Rosemary Newton

When winter weather strikes

Delta’s Snow Angels to the rescue

Snow Angels matches seniors and individuals who can’t manage to clear snow from driveways and sidewalks with volunteers who are able.

When winter weather strikes
Trudean Olson (left) receives the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers from Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia Judith Guichon.

GOOD NEIGHBOURS: North Delta volunteer wins Governor General medal

Trudean Olson was awarded the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers at a ceremony last month at Government House in Victoria.

Trudean Olson (left) receives the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers from Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia Judith Guichon.
Logyn Booth’s mother wouldn’t be able to afford treatment for his kidney disease were it not for the funds raised through Variety’s Show of Hearts Telethon.

Variety Show of Hearts telethon helps North Delta family

North Delta resident Kirstin Hedberg says without support from Variety, she wouldn't be abel to afford the care her son Logyn needs.

Logyn Booth’s mother wouldn’t be able to afford treatment for his kidney disease were it not for the funds raised through Variety’s Show of Hearts Telethon.
Delta School Distirct and the Delta Teachers’ Association are meeting this week to discuss how many and what kind of teachers will be hired in the coming weeks. The district anticipates a mix of classroom teachers and “non-enrolled” positions.

Up to 30 new teachers coming to Delta schools

The bump in staffing comes as part of the province's commitment to hire 1,000 new teachers.

Delta School Distirct and the Delta Teachers’ Association are meeting this week to discuss how many and what kind of teachers will be hired in the coming weeks. The district anticipates a mix of classroom teachers and “non-enrolled” positions.
North Deltans ‘sticker shocked’ by latest B.C. assessments

North Deltans ‘sticker shocked’ by latest B.C. assessments

The latest B.C. assessments have many residents concerned about the effect of 40 to 50 per cent property value increases.

North Deltans ‘sticker shocked’ by latest B.C. assessments
Lawn signs like this adorn many of the properties in Sunshine Village as residents fight construction of “mega-homes.”

Some Sunshine Hills residents concerned over plan to re-zone the North Delta neighbourhood

Ninety per cent of residents signed a petition to limiting house sizes in the community, but some are worried about the effect it will have.

Lawn signs like this adorn many of the properties in Sunshine Village as residents fight construction of “mega-homes.”
A volunteer feeds discarded Christmas trees into a chipper during last year’s Delta Scottsdale Lions Club tree chipping event.

Chip a tree for charity in North Delta

The Delta Scottsdale Lions are once again chipping Christmas trees by donation at Sungod Arena Jan. 7-8.

A volunteer feeds discarded Christmas trees into a chipper during last year’s Delta Scottsdale Lions Club tree chipping event.

Lack of shelters could leave Delta’s homeless out in the cold

B.C. Housing’s website shows no shelters of any kind in Delta. Delta's lone emergency shelter, located in Ladner, is not listed on the site.

Volunteers prepare meals for Crossroads United Church’s monthly community dinner.

North Delta’s Crossroads United Church cooks up a Christmas Eve feast

On Dec. 24, volunteers will be cooking up a Christmas Eve feast as part of the congregation's free monthly community dinners.

Volunteers prepare meals for Crossroads United Church’s monthly community dinner.
Rev. Cari Copeman-Haynes (second from right) and the rest of the United Church of Canada delegation outside the Independence Hall of Korea in Cheonan

North Delta reverend part of B.C. delegation in South Korea

Rev. Cari Copeman-Haynes of North Delta’s Crossroads United Church visited the Republic of Korea from Oct. 19 to 27.

Rev. Cari Copeman-Haynes (second from right) and the rest of the United Church of Canada delegation outside the Independence Hall of Korea in Cheonan
North Delta’s Seaquam Seahawks are taking on the Vernon Secondary Panthers for the Subway Bowl B.C. high school AA football championship on Dec. 3. The game gets underway at 4:30 p.m. at B.C. Place Stadium.

FOOTBALL: Seaquam Seahawks looking for first championship in 10 years

The team will face off against the Vernon Secondary Panthers on Dec. 3 at the Subway Bowl B.C. high school AA football championship.

North Delta’s Seaquam Seahawks are taking on the Vernon Secondary Panthers for the Subway Bowl B.C. high school AA football championship on Dec. 3. The game gets underway at 4:30 p.m. at B.C. Place Stadium.
Hundreds of women of all faiths attended an event at Delta’s Baitur Rahman Mosque celebrating the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at British Columbia Women’s Association’s 50th year in Canada.

Delta Mosque holds women’s event to celebrate 50 years in Canada

About 200 women from different faiths gathered at Delta’s Baitur Rahman Mosque on Sunday afternoon (Nov. 20) to learn about women in Islam.

Hundreds of women of all faiths attended an event at Delta’s Baitur Rahman Mosque celebrating the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at British Columbia Women’s Association’s 50th year in Canada.