James Smith

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Delta man charged in fatal Coquitlam stabbing

Chalice Slavik, 24, charged with manslaughter in death of 66-year-old Terry Miller in February 2022

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Delta police are crediting an off-duty Delta firefighter, off-duty RCMP officer and a Good Samaritan with saving the life of a driver trapped in their burning vehicle following a crash in North Delta the morning of Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023. (Delta Police Department photo)

Off-duty first responders, Good Samaritan save life of driver in North Delta crash

Five-vehicle collision closed Highway 10 between Scott Road and Highway 91 Thursday (Jan. 19)

Delta police are crediting an off-duty Delta firefighter, off-duty RCMP officer and a Good Samaritan with saving the life of a driver trapped in their burning vehicle following a crash in North Delta the morning of Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023. (Delta Police Department photo)
The Pacific Junior Hockey League has penalized the Delta Ice Hawks eight points for rostering an ineligible player in four of the team’s recent wins.

Delta Ice Hawks forfeit four games for having ineligible player on roster

League investigation found illegal roster for team’s wins on Dec. 29 and Jan. 1, 3 and 10

The Pacific Junior Hockey League has penalized the Delta Ice Hawks eight points for rostering an ineligible player in four of the team’s recent wins.
The Delta Police Department is expanding its use of body-worn cameras in February 2023 to include front-line patrol officers as part of a six-month pilot program. (Delta Police Department photo)

Delta police to pilot body-worn cameras for some patrol officers – a first in B.C.

Six-month project to expand cameras’ use after successful traffic section, anti-gang unit deployments

The Delta Police Department is expanding its use of body-worn cameras in February 2023 to include front-line patrol officers as part of a six-month pilot program. (Delta Police Department photo)
On Oct. 25, 2022, Canada Border Services Agency’s Metro Vancouver Marine Operations found and seized nearly 2,500 kilograms of opium concealed within 247 shipping pallets, marking the largest seizure of opium in CBSA’s history. (James Smith photo)

B.C. opium seizure largest in Canada Border Service Agency’s history

Nearly 2,500 kilograms worth $50 million found inside 19 shipping containers at Port of Vancouver

On Oct. 25, 2022, Canada Border Services Agency’s Metro Vancouver Marine Operations found and seized nearly 2,500 kilograms of opium concealed within 247 shipping pallets, marking the largest seizure of opium in CBSA’s history. (James Smith photo)
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Police investigating indecent act near North Delta high school

Witness reports seeing a man masturbating in the woods behind Burnsview Secondary on Nov. 18

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One man was injured in what police believe was a targeted shooting in the 11700 block of 92A Avenue in North Delta on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022. (Shane MacKichan photo)

One injured in targeted shooting in North Delta

The shooting took place shortly after 11:10 p.m. on Nov. 3 in the 11700 block of 92A Avenue

One man was injured in what police believe was a targeted shooting in the 11700 block of 92A Avenue in North Delta on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022. (Shane MacKichan photo)
The new Nordel Way crossing over Highway 91 opens to traffic on Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. (Province of British Columbia/Flickr photo)

New crossing at Nordel Way and Highway 91 opens Friday

Crossing is last interchange being built as part of Highway 91/17 and Deltaport Way Upgrade Project

The new Nordel Way crossing over Highway 91 opens to traffic on Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. (Province of British Columbia/Flickr photo)
Fraser Valley Regional Library has added disc golf kits to its lending library. (Fraser Valley Regional Library photo)

Disc golf kits fly into Fraser Valley Regional Library

Kits include two three-disc sets and can be reserved online

Fraser Valley Regional Library has added disc golf kits to its lending library. (Fraser Valley Regional Library photo)
BCGEU union members take to the picket line at the BC Liquor Distribution Branch’s Delta distribution centre on Monday, Aug. 15, 2022. (James Smith/North Delta Reporter)

VIDEO: B.C. public service workers begin job action amid bargaining breakdown

BCGEU president Stephanie Smith part of picket lineat the BC Liquor Distribution Branch’s centre in Delta

BCGEU union members take to the picket line at the BC Liquor Distribution Branch’s Delta distribution centre on Monday, Aug. 15, 2022. (James Smith/North Delta Reporter)
Construction of the new Cascades Casino Delta is well under way, and Gateway Casinos & Entertainment is looking to fill hundreds of positions before the facility opens this fall. (James Smith photo)

Five job fairs to fill hundreds of positions at new Delta casino

In-person hiring events to be held in Ladner Aug. 16, 18, 23, 24 and 25

Construction of the new Cascades Casino Delta is well under way, and Gateway Casinos & Entertainment is looking to fill hundreds of positions before the facility opens this fall. (James Smith photo)
Tsawwassen First Nation honoured Chief Ken Baird with a Chieftain Blanketing Ceremony on Thursday, April 7, 2022. Chief Baird died on Aug. 2, 2022, at age 61. (Tsawwassen First Nation/Facebook photo)

Tsawwassen First Nation Chief Ken Baird dead at 61

Baird, who previously served three terms in the TFN’s legislature, passed away Aug. 2

Tsawwassen First Nation honoured Chief Ken Baird with a Chieftain Blanketing Ceremony on Thursday, April 7, 2022. Chief Baird died on Aug. 2, 2022, at age 61. (Tsawwassen First Nation/Facebook photo)
Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion Carla Qualtrough (centre-left) visited plant-based food manufacturer Big Mountain Foods 2 Ltd.’s production facility in her riding of Delta on July 7, 2022, the same day the federal Ministry of Agriculture and Agri-Food announced the government was investing over $1.4 million in the company. (submitted photo)

Feds invests over $1.4 million in B.C. plant-based food producer

Big Mountain Foods 2 to add fully-automated robotic equipment, commercialize chickpea tofu

Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion Carla Qualtrough (centre-left) visited plant-based food manufacturer Big Mountain Foods 2 Ltd.’s production facility in her riding of Delta on July 7, 2022, the same day the federal Ministry of Agriculture and Agri-Food announced the government was investing over $1.4 million in the company. (submitted photo)
Delta police are hoping the public can help identify a suspect caught on camera defacing a Pride flag outside the entrance to Ladner United Church in the early hours of Tuesday, July 5, 2022. (Delta Police Department video screen shot)

VIDEO: Police investigating after B.C. church’s Pride flag vandalized

Delta police have released security footage in the hope that someone can help identify the suspect

Delta police are hoping the public can help identify a suspect caught on camera defacing a Pride flag outside the entrance to Ladner United Church in the early hours of Tuesday, July 5, 2022. (Delta Police Department video screen shot)
Delta Mayor George Harvie (fourth from right) and Coun. Dylan Kruger (third form left) joined representatives from the Delta Pride Society, Sher Vancouver, the Delta Police Department, Delta Fire & Emergency Services, and city staff to raise the Progress Pride Flag outside Delta city hall on Wednesday, June 1, 2022. (City of Delta/Facebook photo)

Progress Pride Flag pole vandalized at Delta City hall

Police are investigating after someone cut down the flag pole in the early hours of June 22

Delta Mayor George Harvie (fourth from right) and Coun. Dylan Kruger (third form left) joined representatives from the Delta Pride Society, Sher Vancouver, the Delta Police Department, Delta Fire & Emergency Services, and city staff to raise the Progress Pride Flag outside Delta city hall on Wednesday, June 1, 2022. (City of Delta/Facebook photo)
Township of Langley Mayor Jack Froese (left) and City of Delta Mayor George Harvie at the Langley Events Centre for the announcement that the venue, along with North Delta’s Sungod Arena, will host Hockey Canada’s 2022 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge Nov. 5 to 12. (Ryan Molag/Langley Events Centre photo)

Langley, Delta venues announced for World Under-17 Hockey Challenge

Langley Events Centre and Sungod Arena to host the international tournament Nov. 5-12

Township of Langley Mayor Jack Froese (left) and City of Delta Mayor George Harvie at the Langley Events Centre for the announcement that the venue, along with North Delta’s Sungod Arena, will host Hockey Canada’s 2022 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge Nov. 5 to 12. (Ryan Molag/Langley Events Centre photo)
Bikramdeep Randhawa, 29, of Surrey was shot and killed near Scottsdale Centre in North Delta on Saturday, May 1, 2021. (Shane MacKichan photo)

Fatal shooting of B.C. corrections officer a case of mistaken identity police say

Corrections officer Bikramdeep Randhawa, 29, was killed outside Scottsdale Centre on May 1, 2021

Bikramdeep Randhawa, 29, of Surrey was shot and killed near Scottsdale Centre in North Delta on Saturday, May 1, 2021. (Shane MacKichan photo)
Rendering of the south portal of the eight-lane immersed tube tunnel announced by the province on Aug. 18, 2021 to replace the aging George Massey Tunnel. (Province of British Columbia/flickr.com image)

Public input sought on Massey Tunnel replacement

Comment period closes June 9 as province moves to start environmental assessment process

Rendering of the south portal of the eight-lane immersed tube tunnel announced by the province on Aug. 18, 2021 to replace the aging George Massey Tunnel. (Province of British Columbia/flickr.com image)
A 31-year-old Abbotsford man has been charged with second-degree murder relating to a fatal shooting at a residence in the 11800-block of 92nd Avenue in North Delta in the early hours of Friday, Feb. 4, 2022. (Shane MacKichan photo)

Abbotsford man charged in fatal North Delta shooting

Aaron Spencer Dutiaume, 31, charged with second-degree murder relating to Feb. 4 incident

A 31-year-old Abbotsford man has been charged with second-degree murder relating to a fatal shooting at a residence in the 11800-block of 92nd Avenue in North Delta in the early hours of Friday, Feb. 4, 2022. (Shane MacKichan photo)
Seaquam Secondary student Aditi Kini and her sister Anika with items collected during a food drive in June of 2021 that fed 15 local families in need. Aditi Kini is among 31 B.C. residents and one group chosen by the province to receive the Medal of Good Citizenship for their outstanding contributions to the well-being of their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. (@SeaquamSec/Twitter photo)

Province honours North Delta student for service during COVID-19 pandemic

Seaquam’s Aditi Kini among 31 people and one group who received Medals of Good Citizenship March 24

Seaquam Secondary student Aditi Kini and her sister Anika with items collected during a food drive in June of 2021 that fed 15 local families in need. Aditi Kini is among 31 B.C. residents and one group chosen by the province to receive the Medal of Good Citizenship for their outstanding contributions to the well-being of their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. (@SeaquamSec/Twitter photo)
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