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Distracted driver month proclaimed

Mayor Malcolm Brodie takes the wheel, left hand steering. His face squeezed in concentration as he tries to focus on the road ahead while entering numbers given to him by an instructor into a calculator in his right hand -- as if he were texting.

What would you like in your community centre?

The City of Richmond is asking the public to step up and tell it what they'd like to see in their new community centre. Currently in the public consultation phase, the new 33,000 sq. ft.

New RCMP HQ opening to the public

Richmond RCMP moves into its new home next week -- the Richmond Community Safety Building. The building, just south of the No. 5 Road and Steveston Highway intersection, opens its doors to the public on Saturday, Oct. 1.

Brodie returns for more

"The job is not finished yet." That's the pledge of current Richmond mayor Malcolm Brodie, after he officially staked his claim for a fourth full term as head of council in the upcoming fall civic election.

Flowers bring smiles to seniors

Audrey Iseli enters Gilmore Gardens retirement home, arms overflowing with bouquets of colourful flowers. Immediately, seniors approach her with smiles on their faces.

Hedge with pipeline, power

Investors looking for opportunities to hedge their bets in volatile markets might consider pipeline and power utility stocks. Although these stocks are not particularly exciting, they offer a number of appealing benefits.

More bike lanes on the way

Two bike lane projects in Richmond city centre look set to be built at a cost of almost $400,000.

Richmond Olympic Oval eyed for bid to host Davis Cup; Canada to face France in February

The Richmond Olympic Oval could be considered as a venue for tenniss Davis Cup next year. Tennis B.C. will put in a "really strong bid" to host February's Davis Cup World Group tie between Canada and France, CEO Ryan Clark said Thursday.

Richmond mayor Malcolm Brodie proclaims distracted driver month

Mayor Malcolm Brodie takes the wheel, left hand steering. His face squeezed in concentration as he tries to focus on the road ahead while entering numbers given to him by an instructor into a calculator in his right hand as if he were texting.

New provincial dyke standards to hurt Richmond budget

New provincial design standards for dykes meant to provide protection against earthquakes and prepare for rising sea levels could cost Lower Mainland municipalities hundreds of millions of dollars.