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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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mrantanen@richmond-news.com

Recent Work by Maria

Audit reveals discrimination at Richmond schools

Audit reveals discrimination at Richmond schools

A report outlined 'frequent' inappropriate joking and stereotyping in Richmond schools, spurring the establishment of a Diversity, Equitity and Inclusion working group.
Richmond RCMP back pay going to non-union staff as well

Richmond RCMP back pay going to non-union staff as well

Richmond mayor met with Public Safety Canada to highlight problems during RCMP unionization process.
Richmond ALR property advertises potential for tennis, basketball court

Richmond ALR property advertises potential for tennis, basketball court

Land commission staff pointed out any residential auxiliary uses in the ALR have to be approved by his office.
Body found near YVR identified as missing man: Richmond RCMP

Body found near YVR identified as missing man: Richmond RCMP

Nedunchellian Vasse Pushparaj was last seen near Richmond Hospital and Lansdowne on May 9.
New Richmond bus route could get dedicated lane

New Richmond bus route could get dedicated lane

A 10-year plan includes several future rapid transit routes through the new George Massey Tunnel.
Richmond CUPE local asks school board to protect 'vital services'

Richmond CUPE local asks school board to protect 'vital services'

Union president takes issue with management salaries.
Feedback wanted on look of new Steveston community centre

Feedback wanted on look of new Steveston community centre

Feedback on the new community centre and library exterior can be made until June 7.
Richmond society celebrates 40 years with a name change

Richmond society celebrates 40 years with a name change

Aspire Richmond - formerly Richmond Society for Community Living - will hold a gala on May 26 with the goal of fundraising for a new playground at Treehouse.
Sustainable textiles focus of Richmond KPU researcher

Sustainable textiles focus of Richmond KPU researcher

A $3 million donation to KPU allowed the creation of two research positions.
More money needed to operate: Richmond school board

More money needed to operate: Richmond school board

Only 13 of 35 schools needing seismic upgrades in Richmond have received funding by the Ministry of Education.