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Cadets put survival skills to the test during Exercise Frostbite

A group of 19 cadets and staff from the Tsawwassen 828 Hurricane Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron participated in a demanding three-day winter survival exercise earlier this month at Britton Creek near the Coquihalla Summit.

Southpointe bookmarks to benefit hospice

A group of Southpointe Academy students is selling bookmarks to benefit a good cause. The students have designed and created handmade bookmarks to sell by donation with proceeds going to the Delta Hospice Society.

Correction

In last Friday's MLA's Report, it stated MSP premiums have increased by 24 per cent since 2001. In fact, with the four per cent increase in last week's budget, premiums have risen by 24 per cent since 2009.

Events put birds into focus

Bird photography enthusiasts have a pair of upcoming Birds on the Bay events to check out in Tsawwassen. Photographers Peter Holmes, John Lowman and Jim Martin will be showing their work at the Tsawwassen Arts Centre on Friday.

Realtors give back to community

Realtors from the Richmond/South Delta/Gulf Islands Division of the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver raised $6,900 for the Delta Hospice Society at their holiday luncheon at the Beach Grove Golf Club.

A quest for the cover

Personal trainer needs support in online contest

Deltassist offers tax return assistance

Tax season is just around the corner, so volunteers at Deltassist Family & Community Services are once again available to prepare income tax returns for low-income Delta residents.

'Long and interesting life' chronicled

Michael Warrington will be signing copies of his new book, Footsteps in Time, next weekend at Albany Books. "I've had a long and interesting life. I've been in the army.

Workshop helps families understand dementia issues

Understanding what is happening in the brain is the foundation needed to cope with dementia.

Weekly Storytimes return this month to libraries in Ladner and Tsawwassen

Weekly drop-in storytimes have returned to local libraries this month. Babytime, for newborns to 23 months, runs Mondays at the Tsawwassen Library and Wednesdays at the Ladner Pioneer Library. Both sessions take place from 10: 30 to 11 a.m.