Delta Wins National Municipal Environment Award for S.O.I.L. Initiative

The Corporation of Delta, B.C. has received national recognition for its Saving Our Industrial Lands (SOIL) Initiative from the Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators (CAMA).
The City was presented with the 2014 CAMA Environment Award, in the 20,001 to 100,000 population category, during the association’s national conference in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Ravenhill Group Inc. is the presenting [...]

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80th Street off-ramp opens

The 80th Street off-ramp officially opened earlier this week.
The off-ramp allows drivers on Highway 99 southbound to access Ladner Trunk Road at 80th Street.
It will improve traffic flow for families and commercial drivers, said Delta North MLA Scott Hamilton during a ceremony Tuesday morning.
“The new off-ramp … will improve traffic flow and give truckers direct [...]

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Delta Police Issue Long Weekend Road Safety Reminder

As the May long weekend approaches, the Delta Police, as participants in Canada Road Safety Week, are encouraging the motoring public, pedestrians and cyclists to employ basic safety measures to reduce the potential of injury and carnage on our highways.
With an increase of motorcycles, cyclists, recreational vehicles and overall vehicle and pedestrian traffic, holiday weekends [...]

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Big plans for LNG facility in Tilbury

FortisBC is looking to invest up to $400 million for an expansion of its liquefied natural gas facility in Tilbury.
The plant has been in service since 1971, FortisBC president and CEO John Walker told the audience at a Delta of Chamber of Commerce luncheon last Wednesday at the Delta Town & Country Inn.
“Most people probably [...]

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Delta greenhouse introduces new green technology

A Ladner greenhouse celebrated the introduction of a groundbreaking renewable energy technology last week.
Officials from the agricultural sector, government agencies and several energy firms were on hand at Village Farms on 80th Street last Wednesday for a ribbon-cutting ceremony for an on-site quad-generation project, the first ever for a greenhouse.
Using fuel cell technology, the “clean-tech” [...]

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