alex Fraser Bridge to allow for routine maintenance work begin this Sunday (Aug. 22) and are scheduled to last until January 2022. (James Smith photo)

Overnight, weekend lane closures for Alex Fraser Bridge starting this weekend

Closures to allow crews to safely replace two expansion joints on the bridge

Overnight and weekend lane closures on the Alex Fraser Bridge to allow for routine maintenance work begin this Sunday (Aug. 22) and are scheduled to last until January 2022. (James Smith photo)
Jill McKnight was announced as the new executive director of the Delta Chamber of Commerce on Aug. 19, 2021. (Delta Chamber of Commerce/submitted photo)

LBA president tapped as Delta Chamber’s new executive director

Jill McKnight’s appointment follows departure of former ED Garry Shearer to run in federal election

Jill McKnight was announced as the new executive director of the Delta Chamber of Commerce on Aug. 19, 2021. (Delta Chamber of Commerce/submitted photo)
North Delta’s Jasmine Mander (left) poses for a selfie with Canadian women’s soccer team captain Christine Sinclair after the team won Olympic gold at International Stadium in Yokohama, Japan on Aug. 6, 2021. (Jasmine Mander/submitted photo)

Olympic soccer win ‘what absolute dreams are made of’ for North Delta’s Jasmine Mander

‘This might be the one that we keep celebrating,’ says women’s national team performance analyst

North Delta’s Jasmine Mander (left) poses for a selfie with Canadian women’s soccer team captain Christine Sinclair after the team won Olympic gold at International Stadium in Yokohama, Japan on Aug. 6, 2021. (Jasmine Mander/submitted photo)