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Societies selected for housing project

Five non-profit housing societies have been selected to develop new affordable housing in downtown Richmond that is being built through a partnership between the Province and the City, the City announced in a press release issued Wednesday.

Rental project aims to build affordability

Being somewhat of a news junkie, I always read with interest anything about the current economy, especially if it is related to the cost of housing. So I'm not surprised to hear Richmond has one of the most expensive housing costs in Canada.

Students test their RCMP skills

Nine Richmond students were set to leave Tuesday for the 17th Annual Lower Mainland RCMP Youth Academy at camp Stillwood in Chilliwack.

Wordplay in the garden

It was a few years back that our ungarden-like neighbour came to ask, on behalf of his ESL friend, about a gardening term that had them both perplexed. It was the term: deadheading.

Nurture resiliency in your child

Have you ever wondered why some people carry their childhood trauma into adulthood and some people find a way to leave the pain in the past? The difference between a person who continues to be negatively impacted by adversity and a person who uses th

Let yourself be stuck

Feeling stuck in life - simply allow yourself to be stuck. There are times in our life when it feels like we're stuck, it's like a pregnant pause where nothing is happening.

Gateway grants up for grabs

The Richmond Gateway Theatre Society Endowment Fund is accepting grant applications from community performing arts groups.

Warrior Wu challenges his creator

Richmond artist Tiana Kaczor is in the home stretch. After more than two months of painstakingly painting her seven-foot, custom-made fiberglass Asian warrior, dubbed Wu Chang, she is happy to report that she will be done by mid-April.

Celebrate Earth Day

For Earth Day 2012, the City of Richmond urges all residents to turn off their lights for one hour. This Saturday, March 31, from 8: 30 to 9: 30 p.m.

Prevent poisoning, teach kids hazard symbols: Fire-rescue

With last week being National Poison Prevention Week, Richmond FireRescue is reminding parents and caregivers about the dangers of unintentional poisoning and offering tips on how to keep children safe.