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Questions raised over Richmond RCMP plans to expand force

Questions raised over Richmond RCMP plans to expand force

Richmond city council has approved hiring 11 more police officers, but questions remain as to whether the RCMP can deliver on its request. “We never seemed to have filled up our full complement” of officers from last year, said Coun.
Birth tourism fix gets cold shoulder from Liberals

Birth tourism fix gets cold shoulder from Liberals

Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship John McCallum has no appetite to change citizenship laws that would prevent birth tourism from occurring in Canada.
Fire training centre unveiled in east Richmond

Fire training centre unveiled in east Richmond

Richmond firefighters have a new training facility in east Richmond to practise combatting infernos under live-fire scenarios. The City of Richmond is leasing 1.6-acres of land from Lafarge Canada Inc. until 2024.
Anti-racism rally host urges people to desert comfort zones

Anti-racism rally host urges people to desert comfort zones

Edward Liu plays down Soldiers of Odin appearance and challenges people of all ethnicities in Richmond to make more effort to know their neighbours
Bystanders likely to give CPR in Chinese neighbourhoods: Study

Bystanders likely to give CPR in Chinese neighbourhoods: Study

Central Richmond the place to be if you have a heart attack, according to the study
Richmond car dealer pepper-sprayed during Craigslist sale

Richmond car dealer pepper-sprayed during Craigslist sale

Owner was allegedly attacked in street after handing over Mazda SUV's key
Photos: Hundreds turn out at anti-racism rally in Richmond

Photos: Hundreds turn out at anti-racism rally in Richmond

'Street patrol' group Soldiers of Odin asked to leave event at Brighouse Canada Line station after brief altercation
Residential break-ins spike in Richmond

Residential break-ins spike in Richmond

RCMP asks homeowners to be vigilant after seeing 42 per cent rise in last month
Grease problems add to utility costs, require $3.5 million fix

Grease problems add to utility costs, require $3.5 million fix

New funds for a full-time grease inspector and a new supervisor to handle litter collection will come from an increase in one’s utility bill come 2017.
Plans to demolish old Minoru pool

Plans to demolish old Minoru pool

Richmond’s once iconic Minoru Aquatic Centre is expected to be demolished in 2018, according to a City of Richmond report on infrastructure.