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Sponsorship requires economic, cultural balance

There are more than a million people waiting in various queues to immigrate to Canada, 165,000 (16.5 per cent) of whom are parents and grandparents - fondly known as FC4s.

Companies merge with nonprofits to satisfy 'millennials'

The rise of corporate citizenship can seriously impact the bottom line of businesses today. So said Tanya Olliva, Coast Capital Savings' manager of corporate leadership, during Monday's inaugural launch of Richmond Caring Companies.

1,000 attend service, exceeding last year

Upwards of 1,000 people descended on the cenotaph at Richmond City Hall for the annual Remembrance Day service.

'Tis the season for crafts

The Steveston United Church Annual Christmas Bazaar happens Saturday, Nov. 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the church, 3720 Broadway St.

Steveston gets ready for Santa

Steveston is preparing to welcome the Christmas season with a community display of lights, music, horse-drawn carriage rides, carolers and the arrival of Santa. On Saturday Dec. 3 from 2 to 6 p.m.

City buys last bog piece

The last piece of Richmond's northeast bog forest has been snapped up by the city. Mayor Malcolm Brodie, accompanied by B.C.

Norm's war memories

The memories of Wrigglesworth, as told to Elizabeth Ash

Red Nose needs volunteers this holiday season

Operation Red Nose, providing service locally for the 10th year, needs volunteers. Last year, with 360 volunteers, Red Nose gave 650 rides to about 2,000 individuals over nine nights.

Diamond shines after 25 years

Four Hugs a Day, that's the minimum, four hugs a day. Three generations of families in Richmond, probably at one time or another, have either sung the song to their child or had it sung to them as children.

Relax, defuse hostility

When I worked in the recreation field, we were trained in the various aspects of customer service. One of the customer service workshops that has continued to be helpful in my counselling professions was on the topic of defusing hostility.