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Delta Staff Reccomends Southlands to be returned ALR

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Tsawwassen Area PlanIn a report filed on Friday, February 4, the City of Delta staff have recommended that Council apply to have all lands currently zoned agricultural to be put into the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR). This includes the contentious 530 acre piece of farmland known as the “Southlands”.

The report was created following a highly contentious public hearing on October 26 & 27, which involved two days of criticism from the community and resulted in a rejection of the proposed update to the Tsawwassen Area Plan. Following the public hearing,  was instructed to create a report that more closely reflected the majority public opinion.

Beleaguered British Columbia Premier resigns

File photo of Campbell, Premier of British Columbia.British Columbia's Premier Gordon Campbell unexpectedly announced his resignation today, calling for a party leadership convention as soon as possible. He will remain until the Liberal Party caucus members select a new leader.

The Liberal Party premier gave his resignation during an unscheduled, hastily arranged press conference in Vancouver just one day ahead of a caucus meeting characterised as an emergency meeting at the city's airport. A full party convention, planned for later this month, is to be held in Penticton.

All Candidates Meeting Tonight

It's an eight candidate 'Battle Royal' at the Delta Town and Country Inn tonight. The people vying for your vote will have an opportunity to duke it out in a public forum. The event is hosted by the South Delta Leader in partnership with the Delta Chamber of Commerce and Delta TV.

Vicki Huntington Hosts Town Hall Meeting Tonight

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Vicki HuntingtonTown Hall meetings may not be a new political idea, but it’s a proven one, and it's happening in Tsawwassen tonight! Vicki Huntington's Delta South Constituency Association will be hosting a Town Hall meeting with BC's only elected independent MLA. The event begins tonight at 7PM at the Tsawwassen Longhouse near the South Delta Recreation Centre.

Post Election Wrap Up | Part 1 - By The Numbers

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Bar Graph of Total Votes in Delta By-electionDelta Voter Summary

The dust has settled, the election signs have been harvested, and the post election hangovers subsided. Now all the candidates can go back and examine what they did right and more importantly, what they did wrong. It's easy to say you ran the best possible campaign, but lets be truthful about the situation. In an election to fill one position, only one person ran the best possible campaign. In this election, Ian Paton Jr. holds that title.

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