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FortisBC apologizes for Ladner odour incident

FortisBC apologizes for Ladner odour incident

City officials were frustrated that they only had a general information phone line to call to try to find out what had happened, said Mayor George Harvie
Delta farm operations do some lot line juggling

Delta farm operations do some lot line juggling

The proposed subdivision would maintain the exiting parcel sizes
Delta, Metro Vancouver looking at areas vulnerable to disaster

Delta, Metro Vancouver looking at areas vulnerable to disaster

The results found that in a high-probability scenario, approximately 63 per cent of Metro Vancouver’s land base would be susceptible to one to three hazard types of the four hazards assessed in the study
Delta dike path closed for upgrade project

Delta dike path closed for upgrade project

The project is the first phase in Delta’s long-term plan to raise all the dikes in the community
Delta's own water supply a valuable resource

Delta's own water supply a valuable resource

The upgrade project includes a section of the current main under the station being capped and abandoned
Delta wants more greener buildings

Delta wants more greener buildings

The city wants a better idea of project costs including any available incentives
Delta hoping to restore part of Burns Bog

Delta hoping to restore part of Burns Bog

Most of Burns Bog is protected by a conservation covenant and designated as an ecological conservancy area
Nature Notes: Biodiversity conservation

Nature Notes: Biodiversity conservation

Since 1970, North America has lost almost three billion birds.
Delta wants to figure out how to make its buildings greener

Delta wants to figure out how to make its buildings greener

The feasibility studies are required before the city can submit an application to the FCM for grants for GHG reduction retrofit capital projects
Help on way for Delta farmers facing water problems

Help on way for Delta farmers facing water problems

Dry conditions last summer prompted the city to deploy additional irrigation efforts to keep water flowing to local farmers