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Exhibit shows how city's 'garden' grew

Most of us know Richmond's pet name of the "Garden City," but do you know where the name came from? In 1929, Richmond harvested peat for use as insulation, poultry litter, stock feed, packing sheets, fertilizer, and during the Second World War, as an
Photos: More fun for Canada Day

Photos: More fun for Canada Day

A gardener's dream come true

What I describe as the 'new spring' (in other words, get used to this cool extended weather every spring) has not done anything to deter most of our gardens.
Photos 2: Canada Day Parade in Steveston

Photos 2: Canada Day Parade in Steveston

Coast Guard boat named after long-time member

The Richmond detachment of the Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue named its newly-acquired vessel after Barry Hastings - a 28-year member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary. The boat was named at Britannia Shipyards Saturday morning.

Random summer school draw eases stress levels

It's a far cry from 12 months ago, when desperate parents camped outside the school district's head office at 4 a.m. to make sure their child had a spot at the summer school table.

Investors can take advantage of volatile market

In the last year, the CBOE Volatility Index, a commonly used benchmark for market volatility, has ranged from 13.66 to 48.

Let life unfold naturally

We all have dreams about what we want our life to look like and how our lives will be used while we are on this planet.

Pennies for your charity

Travellers passing through YVR are being asked to dig deep into their wallets, purses and pockets in the name of charity.

Air Cadets shine in provincials

The Royal Canadian Air Cadets (RCAC) Richmond squadron held their annual ceremonial review Saturday, June 2 at Minoru Arena. In the provincial competition, under the guide of their new band officer Lt.