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Mark Booth

Mark Booth

Mark Booth is the sports editor of the Delta Optimist, who also writes about a wide range of aspects in the community from business to lifestyles to arts and entertainment. If you have a sports tip or interesting story for Mark, you can reach him at mbooth@delta-optimist.com.

Recent Work by Mark

Tsawwassen First Nation honours MMIWG2S victims and their families

Tsawwassen First Nation honours MMIWG2S victims and their families

Entire community was invited for walk in memory on National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and 2 Spirit People
'Never got a call back': Art seized by Saanich Police included work by Tsawwassen painter

'Never got a call back': Art seized by Saanich Police included work by Tsawwassen painter

John Horton awaiting word on when he will get his paintings back
An 18-hour drive in Ukraine that a Tsawwassen paramedic will never forget

An 18-hour drive in Ukraine that a Tsawwassen paramedic will never forget

Jeff Burko is planning for a third trip into the war-ravaged country after bringing his expertise and much-needed medical supplies through community donations.
Soaring gas prices have Canadians streaming to Point Roberts

Soaring gas prices have Canadians streaming to Point Roberts

Special exemption means no negative COVID test is required to return home.
Ladner dad with terminal cancer on a mission to help B.C.'s vulnerable population

Ladner dad with terminal cancer on a mission to help B.C.'s vulnerable population

Jeremy Franta says more protection from COVID-19 is required
Ladner blueliner playing for China at Winter Olympic Games

Ladner blueliner playing for China at Winter Olympic Games

Jason Fram took his game overseas three years ago after decorated junior and university careers
Game on for youth tournaments again while high school sports still wait

Game on for youth tournaments again while high school sports still wait

B.C. School Sports hopes to get update by Friday from Ministry of Education
No pre-entry PCR test required at Point Roberts and other B.C. borders for short shopping trips

No pre-entry PCR test required at Point Roberts and other B.C. borders for short shopping trips

CBSA makes an exemption for B.C. borders in light of continued supply issues
9/11 20 years later: Terrorist attacks put Delta on high alert

9/11 20 years later: Terrorist attacks put Delta on high alert

Until the horror of that Tuesday morning, the then municipality gave little thought on its international port of entries
9/11 20 years later: Delta firefighters recall their trip to New York

9/11 20 years later: Delta firefighters recall their trip to New York

Visits over several months was to attend funerals and provide emotional support