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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)
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)
A proposed 29-storey highrise development in North Delta’s Townline neighbourhood is headed to a public hearing on June 8, 2021. (Penmat Mana JV (Delta) Ltd./City of Delta report image)

North Delta highrise proposal headed to public hearing

Council voted 4-3 Monday (May 10) to move the 29-storey project forward

A proposed 29-storey highrise development in North Delta’s Townline neighbourhood is headed to a public hearing on June 8, 2021. (Penmat Mana JV (Delta) Ltd./City of Delta report image)
In a letter to Fraser Health president and CEO Dr. Victoria Lee dated May 11, Delta Mayor George Harvie confirmed the city’s interest in acquiring a head lease for the Harold and Veronica Savage Centre for Supportive Care, with the intention of subletting it to the recently-formed Heron Hospice Society of Delta. (The Canadian Press photo)

Mayor confirms Delta’s interest in leasing Centre for Supportive Care

Harvie says city intends to sublet the facility to recently-formed Heron Hospice Society of Delta

In a letter to Fraser Health president and CEO Dr. Victoria Lee dated May 11, Delta Mayor George Harvie confirmed the city’s interest in acquiring a head lease for the Harold and Veronica Savage Centre for Supportive Care, with the intention of subletting it to the recently-formed Heron Hospice Society of Delta. (The Canadian Press photo)
Students participating in the Take a Hike program at North Delta’s Delview Secondary get the chance to develop life skills while exploring the outdoors. (Submitted photo)

Three Delta projects receiving public safety grants

221 projects to get $8.6 million through Civil Forfeiture Crime Prevention and Remediation program

Students participating in the Take a Hike program at North Delta’s Delview Secondary get the chance to develop life skills while exploring the outdoors. (Submitted photo)
Seaquam Secondary School (Grace Kennedy photo)

Pellet gun leads to ‘hold and secure’ at North Delta high school

Seaquam Secondary was under ‘hold and secure’ for about 25 minutes on Monday, May 10

Seaquam Secondary School (Grace Kennedy photo)
Hundreds gathered for a candlelight vigil Friday evening (May 7) to remember 29-year-old corrections officer Bikramdeep Randhawa, who was killed in last weekend’s brazen daylight shooting outside North Delta’s Scottsdale Centre mall. (James Smith photo)

Hundreds gather to remember victim of North Delta shooting

Corrections officer Bikramdeep Randhawa, 29, was killed in what police say was a targeted incident

Hundreds gathered for a candlelight vigil Friday evening (May 7) to remember 29-year-old corrections officer Bikramdeep Randhawa, who was killed in last weekend’s brazen daylight shooting outside North Delta’s Scottsdale Centre mall. (James Smith photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Police remind residents to lock doors and windows after series of Ladner break-and-enters

Warning issued after trio of incidents on Ferry Road and Frigate in the early hours of May 6

(Delta Police Department photo)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from April 25 to May 1, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Active COVID-19 cases in Delta climb again after falling for two weeks

220 cases April 25 to May 1; overall number in Fraser Health down for the second week in a row

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from April 25 to May 1, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
One man has been shot in what Delta Police believe to be a targeted incident near Scottsdale Centre in North Delta on Saturday, May 1, 2021. (Shane MacKichan photo)

Police launch portal for submitting video, photos of North Delta shooting

Corrections officer Bikramdeep Randhawa, 29, of Surrey was killed outside Scottsdale Centre on May 1

One man has been shot in what Delta Police believe to be a targeted incident near Scottsdale Centre in North Delta on Saturday, May 1, 2021. (Shane MacKichan photo)
Delta City Hall. (James Smith photo)

Maclean’s ranks Delta best community in Metro Vancouver

The city ranked 9th in B.C. and 48th in Canada, up 11 places from the previous ranking in 2019

Delta City Hall. (James Smith photo)
One man has been shot in what Delta Police believe to be a targeted incident near Scottsdale Centre in North Delta on Saturday, May 1, 2021. (Shane MacKichan photo)

One man dead following shooting at North Delta mall

Delta Police believe the shooting outside Scottsdale Centre to be targeted

One man has been shot in what Delta Police believe to be a targeted incident near Scottsdale Centre in North Delta on Saturday, May 1, 2021. (Shane MacKichan photo)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from April 18 to 24, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Active COVID-19 cases in Delta down for second week

192 cases April 18 to 24; overall number in Fraser Health down for the first time since Feb. 3

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from April 18 to 24, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)