North Delta

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 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

 

North Delta Lion Nicholle Dhaliwal will play Easter Bunny at the club’s Easter drive-thru event on Sunday. April 4, 2021. (Submitted photo)

Drive-thru to replace North Delta Lions Easter egg hunt

Event for kids aged 1 to 11 to take place on Sunday, April 4 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

(Delta Police Department photo)

Police hand out $2,300 fine to host of North Delta party

Delta police this week issued the ticket to the person who rented a house and hosted a party Feb. 20

(Delta Police Department photo)
An immunizer prepares to deliver a COVID-19 vaccine at a Fraser Health drive-thru vaccination site. (Fraser Health Authority photo)

North Delta COVID-19 vaccination clinic to open ‘in the coming weeks’

Clinic next to Delta City Hall opens March 15 for seniors 90+, Indigenous people 65+, Indigenous Elders

An immunizer prepares to deliver a COVID-19 vaccine at a Fraser Health drive-thru vaccination site. (Fraser Health Authority photo)
Students with Seaquam Secondary’s Delta Youth Advisory Council are collecting non-perishable food donations Feb. 1 to March 5 to help feed local families in need over spring break. (Delta School District/submitted photo)

Seaquam Secondary food drive to help feed 15 North Delta families

Donations can be dropped week days between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. until Monday, March 8

Students with Seaquam Secondary’s Delta Youth Advisory Council are collecting non-perishable food donations Feb. 1 to March 5 to help feed local families in need over spring break. (Delta School District/submitted photo)
Cloverdale-Langley City MP Tamara Jansen spoke on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, against proposed amendments to MAiD that would make more groups eligible, calling the Senate amendments a ‘Frankenstein bill’ (House of Commons video image)

OPINION: The grim future of palliative care in British Columbia

Takeover of Delta Hospice by Fraser Health is a major step toward the dismantling of palliative care in B.C.

  • Feb 26, 2021
Cloverdale-Langley City MP Tamara Jansen spoke on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, against proposed amendments to MAiD that would make more groups eligible, calling the Senate amendments a ‘Frankenstein bill’ (House of Commons video image)
(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)
Signs for Delta North candidates Jet Sunner (BC Liberals), Neema Manral (BC Greens) and Ravi Kahlon (BC NDP) at the corner of Scott Road and 64th Avenue on Oct. 13, 2020. (James Smith photo)

NDP out-spent opponents in race for Delta North

Meanwhile, BC Liberals spent nearly eight times more in Delta South than NDP, Green Party combined

Signs for Delta North candidates Jet Sunner (BC Liberals), Neema Manral (BC Greens) and Ravi Kahlon (BC NDP) at the corner of Scott Road and 64th Avenue on Oct. 13, 2020. (James Smith photo)
Surrey resident Marianna Paulson has walked every residential street in North Delta and White Rock since the pandemic began, and is now tackling Tsawwassen. This tiny park located at 7565 Garfield Dr. in North Delta has two benches, a small patch of grass and offers sweeping views of South Delta and Boundary Bay, and is one the favourite spots Paulson discovered on her walks. (James Smith photo)

Surrey woman fights pandemic stress by walking all of North Delta, White Rock

Marianna Paulson walked every residential street in each community and is now tackling Tsawwassen

Surrey resident Marianna Paulson has walked every residential street in North Delta and White Rock since the pandemic began, and is now tackling Tsawwassen. This tiny park located at 7565 Garfield Dr. in North Delta has two benches, a small patch of grass and offers sweeping views of South Delta and Boundary Bay, and is one the favourite spots Paulson discovered on her walks. (James Smith photo)
Delta Police Constable Jason Martens and Dezi, a nine-year-old German Shepherd that recently retired after 10 years with Delta Police. (Photo submitted)

Delta Police dog retires on a high note after decade of service

Nine-year-old German Shepherd now fights over toys instead of chasing down bad guys

Delta Police Constable Jason Martens and Dezi, a nine-year-old German Shepherd that recently retired after 10 years with Delta Police. (Photo submitted)
The North Delta Lions will be taking over for the now-defunct Delta Scottsdale Lions to run the annual Christmas tree chipping fundraiser at Sungod Arena, to be held this year on Jan. 9 and 10. (Submitted photo)

North Delta Lions doing double duty for tree chipping fundraiser

The club is running the annual events at Sungod Area and Memorial Park on Jan 9-10

  • Dec 31, 2020
The North Delta Lions will be taking over for the now-defunct Delta Scottsdale Lions to run the annual Christmas tree chipping fundraiser at Sungod Arena, to be held this year on Jan. 9 and 10. (Submitted photo)
A newly realigned portion of the Delta Nature Reserve boardwalk is now open to the public, featuring four viewing platforms and memorial benches. (Infrastructure Canada/Twitter photos)

Delta Nature Reserve boardwalk realignment complete, open to public

Boardwalk was moved to make room for a new vehicle ramp at the Highway 91 and Nordel Way interchange

A newly realigned portion of the Delta Nature Reserve boardwalk is now open to the public, featuring four viewing platforms and memorial benches. (Infrastructure Canada/Twitter photos)
Students in Seaquam Secondary’s Lifeskills program sending cards and care packages to residents at North Delta’s Northcrest Care Centre this Christmas. (Submitted photo)

North Delta students bringing Christmas cheer to care home residents

‘Attitude of Gratitude’ project by students in Seaquam Secondary’s Lifeskills program

Students in Seaquam Secondary’s Lifeskills program sending cards and care packages to residents at North Delta’s Northcrest Care Centre this Christmas. (Submitted photo)
Passengers aboard the Komagata Maru in Vancouver’s Burrard Inlet in 1914. (Library and Archives Canada image)

Approval of Komagata Maru signs in North Delta park delayed over process

Lack of policy over where and why historical signs are placed in Delta parks puts proposal on hold

Passengers aboard the Komagata Maru in Vancouver’s Burrard Inlet in 1914. (Library and Archives Canada image)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Scam-savvy North Delta couple help would-be victims avoid Bitcoin fraud

Mike’s Convenience Store owners have stopped several folks from being scammed at their Bitcoin ATM

(Delta Police Department photo)
Delta North MLA Ravi Kahlon was sworn in as minister of minister of jobs, economic recovery and innovation by B.C. Lt.-Gov. Janet Austin and Premier John Horgan during a virtual ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. (Province of BC/YouTube screen shot)

Delta North MLA named minister of jobs, economic recovery and innovation

Ravi Kahlon was sworn in by Lt.-Gov. Janet Austin during a virtual ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 26

Delta North MLA Ravi Kahlon was sworn in as minister of minister of jobs, economic recovery and innovation by B.C. Lt.-Gov. Janet Austin and Premier John Horgan during a virtual ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. (Province of BC/YouTube screen shot)
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)