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Cannabis grower Canopy Growth partners on clinical research on retired NHL players

A Canadian cannabis producer that has a large-scale East Ladner greenhouse among its operations has signed a clinical research deal with the National Hockey League’s Alumni Association to investigate...

New Fraser River crossing will be a choice of three options

Delta North MLA Ravi Kahlon says a crossing to replace or augment the George Massey Tunnel remains a high priority for the NDP government and that a business case on the best option will be ready...

NDP MLA Ravi Kahlon clashes with Liberals over conflict allegation

B.C.’s conflict commissioner has been asked to get involved and rule on a perceived conflict of interest involving Delta North MLA Ravi Kahlon. The opposition Liberals today said they’ve sent a...

Delta South MLA says legitimate farmers should be able to build up

Now that the province has introduced stricter house size limits, Delta South MLA Ian Paton says an exception should be added to allow some homes to be built higher

BCLC approves Cascades Casino for Delta

The British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has approved a new gambling and entertainment facility in the City of Delta. Cascades Casino Delta, operated by Gateway Casinos & Entertainment...

Tsawwassen Springs development blocked by Agricultural Land Commission

Proposal to build 60 more townhouses and remove parcel from ALR is denied, despite arguments that land isn't farmed and soil is not suitable for farming

Delta police announce 58 charges in fraudulent credit card-making operation

Three people are now facing a combined 58 charges in relation to alleged stolen property and identity theft activities based out of a house in Tsawwassen. Community concerns about activities in a...

Alberta premier suggests Delta for Trans Mountain pipeline

Delta may be a better option for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Alberta’s new premier, Rachel Notley, dropped that bombshell Wednesday at Bloomberg LIVE’s Canadian fixed income conference in...

Century Group's Southlands proposal gets the green light

Century Group's contentious Southlands proposal has been given the green light as Delta's city council has voted in favour of the developer's proposal for the Tsawwassen property.