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Parking lot blessing at Sacred Heart

Parking lot blessing at Sacred Heart

Parishioners at Sacred Heart Parish were given the opportunity to take part in a drive-thru, or walk-thru, blessing at the Ladner church over the Easter weekend.
Delta throwback: A duty to give back

Delta throwback: A duty to give back

They had moral messages among the news items in the local newspaper back then. A small article in the pages of the Nov.
Pneuma Church to offer Food Box program

Pneuma Church to offer Food Box program

Ladner’s Pneuma Church is doing its part to help those in need get through the COVID-19 pandemic. The church is launching a new program called the Food Box next week under its #LovePeoplemovement.
Let’s keep lifting up our health care workers

Let’s keep lifting up our health care workers

Whether it is donated meals, the Sirens at 7 or residents banging pots and pans and cheering, health care workers are thankful for the support.
Delta throwback: The Pop Shoppe

Delta throwback: The Pop Shoppe

Remember going down to grab some pop at a Pop Shoppe? Back in October of 1973 a new Pop Shoppe opened just off 56 th Street in Tsawwassen. “The Pop Shoppe is the latest addition to the ever increasing variety of specialty shops springing up in Delta.
Thrifty gives back to food bank

Thrifty gives back to food bank

As part of its Community Action Fund, Thrifty Foods Tsawwassen donated $1,000 to the South Delta Food Bank April 2. Michelle Olson from Thrifty Foods presents the cheque to Joe Van Essen of the South Delta Food Bank.
Delta student wins prestigious national award from the Vimy Foundation

Delta student wins prestigious national award from the Vimy Foundation

Delta high school student Ripdaman Malhans has won the prestigious national Vimy Pilgrimage Award.
What’s happening with your travel plans?

What’s happening with your travel plans?

Spring Break was a write off, so are you now turning to summer vacation plans or are times too unsettled to even think that far ahead? The Optimist asked these questions earlier this week on its Facebook page.
Become an online pen pal and brighten a seniors' day

Become an online pen pal and brighten a seniors' day

In these times of social isolation and social distancing as we try to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, our senior population are among the most vulnerable to isolation and feelings of being alone.
Delta throwback: 'High time' for a new town hall

Delta throwback: 'High time' for a new town hall

Let’s go back in time and visit the early municipals halls, said to be not in keeping with a municipality such as Delta. The first was on Elliott Street at Ladner's Landing and was combined office and jail.