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Housing solutions sought

Richmond has about 2,000 secondary suites, but nowhere near that many are currently being rented out. If they were, Richmond's affordable housing problem could be significantly reduced.
Golf tournament tees off at $100,000

Golf tournament tees off at $100,000

The annual Richmond Hospital Foundation Golf Tournament raised more than $100,000 in support of medical professionals, patients and a new prostate cancer surgical procedure yesterday.

Westermark at CHIMO's helm

Lisa Westermark has taken over the reins of CHIMO Crisis Services. She replaces Joan Cowderoy as CHIMO's executive director after 13 years.

Plan your retirement income

Jealous of all your friends with huge pension plans? You have good reason! In many cases, even if they lose all their retirement savings, they still have enough income to cover a decent retirement lifestyle.

Fear and the 'problem' of city's ethnic enclaves

CBC Radio hosted a public forum earlier this week entitled "Choosing Segregation: Ethnic Enclaves in Metro Vancouver.

Plants enjoy cool spring

One doesn't have to go far to hear moans and groans about our spring weather. Despite the rather cool and damp, the garden carries on. By now most of you will have planted your veggies out, though the evening temperatures are still not overly warm.

Check in with emotions

Do you ever lash out at a person who doesn't deserve it? Overreact to minor incidents? Cry over everything? Or, do you avoid confronting someone who has hurt your feelings? Not react when something is upsetting? Feel nothing even when you know you sh

It has rained, it is raining, it will start to rain

Right now it's raining. The newspapers report that it's a light rain. There's a lot of precipitation in this part of the world, and therefore our weatherpeople have to forecast rain a great deal of the time.

Girls' quick thinking wins gold

Two fast-thinking girls beat out 50 other teams from around the world to walk away with a gold in this year's Destination ImagiNation Global Finals' instant challenge category at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.

Duo tackles relay triple-header

Sam Wade and Luke Galvani are prepared to go the distance to ensure B.C. children and teenagers with disabilities are able to attend life-changing summer camps.