Delta

Converter thefts have increased dramatically as the price of platinum has skyrocketed. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press photo)

Delta Police arrest suspect mid-theft of catalytic converter

The man, who is known to police, was arrested for break-and-enter and theft

Converter thefts have increased dramatically as the price of platinum has skyrocketed. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press photo)
Delta Mayor George Harvie sent a letter to Health Minister Adrian Dix on Wednesday, April 14 asking the province to prioritize COVID-19 vaccinations for the city’s first responders. Fraser Health said April 20 that immunization of teachers, police, firefighters and paramedics in North Delta should be “largely complete” by the end of the week. (Office of Mayor George V. Harvie/Twitter photo)

Vaccination of North Delta first responders to be ‘largely complete’ by end of week

Teachers, police, firefighters and paramedics targeted under provincial vaccination program

Delta Mayor George Harvie sent a letter to Health Minister Adrian Dix on Wednesday, April 14 asking the province to prioritize COVID-19 vaccinations for the city’s first responders. Fraser Health said April 20 that immunization of teachers, police, firefighters and paramedics in North Delta should be “largely complete” by the end of the week. (Office of Mayor George V. Harvie/Twitter photo)
The recently-formed Heron Hospice Society of Delta will offer compassionate end-of life programs for individuals and families experiencing grief and loss, and aims to support the recently reopened Irene Thomas Hospice, according to a release issued Tuesday, April 20. (Heron Hospice Society of Delta/Facebook photo)

New society to support hospice care in Delta

Heron Hospice Society of Delta “will embrace all end-of-life choices,” says president Chris Pettypiece

The recently-formed Heron Hospice Society of Delta will offer compassionate end-of life programs for individuals and families experiencing grief and loss, and aims to support the recently reopened Irene Thomas Hospice, according to a release issued Tuesday, April 20. (Heron Hospice Society of Delta/Facebook photo)
Delta police were called to a possible stabbing in the 8100-block of Scott Road at around 6 p.m. on Sunday afternoon (April 18, 2021). (Shane MacKichan photo)

Two arrested after man stabbed in North Delta parking lot

The incident took place in the 8100-block of Scott Road at around 5:15 p.m. on Sunday, April 18

Delta police were called to a possible stabbing in the 8100-block of Scott Road at around 6 p.m. on Sunday afternoon (April 18, 2021). (Shane MacKichan photo)
Neilson Grove Elementary students water their new cedar tree. As part of its commitment to reconciliation, the Delta School District is planting a cedar tree at every school and district site as a way to show appreciation and respect for local First Nation culture through its Giving Tree Project. (Delta School District photo)

Cedars planted at Delta schools as part of reconciliation

‘Giving Tree Project’ a way to show respect and appreciation for First Nation culture

Neilson Grove Elementary students water their new cedar tree. As part of its commitment to reconciliation, the Delta School District is planting a cedar tree at every school and district site as a way to show appreciation and respect for local First Nation culture through its Giving Tree Project. (Delta School District photo)
Deltassist’s North Delta office, located at 9097 Scott Road. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Deltassist getting $10K in anti-racism funding

Non-profit one of 36 across B.C. getting funding boost through Resilience BC Anti-Racism Network

Deltassist’s North Delta office, located at 9097 Scott Road. (Grace Kennedy photo)
Delta police are asking for the public’s help in locating 80-year-old Bob Stout, who police believe went missing from his Tsawwassen home between 1 and 8:30 a.m. on Friday, April 16. (Delta Police Department/submitted photos)

UPDATE: Missing senior found safe

Police think Bob Stout, 80, went missing from his Tsawwassen home between 1 to 8:30 a.m. April 16

Delta police are asking for the public’s help in locating 80-year-old Bob Stout, who police believe went missing from his Tsawwassen home between 1 and 8:30 a.m. on Friday, April 16. (Delta Police Department/submitted photos)
The Delta Police Department’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Unit: (from left) Const. Joel Thirsk, analyst Jody Johnson and Staff Sgt. Sukh Sidhu. (Delta Police Department photo)

Delta police respond to rising number of hate crimes

Police have received 15 reports so far in 2021, compared to 12 in all of 2020

The Delta Police Department’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Unit: (from left) Const. Joel Thirsk, analyst Jody Johnson and Staff Sgt. Sukh Sidhu. (Delta Police Department photo)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from April 4 to 10, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Active COVID-19 case in Delta hit new high

262 cases for the week of April 4 to 10, most since BC CDC began releasing weekly city-level data

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from April 4 to 10, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
Trevor Smith, operations manager at Bridgeview Marine (6435 River Road), stands in the new used oil and antifreeze recycling facility provided by a grant from the BC Used Oil Management Association. (Submitted photo)

Free used oil recycling facility opens in Delta

Bridgeview Marine accepting used oil, filters, antifreeze and containers for recycling at no charge

Trevor Smith, operations manager at Bridgeview Marine (6435 River Road), stands in the new used oil and antifreeze recycling facility provided by a grant from the BC Used Oil Management Association. (Submitted photo)
Fraser Health staff prepare for the reopening of Irene Thomas Hospice in Delta on April 15, 2021. (Fraser Health photo)

Delta hospice at centre of MAiD fight to reopen Thursday

Fraser Health will reopen all 10 beds at the facility on April 15

Fraser Health staff prepare for the reopening of Irene Thomas Hospice in Delta on April 15, 2021. (Fraser Health photo)
Capt. Reid Martin is leading a team of 14 Delta firefighters on Sunday, April 18 as they each ride 100 kilometres on stationary bikes to raise funds for the Delta Firefighters Charitable Society. (Submitted photo)

Delta firefighters cycling 100 km for charity

Virtual fundraiser this Sunday (April 18) to support Delta Firefighters Charitable Society

Capt. Reid Martin is leading a team of 14 Delta firefighters on Sunday, April 18 as they each ride 100 kilometres on stationary bikes to raise funds for the Delta Firefighters Charitable Society. (Submitted photo)
Seaquam Secondary student Martin Tang has been selected as a 2021 Loran Scholar, joining a cohort of 30 from across Canada. The Loran Award, valued at $100,000, includes annual stipends, tuition waivers from 25 universities, access to funding for summer work experiences, one-on-one mentorship, and annual retreats and gatherings. (Submitted photos)

North Delta student chosen as 2021 Loran Scholar

Seaquam’s Martin Tang one of 30 students across Canada to receive $100,000 Loran Award

Seaquam Secondary student Martin Tang has been selected as a 2021 Loran Scholar, joining a cohort of 30 from across Canada. The Loran Award, valued at $100,000, includes annual stipends, tuition waivers from 25 universities, access to funding for summer work experiences, one-on-one mentorship, and annual retreats and gatherings. (Submitted photos)
Farmers raise slogans during a protest on a highway at the Delhi-Haryana state border, India, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020. Tens of thousands of farmers descended upon the borders of New Delhi to protest new farming laws that they say will open them to corporate exploitation. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Manish Swarup

Delta council stands in solidarity with protesting Indian farmers

Farmers have been protesting for months new laws they say leave them open to corporate exploitation

Farmers raise slogans during a protest on a highway at the Delhi-Haryana state border, India, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020. Tens of thousands of farmers descended upon the borders of New Delhi to protest new farming laws that they say will open them to corporate exploitation. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Manish Swarup
Alex Sangha, Vinay Giridhar, Jaspal Sangha and Kayden Bhangu (clockwise from top) are involved in making “Emergence: Out of the Shadows,” a documentary movie about being gay or lesbian in the South Asian community of Metro Vancouver. (Submitted photo)

Sher Vancouver, Delta School District receiving $10,000 in anti-racism funding

Provincial grants for 192 projects addressing anti-Indigenous, anti-Asian and anti-Black racism

Alex Sangha, Vinay Giridhar, Jaspal Sangha and Kayden Bhangu (clockwise from top) are involved in making “Emergence: Out of the Shadows,” a documentary movie about being gay or lesbian in the South Asian community of Metro Vancouver. (Submitted photo)
The Delta Fire Fighters Healthy Snack Program is a new initiative launched in March by the Delta Fire Fighter and Charitable Society. The program currently supports six North Delta schools and will be expanding to many more schools in both North and South Delta in September. (Submitted photo)

Delta firefighters kick off school healthy snack program

Program currently supports six North Delta schools, with plans to expand across Delta come September

The Delta Fire Fighters Healthy Snack Program is a new initiative launched in March by the Delta Fire Fighter and Charitable Society. The program currently supports six North Delta schools and will be expanding to many more schools in both North and South Delta in September. (Submitted photo)
Delta resident Elizabeth McCartney had to check four times before believing she had won $121,000 on a Blackjack 30th Anniversary Scratch & Win ticket. (BC Lottery Corporation photo)

Delta woman in disbelief after scratching $121K-winning ticket

Elizabeth McCartney had to check her ticket four times before believing she had won

Delta resident Elizabeth McCartney had to check four times before believing she had won $121,000 on a Blackjack 30th Anniversary Scratch & Win ticket. (BC Lottery Corporation photo)
Farmers raise slogans during a protest on a highway at the Delhi-Haryana state border, India, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rejected the diplomatic scolding Canada’s envoy to India received on Friday, Dec. 4 for his recent comments in support of protesting Indian farmers. Tens of thousands of farmers descended upon the borders of New Delhi to protest new farming laws that they say will open them to corporate exploitation. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Manish Swarup

Delta mayor asks council to stand in solidarity with Indian farmers

Council to consider Harvie’s motion on Monday, April 12

Farmers raise slogans during a protest on a highway at the Delhi-Haryana state border, India, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rejected the diplomatic scolding Canada’s envoy to India received on Friday, Dec. 4 for his recent comments in support of protesting Indian farmers. Tens of thousands of farmers descended upon the borders of New Delhi to protest new farming laws that they say will open them to corporate exploitation. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Manish Swarup
Delta Stageworks Theatre Society is hosting a four-week online writing workshop this May called “My Mother’s Story.” The program is led by Vancouver actor and author, and member of Delta Stageworks’ artistic team, Marilyn Norry. (Submitted photo)

Delta troupe’s writing workshop to focus on telling the life stories of moms

Delta Stageworks Theatre Society hosting four-week ‘My Mother’s Story’ workshop in May

Delta Stageworks Theatre Society is hosting a four-week online writing workshop this May called “My Mother’s Story.” The program is led by Vancouver actor and author, and member of Delta Stageworks’ artistic team, Marilyn Norry. (Submitted photo)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from March 28 to April 3, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Delta’s active COVID-19 case count continues to climb

199 active cases for the week of March 28 to April 3; most in the city since the week ending Dec. 5

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from March 28 to April 3, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)