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Students from all seven Delta secondary schools have produced a series of anti-racism videos to help educate and activate their fellow students, school district staff and the community at large. (Delta School District video screenshot)

Delta students produce anti-racism educational video

Video first of a series made using a $10,000 provincial grant the district received in 2021

Students from all seven Delta secondary schools have produced a series of anti-racism videos to help educate and activate their fellow students, school district staff and the community at large. (Delta School District video screenshot)
The Canadian Forces’ Snowbirds perfomed a quick flyover above Semiahmoo Bay last summer. (Nick Greenizan photo)

Sea Fest, Snowbirds, concerts highlight summer events in White Rock, South Surrey

Snowbirds performed abbreviated fly-over show over Semiahmoo Bay last summer

The Canadian Forces’ Snowbirds perfomed a quick flyover above Semiahmoo Bay last summer. (Nick Greenizan photo)
Jan Rabson. (Submitted Photo)

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Jan Rabson. (Submitted Photo)
Amazon employees from the YVR4 fulfillment center in Delta donated US$10,000 to Earthwise Society on July 6, 2022 and volunteered to help plant trees and other greenery at the organization’s Tsawwassen farm. The donation is the culmination of Amazon’s global Earth Month volunteer competition, which took place in April. (submitted photo)

Amazon employees donate over $12K to Delta’s Earthwise Society

Delta’s YVR4 fulfillment center Canadian winner of Amazon’s global Earth Month volunteer competition

Amazon employees from the YVR4 fulfillment center in Delta donated US$10,000 to Earthwise Society on July 6, 2022 and volunteered to help plant trees and other greenery at the organization’s Tsawwassen farm. The donation is the culmination of Amazon’s global Earth Month volunteer competition, which took place in April. (submitted photo)
One-on-one counselling taking place at Moving Forward Family Services. (submitted photo)

Delta Community Foundation grants $5K to Moving Forward Family Services

Moving Forward offers free short-term, affordable long-term counselling to under-served communities

One-on-one counselling taking place at Moving Forward Family Services. (submitted photo)
At the 29th edition of the Mopar Madness car show in Langley on Sunday, July 10, members of the Mopars Unlimited Car Club announced they have raised $10,000 for Ukraine humanitarian relief. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Lower Mainland car fans raise $10,000 for Ukraine humanitarian relief

‘They need all the help they can get’ says president of Langley-based Mopars Unlimited club

At the 29th edition of the Mopar Madness car show in Langley on Sunday, July 10, members of the Mopars Unlimited Car Club announced they have raised $10,000 for Ukraine humanitarian relief. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Jennifer Jones, the first woman president of Rotary International, addressed the city of White Rock on Sunday morning. (Sobia Moman photo and video)

VIDEO: Rotary International’s first Woman President visits White Rock

Jennifer Jones stopped in White Rock on her coast-to-coast tour of Canada

Jennifer Jones, the first woman president of Rotary International, addressed the city of White Rock on Sunday morning. (Sobia Moman photo and video)
Dream Lottery tickets are on sale now until mid-October. (Contributed photo)

Win one of two South Surrey homes through B.C. lottery

The winner of Dream Lottery gets to choose between eight grand prizes

Dream Lottery tickets are on sale now until mid-October. (Contributed photo)
David Whitebean, of the Wild Moccasin Dancers, performs in the Downtown Surrey BIA’s first Surrey Voices event of 2022 at Surrey Civic Plaza on Friday, July 8, 2022. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

‘Surrey Voices’ returns, but this time to civic plaza

2 more events planned for the summer: Chinese lion dancing, Bollywood music and dance

David Whitebean, of the Wild Moccasin Dancers, performs in the Downtown Surrey BIA’s first Surrey Voices event of 2022 at Surrey Civic Plaza on Friday, July 8, 2022. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Surrey Libraries Staff Ginny (left) and Sarah (right) demonstrate using the Zoom digital recorder. (Submitted photo: Surrey Libraries)

Surrey Libraries now has digital recorders available to borrow

It’s the latest addition to its “Tech-To-Go” collection

Surrey Libraries Staff Ginny (left) and Sarah (right) demonstrate using the Zoom digital recorder. (Submitted photo: Surrey Libraries)
Peace Arch Scouts are heading to Finland on Tuesday. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey scout group to represent Canada in Finland

6th Peace Arch is a scout group from South Surrey made up of adults and youth volunteers

Peace Arch Scouts are heading to Finland on Tuesday. (Contributed photo)
Deb Gottschalk, “Best of Show” winner in the 2022 Sunshine Hills Virtual Garden Show. (submitted photo)

PHOTOS: Virtual North Delta garden show winners announced

The 2022 Sunshine Hills Virtual Garden Show ran June 22-26, with prizes awarded June 28

Deb Gottschalk, “Best of Show” winner in the 2022 Sunshine Hills Virtual Garden Show. (submitted photo)
2021 Wildlife in Focus first place winner Wild Settings. Photo credit: Steve Burgess

BC SPCA annual Wildlife-in-Focus photography contest ends soon

There’s still time to enter the BC SPCA’s annual Wildlife-in-Focus photography contest,…

  • Jul 7, 2022
2021 Wildlife in Focus first place winner Wild Settings. Photo credit: Steve Burgess
White Rock Mayor Darryl Walker joined Kiana Sahota, 14, for the ribbon cutting on the newly-redeveloped Emerson Park playground. Contributed photo

Refurbished playground reopens in White Rock

City heeded call for upgraded Emerson Park facility

White Rock Mayor Darryl Walker joined Kiana Sahota, 14, for the ribbon cutting on the newly-redeveloped Emerson Park playground. Contributed photo
Surrey rides will be running until the end of August. (City of Surrey photo)

South Surrey youth skaters took to the ramps this week

Surrey Rides is a city-wide event series for kids to skate in the city’s various parks

Surrey rides will be running until the end of August. (City of Surrey photo)
A Langley woman is working to save orangutans from extinction. (Erik Kilmby/used under Creative Commons License)

A B.C. woman wants to save orangutans from extinction

Situation is ‘dire,’ says founder of the Canadian chapter of the Orangutan Project charity

A Langley woman is working to save orangutans from extinction. (Erik Kilmby/used under Creative Commons License)
Four Winds Brewing Co. raised more than $35,000 for Reach Child and Youth Development Society with its fourth annual Cheers for Children concert fundraiser, held on Friday, June 17, 2022 at Market Square in Southlands. Pictured, from left, are Reach marketing and communications manager Alison Martin, Four Winds tasting room manager Seamus Munns, Four Winds creative director Justin Lungoz, Four Winds co-owner Adam Mills, and Reach executive director Renie D’Aquila. (Reach Child and Youth Development Society photo)

Annual Cheers for Children concert raises over $35,000 for Delta’s Reach Society

Four Winds Brewing held the event outdoors for the first time on June 17 at Market Square in Southlands

Four Winds Brewing Co. raised more than $35,000 for Reach Child and Youth Development Society with its fourth annual Cheers for Children concert fundraiser, held on Friday, June 17, 2022 at Market Square in Southlands. Pictured, from left, are Reach marketing and communications manager Alison Martin, Four Winds tasting room manager Seamus Munns, Four Winds creative director Justin Lungoz, Four Winds co-owner Adam Mills, and Reach executive director Renie D’Aquila. (Reach Child and Youth Development Society photo)
Jim Pattison. (Submitted Photo)

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Jim Pattison. (Submitted Photo)
St. Cuthbert’s Anglican Church, located at 11601 82nd Ave. in North Delta, is hosting its first-ever choir day camp youth ages 8-18 the week of  July 18-24, 2022. (St. Cuthbert’s Anglican Church photo)

North Delta church hosting week-long choir day camp

St. Cuthbert’s Anglican Church is hosting day camp for youth ages 8-18 the week of July 18-24

St. Cuthbert’s Anglican Church, located at 11601 82nd Ave. in North Delta, is hosting its first-ever choir day camp youth ages 8-18 the week of  July 18-24, 2022. (St. Cuthbert’s Anglican Church photo)
Hundreds came out to celebrate Canada Day at Chalmers Park in North Delta on July 1, 2022 after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19 restrictions. (James Smith photo)

PHOTOS: Celebrating Canada Day at North Delta’s Chalmers Park

Hundreds of people took part in the festivities after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19 restrictions

Hundreds came out to celebrate Canada Day at Chalmers Park in North Delta on July 1, 2022 after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19 restrictions. (James Smith photo)