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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

Minor injuries in plane crash in Boundary Bay

Minor injuries in plane crash in Boundary Bay

Delta Fire and Delta Police were called to the scene after reports of the downed plane around 11:34 a.m.
Delta police cleared of misconduct by Discipline Authority

Delta police cleared of misconduct by Discipline Authority

On Friday morning, the Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner (OPCC) confirmed with the Optimist that the Discipline Authority has issued its decision.
Editorial: We will miss you Dave

Editorial: We will miss you Dave

We will miss you Dave
Community pays tribute to Dave Hamilton

Community pays tribute to Dave Hamilton

Former longtime Optimist general manager loses battle with cancer
One person dead following Monday morning house fire

One person dead following Monday morning house fire

Surrey RCMP have confirmed that one person has died following a house fire on Monday morning.
London Drugs rolling out additional AstraZeneca vaccines

London Drugs rolling out additional AstraZeneca vaccines

20 more locations will have vaccines available today
Two injured after serious collisions in Delta

Two injured after serious collisions in Delta

Delta police continue to investigate two serious collisions in Delta Wednesday that sent multiple people to hospital.
Augustine House welcomes first visitor since start of pandemic

Augustine House welcomes first visitor since start of pandemic

Thursday morning was a special day at Augustine House Society in Ladner as Bob Cristofoli was able to visit his dad Reno in his suite.
Editorial: Comments show a lack of leadership

Editorial: Comments show a lack of leadership

So much for all of us being in this “together” eh Mr. Premier?
Booze and flowers scam targeting Deltans

Booze and flowers scam targeting Deltans

Another day, another scam.