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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.

Sibling cats need home soon

Molly and Gus face a common fate for adult felines

Finding financial independence

When I first saw the title of Jonathan Chevreau's book, Findependence Day, I could not help but recall Will Smith's roles in the movies Independence Day and The Pursuit of Happyness.

Mechanical rides return to Salmon Festival

Some of the beloved mechanical rides will be back at the Steveston Salmon Festival this year, organizers have decided.

Confront what you avoid

Can you recall a time when you were either avoiding a situation in your life or indulging in something to make yourself feel better? Chances are we could all probably answer yes to either one of those questions.

Walk the Trot and save a life

Angus Cameron is thin to the point of being emaciated. He looks older than his 59 years. Yet, his voice is strong. The lifelong Richmondite believes he is one lucky man and cherishes everyday.

Plan for yourself and your business

A recent study by BMO Financial Group found that 51 per cent of small business owners plan to fund their retirement through the eventual sale of their businesses, while 49 per cent admitted to having to choose between contributing to their RRSPs or i

How newspapers got their names

Nowadays, reporters have ways of getting their stories almost as soon as they happen. Centuries ago, news travelled at an entirely different pace.

Is five-year 'sentence' too long?

Pierre Trudeau famously said that the state has no place in the bedrooms of the nation, but Jason Kenney, the Energizer bunny of federal ministers, sees things differently.