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(from left) Executive minister for Pacific Mountain and Chinook Winds Regional Councils of The United Church of Canada Treena Duncan, Delta Mayor George Harvie and Dewar Harper, a congressional member of the former St. Stephen’s Church, celebrate the City of Delta’s purchase and preservation of the 120-plus-year-old East Delta landmark. (City of Delta photo)

City buys century-old East Delta church

St. Stephen's Church to be renovated and restored, used as community services and programming space

(from left) Executive minister for Pacific Mountain and Chinook Winds Regional Councils of The United Church of Canada Treena Duncan, Delta Mayor George Harvie and Dewar Harper, a congressional member of the former St. Stephen’s Church, celebrate the City of Delta’s purchase and preservation of the 120-plus-year-old East Delta landmark. (City of Delta photo)
A volunteer takes notes during the2020 Metro Vancouver Homeless Count. (BC Non-Profit Housing Association photo)

Metro Vancouver Homeless Count finds 17 in Delta

3,634 homeless people were identified across the region during the count on March 3 and 4, 2020

A volunteer takes notes during the2020 Metro Vancouver Homeless Count. (BC Non-Profit Housing Association photo)
Nine people were sent to hospital after a serious crash involving two cars and a pedestrian on Scott Road Sunday night (Aug. 9, 2020). (Shane MacKichan photo)

VIDEO: North Delta crash sends nine to hospital

Two vehicles and a pedestrian were involved in the crash on Scott Road Sunday night (Aug. 9)

Nine people were sent to hospital after a serious crash involving two cars and a pedestrian on Scott Road Sunday night (Aug. 9, 2020). (Shane MacKichan photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Delta police investigating shots fired in Tsawwassen

No injuries reported after police called to Parkrove Crescent Sunday afternoon (Aug. 9)

(Delta Police Department photo)
Marine artist John Horton (standing at the podium) presents the City of Delta with his painting “Arrival at Port Guichon” during a council meeting on Monday, Oct. 28, 2019. (City of Delta photo)

Delta artist John Horton named to Order of British Columbia

Honour for significant contributions made to the appreciation and safety of B.C.'s coastal history

Marine artist John Horton (standing at the podium) presents the City of Delta with his painting “Arrival at Port Guichon” during a council meeting on Monday, Oct. 28, 2019. (City of Delta photo)
A section of boardwalk in the Delta Nature Reserve is being removed and rebuilt east of its current path to make room for a new vehicle ramp at the Highway 91 and Nordel Way interchange. (B.C. Government photo)

Delta Nature Reserve boardwalk realignment to begin this fall

Stretch of boardwalk to be rebuilt to make room for new Highway 91/Nordel Way vehicle ramp

A section of boardwalk in the Delta Nature Reserve is being removed and rebuilt east of its current path to make room for a new vehicle ramp at the Highway 91 and Nordel Way interchange. (B.C. Government photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Crime, traffic violations in Delta stayed low through second quarter of 2020

Persons offences (e.g. assault, robbery), which had been increasing since 2018, were down 22 per cent

(Delta Police Department photo)
Dozens of Delta residents took to the city’s streets on Saturday, July 25 for simultaneous rallies in North Delta, Ladner and Tsawwassen organized by the Facebook group Delta Stands Against Racism. (Monica Jones photo)

Deltassist granted $7,500 in anti-racism funding

Grant to support counselling, victim's services and reconciliation programming

Dozens of Delta residents took to the city’s streets on Saturday, July 25 for simultaneous rallies in North Delta, Ladner and Tsawwassen organized by the Facebook group Delta Stands Against Racism. (Monica Jones photo)
Minister of Employment, Workforce Development Carla Qualtrough announced $625 million in federal funding to support child care for parents returning to work post-pandemic at the Richmond Olympic Oval on Friday, July 24, 2020. (Submitted photo)

Federal government commits $625 million in child care funding

Funds to help ensure enough child care spaces to support parents' gradual return to work post-COVID

Minister of Employment, Workforce Development Carla Qualtrough announced $625 million in federal funding to support child care for parents returning to work post-pandemic at the Richmond Olympic Oval on Friday, July 24, 2020. (Submitted photo)
The province is funding the creation of 508 new licensed child care spaces in Delta and Surrey via Childcare BC’s New Spaces Fund. (B.C. government photo)

Over 500 new child care spaces coming for Surrey, Delta

Seven projects in Surrey and two in Delta are receive funding via the province's New Spaces Fund

The province is funding the creation of 508 new licensed child care spaces in Delta and Surrey via Childcare BC’s New Spaces Fund. (B.C. government photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Busy week for Delta police

The week of July 13 saw a 25 per cent increase in calls for service over the previous week

(Delta Police Department photo)
North Delta’s Sungod Recreation Centre. (James Smith photo)

Delta eyes September for Stage 4 recreation centre reopenings

City planning to stagger reopenings with decreased capacity, modified programs and services

North Delta’s Sungod Recreation Centre. (James Smith photo)
Delta city hall. (Grace Kennedy photo)

New citizen advocate role at City of Delta

Advocate to act as mediator for public complaints, disputes relating to city matters, staff decisions

Delta city hall. (Grace Kennedy photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Delta police investigating alleged assault in Tsawwassen

Employees at a pub near 12th Street and 56th Avenue called police shortly after midnight on July 19

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

One injured in targeted shooting in North Delta

Delta police are investigating a drive-by shooting that occurred around 12:20 a.m. on July 17

(Delta Police Department photo)
The City of Surrey officially dubbed 75A Avenue between 120 Street and 121A Street “Komagata Maru Way” in July of last year. Now, the Descendants of the Komagata Maru Society is asking the City of Delta to follow suit. (James Smith photo)

Delta heritage committee signs off on request to commemorate Komagata Maru victims

The Descendants of the Komagata Maru Society proposed renaming a park, street or other civic asset

The City of Surrey officially dubbed 75A Avenue between 120 Street and 121A Street “Komagata Maru Way” in July of last year. Now, the Descendants of the Komagata Maru Society is asking the City of Delta to follow suit. (James Smith photo)
Delta Foundation logo. (Delta Foundation image)

Emergency funding granted to eight Delta charities

The Delta Foundation handed out a total of $181,860 through Canada's Emergency Community Support Fund

Delta Foundation logo. (Delta Foundation image)
Delta city hall. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Delta launches online engagement portal

"Let's Talk Delta" offers variety of feedback methods including surveys, polls, forums and Q&A boards

Delta city hall. (Grace Kennedy photo)
(Delta Police Department photo)

Suspect in North Delta home invasion facing attempt murder charge

Blaine Robert Jackson, 37, of no fixed address, faces six charges in relation to this incident

(Delta Police Department photo)
A commercial building at 5405 12th Ave. in Tsawwassen was gutted by fire in the early hours of Jan. 1, 2020. (Delta Police Department photo)

Delta man charged with arson in relation to New Year’s Day fire in Tsawwassen

The blaze at 5405 12th Ave. destroyed a building containing two dentist offices and a music school

A commercial building at 5405 12th Ave. in Tsawwassen was gutted by fire in the early hours of Jan. 1, 2020. (Delta Police Department photo)