Delta

Sunshine Hills Elementary School’s parent advisory council is receiving $2,500 in B.C. community gaming grants, one of 31 Delta public and private school PACs set to receive a total of $150,320 in grants this school year. (James Smith photo)

Delta PACs receiving grants for extracurricular activities

Delta public and private schools getting more than $150,000 via B.C. community gaming grants

 

Delta police are searching for 17-year-old Maaike Blom, who went missing from her home on the Tsawwassen First Nation on Friday, Dec. 3, 2021. (Delta Police Department photo)

Delta police searching for missing 17-year-old girl

Police say Maaike Blom went missing from her Tsawwassen First Nation home on Friday, Dec. 3

 

The Delta Literary Arts Society is presenting “Suki’s Reindeer Wish,” a children’s show paired with crafts and an opportunity for family portraits in a winter setting, on Saturday, Dec. 18, 2021. The event will also serve as a fundraiser benefiting Deltassist. (Delta Literary Arts Society image)

Delta Literary Arts Society hosting family holiday show supporting Deltassist

Performance of Suki’s Reindeer Wish on Dec. 18 benefiting Deltassist’s emergency food cupboard

 

British Columbia Institute of Technology’s Annacis Island campus, located at 1608 Cliveden Ave. in Delta. (Google Maps screen shot)

Province funds new co-op program at Delta BCIT campus

Part of $5.5 million in funding announced Dec. 1 to support B.C. co-op programs hard hit by pandemic

British Columbia Institute of Technology’s Annacis Island campus, located at 1608 Cliveden Ave. in Delta. (Google Maps screen shot)
City of Delta snowplows are ready to clear the roads if/when snow returns to the Lower Mainland. (City of Delta/Twitter photo)

MAP: See which North Delta streets will be a priority for snowplows

Roads are split into three priority groups to ensure major routes get cleared first

City of Delta snowplows are ready to clear the roads if/when snow returns to the Lower Mainland. (City of Delta/Twitter photo)
Grade 11 North Delta Secondary student Avjaut Bassi drops off food items at Surrey’s Guru Nanak Food Bank that she collected during her Hope 4 Hope Flood Food Drive, which as of Friday, Nov. 26 had collected 1,200 food items for flood victims in Hope, B.C. (Delta School District/submitted photo)

North Delta student collects food donations for Hope flood victims

Grade 11 student Avjaut Bassi collected over 1,200 items during her Hope 4 Hope Food Drive

Grade 11 North Delta Secondary student Avjaut Bassi drops off food items at Surrey’s Guru Nanak Food Bank that she collected during her Hope 4 Hope Flood Food Drive, which as of Friday, Nov. 26 had collected 1,200 food items for flood victims in Hope, B.C. (Delta School District/submitted photo)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Nov. 21 to 27, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

COVID-19 cases in Delta down after holding steady for three weeks

Delta had 14 cases for the week of Nov. 21 to 27; 171 fewer cases across the Fraser Health region

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Nov. 21 to 27, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
A commercial building at 5405 12th Ave. in Tsawwassen was gutted by fire in the early hours of Jan. 1, 2020. (Delta Police Department photo)

Delta man pleads guilty to 2020 Tsawwassen arson

Daniel Robert Hacking, 31, plead guilty to setting fire that razed a commercial building at 5405 12th Ave.

A commercial building at 5405 12th Ave. in Tsawwassen was gutted by fire in the early hours of Jan. 1, 2020. (Delta Police Department photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Shots fired at North Delta home

Police investigating shots fired in the 7400-block of 116A Street around 3:45 a.m. on Dec. 1

(Delta Police Department photo)
North Delta Artisan & Gift Market hosted its first annual Holiday Craft Market at Sunshine Hills Elementary on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021, raising $1,000 each for the school and the Rotary Club of North Delta. Heather Ratcliff of Sweet Little Stuffies, shown here in front of her booth at the Holiday Craft Market, is one of the group’s founding members. (North Delta Artisan & Gift Market/ submitted photo)

North Delta artists and crafters hosting online auction benefiting flood victims

Proceeds from North Delta Artisan Gift Market’s auction Dec. 9-11 being donated to Canadian Red Cross

North Delta Artisan & Gift Market hosted its first annual Holiday Craft Market at Sunshine Hills Elementary on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021, raising $1,000 each for the school and the Rotary Club of North Delta. Heather Ratcliff of Sweet Little Stuffies, shown here in front of her booth at the Holiday Craft Market, is one of the group’s founding members. (North Delta Artisan & Gift Market/ submitted photo)
Jonathan Wu, 16, and Caden Chen, 16, from Sungod Skating Club are off to Regina, Sask. to compete in the Skate Canada Challenge Dec. 1-5 at Regina’s Evraz Place sport complex event in the hopes of securing a spot on the B.C. provincial team in advance of the 2022 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships. (Sungod Skating Club/submitted photos)

North Delta figure skaters competing this week for spots at nationals

Sungod Skating Club’s Jonathan Wu, Caden Chen competing at Skate Canada Challenge in Regina Dec. 1-5

Jonathan Wu, 16, and Caden Chen, 16, from Sungod Skating Club are off to Regina, Sask. to compete in the Skate Canada Challenge Dec. 1-5 at Regina’s Evraz Place sport complex event in the hopes of securing a spot on the B.C. provincial team in advance of the 2022 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships. (Sungod Skating Club/submitted photos)
Erik Valdez, who plays Kyle Cushing on the Warner Bros. drama <em>Superman and </em><em>Lois</em>, recorded a message of support to help kick off Reach Child and Youth Development Society’s 2021 Gift of Speech holiday campaign. (Reach Child and Youth Development Society photo)

Help Reach give the Gift of Speech this holiday season

Society kicked off Gift of Speech holiday campaign Nov. 30; aims to provide speech therapy for 50 kids

Erik Valdez, who plays Kyle Cushing on the Warner Bros. drama <em>Superman and </em><em>Lois</em>, recorded a message of support to help kick off Reach Child and Youth Development Society’s 2021 Gift of Speech holiday campaign. (Reach Child and Youth Development Society photo)
Delta Chamber of Commerce executive director Jill McKnight and North Delta resident Lorna Court celebrate the best of local business at the 70th annual Hats Off to Excellence Awards on Nov. 19, 2021. (Delta Chamber of Commerce/submitted photo)

Delta’s business community celebrated at Hats Off to Excellence Awards

Seven awards were handed out as the event returned to an in-person format on Friday, Nov. 19

Delta Chamber of Commerce executive director Jill McKnight and North Delta resident Lorna Court celebrate the best of local business at the 70th annual Hats Off to Excellence Awards on Nov. 19, 2021. (Delta Chamber of Commerce/submitted photo)
Four new community safety officers will be joining regular Delta police officers on the job beginning in December. The newly-created positions will serve an “observing and reporting role,” according to a DPD press release. (Delta Police Department photo)

Delta police launching community safety officer pilot program

Four new CSOs to join regular DPD officers this December in an ‘observing and reporting role’

Four new community safety officers will be joining regular Delta police officers on the job beginning in December. The newly-created positions will serve an “observing and reporting role,” according to a DPD press release. (Delta Police Department photo)
Interior of the Seed & Stone location at 901 Gordon Street in Victoria. On Monday (Nov. 22, Delta council approved a Seed & Stone dispensary at 616 Chester Road on Annacis Island. (Jay Wallace photo)

Delta council approves first cannabis dispensary

The Seed & Stone brand dispensary will open at 616 Chester Road on Annacis Island

Interior of the Seed & Stone location at 901 Gordon Street in Victoria. On Monday (Nov. 22, Delta council approved a Seed & Stone dispensary at 616 Chester Road on Annacis Island. (Jay Wallace photo)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Nov. 14 to 20, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

COVID-19 cases in Delta hold steady for third straight week

Delta had 23 cases for the week of Nov. 14 to 20; 176 fewer cases across the Fraser Health region

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Nov. 14 to 20, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
Delta’s second extreme weather shelter is set to open at North Delta’s New Hope Church (11838 88th Avenue). The new facility, which will be operated by the Surrey-based Phoenix Society, is tentatively scheduled to open on Dec. 1 with space for 15 guests under COVID-19 public health restrictions. (James Smith photo)

Extreme weather shelter to open in North Delta next month

Located at New Hope Church (11838 88th Avenue), the shelter is tentatively scheduled to open Dec. 1.

Delta’s second extreme weather shelter is set to open at North Delta’s New Hope Church (11838 88th Avenue). The new facility, which will be operated by the Surrey-based Phoenix Society, is tentatively scheduled to open on Dec. 1 with space for 15 guests under COVID-19 public health restrictions. (James Smith photo)
“f(x)=x,” a math-themed kindness meter designed by Seaquam Secondary grad Kyla Dooley located outside Sungod Recreation Centre in North Delta. The City of Delta has installed five kindness meters, all designed and painted by Delta students, around the city to collect spare change for local organizations. (City of Delta photos)

Student art showcased on Delta ‘kindness meters’

Money collected in the public art pieces goes to local non-profits supporting Delta residents

“f(x)=x,” a math-themed kindness meter designed by Seaquam Secondary grad Kyla Dooley located outside Sungod Recreation Centre in North Delta. The City of Delta has installed five kindness meters, all designed and painted by Delta students, around the city to collect spare change for local organizations. (City of Delta photos)
The Delta Police Department is expanding its use of body-worn cameras in November to include officers serving in the traffic section. (Delta Police Department photo)

Delta police to use body-worn cameras during some traffic stops

Traffic section officers to join DPD’s violence suppression team in wearing the cameras

The Delta Police Department is expanding its use of body-worn cameras in November to include officers serving in the traffic section. (Delta Police Department photo)
Delta Police Const. Geoff Young with the Cessna 172 he used to fly his former neighbours and their dog home after they were stranded between two landslides on Highway 7 on Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021. (Delta Police Department/submitted photo)

Delta police officer flies home former neighbours stranded by flood

Former commercial pilot helped the couple get home after they were caught between landslides on Hwy. 7

Delta Police Const. Geoff Young with the Cessna 172 he used to fly his former neighbours and their dog home after they were stranded between two landslides on Highway 7 on Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021. (Delta Police Department/submitted photo)