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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)
Delta Firefighters (IAFF Local 1763) has endorsed BC NDP candidate Ravi Kahlon’s bid for re-election in Delta North. (Photo submitted)

Delta firefighters endorse Kahlon for re-election

Advance voting begins Oct. 15 and runs through Oct. 21, with general voting on Oct. 24

Delta Firefighters (IAFF Local 1763) has endorsed BC NDP candidate Ravi Kahlon’s bid for re-election in Delta North. (Photo submitted)
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).

Delta Chamber of Commerce to host virtual all-candidates meetings

Delta South candidates meet Tuesday, Oct. 13; Delta North candidates on Thursday, Oct. 15

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).
Fraser Health Authority closed Valhalla Distribution/MSJ Distribution in Delta on Oct. 3, 2020 after 23 employees at the facility tested positive for COVID-19. (Google Maps screenshot)

Delta distribution centre reopened following COVID-19 outbreak

To date, 29 employees at Valhalla Distribution/MSJ Distribution have tested positive for COVID-19

Fraser Health Authority closed Valhalla Distribution/MSJ Distribution in Delta on Oct. 3, 2020 after 23 employees at the facility tested positive for COVID-19. (Google Maps screenshot)
(Canada Border Services Agency photo)

Delta man charged relating to fraudulent refugee claims

CBSA alleges Roger Bhatti and Sofiane Dahak colluded to misrepresent claims from 2002 to 2014

(Canada Border Services Agency photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

North Delta car-jacking suspected to be linked to drug sales

Incident took place near the 11800-block of 88th Avenue just after 10 p.m. on Oct. 4

(Delta Police Department photo)
(Delta Chamber of Commerce photo)

Finalists announced for Delta Chamber’s Hats Off to Excellence Awards

Winners will be announced on Thursday, Nov. 19 in an online celebration benefiting Deltassist

(Delta Chamber of Commerce photo)
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).

Delta anti-racism group hosting virtual all-candidates meetings this week

Delta North candidates meet Tuesday, Oct. 6, while Delta South candidates meet Wednesday, Oct. 7

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

UPDATE: 7 deaths, 35 cases as Delta Hospital closed to admissions due to COVID-19 outbreak

18 patients and 17 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)
(Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: Three candidates running in Delta North

BC NDP, BC Green and BC Liberal parties all field candidates ahead of Oct. 24 election

(Black Press Media file photo)
Fraser Health Authority closed Valhalla Distribution/MSJ Distribution in Delta on Oct. 3, 2020 after 23 employees at the facility tested positive for COVID-19. (Google Maps screenshot)

Fraser Health closes Delta distribution centre following COVID-19 outbreak

To date, 23 employees at Valhalla Distribution/MSJ Distribution have tested positive for COVID-19

Fraser Health Authority closed Valhalla Distribution/MSJ Distribution in Delta on Oct. 3, 2020 after 23 employees at the facility tested positive for COVID-19. (Google Maps screenshot)
Delta police are looking for tips after several incidents of illegal dumping in farm areas over the last several weeks. (Delta Police Department photos)

Delta police hoping for tips about illegal dumping

Cleanup has cost taxpayers and private residents $50,000-60,000 in the past two weeks alone

Delta police are looking for tips after several incidents of illegal dumping in farm areas over the last several weeks. (Delta Police Department photos)
(Black Press Media file photo)

Delta declared a ‘Bee City’

Designation represents a long-term commitment to protect pollinators and their habitats

(Black Press Media file photo)
Drone footage of Canucks playoffs celebrations along Scott Road. (Delta Police Department photo)

Delta police launch drone program

Drones can fly day or night in a variety of weather to help Delta police and firefighters

Drone footage of Canucks playoffs celebrations along Scott Road. (Delta Police Department photo)
Fraser Health declared an outbreak of COVID-19 at Delta Hospital on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Another death as COVID-19 outbreak at Delta Hospital climbs to 18 cases

Total of 12 patients and six staff in one unit have tested positive for COVID-19: Fraser Health

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