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City of Richmond urges anti-Smart Meter campaigners to direct energy at province

Richmond's provincial politicians and B.C. premier had better watch out - there's a Richmond-born Smart Meter protest coming soon to their doors.

Richmond's new public safety headquarters opens to marching Red Serge and bagpipes

Outside, the sharp skirl of the bagpipes cut through the cold, thick November air as clouds of warm breath funneled from the mouths of the Mounties on parade.

YVR celebrates new UK, China routes

YVR is celebrating this week after two major airlines announced intentions to fly into Vancouver. Virgin Atlantic will launch in May 2012 a new route between Vancouver and London Heathrow enabling up 40,000 customers to fly between the cities.

Richmond firefighters help plane crash hero deal with emotions

The night after he helped rescue three people from the flaming wreckage of Northern Thunderbird Air Flight 204, Jeremy Kerr remembers repeatedly pacing his apartment floor.

Candidate meeting covers waterfront

They were hit with questions on affordable housing, rising taxes, city staff running council, the jet fuel pipeline and densification. There was even some probing on prostitution in massage parlours and perceived cultural harmony.

Richmond's all-candidate meeting covers the waterfront

They were hit with questions on affordable housing, rising taxes, city staff running council, the jet fuel pipeline and densification at the all-candidates meeting jointly hosted by the Richmond Chamber of Commerce and the Richmond Community Services

Realtor probed in kidnapping charge

The Real Estate Council of B.C. has launched an investigation after a licensed agent was charged last week in a gangland kidnapping.

Mayoral candidates debate governance

When it comes to distinguishing the two mayoral candidates, its more about how than what, according to challenger Richard Lee.

Deadly plane crash stirs up bad memories for Richmond residents

The deadly crash last week of a twin-engined Beechcraft King Air 100 aircraft short of a runway at Vancouver International Airport has brought back bad memories for a group of Richmond residents.

Warning issued six weeks before plane crashed

Six weeks before the Beechcraft King Air 100 crashed in Richmond, killing the pilot and injuring eight others on board, aviation authorities in the U.S. and Canada issued emergency directives for the engine model used by the downed plane.