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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.

Recent Work by Ian

Federal election: Liberal Carla Qualtrough re-elected in Delta

Federal election: Liberal Carla Qualtrough re-elected in Delta

According to Elections Canada, voter turnout in Delta was 62.8 per cent, higher than the national turnout which was just a little over 58 per cent
Education the focus of National Day of Truth and Reconciliation in Delta

Education the focus of National Day of Truth and Reconciliation in Delta

Delta plans to commemorate the important day in several ways
Delta to work on bylaws to ban single use plastics

Delta to work on bylaws to ban single use plastics

Prior to the implementation of new bylaws, council, through staff, will consult with relevant committees of council and representatives of Delta’s business community.
Federal election: Qualtrough re-elected in Delta

Federal election: Qualtrough re-elected in Delta

Liberals to form second consecutive minority government
UPDATE: Federal election: Qualtrough lead increases in Delta

UPDATE: Federal election: Qualtrough lead increases in Delta

Early results in for Delta
KinVillage welcomes new CEO

KinVillage welcomes new CEO

Dan Levitt succeeds the retiring Donna Ellis
Editorial: Get out and vote

Editorial: Get out and vote

Election day is near
Editorial: Remembering 9/11

Editorial: Remembering 9/11

This Saturday I will reflect and remember all of the lives lost in the 9/11 attacks and the sacrifices of the firefighters and first responders who died while trying to save others
Hell Night events muted say Delta Police

Hell Night events muted say Delta Police

“Police were pleased that the majority of youth opted to be responsible, and vandalism of school, city or personal property was largely averted this year."
Editorial: Get with the times

Editorial: Get with the times

Mayor, council members and staff were then flooded with emails, mostly negative, on the subject.