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In the Community

Youth group welcomes community, new and old

Dozens of families, couples and singles filed through the doors of the Thompson Community Centre to take in the smells of a freshly cooked meal and the sounds of caroling and jazz.

White Spot opens for charity

Fifteen years ago, the owner of one of Richmond's White Spot restaurants told the company he wanted to do something special for Christmas Day.

Prevent spread of illness

With upcoming holiday parties and visiting, BC Children's Hospital and the BC Centre for Disease Control are offering tips to help reduce the risk of illness.

Relive Olympic experience

If you have historically relevant video footage of elite sporting heroes from Richmond then the city needs you.

Tablet choices abound

One of my earliest Practical Geek columns predicted your next computer would be a tablet.

Generosity requires solid planning

Much to the relief of our boys, Christmas is the only time of year when I pick up a guitar and shamelessly lead the family in our favourite carols, whether I can hold a tune or not! I can't help it.

Youth serve up annual dinner

Richmond Youth Service Agency's U-Connect Crew will be hosting its 8th Annual Community Winter Dinner on Friday, Dec. 13 at the Thompson Community Centre Banquet Hall.

The happiest place on Earth

It was the first Christmas without my mom who had died in April, and we dreaded the grief and longing that would come with what was once the happiest of times for our family. The pain of loss slowly ebbs over time, but surges with special occasions.
Enough stuff already, help fight cancer instead

Enough stuff already, help fight cancer instead

If there's one thing that can alleviate the stress that comes with gift buying at Christmas, it's a little dose of perspective.

City guide released in Punjabi

The City of Richmond's Newcomer's Guide is now available in Punjabi. Mayor Malcolm Brodie helped launch the guide last week, which is published with the help of the Richmond Intercultural Advisory Committee (RIAC).
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