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Richmond pageant queen pleads not guilty to Stanley Cup riot charges

Sophie Laboissonniere has changed her mind.

Vulnerable students still getting right kind of help in Richmond

Its not perfect, but its working. Richmond school district staff and its elected board chair are confident the adolescent support team is getting it right and reaching vulnerable students in need of help.
City plows ahead with anti-GE crop stance

City plows ahead with anti-GE crop stance

Fire crews battle boat blaze

Fire crews battle boat blaze

Fire crews were called out in the early hours of Sunday after a large boat, called the Iron Wind, caught fire on the middle arm of the Fraser River. Flames could be seen leaping into the air at around 3 a.m.

UPDATE: GE crop giant coming to Richmond

Croplife Canada delegation will challenge city's proposed ban

Man caught defrauding investors

A man has been fined more than $2 million for defrauding investors in Europe.

Media lab targets youth

Increasing awareness of the dangers of ecstasy will be the focus of a youth project being created in the Richmond Media Lab.

Richmond bans GE crops

The City of Richmond has bagged another first in the Lower Mainland. Richmond city council declared Tuesday that it will no longer allow GE (genetically engineered) crops to be grown in the city.

Kidnappers appeal convictions

Lawyers for five men convicted in the 2006 kidnapping and confinement of a drug kingpin are in court this week appealing the convictions.

Parking meters in Steveston not advised

A city council committee was set to vote Thursday afternoon on a staff recommendation to shy away from installing parking meters on the village's streets; a move designed to increase the turnover of parking spots.