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Maria Rantanen

Maria Rantanen

Maria Rantanen covers the city hall and education beats for the Richmond News but she also enjoys delving into stories about farming and the future of Richmond.

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Recent Work by Maria

Canada Line 'beaver dam' at Brighouse to be replaced

Canada Line 'beaver dam' at Brighouse to be replaced

Swimming salmon and koi will be featured in the latest public art piece in Richmond.
Design team chosen for new Richmond-Delta tunnel crossing

Design team chosen for new Richmond-Delta tunnel crossing

Cross Fraser Partnership is designing the new tube that will replace the George Massey Tunnel.
Bird causes large power outage in Richmond

Bird causes large power outage in Richmond

BC Hydro restored power within about three hours.
Campfire found smouldering in west Richmond

Campfire found smouldering in west Richmond

Terra Nova resident is calling on the city to monitor for illegal fires.
Metro Vancouver governance under scrutiny at Richmond city council

Metro Vancouver governance under scrutiny at Richmond city council

Malcom Brodie, Chak Au and Bill McNulty sit on the regional government's board of directors.
Chinatown film showing in Richmond this weekend

Chinatown film showing in Richmond this weekend

A free movie will be shown this Saturday followed by a panel discussion.
Energy efficiency in new construction could slow down in Richmond

Energy efficiency in new construction could slow down in Richmond

The provincial timeline for 'step codes' is 2032, and some councillors think Richmond shouldn't speed ahead of this.
Richmond works yard could be raised by three metres

Richmond works yard could be raised by three metres

The Lynas Lane facilities would be built to a post-disaster standard.
Feds give $4.9M grant to Richmond technology company

Feds give $4.9M grant to Richmond technology company

Saltworks Technologies has developed new technology for making lithium batteries.
Richmond city council has no say on heritage interiors: City staff

Richmond city council has no say on heritage interiors: City staff

The Buck & Ear is currently under creditor protection.
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