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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

Richmond man questions policing methods after false arrest

Richmond man questions policing methods after false arrest

Second false gun report in recent weeks called into Delta Police
Editorial: Feeling the Olympic spirit

Editorial: Feeling the Olympic spirit

At a time when we all can use some good news, these first few days of the Olympics has certainly provided that. Go Canada Go!
Fire rating is extreme in Delta

Fire rating is extreme in Delta

Fire department and city staff increasing park patrols and public messaging
Delta opening more cooling centres this week

Delta opening more cooling centres this week

City opens up cooling centres at libraries, rec centres and seniors centres
Councillor seeks further information on DPD PR costs

Councillor seeks further information on DPD PR costs

The notice of motion will be discussed at the Aug. 9 council meeting
Point Roberts businesses still in limbo as some border restrictions set to ease

Point Roberts businesses still in limbo as some border restrictions set to ease

"Instead of helping them build back better, we’re putting our border communities at a significant disadvantage.”
Shearer to run for federal Conservatives

Shearer to run for federal Conservatives

On Monday morning, the federal Conservatives officially announced that current Delta Chamber of Commerce executive director Garry Shearer is their candidate for Delta in the next federal election. 
The power of sport can bring us together, says Qualtrough

The power of sport can bring us together, says Qualtrough

Delta MP Carla Qualtrough in Tokyo to support Canada’s Olympic athletes
Delta Fire knocks down evening blaze on Annacis Island

Delta Fire knocks down evening blaze on Annacis Island

On Wednesday night, fire crews responded to reports of multiple vehicles on fire in the 700 block of Caldew Street near Derwent Way on Annacis Island.
Delta Fire contains structure fire after eight-hour battle

Delta Fire contains structure fire after eight-hour battle

Firefighters will be on scene most of Wednesday hitting hotspots and investigating the case of the fire