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Although B.C. has not made masks mandatory in public indoor spaces, some business owners are requiring all customers to wear them before entering their store. (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media photo)

Delta urging residents do their part to help stop the spread of COVID-19

"We all know what we need to do as a community to push the curve back down," said Mayor George Harvie

Although B.C. has not made masks mandatory in public indoor spaces, some business owners are requiring all customers to wear them before entering their store. (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

UPDATE: Police say nothing criminal in second teen girl approached incident in Tsawwassen

Police say a man in a burgundy car approached teen girls on at least two, possibly three occasions

(Delta Police Department photo)
This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the virus that causes COVID-19. (The Canadian Press/Niaid-Rml via AP image)

COVID-19 exposure at Sands Secondary in North Delta

The case marks the seventh exposure at a school in Delta since classes resumed in September

This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the virus that causes COVID-19. (The Canadian Press/Niaid-Rml via AP image)
Fraser Health declared an outbreak of COVID-19 at Delta Hospital on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Outbreak over at Delta Hospital

In all, 45 cases of COVID-19 were identified and seven patients died during the outbreak

Fraser Health declared an outbreak of COVID-19 at Delta Hospital on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. (Grace Kennedy photo)
Incumbents Ravi Kahlon (BC NDP) and Ian Paton (BC Liberals) look set to serve another term in office representing Delta North and Delta South, respectively. (Submitted photos)

UPDATED: Incumbents hold on in Delta North, Delta South

Ravi Kahlon (BC NDP) and Ian Paton (BC Liberals) lead in their respective races; mail-in ballots still to count

Incumbents Ravi Kahlon (BC NDP) and Ian Paton (BC Liberals) look set to serve another term in office representing Delta North and Delta South, respectively. (Submitted photos)
Three people are running to represent the riding of Delta North in the B.C. Legislature: (from left) Ravi Kahlon (BC NDP), Neema Manral (BC Green Party) and Jet Sunner (BC Liberals). (Photos submitted)

Get to know the candidates for Delta North

We sent candidates a questionnaire to help voters learn more about them. Here's what they had to say…

Three people are running to represent the riding of Delta North in the B.C. Legislature: (from left) Ravi Kahlon (BC NDP), Neema Manral (BC Green Party) and Jet Sunner (BC Liberals). (Photos submitted)
(counterclockwise from top-left) Candidates for Delta North Jet Sunner (BC Liberals) Neema Manral (BC Greens) and Ravi Kahlon (BC NDP) take part in a virtual all-candidates meeting hosted by Delta Residents Association director Christina Shyong on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. (Delta Residents Association/YouTube.com screenshot)

Health care, taxes, education discussed at final Delta North all-candidates meeting

Virtual meeting hosted by the Delta Residents Association on Oct. 17

(counterclockwise from top-left) Candidates for Delta North Jet Sunner (BC Liberals) Neema Manral (BC Greens) and Ravi Kahlon (BC NDP) take part in a virtual all-candidates meeting hosted by Delta Residents Association director Christina Shyong on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. (Delta Residents Association/YouTube.com screenshot)
Three people are running to represent the riding of Delta North in the B.C. Legislature: (from left) Ravi Kahlon (BC NDP), Neema Manral (BC Green Party) and Jet Sunner (BC Liberals).

MAP: Live election results in Delta North, Delta South

Polls are closed and the counting's begun, but we may have to wait weeks to find out who's won

Three people are running to represent the riding of Delta North in the B.C. Legislature: (from left) Ravi Kahlon (BC NDP), Neema Manral (BC Green Party) and Jet Sunner (BC Liberals).
A mail-in ballot package for the 2020 B.C. provincial general election. (Liam Harrap photo)

Over 15,000 mail-in ballots in Delta could mean no clear winners on election night

About 18 per cent of voters in Delta North, 23 per cent of voters in Delta South, issued mail-in ballots

A mail-in ballot package for the 2020 B.C. provincial general election. (Liam Harrap photo)
Delta’s Organizing Against Racism and Hate Committee hosted a virtual all-candidates meeting on Oct. 6 to give candidates an opportunity to “talk about their own positions, as well as each party’s platform related to systemic issues of racism, hate and other injustices.” (James Smith photo)

VIDEO: Racism, policing discussed at Delta North all-candidates meeting

The virtual meeting was hosted by Delta's Organizing Against Racism and Hate Committee on Oct. 6

Delta’s Organizing Against Racism and Hate Committee hosted a virtual all-candidates meeting on Oct. 6 to give candidates an opportunity to “talk about their own positions, as well as each party’s platform related to systemic issues of racism, hate and other injustices.” (James Smith photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Delta police arrest three for trespass, suspicion of break-and-enter

Police have increased patrols in Tsawwassen after a rash of thefts from vehicles over the past month

(Delta Police Department photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Police investigating indecent acts in North Delta park

Police received two separate reports of a man masturbating near the Mackie Library on Oct. 21

(Delta Police Department photo)
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. (Photo courtesy NIAID-RML via The Associated Press)

Class told to self-isolate as three new school exposures reported in Delta

COVID-19 exposures reported at DSS, Hawthorne and Heath Traditional elementaries in North Delta

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. (Photo courtesy NIAID-RML via The Associated Press)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Delta police investigating after girl allegedly followed by man in car

Teen noticed a man in a burgundy car following her in the 1200-block of 52nd Street on Oct. 15

(Delta Police Department photo)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

COVID-19 exposure reported at second North Delta elementary school

Exposure at Richardson Elementary concurrent with another at Jarvis Traditional Elementary last week

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
Delta School District headquarters in Ladner. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Delta student info subject of ‘possible privacy breach’

Secondary students were temporarily granted access to classmates' personal info via MyEdBC mobile app

Delta School District headquarters in Ladner. (Grace Kennedy photo)
Mail-in ballot from Elections BC. (Katya Slepian photo)

UPDATE: Over 15,000 mail-in ballots issued in Delta

6,967 vote-by-mail packages issued in Delta North, about 18 per cent of the 37,998 registered voters

Mail-in ballot from Elections BC. (Katya Slepian photo)
Fraser Health declared an outbreak of COVID-19 at Delta Hospital on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. (Grace Kennedy photo)

42 active cases in Delta Hospital COVID-19 outbreak

19 patients and 23 staff tested positive since Fraser Health declared the outbreak on Sept. 16

Fraser Health declared an outbreak of COVID-19 at Delta Hospital on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. (Grace Kennedy photo)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

COVID-19 exposure reported at North Delta elementary school

Fraser Health says an individual with COVID-19 was at Jarvis Traditional Elementary on Oct. 5 and 7

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
Delta View Care Centre (Google Street View image)

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Delta care facility

Staff member at Good Samaritan Delta View Care Centre has tested positive for the novel coronavirus

Delta View Care Centre (Google Street View image)