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The City wins a coveted Child Care Award of Excellence

The City of Richmond was honoured with the BC Ministry of Children and Family Developments Child Care Award of Excellence this year making it one of only two city governments to receive the award.

Auditor slams EAO, fueling Richmond pipeline opposition

For Richmond residents opposed to plans to ship jet fuel up and down the Fraser River via Panamax tankers, July 7 was a day of reckoning for the environmental assessment process theyve opposed since day one.

Summer Fun Nights Are Back

A grassroots summer series is back again this summer. The second annual Summer Fun Nights, hosted by the East Richmond Community Association (ERCA) and Cambie Community Centre, begins Tuesday, July 19.

Human remains found in Richmond

The body of what appears to be a woman age 20-30 was found in the Fraser River on July 6. The coroner attended the scene and ruled out foul play, as there are no obvious signs of trauma.
How does your garden grow?

How does your garden grow?

Richmond is home to some truly fine gardeners who have every reason to show off the results of their green thumbs. To that end, the Richmond News is asking all you fine dirt diggers to send in pictures of your gardens, so we can post them online.

Four more Intersection Safety Cameras go live in Richmond

Smile, youre on ISC camera. Four more Intersection Safety Cameras have gone live in Richmond as a part of a joint effort on behalf of the police, provincial government and ICBC to curb accidents at intersections.

Richmond Library holds Chinese book fair

Richmond Public Library is partnering with Xinhua Bookstore to hold its first-ever free, drop-in Chinese Book Fair July 21-25 at the Brighouse (Main) Branch.

Richmond's Clevest wins BC Hydro's smart meter contract

The Richmond-based high-tech company Clevest Solutions along with Bit Stew Systems, has been chosen by BC Hydro to support its $930 million smart meter installation program. Earlier this month, Hydro commenced an 18-month program to install 1.

A symphony of sculptures by Vancouver artist Jeannette Lee

What started as a need for a new sign at Richmond Nature Park spawned a two-year community project that brought together 78 elementary school students, four teachers, an artist and many city staff and local businesses.

Mosquito breeding grounds from Hope to Richmond

Outdoor revellers beware: the number of nuisance mosquitoes is skyrocketing this year and youd best cover up when catching fresh air.