Delta Optimist

Moratorium urged for ALR cannabis grow ops including Delta

The province should implement an immediate moratorium on all non-soil bound cannabis production facilities in the Agricultural Land Reserve. That was one of the recommendations in a final report by...

Taxpayers call on B.C. politicians to lower gas prices

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation has launched a petition calling on politicians to reduce taxes at the gas pumps in British Columbia, where prices have hit more than $1.78 for a litre of regular...

One North Delta highrise proposal on hold, another active again

The application for a third highrise in North Delta has been put on hold. Satish Sharma confirmed his proposal to build a 32-storey tower in the 9500-block of Scott Road is temporarily on hold until...

Delta pot could be used for beauty products

A large-scale Delta greenhouse that’s making the switch to cannabis will also have a connection to a company specializing in beauty products made from the pot. Organic Flower Investments Group Inc....

Delta company creates the Cannavore to handle cannabis waste

A Delta company that has developed a portable technology for processing cannabis waste celebrated the official product launch Monday. Having already developed an innovate system to convert food...

Frustrated Four Winds considering its options following Delta’s rejection

It’s frustrating and disappointing. That’s what Adam Mills told the Optimist this week, saying Four Winds Brewing Company is considering its options following Delta council’s rejection of a proposal...

YVR looking at changing flight paths to minimize noise over Delta

The Vancouver International Airport is going to work with NAV Canada to see if some flight paths might be safely altered over Delta. That was the assurance YVR representatives offered during a...

Logistics company announces deal for 250,000 square foot facility near Deltaport

Canadian Alliance, a third-party logistics and freight forwarding company, has announced a deal for a new 250,000 square foot facility adjacent to Deltaport. The facility will provide Canadian...

Delta casino opening in 2020

You can drop a few bucks in the penny slots at the Cascades Casino Delta next year. Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Ltd. this week announced it was given approval by the provincial...

Another million square feet of Ladner greenhouse space going to pot

The new land is adjacent to Pure Sunfarms’ existing 1.1-million-square-foot cannabis grow operation called Delta 3