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Dedicated volunteers keep waters around Delta safe

Dedicated volunteers keep waters around Delta safe

Volunteers from Station 8 – Delta of the Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue are dedicated to keeping the waters around Delta safe every day of the year.
Volunteers find much to do at Reifel Bird Sanctuary

Volunteers find much to do at Reifel Bird Sanctuary

From work parties removing invasive plants to conducting bird surveys, volunteers carry out a wide range of tasks at the Reifel Bird Sanctuary on Westham Island.
Port Guichon students connect with teachers during school's COVID-19 'Car Parade'

Port Guichon students connect with teachers during school's COVID-19 'Car Parade'

Editor’s note: Lindsay William-Ross is managing editor of the Optimist’s sister publication Vancouver is AWESOME. She lives in Ladner and her son goes to Port Guichon Just before 1 p.m.
'It's time to applaud this country's volunteers'

'It's time to applaud this country's volunteers'

National Volunteer Week, which runs from April 19 to 25, is a time to celebrate and thank Canada’s 12.7 million volunteers. This year's theme is: “It's time to applaud this country's volunteers.
Fin shows support for Delta Hospital

Fin shows support for Delta Hospital

Thursday night’s 7 p.m.
Sacred Heart bell rings out for health care workers

Sacred Heart bell rings out for health care workers

Sacred Heart is doing its part to show support for the communities front-line health care workers. Since the COVID-19 pandemic started and the 7 p.m.
BC & Alberta Guide Dogs gets creative with Virtual Trivia Night

BC & Alberta Guide Dogs gets creative with Virtual Trivia Night

BC & Alberta Guide Dogs is taking its trivia night virtual to raise much-needed funds while maintaining physical distancing. The Ladner-based non-profit is hosting a Virtual Trivia Night on Saturday, April 25 at 6 p.m.
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.