Delta

Gibson Elementary in North Delta is among 12 B.C. schools selected for the second year of the provincial government’s Active School Travel Pilot Program, aimed at encouraging students to get more fresh air and exercise as part of their daily commute. (Province of British Columbia/flickr.com photo)

North Delta school to take part in active transportation pilot program

Program designed to increase the number of students walking or biking in their daily commute

 

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Jan. 9 to 15, 2022. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

COVID-19 numbers in Delta fell again last week

Delta had 275 cases from Jan. 9-15, down 438 the week before

 

Delta resident Stephen Noseworthy “did a little Irish jig” when he realized he’d won $2 million on a scratch-and-win ticket. (BC Lottery Corporation photo)

Delta man celebrates $2-million lotto win with ‘a little Irish jig’

Stephen Noseworthy hit the jackpot on a “$2 Million Extreme” scratch-and-win ticket puchased in Delta

 

(Delta Police Department photo)

Scammer arrested trying to collect “bail money” from Delta resident

Marie-Jeanne Belanger, 22, of Quebec is facing one charge of committing fraud over $5,000

(Delta Police Department photo)
Women race in the 2019 Tour de Delta North Delta criterium the evening of Friday, July 5. (Chris Relke photo)

City reviewing options for hosting Tour de Delta in 2022

Report to council says modifying event to focus on two criterium races, forgo road race, may be best

Women race in the 2019 Tour de Delta North Delta criterium the evening of Friday, July 5. (Chris Relke photo)
Delta Mayor George Harvie. (Submitted photo)

Delta mayor tapped to help committee tasked with modernizing policing in B.C.

Harvie appointed to group tasked with advising government committee on reforming B.C.’s Police Act

Delta Mayor George Harvie. (Submitted photo)
Police Service Dog Garner and his handler, DPD Const. Chris Cottrill, during their last shift together on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2022. (Lower Mainland RCMP photo)

‘Legendary’ Lower Mainland police dog Garner retires

Garner retires after six years of service with his handler, Delta Police Const. Chris Cottrill

Police Service Dog Garner and his handler, DPD Const. Chris Cottrill, during their last shift together on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2022. (Lower Mainland RCMP photo)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Jan. 2 to 8, 2022. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

COVID-19 numbers in Delta down last week

Delta had 438 cases from Jan. 2-8, down 331 from the all-time record of 769 set the week before

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Jan. 2 to 8, 2022. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
Delta School District headquarters in Ladner. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Delta School District to require employees provide proof of vaccination

Staff will be given a minimum of six weeks to disclose their vaccination status starting Jan. 17

Delta School District headquarters in Ladner. (Grace Kennedy photo)
Rendering of the south portal of the eight-lane immersed tube tunnel announced by the province on Aug. 18, 2021 to replace the aging George Massey Tunnel. (Province of British Columbia/flickr.com image)

Construction begins on Highway 99 transit, cycling improvements

Bus-on-shoulder transit lanes being added to Highway 99 in Delta to eventually tie into new tunnel

Rendering of the south portal of the eight-lane immersed tube tunnel announced by the province on Aug. 18, 2021 to replace the aging George Massey Tunnel. (Province of British Columbia/flickr.com image)
(Delta Police Department photo)

New Delta Police strategic plan sets priorities through 2025

DPD to focus on community engagement, support for vulnerable people, road safety, ‘No Call Too Small’

(Delta Police Department photo)
The North Delta Blue Jays and Delta Tigers will be renamed the Delta Blue Jays for the B.C. Premier Baseball League’s 2022 season, and will sport an updated take on the club's logo. (Delta Blue Jays image)

New name, updated logo for Delta’s Premier Baseball League program

North Delta Blue Jays, Delta Tigers to play under ‘Delta Blue Jays’ moniker for 2022 season

The North Delta Blue Jays and Delta Tigers will be renamed the Delta Blue Jays for the B.C. Premier Baseball League’s 2022 season, and will sport an updated take on the club's logo. (Delta Blue Jays image)
This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Dec. 25, 2021 to Jan. 1, 2022. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)

Delta sees highest-ever weekly COVID-19 case count

Delta had 769 cases for the week of Dec. 26 to Jan. 1, up 336 from the week before

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Dec. 25, 2021 to Jan. 1, 2022. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
(Black Press Media file photo)

North Delta Lions tree chipping events return this weekend

By-donation events a major fundraiser for the club, with the money benefiting many local charities

(Black Press Media file photo)
The typical assessed value of a single-family home in Delta jumped by 33 per cent for 2022, from $968,000 to $1,285,000, according to BC Assessment. (James Smith photo)

Single-family home values up 33% in Delta

Condo, townhome values up 13 per cent, according to latest data from BC Assessment

The typical assessed value of a single-family home in Delta jumped by 33 per cent for 2022, from $968,000 to $1,285,000, according to BC Assessment. (James Smith photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Man charged in North Delta stabbing

Balraj Nijjar, 19, facing aggravated assault charges relating to July 2021 incident at Gunderson Park

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

Delta sees huge spike in COVID-19 cases the week leading up to Christmas

Delta had 433 cases for the week of Dec. 19 to 25, up 351 from the week before

This map illustrates the number of active COVID-19 cases in Greater Vancouver from Dec. 19 to 25, 2021. (BC Centre for Disease Control image)
Delta City Hall. (James Smith photo)

Delta reps on 11 of 15 Metro Vancouver committees for 2022

Mayor George Harvie and Coun. Jeannie Kanakos will both serve as directors on Metro Vancouver’s board

Delta City Hall. (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 around the city, all designed and painted by Delta students, to collect spare change for local organizations. (City of Delta photos)

Delta’s kindness meters yield first donations

Cash collected in public art pieces unveiled last month goes to charities 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 around the city, all designed and painted by Delta students, to collect spare change for local organizations. (City of Delta photos)
Pony Pals Therapeutic Riding Association received a donation of $10,000 during the Delta Firefighters Charitable Society’s Seven Days of Giving. (Delta Firefighters Charitable Society/submitted photo)

Delta firefighters donate $70K over ‘Seven Days of Giving’

Seven local non-profits received $10,000 each in the days leading up to Christmas

Pony Pals Therapeutic Riding Association received a donation of $10,000 during the Delta Firefighters Charitable Society’s Seven Days of Giving. (Delta Firefighters Charitable Society/submitted photo)