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Challenge city council into action

The Editor, Who's running city hall? The child poverty rate is too high and the Potters Club is in dire straits.

Offshore dollars pose possible cause to poverty rates

The Editor, Re: "Child poverty rate still too high in Richmond," News, Nov. 25. On Nov. 25, I had the pleasure of attending the University of B.C. graduation. A big bonus was watching Dr.

Maximize your potential good

Though medical students enter our profession to help others, the first rule of medicine is to do no harm. Primum non nocere. This ought to be a guiding principle for all of us: above all else, do no harm.

Enough with luxury condos

The Editor, Mayor Malcolm Brodie says Richmond's immediate priorities include pursuing an aggressive affordable-housing strategy.

Protect night sky

Recent power outages in the city due to the wind and rain storms that have pounded Richmond in the past weeks were not welcome by many, including myself, who went a few hours with nothing to do.

Lee thanks supporters and Brodie

The Editor, Now that the election is over, I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of you who took the time to vote, all of you who supported and voted for me, all my fellow candidates and their supporters, and all the citizens who searche

Forgetting can be deadly

Did you remember? Did you remember to pocket your cellphone before getting behind the wheel of your car? And did you remember that talking on a cellphone while driving anywhere in B.C.

Rent hike endangers Potters Club

The Editor, For over 40 years the Richmond Potters Club has enjoyed a mutually beneficial arrangement with the City of Richmond. Many volunteer hours provide technical and administrative direction for the adult pottery classes.

Skip the summit, hold a protest

It's been well over a year since the G20 summit in Toronto, and the accompanying protests and riot. At this point, these things are as predictable as the weather in November (hint: it's going to rain some more).

It's all in the pronunciation

I had just started the second grade in Germany when we left for Canada. The day after we arrived in Richmond, my parents enrolled me in Sea Island elementary school. I spoke no English. I understood no English.