James Smith

In a letter to Fraser Health board chair Jim Sinclair and president and CEO Dr. Victoria Lee Jan. 28, Delta Mayor George Harvie pitched the City of Delta become the lease holder of the Harold and Veronica Savage Centre for Supportive Care building after it is vacated by the Delta Hospice Society. (The Canadian Press photo)

Delta Hospice Society must vacate premises by March 29: Fraser Health

The health authority served the society a notice of breach of lease on Feb. 25

In a letter to Fraser Health board chair Jim Sinclair and president and CEO Dr. Victoria Lee Jan. 28, Delta Mayor George Harvie pitched the City of Delta become the lease holder of the Harold and Veronica Savage Centre for Supportive Care building after it is vacated by the Delta Hospice Society. (The Canadian Press photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

North Delta youth calls 911 after accruing $7K in online gaming charges

‘Police spoke with the student about appropriate times to call 911’

(Delta Police Department photo)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Feb. 14 to Feb. 20, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Spike in Delta COVID cases as UK variant ID’d in school exposure

Total number of cases in Fraser Health increased by 199 from Feb. 14-20

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Feb. 14 to Feb. 20, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Delta Police searching for driver in hit-and-run

Police looking for witnesses to the incident that happened about 2 p.m. Feb. 23 on Ladner Trunk Road

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

Crime stats in Delta back to pre-COVID levels to close 2020

Violent crime was down 18 per cent for the year, but back up to 2019 levels in the fourth quarter

(Delta Police Department photo)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Feb. 7 to Feb. 13, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Uptick in COVID-19 cases in Delta

Total number of cases in Fraser Health increased last week by 227

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Feb. 7 to Feb. 13, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Driver facing four charges after fleeing Delta police

Police are pursing charges including assaulting a peace officer with a weapon and uttering threats

(Delta Police Department photo)
Delta City Hall. (James Smith photo)

Indigenous land acknowledgment to open Delta council meetings, public events

Acknowledgment to be written in consultation with Tsawwassen First Nation, Musqueam Indian Band

Delta City Hall. (James Smith photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Delta police respond to ‘suspicious device’ in Tilbury

“There is not believed to be any risk to the public.”

(Delta Police Department photo)
With a Neighbourhood Small Grant of $300, residents of a strata corporation in Delta gathered for a beautification work party in July 2019 to install the plants and planter boxes and then hold a community BBQ and bocce tournament. (Submitted photo)

Small grants available for Delta neighbourhood projects

Delta Foundation grants range from $50 to $500 and are meant to fund creative community initiatives

With a Neighbourhood Small Grant of $300, residents of a strata corporation in Delta gathered for a beautification work party in July 2019 to install the plants and planter boxes and then hold a community BBQ and bocce tournament. (Submitted photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Seniors asked to go to main Delta Police locations for ‘proof of life’ sign-offs

All DPD district community police offices remain closed as COVID-19 precaution

(Delta Police Department photo)
On some blocks in North Delta it was nearly end-to-end refuse during the city’s 2018 Spring Clean-Up. (James Smith photo)

Large item disposal program to replace Delta’s Spring Clean-Up this year

Beginning in March, residents will be able to dispose of up to four large household items per year

On some blocks in North Delta it was nearly end-to-end refuse during the city’s 2018 Spring Clean-Up. (James Smith photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Police arrest Delta man for allegedly trafficking to minors

A 27-year-old man was arrested for alleged distribution of cannabis and supplying liquor to minors

(Delta Police Department photo)
Burrvilla, a heritage building located in Deas Island Regional Park. (James Smith photo)

Delta Heritage Week going virtual for 2021

City celebrating annual Heritage Week with series of online programs, activities and media Feb. 15-21

Burrvilla, a heritage building located in Deas Island Regional Park. (James Smith photo)
Delta Mayor George Harvie. (Submitted photo)

Delta mayor wants equal elected voice on police boards

Harvie says his hands are tied by restrictions on his role as chair in the Police Act

Delta Mayor George Harvie. (Submitted photo)
The little brown myotis, better known as the little brown bat, is one of the most common bat species in British Columbia, however they are endangered in Canada and their population is expected to decline in B.C. due to white-nose syndrome. (BC Community Bat Project/Facebook photo)

Delta declared a bat-friendly city

Delta is the second Metro Vancouver community to be certified following Richmond in 2020

The little brown myotis, better known as the little brown bat, is one of the most common bat species in British Columbia, however they are endangered in Canada and their population is expected to decline in B.C. due to white-nose syndrome. (BC Community Bat Project/Facebook photo)
Monisha Jassi (right), then-facilitator for Reach Child and Youth Development Society’s Punjabi Speaking Parents Support and Information Group, and Dr. Miriam Elfert (right) are interviewed on The Harjinder Thind Show on RedFM on March 18, 2020. The interview aimed to alleviate stigma and raise awareness about Autism Spectrum Disorder and the supports available to parents with South Asian listeners. (Submitted photo)

Reach Society re-starting support group for Punjabi-speaking parents

The free group will meet via Zoom on the last Thursday of each month, starting Feb. 25

Monisha Jassi (right), then-facilitator for Reach Child and Youth Development Society’s Punjabi Speaking Parents Support and Information Group, and Dr. Miriam Elfert (right) are interviewed on The Harjinder Thind Show on RedFM on March 18, 2020. The interview aimed to alleviate stigma and raise awareness about Autism Spectrum Disorder and the supports available to parents with South Asian listeners. (Submitted photo)
Patients at the Irene Thomas Hospice in Ladner will have to transfer to other facilities, at least temporarily, as Fraser Health and the Delta Hospice Society have been unable to agree on terms to seamlessly transition operational control of the facility. (James Smith photo)

Patients at Delta hospice to be transferred pending take over by Fraser Health

Fraser Health, Delta Hospice Society unable to agree on terms for ‘seamless transition’

Patients at the Irene Thomas Hospice in Ladner will have to transfer to other facilities, at least temporarily, as Fraser Health and the Delta Hospice Society have been unable to agree on terms to seamlessly transition operational control of the facility. (James Smith photo)
Delta Secondary student, Brennan Katsube (left) and Seaquam Secondary student Amit Sharma, Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation’s 2020 scholarship winners. Katsube was awarded the Robert T. Reynolds Memorial Scholarship, while Sharma was awarded the foundation’s namesake scholarship. (Submitted photos)

Hospital foundation offering scholarships for Delta students

Applications open now for Delta students graduating in 2021; deadline to apply is April 30

Delta Secondary student, Brennan Katsube (left) and Seaquam Secondary student Amit Sharma, Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation’s 2020 scholarship winners. Katsube was awarded the Robert T. Reynolds Memorial Scholarship, while Sharma was awarded the foundation’s namesake scholarship. (Submitted photos)
The Delta Heritage Society and the Delta Archives are seeking the community’s assistance in identifying the people in this photograph, thought to be a photo of a fishermen’s party or community dance that took place at Sunbury Hall around 1980. (Submitted photo)

Know anyone in this photo? Delta Heritage Society, archives want to hear from you

The photo is thought to be of a fishermen’s party or community dance at Sunbury Hall circa 1980

The Delta Heritage Society and the Delta Archives are seeking the community’s assistance in identifying the people in this photograph, thought to be a photo of a fishermen’s party or community dance that took place at Sunbury Hall around 1980. (Submitted photo)