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Blast of Arctic air blows out power in Richmond

Spike in demand as mercury plunged blamed for mass outage

Pharma boss faces U.K. extradition for stolen drugs

The former head of a Richmond pharmaceutical company is facing extradition to the United Kingdom after being caught allegedly possessing $9-million worth of stolen drugs in 2007. A committal hearing for Mahmood Sheraly Aziz is scheduled for B.C.

Richmond Arts Awards and Maritime Festival get money in the 'bank'

The Richmond Arts Awards and the Richmond Maritime Festival will receive a cash injection after being endorsed by a bank.

Holding companies help the small business

According to Industry Canada, only 51 per cent of small and medium-sized businesses in Canada survive for five years.

Wong flies home to welcome dragon

Alice Wong, MP for Richmond, flies home from Ottawa today (Friday) to ring in the Chinese New Year; the year of the dragon (Jan. 23 to Feb. 9). Ill be coming home to celebrate the Lunar New Year with friends and family on Saturday night, she said.

Lion Dance wards off evil at Aberdeen Centre

As a little girl, Joey Kwan remembers being absolutely terrified of the lion dance. Growing up in Hong Kong, the yearly Chinese New Year lion dances happened outside on the streets.

City of Richmond changes course to attack jet fuel tanker traffic

The City of Richmond has managed to get a consortium of airlines to consider rerouting a pipeline up Highway 99, now its going after the tankers delivering the jet fuel.

New Year's meal brings luck

There is a hustle and bustle in the homes of Chinese families everywhere. Parents shop for groceries, kids pitch in to vacuum and clean the house, all to welcome the year of the dragon.

Food finally on Richmond Olympic Oval's menu

It may boast some of the best community sporting facilities in the country, but the Olympic oval still doesnt have anywhere to go eat.

Business reps get ear of Tory MPs in private budget meeting

On Monday, local business owners voiced their concerns to Conservative MP Richmond Alice Wong and MP Delta-Richmond East Kerry-Lynne Findlay during a closed pre-budget round table discussion at the Richmond Chamber of Commerce (RCC).
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