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Ian Jacques

Ian Jacques

Ian Jacques joined the Optimist full-time as a multi-media journalist in June of 2017.

He is an award-winning editor and reporter and was previously editor of the Burnaby/New West Newsleader, editor at Coast Reporter in Sechelt and assistant editor at the Squamish Chief.

He was named editor of the Delta Optimist in August, 2020.

You can reach him at ijacques@delta-optimist.com or call 604-998-3616.

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ijacques@delta-optimist.com

Recent Work by Ian

Public advised to remove bird feeders

Public advised to remove bird feeders

Avian influenza outbreak prompts message from BC SPCA
'Honoured': Vancouver, Whistler win bid for 2025 Invictus Games

'Honoured': Vancouver, Whistler win bid for 2025 Invictus Games

Delta MP Carla Qualtrough was in The Hague for the announcement.
Final sentence handed down in South Delta drug investigation

Final sentence handed down in South Delta drug investigation

Police investigation dubbed Project Green Planet started in 2017
Lord to continue day parole for six more months

Lord to continue day parole for six more months

Derik Lord still maintains his innocence to this day.
Former Delta teacher convicted for child pornography receives lifetime teaching ban

Former Delta teacher convicted for child pornography receives lifetime teaching ban

Elazar Reshef signs agreement with B.C. Commissioner for Teacher Regulation
Would-be-scammer arrested by Delta Police

Would-be-scammer arrested by Delta Police

Scammer expecting to collect cash gets arrested
Two Delta residents charged in Halloween edibles investigation

Two Delta residents charged in Halloween edibles investigation

Following the search warrant by the DPD Crime Reduction Unit, police determined the targeted dwelling was dedicated to cannabis production, extraction, packaging for street sale, as well as advertising.
Banana peel on car floor, not impairment, to blame for abnormal driving

Banana peel on car floor, not impairment, to blame for abnormal driving

Police advised the motorist to avoid peeling fruits while behind the wheel.
Online survey of COVID-19 mental health seeks participants

Online survey of COVID-19 mental health seeks participants

A new online survey by researchers at BC Children’s Hospital, the University of British Columbia (UBC) and Simon Fraser University (SFU) aims to better understand how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the mental health of children, youth, adults and parents.
Raising fire awareness during Burn Awareness Week

Raising fire awareness during Burn Awareness Week

The theme this year is Electrical Safety from Amps to Zap!