Delta

Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation annual giving manager Shari Barr (left) and executive director Lisa Hoglund (right) present Howard H. with a cheque for $10,910, his winnings in the first-ever DHCHF digital 50/50 raffle. (Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation photo)

South Delta man wins $10,910 in online hospital foundation raffle

Tickets on sale for this month’s draw until noon on June 30

Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation annual giving manager Shari Barr (left) and executive director Lisa Hoglund (right) present Howard H. with a cheque for $10,910, his winnings in the first-ever DHCHF digital 50/50 raffle. (Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation photo)
A proposal for a cannabis dispensary on Annacis Island is heading to public hearing after Delta council gave the application first and second reading on Monday, June 14, 2021. (City of Delta staff report image)

Delta cannabis dispensary application headed to public hearing

Store and warehouse proposed for medium industrial-zoned property on Annacis Island

A proposal for a cannabis dispensary on Annacis Island is heading to public hearing after Delta council gave the application first and second reading on Monday, June 14, 2021. (City of Delta staff report image)
Converter thefts have increased dramatically as the price of platinum has skyrocketed. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press photo)

Catalytic converter thefts continue to plague Delta

Police say the thefts are on the rise across the city, with seven incidents on Thursday, June 17

Converter thefts have increased dramatically as the price of platinum has skyrocketed. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press photo)
Emergency crews responded to a large truck fire under the Alex Fraser Bridge around 8:20 p.m. on Thursday, June 17, 2021. (Christine Tobias/Twitter photo)

Dog dies in truck fire under Alex Fraser Bridge

No people were injured in blaze that consumed two semi-trucks around 8:20 p.m. on Thursday, June 17

Emergency crews responded to a large truck fire under the Alex Fraser Bridge around 8:20 p.m. on Thursday, June 17, 2021. (Christine Tobias/Twitter photo)
A new DPD team began targeting gang-related activity on May 15, including checking on individuals who must abide by curfews and conditions. (Delta Police Department photo)

15 arrested by Delta Police anti-gang team last week

Police seized a vehicle, debit/credit machine and 250 pre-packaged bags of various drugs June 9-12

A new DPD team began targeting gang-related activity on May 15, including checking on individuals who must abide by curfews and conditions. (Delta Police Department photo)
Kaushal Parikh raised $2,840 for COVID-19 relief in India during his almost nine-hour run around the new North Delta Secondary School track on Sunday, June 13, 2021. (Submitted photo)

North Delta ultramarathoner raises over $2,800 for COVID relief in India

Kaushal Parikh ran the 90-km virtual Comrades Marathon around the NDSS track in under nine hours

Kaushal Parikh raised $2,840 for COVID-19 relief in India during his almost nine-hour run around the new North Delta Secondary School track on Sunday, June 13, 2021. (Submitted photo)
Preliminary site plan for a proposed 50-space childcare facility at Scott Road and 90th Avenue in North Delta. (Bunt & Associates image)

50-space childcare facility proposed for North Delta

Daycare proposed at Scott Road and 90th Avenue now headed to public hearing

Preliminary site plan for a proposed 50-space childcare facility at Scott Road and 90th Avenue in North Delta. (Bunt & Associates image)
Seaquam Secondary Grade 9 student Hassan Ahmad won the Gold Intermediate Excellence Award at last month’s Canada-Wide Science Fair. (Submitted photo)

North Delta student takes home regional, national science awards

Seaquam Secondary’s Hassan Ahmad won Gold Intermediate Excellence at virtual Canada-Wide Science Fair

Seaquam Secondary Grade 9 student Hassan Ahmad won the Gold Intermediate Excellence Award at last month’s Canada-Wide Science Fair. (Submitted photo)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from June 5 to 12, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Active COVID-19 cases in Delta down by half

24 cases from June 6-12; overall number in Fraser Health down for the seventh week in a row

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from June 5 to 12, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Delta police searching for Surrey woman missing at Centennial Beach

Wenyan Lan, 54, reported missing when she didn’t come home from a crabbing/clam digging trip June 14

(Delta Police Department photo)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from May 30 to June 5, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Active COVID-19 cases in Delta hit lowest point of 2021

51 cases May 30 to June 5; overall number in Fraser Health down for the seventh week in a row

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from May 30 to June 5, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
North Delta resident Kaushal Parikh is running 90 kilometres around the new North Delta Secondary track in under nine hours on June 13 to raise money for Save the Children’s India COVID-19 Crisis Fund. (Submitted photo)

North Delta man to run 90 km in under 9 hours for India COVID-19 fundraiser

Kaushal Parikh running a virtual ultramarathon at NDSS’s new running track this Sunday (June 13)

North Delta resident Kaushal Parikh is running 90 kilometres around the new North Delta Secondary track in under nine hours on June 13 to raise money for Save the Children’s India COVID-19 Crisis Fund. (Submitted photo)
A proposed 29-storey highrise development in North Delta’s Townline neighbourhood is moving forward after a four-hour-long public hearing on June 8, 2021. (Penmat Mana JV (Delta) Ltd./City of Delta report image)

North Delta highrise project moving forward

Council voted 4-3 to give the project third reading Tuesday evening (June 8)

A proposed 29-storey highrise development in North Delta’s Townline neighbourhood is moving forward after a four-hour-long public hearing on June 8, 2021. (Penmat Mana JV (Delta) Ltd./City of Delta report image)
A new DPD team began targeting gang-related activity on May 15, including checking on individuals who must abide by curfews and conditions. (Delta Police Department photo)

Delta Police anti-gang team made 21 arrests last week

Police seized six prohibited weapons June 2-5, primarily spring-assisted knives and bear spray

A new DPD team began targeting gang-related activity on May 15, including checking on individuals who must abide by curfews and conditions. (Delta Police Department photo)
The Green Team at North Delta’s Sands Secondary built and installed garden boxes in the school’s courtyard over the May long weekend. (Delta School District photo)

School ‘Green Teams’ having a positive impact across Delta

Student-led projects across the district to benefit the local environment

The Green Team at North Delta’s Sands Secondary built and installed garden boxes in the school’s courtyard over the May long weekend. (Delta School District photo)
(Delta Police Department/Twitter photo)

Delta police hand out over 600 tickets during road safety week

14 tickets for impaired driving, 4 drivers charged in week-long focus on driver education, awareness

(Delta Police Department/Twitter photo)
People sing and drum outside the former Kamloops Indian Residential School to honour the 215 children whose remains have been discovered buried near the facility, in Kamloops, B.C., on Monday, May 31, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Delta mayor pens letter to Trudeau, calling for action on residential school burial sites

In letter, Harvie calls for implementation of Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s calls to action

People sing and drum outside the former Kamloops Indian Residential School to honour the 215 children whose remains have been discovered buried near the facility, in Kamloops, B.C., on Monday, May 31, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from May 23 to 29, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Active COVID-19 cases in Delta lowest since early February

71 cases May 23-29; overall number in Fraser Health down for the sixth week in a row

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from May 23 to 29, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
A new DPD team began targeting gang-related activity on May 15, including checking on individuals who must abide by curfews and conditions. (Delta Police Department photo)

24 people arrested by Delta Police anti-gang team last week

Police seized three prohibited weapons — all spring-assisted knives — during three different stops

A new DPD team began targeting gang-related activity on May 15, including checking on individuals who must abide by curfews and conditions. (Delta Police Department photo)
The Delta School District held a ceremony at the school board office in Ladner Tuesday morning (June 1) to honour the 215 children found buried on the site of a former residential school in Kamloops and all those impacted by the residential school system. Attendees hung 215 orange hearts on cedar trees planted this spring as part of the district’s Giving Tree Project, and placed children’s shoes around the central tree. (Delta School District photo)

Delta School District honours residential school victims

215 orange hearts were hung on cedar trees, with children’s shoes placed around the central tree

The Delta School District held a ceremony at the school board office in Ladner Tuesday morning (June 1) to honour the 215 children found buried on the site of a former residential school in Kamloops and all those impacted by the residential school system. Attendees hung 215 orange hearts on cedar trees planted this spring as part of the district’s Giving Tree Project, and placed children’s shoes around the central tree. (Delta School District photo)