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Students at Sands Secondary are holding a pair of electronic waste collection events June 19-20 and July 10-17 in hopes of providing refurbished items for charities and, if all goes well, winning a $10,000 prize for their school. Pictured (clockwise, from top) are teachers Bryce Murray and Lindsay Viveiros, and student organizers Sumreet Kaur Bains, Parveer Singh Gill and Parneet Kaur Gill. (Submitted photo)

North Delta students collecting e-waste to refurbish, recycle

Items collected will be refurbished if possible and donated to charity

Students at Sands Secondary are holding a pair of electronic waste collection events June 19-20 and July 10-17 in hopes of providing refurbished items for charities and, if all goes well, winning a $10,000 prize for their school. Pictured (clockwise, from top) are teachers Bryce Murray and Lindsay Viveiros, and student organizers Sumreet Kaur Bains, Parveer Singh Gill and Parneet Kaur Gill. (Submitted photo)
Flags at all City of Delta civic buildings will be flown at half-mast for 215 hours, one hour for each of the 215 children discovered on the grounds of the Kamloops Indian Residential School. (City of Delta/Twitter photo)

Flags across Delta at half-mast to honour victims of Kamloops residential school

Flags lowered for 215 hours, one for each victim whose remains were found at the school

Flags at all City of Delta civic buildings will be flown at half-mast for 215 hours, one hour for each of the 215 children discovered on the grounds of the Kamloops Indian Residential School. (City of Delta/Twitter photo)
Deltassist Family and Community Services Society’s North Delta office, located at 9097 Scott Road. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Over $614,000 for Delta-based social service groups

More than a dozen local organizations set to receive B.C. Community Gaming Grants program grants

Deltassist Family and Community Services Society’s North Delta office, located at 9097 Scott Road. (Grace Kennedy photo)
One person is in police custody following an alleged stabbing in North Delta in the 11800-block of 80th Avenue around 4 p.m. on Friday, May 28, 2021. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

VIDEO: One in custody after alleged stabbing in North Delta

Police say the incident is not connected to the ongoing Lower Mainland gang conflict

One person is in police custody following an alleged stabbing in North Delta in the 11800-block of 80th Avenue around 4 p.m. on Friday, May 28, 2021. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Burnsview Secondary student Kushal Mujral is one of 100 graduating students from across Canada selected to receive a $100,000 Schulich Leader Scholarship this year. Mujral will be studying software engineering at the University of Waterloo in the fall. (Submitted photo)

North Delta student awarded $100,000 STEM scholarship

Burnsview Secondary’s Kushal Mujral to study software engineering at University of Waterloo this fall

Burnsview Secondary student Kushal Mujral is one of 100 graduating students from across Canada selected to receive a $100,000 Schulich Leader Scholarship this year. Mujral will be studying software engineering at the University of Waterloo in the fall. (Submitted photo)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from May 16 to 22, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Number of active COVID-19 cases in Delta continues to fall

95 cases May 16-22; overall number in Fraser Health down for the fifth week in a row

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from May 16 to 22, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
Delta police were executing a warrant at a suspected illegal drug lab in the 11700-block of 92nd Avenue in North Delta on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. (DPD Chief Neil Dubord/Twitter photo)

UPDATE: Police on scene of suspected drug lab in North Delta

Police executing warrant at a suspected illegal drug lab in the 11700-block of 92nd Avenue

Delta police were executing a warrant at a suspected illegal drug lab in the 11700-block of 92nd Avenue in North Delta on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. (DPD Chief Neil Dubord/Twitter photo)
Rod Winning (centre) from the South Delta Artist’s Guild delivers donations for Reach Child and Youth Development Society’s second annual Reach for Beauty: Art Auction for Autism, to be held June 13-28, 2021. Also pictured are Reach Society volunteer Linda Edwards (left) and Reach development manager Kristin Bibbs (right). (Submitted photo)

Delta artists donate works for second annual Reach fundraiser

Reach Society’s second annual Reach for Beauty: Art Auction for Autism will run June 13-28

Rod Winning (centre) from the South Delta Artist’s Guild delivers donations for Reach Child and Youth Development Society’s second annual Reach for Beauty: Art Auction for Autism, to be held June 13-28, 2021. Also pictured are Reach Society volunteer Linda Edwards (left) and Reach development manager Kristin Bibbs (right). (Submitted photo)
Officers on the Delta Police Department’s new violence suppression team targeting the ongoing gang conflict are now wearing body-worn cameras for officer safety reasons. The move marks the first time that a front-line patrol police team in B.C. will be using body-worn cameras on a regular basis, according to the device’s manufacturer, Axom. (Delta Police Department photo)

Delta police anti-gang team first in B.C. to use body-worn cameras

DPD launched interdiction team May 15; have since seized drugs, cash and sword from alleged gangsters

Officers on the Delta Police Department’s new violence suppression team targeting the ongoing gang conflict are now wearing body-worn cameras for officer safety reasons. The move marks the first time that a front-line patrol police team in B.C. will be using body-worn cameras on a regular basis, according to the device’s manufacturer, Axom. (Delta Police Department photo)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from May 9 to 15, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Number of active COVID-19 cases in Delta lowest since February

104 cases May 9 to 15; overall number in Fraser Health down for the fourth week in a row

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from May 9 to 15, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
Heather Roscoe Neidig’s entry in the 2020 Sunshine Hills Virtual Garden Show (patio/deck — novice category). This year, residents have from Friday, May 28 until Friday, June 4 to get their entries in for a chance at over $1,000 worth of prizes. (Heather Roscoe Neidig photo)

Virtual show to celebrate the best of North Delta neighbourhood’s gardens

Over $1,000 in prizes available for green-thumbed Sunshine Hills residents

Heather Roscoe Neidig’s entry in the 2020 Sunshine Hills Virtual Garden Show (patio/deck — novice category). This year, residents have from Friday, May 28 until Friday, June 4 to get their entries in for a chance at over $1,000 worth of prizes. (Heather Roscoe Neidig photo)
Delta council began with an Indigenous land acknowledgement for the first time on Monday, May 10, 2021.

Delta council opens first meeting with Indigenous land acknowledgement

Acknowledgment will be read at the start of each council/committee meeting and City of Delta event

Delta council began with an Indigenous land acknowledgement for the first time on Monday, May 10, 2021.
The George Massey Tunnel will be closed overnight May 28 and 29 to test the tunnel’s fire suppression system and overhead lane control signals. (Black Press Media file photo)

Overnight Massey Tunnel closures coming May 28, 29

Closure to allow safe testing of tunnel’s fire suppression system and overhead lane control signals

The George Massey Tunnel will be closed overnight May 28 and 29 to test the tunnel’s fire suppression system and overhead lane control signals. (Black Press Media file 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)

Delta police taking action to address gang conflict

Three-pronged strategy focused on interdiction, investigation and prevention

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 Department photo)

Property crime in Delta down, collisions up in first quarter of 2021

Police note little change in violent crime stats compared to Q1 in 2020 — 174 incidents versus 177

(Delta Police Department photo)
The City of Delta is partnering with the Delta Police Department and the Delta School District on a new campaign designed to reduce the stigma surrounding substance use and make it easier for people to seek support and treatment. (City of Delta/Twitter photo)

City, police, school district partner on campaign to ‘End the Stigma’ in Delta

19 people died from overdoses in Delta last year and paramedics attended 176 overdose calls

The City of Delta is partnering with the Delta Police Department and the Delta School District on a new campaign designed to reduce the stigma surrounding substance use and make it easier for people to seek support and treatment. (City of Delta/Twitter photo)
(Clockwise, from top-left) Brenda DeJong, Carol Jones, Marcia Strang, Cathy Collis and Mark East star in the upcoming Sidekick Players Zoom presentation of the Norm Foster play “Halfway There,” directed by Carroll Lefebvre, on May 22, 2021. (Submitted photos)

Delta’s Sidekick Players continue ‘Foster Zoom Fest’ with ‘Halfway There’

Tsawwassen-based theatre company hosting another online performance on Saturday, May 22

(Clockwise, from top-left) Brenda DeJong, Carol Jones, Marcia Strang, Cathy Collis and Mark East star in the upcoming Sidekick Players Zoom presentation of the Norm Foster play “Halfway There,” directed by Carroll Lefebvre, on May 22, 2021. (Submitted photos)
Little House Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Society COO Debbi McKenzie stands in front of the society’s namesake facility with Phoenix Drug Alcohol Recovery and Education Society CEO Keir Macdonald. (Submitted photo)

Delta’s Little House Society merging with Surrey-based Phoenix Society

Merger ‘came together in a really organic way’ as societies have been working together for two years

Little House Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Society COO Debbi McKenzie stands in front of the society’s namesake facility with Phoenix Drug Alcohol Recovery and Education Society CEO Keir Macdonald. (Submitted photo)
The Delta Hospital Auxiliary Society has donated $512,000 to the Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation towards the purchase of priority equipment for Delta Hospital’s surgical services, medical, rehabilitation and long-term care departments. (Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation photo)

Auxiliary donation to fund priority equipment for Delta Hospital

$512,000 donation by Delta Hospital Auxiliary Society to support four different departments

The Delta Hospital Auxiliary Society has donated $512,000 to the Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation towards the purchase of priority equipment for Delta Hospital’s surgical services, medical, rehabilitation and long-term care departments. (Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation photo)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from May 2 to 8, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Active COVID-19 cases in Delta down to six-week low

169 cases May 2 to 8; overall number in Fraser Health down for the third week in a row

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from May 2 to 8, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)