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"Discouraged" Greg Halsey-Brandt opts out of Richmond city council

Former Richmond Mayor, MLA and long-time city councillor Greg Halsey-Brandt is discouraged with the state of Richmond city council and sees no point in running for office in the upcoming civic election.

Deadline looms for city council, trustee candidates

At press time, the candidates for the Nov. 19 municipal election included two mayoral candidates, 13 council hopefuls, and eight would-be school trustees. The mayoral candidates are incumbent Malcolm Brodie and challenger Richard Lee.

Friend answers kidney call

It's one thing to give a friend the shirt off your back, quite another to give them the kidney out of your abdomen - but that's what Jenny Jarvenpaa aims to do.
Dissecting the anatomy of a slate

Dissecting the anatomy of a slate

Whether or not they inspire praise or profanity, provincial and federal political parties tend to evoke decisive feelings in Richmond voters.

City of Richmond wants to dig deeper before calling for smart meter stall

The City of Richmond wants to dig deeper into the growing BC Hydro Smart Meter controversy before it calls for a moratorium on the wireless devices being installed into peoples homes.

UPDATE: Accused Richmond woman sought details of victim's death, court told

Jean James spoke to husband of slain woman days after her death

City digs deeper into smart meters

The City of Richmond wants to dig deeper into the growing BC Hydro Smart Meter controversy before it calls for a moratorium on the wireless devices being installed into people's homes.

Update: Richmond Olympian makes last day dash to enter city council race

Alexa Loo expecting her first child five days after election

Housing starts on the upswing

Metro Vancouver's housing starts are on the upswing, rising to 1,783 in September over 1,644 in the same month last year, with most activity in the multifamily category, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.

UPDATE: Newborn baby found dead in Fraser River on Richmond-Burnaby border

Police are trying to trace a mother after a newborn baby was found in the north arm of the Fraser River on Tuesday night. The body of a newborn baby boy was discovered floating in the Fraser River between Richmond and Burnaby by a tugboat crew.