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Christmas giving shines

As early as the beginning of November, before Dec. 25 appeared on most folks' radars, a Richmond Mountie was already plotting a Christmas campaign. Having recognized the shortage of food supplies at local food banks, Sgt.

Time to start dreaming of a green Christmas

According to a recent Ipsos Reid survey commissioned by Waste Management looking at Canadians' environmental behaviours during the holidays, British Columbia is among the leaders in holiday sustainability.

Kenney's Super Visa might not be so 'super great'

I was torn, this week, between writing about the municipal elections and continuing to talk about the Parents and Grandparents Super Visa, especially after the article in the Richmond News about apparent ethnic bloc voting in certain polling stations

Rotary Club meal means more than just food

Seniors catch up with old friends at the annual lunch

Drive gets record number of toys

The 5th Annual Victor Ghirra Toy Drive collected more than 3,200 toys - the most ever.
Minoru Chapel Opera

Minoru Chapel Opera

Where there's charity, there's humanity

June of 1971 was a time of revelations for me. I was in Florence, enrolled in the University of B.C.'s summer school. "When you travel by train," said one of our teachers. "Ride in the lowest-class carriage.

Storm watch at Long Beach Lodge

The gale-force wind howled, the thundering waves pounded against the rocks as the swell surged. It was something to behold.

Become part of 'the lovely machinery for living'

This autumn I took the Canada Line downtown for the first time. Since I usually ride my bicycle to get around, I was unprepared for the experience of public transportation.

Become a more successful investor

These 10 lessons can help make you a far more successful investor: 1. Be open to learning: Science trumps salesmanship, but you don't need a degree. We don't hesitate to trust the disciplines of mathematics, biology, physics and chemistry.