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Monthly Archives: April 2016

Delta Career Fair: Commercial Pilot

Few human desires are more universal than the dream to spread your wings and soar through the sky like a bird. For some, that dream has become a reality by becoming a commercial pilot. “There are people who will wake up in the morning and

Delta Career Fair: Police Constable

Sometimes picking a job you’re going to do for the rest of your life can be difficult. The fear of becoming a mundane and routine worker bee isn’t exactly enticing. In fact, experts recommend you change your job every three to five years to keep

Delta Career Fair: Trailer Technician

When high school field trips meander through Ocean Trailer’s huge facility in Tilbury Industrial Park most students mainly look and nod quietly. But a select few see a golden career opportunity. “It’s not too often that you get students that come through that interject themselves

Driving Compassion: Volunteer Cancer Group Needs Drivers

Back in 1999 when Sylvia Bishop was still working as a schoolteacher in Delta, her father was diagnosed with esophageal cancer which required treatments at Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) and Surrey Memorial. Because her mother had stopped driving and Sylvia was working, she relied on the Canadian Cancer Society’s volunteer driver program, which

A Playground For Everybody

For most children at South Park Elementary in Tsawwassen, the playground’s jungle gym is a place to jump and swing around and relieve that pent up energy. But for Grade 5 student Nicola Schmidt, who makes use of a wheelchair, she could only sit and

Fields Of Learning

Contributed by Christine Terpsma By walking through a grocery store or a farmers market, it is evident that agriculture is a big part of our local economy. Local potatoes can be readily purchased. Delta peas, carrots and beans are stocked in the freezer aisle. Blueberries are


Yoga is a mental, physical and spiritual discipline with origins in Hinduism and Buddhism, but despite its ancient traditions many practitioners are using modern technology to connect. Which is entirely appropriate, as explained by Shanti Yoga’s founder and teacher Chantal O’Sullivan. “The word yoga means