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Richmond MLAs share their experience of racism at B.C. legislature

Richmond MLAs share their experience of racism at B.C. legislature

In the B.C. legislature on Monday (March 22), Vancouver-Hastings MLA Niki Sharma introduced a motion, which triggered Richmond MLAs to share their own experience of racism.
Elementary students clean up Richmond slough

Elementary students clean up Richmond slough

A grant allowed an Indigenous artist to help Mitchell elementary students learn about a nearby slough, prompting them to take action.
Richmond students win Alger scholarships

Richmond students win Alger scholarships

Grade 12 students River Zhang, of Richmond Secondary, and Joan Liu, of Palmer Secondary, both received a $5,000 from the Horatio Alger Association.
Young Richmondites help fundraise for cancer research

Young Richmondites help fundraise for cancer research

Virtual Relay for Life events run until this Friday, March 26.
Kudos: Richmond students deliver 93 flowers, cards to Richmond senior home

Kudos: Richmond students deliver 93 flowers, cards to Richmond senior home

Members of a student club at McRoberts secondary hope to bring cheer to seniors during the pandemic.
Richmond's Jewish community will celebrate Passover at home

Richmond's Jewish community will celebrate Passover at home

Chabad Richmond is offering all kinds of resources and food items so its members can celebrate North America's biggest Jewish holiday

Richmond artist brings hope, joy and inspiration to Canada Line columns

The new exhibition will run from March 12 to Aug. 15.
Richmond non-profit celebrates one year of staying 'connected' during COVID-19

Richmond non-profit celebrates one year of staying 'connected' during COVID-19

Staff served their 200th celebratory meal to clients at a Richmond park.
Community gardens planned for Garden City Lands in Richmond

Community gardens planned for Garden City Lands in Richmond

The City of Richmond is hoping to offer 200 plots to gardeners on the Garden City Lands this summer.
Debate over boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics hits home in Richmond

Debate over boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics hits home in Richmond

A long-term Richmondite feels disturbed when he saw a two-page ad in the paper taken out by a local organization stating its members “strongly oppose and condemn any boycott of the Beijing Olympics Games."