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. 

  • Date: Saturday, June 8, 2024
  • Times: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. or 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

For upcoming dates, tour details and to register, click here.

Note: For group bookings, please contact us directly for availability. The tours listed on Eventbrite are intended for the public.

Connecting Communities with Indigenous storyteller Nathan Wilson

Join us for an evening of stories with Nathan Wilson. Nathan is an Indigenous storyteller who was born in the Yukon, raised in Ladner and is a member of Tsawwassen First Nation. Nathan will share his Indigenous heritage and cultural traditions as well as Indigenous and geographical history of the local area. As the Delta School District’s Indigenous cultural mentor, he specializes in sharing his culture with others in interactive and meaningful ways. Intended for a mature audience.

Date: Thursday, June 13, 2024

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

For details and to register, click here.

Tour: IKEA Customer Distribution Centre

Join us on this behind-the-scenes tour of IKEA’s 330,000 square foot customer distribution centre in the Vancouver region to see how IKEA fulfils online orders. As one of the world’s largest retail chains, IKEA depends upon its network of stores and distribution centres to meet customer demand in a timely, cost efficient and environmentally responsible way. Important: This tour requires participants to walk long distances with no opportunity to sit down. As a result, this tour is not recommended for anyone who has difficulty walking and/or standing for an hour.

Date: Friday, June 21, 2024

Tour time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

For tour details and to register, click here.

Port Adventure Family Day – Friday, June 28, 2024

This is a family event from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Learn more about the Port of Vancouver, visit with Salty the seagull, and more. Registration is not required to attend the event. The Port Adventure Family Tour will be offered throughout the day. This tour is designed for families with young children. Registration is required for the tour. 

For event details, tour times and to register for a Port Adventure Family Tour, 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.

The office will be closed Saturday, June 15, 2024.

The Delta Community Office will permanently close as of July 1, 2024. To stay in touch with our programming, subscribe to the community events newsletter here.

Contact information

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:

  • Delta Farmland and Wildlife Trust – Day at the Farm
  • 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