North Delta

This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. (Photo courtesy NIAID-RML via The Associated Press)

COVID-19 exposures at two North Delta schools

Exposure events at Burnsview Secondary Nov. 3, 4 and 5; Heath Traditional Elementary Nov. 2 and 3

This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. (Photo courtesy NIAID-RML via The Associated Press)
A male coho salmon (background) jockeys for position near a female in the spawning grounds of Cougar Creek on Nov. 6, 2020 in a video shot and shared by the Cougar Creek Streamkeepers. (YouTube.com screenshot)

VIDEO: Spawning salmon return to North Delta’s Cougar Creek

At least 57 coho spawners have been sighted since mid-October

A male coho salmon (background) jockeys for position near a female in the spawning grounds of Cougar Creek on Nov. 6, 2020 in a video shot and shared by the Cougar Creek Streamkeepers. (YouTube.com screenshot)
Northcrest Care Centre in North Delta. (Google Maps screenshot)

Outbreaks declared at long-term care facilities in Delta, Surrey and Langley

Fraser Health says three residents and one staff member have tested positive for COVID-19

Northcrest Care Centre in North Delta. (Google Maps screenshot)
Mak Parhar speaks at an anti-mask rally outside the Vancouver Art Gallery on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020. Parhar was arrested on Nov. 2 and charged with allegedly violating the Quarantine Act after returning from a Flat Earth conference held in Geenville, South Carolina on Oct. 24. (Flat Earth Focker/YouTube.com screenshot)

Former North Delta yoga studio owner charged with violating Quarantine Act

Mak Parhar allegedly broke his 14-day self-isolation after returning from U.S. Flat Earth conference

Mak Parhar speaks at an anti-mask rally outside the Vancouver Art Gallery on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020. Parhar was arrested on Nov. 2 and charged with allegedly violating the Quarantine Act after returning from a Flat Earth conference held in Geenville, South Carolina on Oct. 24. (Flat Earth Focker/YouTube.com screenshot)
This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. (Photo courtesy NIAID-RML via The Associated Press)

Second COVID-19 exposure event at North Delta elementary school

Fraser Health reports an exposure at Heath Traditional Elementary on Oct. 27, 28 and 29

This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. (Photo courtesy NIAID-RML via The Associated Press)
A total of 6,967 vote-by-mail packages were issued in Delta North during the 2020 provincial election, representing just over 18 per cent of the 37,998 registered voters in the riding. As of Wednseday, Nov. 4, 6,222 certification envelopes have been received by officials in the riding ahead of the final count on Nov. 6. (Liam Harrap photo)

Over 6,200 mail-in, absentee ballots received in Delta North to date

6,967 vote-by-mail packages issued in the riding, representing over 18 per cent registered voters

A total of 6,967 vote-by-mail packages were issued in Delta North during the 2020 provincial election, representing just over 18 per cent of the 37,998 registered voters in the riding. As of Wednseday, Nov. 4, 6,222 certification envelopes have been received by officials in the riding ahead of the final count on Nov. 6. (Liam Harrap photo)
A overview concept drawing of the Central District and its City Plaza, Gateway and Kennedy Heights neighbourhoods included in the Mayor’s Housing Task Force for Scott Road report. (City of Delta photo)

Walkable mixed-use neighbourhoods focus of task force’s vision for Scott Road

Report by Mayor’s Housing Task Force for Scott Road was presented to Delta council on Monday

A overview concept drawing of the Central District and its City Plaza, Gateway and Kennedy Heights neighbourhoods included in the Mayor’s Housing Task Force for Scott Road report. (City of Delta photo)
A total of 6,967 vote-by-mail packages were issued in Delta North during the 2020 provincial election, representing just over 18 per cent of the 37,998 registered voters in the riding. As of Thursday, Oct. 29, 3,825 certification envelopes have been received by officials in the riding ahead of the final count on Nov. 6. (Liam Harrap photo)

Over 3,800 mail-in, absentee ballots received in Delta North to date

6,967 vote-by-mail packages issued in the riding, representing over 18 per cent registered voters

A total of 6,967 vote-by-mail packages were issued in Delta North during the 2020 provincial election, representing just over 18 per cent of the 37,998 registered voters in the riding. As of Thursday, Oct. 29, 3,825 certification envelopes have been received by officials in the riding ahead of the final count on Nov. 6. (Liam Harrap photo)
This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the virus that causes COVID-19. (The Canadian Press/Niaid-Rml via AP image)

COVID-19 exposure at Sands Secondary in North Delta

The case marks the seventh exposure at a school in Delta since classes resumed in September

This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the virus that causes COVID-19. (The Canadian Press/Niaid-Rml via AP image)
Incumbents Ravi Kahlon (BC NDP) and Ian Paton (BC Liberals) are set to serve another term in office representing Delta North and Delta South, respectively. (Submitted photos)

UPDATED: Incumbents hold on in Delta North, Delta South

Ravi Kahlon (BC NDP) and Ian Paton (BC Liberals) lead in their respective races; mail-in ballots still to count

Incumbents Ravi Kahlon (BC NDP) and Ian Paton (BC Liberals) are set to serve another term in office representing Delta North and Delta South, respectively. (Submitted photos)
(counterclockwise from top-left) Candidates for Delta North Jet Sunner (BC Liberals) Neema Manral (BC Greens) and Ravi Kahlon (BC NDP) take part in a virtual all-candidates meeting hosted by Delta Residents Association director Christina Shyong on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. (Delta Residents Association/YouTube.com screenshot)

Health care, taxes, education discussed at final Delta North all-candidates meeting

Virtual meeting hosted by the Delta Residents Association on Oct. 17

(counterclockwise from top-left) Candidates for Delta North Jet Sunner (BC Liberals) Neema Manral (BC Greens) and Ravi Kahlon (BC NDP) take part in a virtual all-candidates meeting hosted by Delta Residents Association director Christina Shyong on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. (Delta Residents Association/YouTube.com screenshot)
Delview Thanks4Giving committee members Alexa Liptak (left) and Amanda Quibing stand with the donation box outside the school’s front entrance. (James Smith photo)

Thanks 4 Giving food drive going drive-thru due to COVID-19

Organizers hope North Delta residents will come to them for Delview Secondary’s annual food drive

Delview Thanks4Giving committee members Alexa Liptak (left) and Amanda Quibing stand with the donation box outside the school’s front entrance. (James Smith photo)
Three people are running to represent the riding of Delta North in the B.C. Legislature: (from left) Ravi Kahlon (BC NDP), Neema Manral (BC Green Party) and Jet Sunner (BC Liberals). (Photos submitted)

Get to know the candidates for Delta North

We sent candidates a questionnaire to help voters learn more about them. Here’s what they had to say…

Three people are running to represent the riding of Delta North in the B.C. Legislature: (from left) Ravi Kahlon (BC NDP), Neema Manral (BC Green Party) and Jet Sunner (BC Liberals). (Photos submitted)
BC Green candidate for Delta North Neema Manral. (Neema Manral/Facebook photo)

Meet Delta North BC Green candidate Neema Manral

NDR sent candidates a questionnaire to help voters learn more about them. Here’s what Manral had to say…

  • Oct 23, 2020
BC Green candidate for Delta North Neema Manral. (Neema Manral/Facebook photo)
BC NDP candidate for Delta North Ravi Kahlon. (Submitted photo)

Meet Delta North BC NDP candidate Ravi Kahlon

NDR sent candidates a questionnaire to help voters learn more about them. Here’s what Kahlon had to say…

  • Oct 23, 2020
BC NDP candidate for Delta North Ravi Kahlon. (Submitted photo)
BC Liberal candidate for Delta North Jet Sunner. (Submitted photo)

Meet Delta North BC Liberal candidate Jet Sunner

NDR sent candidates a questionnaire to help voters learn more about them. Here’s what Sunner had to say…

  • Oct 23, 2020
BC Liberal candidate for Delta North Jet Sunner. (Submitted photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Police investigating indecent acts in North Delta park

Police received two separate reports of a man masturbating near the Mackie Library on Oct. 21

(Delta Police Department photo)
This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. (Photo courtesy NIAID-RML via The Associated Press)

Class told to self-isolate as three new school exposures reported in Delta

COVID-19 exposures reported at DSS, Hawthorne and Heath Traditional elementaries in North Delta

This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. (Photo courtesy NIAID-RML via The Associated Press)
Mail-in ballot from Elections BC. (Katya Slepian photo)

UPDATE: Over 15,000 mail-in ballots issued in Delta

6,967 vote-by-mail packages issued in Delta North, about 18 per cent of the 37,998 registered voters

Mail-in ballot from Elections BC. (Katya Slepian photo)
Delta’s Organizing Against Racism and Hate Committee hosted a virtual all-candidates meeting on Oct. 6 to give candidates an opportunity to “talk about their own positions, as well as each party’s platform related to systemic issues of racism, hate and other injustices.” (James Smith photo)

VIDEO: Racism, policing discussed at Delta North all-candidates meeting

The virtual meeting was hosted by Delta’s Organizing Against Racism and Hate Committee on Oct. 6

Delta’s Organizing Against Racism and Hate Committee hosted a virtual all-candidates meeting on Oct. 6 to give candidates an opportunity to “talk about their own positions, as well as each party’s platform related to systemic issues of racism, hate and other injustices.” (James Smith photo)