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Ian Jacques

Ian Jacques

Ian Jacques joined the Optimist full-time as a multi-media journalist in June of 2017.

He is an award-winning editor and reporter and was previously editor of the Burnaby/New West Newsleader, editor at Coast Reporter in Sechelt and assistant editor at the Squamish Chief.

He was named editor of the Delta Optimist in August, 2020.

You can reach him at ijacques@delta-optimist.com or call 604-998-3616.

Recent Work by Ian

COVID-19 death reported at Waterford

COVID-19 death reported at Waterford

Bria Communities is reporting some sad news connected to its COVID-19 outbreak at The Waterford in Tsawwassen
Editorial: Survival mode

Editorial: Survival mode

Restaurant owners are in survival mode as they continue to try and make a go of it against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic. In a story published this week by Business in Vancouver (available on our website at www.delta-optimist.
DPD targets more impaired drivers

DPD targets more impaired drivers

New year, same problem. That’s the sobering message from Delta police who released their impaired driving statistics on its social media platforms Wednesday afternoon.
KinVillage updates COVID-19 outbreaks

KinVillage updates COVID-19 outbreaks

KinVillage in Tsawwassen has provided an update on two outbreaks at its facility.
Speeding driver excuse is a head scratcher says DPD traffic unit

Speeding driver excuse is a head scratcher says DPD traffic unit

“Let’s all drive safe and slow down,” said DPD.
Encouraging signs in the Waterford COVID-19 outbreak

Encouraging signs in the Waterford COVID-19 outbreak

The outbreak was declared by Fraser Health in late December
DPD Counterattack yields fewer impaired drivers

DPD Counterattack yields fewer impaired drivers

Delta saw fewer impaired drivers – down about 16 per cent from last year
Waterford outbreak holding at 59 cases

Waterford outbreak holding at 59 cases

The COVID-19 outbreak at The Waterford in Tsawwassen is holding at 59 active resident cases and six staff cases in its Independent Living community.
OPCC investigation into DPD extended

OPCC investigation into DPD extended

Sports For Smiles continues to give back

Sports For Smiles continues to give back

The Sports For Smiles team recently donated $500 to two rural communities in Saskatchewan and the Northwest Territories