Delta

January 26, 2015

Free tours and events

Tour: The Container Trail

Join us on the Container Trail to see firsthand how Delta is a gateway to Canada’s trade with the world. From a busy container depot to huge logistics warehouses to Canada’s largest deep-sea container terminal, you’ll see the sights and hear the sounds of global trade in action. This tour is free and is designed for people ages 10 and older. For upcoming dates, tour details and to register, click here.

Upcoming tours:

  • Saturday, February 24, 2024
    • 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

For tour details and to register, click here.

Speaker series: Meet the marine pilots RoRo on the Fraser River

Marine pilots are essential to Canada’s economy and the Port of Vancouver. Plus, it’s one of the most demanding professions in the world. Whether it’s a B.C. Coast pilot navigating a vessel in and out of Burrard Inlet or a Fraser River pilot who transits foreign vessels on the mighty Fraser, these captains contribute to port safety and help protect local ecosystems.

  • When: Thursday, February 29, 2024
  • Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. or 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

For details and to register, click here. 

Port Adventure Family Tour

Join us on this free interactive tour designed for families with children under 10 years of age. The first part of this tour drives by historic sites of Port Guichon. Then we head to Roberts Bank to show you modern day port operations. Trucks, trains, ships and more! 

Upcoming tours:

  • Friday, March 22, 2024
    • 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 p.m. For tour details and to register, click here. 

 

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Additional facts

  • shoreline managed by the port authority: 13 kilometres

Learn more about the port’s economic impact.


Community office

The Port of Vancouver Delta Community Office is open to the public.   

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The Port of Vancouver Delta Community Office provides an opportunity for the community to meet Vancouver Fraser Port Authority staff and learn about port operations, initiatives and projects, including the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project.

The office hosts a variety of free events such as port tours and a speaker series aimed at broadening the public’s understanding of the Port of Vancouver and the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority. The Speaker Series includes guest speakers who have presented on topics such as the Alaska cruise industry, the role of a Fraser River marine pilot, the Canadian Coast Guard, shore power for container ships, and Canada’s grain exports. Subscribe to the Delta community office newsletter to be the first to know about upcoming events.

The office also hosts meetings, such as those of the Port Community Liaison Committee.


Community office address

5223 Ladner Trunk Road, Delta, BC V4K 1W4
Located next to Cobs Bread and Bulk Barn in Trenant Park Square, Ladner [map]

Community office hours 

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday – 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Saturday – 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Telephone: 604.665.9635

Email: [email protected]

Projects of interest

Major terminals

Liaison committee

  • The Port Community Liaison Committee in Delta discusses developments, identifies concerns and provides suggestions for port-related issues in Delta. The committee includes representatives from industry, the City of Delta, Tsawwassen First Nation, Musqueam First Nation and the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority as well as community members from Ladner, Tsawwassen and North Delta.

Community investment

Through our community investment program, we support community events, projects and initiatives throughout the Lower Mainland. We are proud to have contributed to the following in Delta:

  • BC Guide Dogs Services – Autism Guide Dog Program
  • Burns Bog Conservation Society – Cougar Creek Riparian Restoration
  • City of Delta – Boundary Bay Airshow
  • City of Delta – Luminary Festival
  • Delta School District – The Giving Tree
  • Ladner Business Association’s Christmas Tree Festival
  • Ladner Pioneer May Days
  • North Delta Rotary Charitable Foundation – Starfish Pack Program
  • Raincoast Conservation Foundation – Healthy Waters
  • Raincoast Conservation Foundation – Salish Sea Emerging Stewards Program
  • Tsawwassen Boundary Bay Lions Club – Canada Day Picnic
  • Tsawwassen Sun Festival

Additional resources

Topics of interest
PortTV