Monthly Archives: April 2015

All-day fitness event works up a sweat for cancer research

The BC Cancer Foundation raised $360,000 for life-saving cancer research at its third Workout to Conquer Cancer event Saturday at the Richmond Olympic Oval. Five hundred people signed up for the day-long fitness challenge to take part in the most … Continue reading

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Richmond Arts Awards finalists announced

Eighteen finalists have been announced for the seventh annual Richmond Arts Awards. Out of 91 nominations, the finalists have been narrowed down to 18, with three finalists in each of the six categories. The finalists are either individuals or institutions … Continue reading

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Pacific Autism Family Centre gets big boosts

The Pacific Autism Family Centre received two major boosts from financial institutions this month. On Thursday, TD Canada Trust donated $75,000 to the centre’s foundation, while BMO Financial Group presented a $100,000 cheque to the Sea Island facility which is … Continue reading

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Invasive species battle gets boost

The city’s battle against the spread of invasive plants has received a $7,000 boost from the provincial government. The funding is part of 29 grants, totalling $1,702,000, that are being distributed provincewide to local governments, regional invasive species committees and … Continue reading

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Prospect of teacher job cuts as district hit by cutbacks

    Originally published in the Apr. 22, 2015 issue.

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Hugh Boyd hosts environmental summit

Originally published in the Apr. 17, 2015 issue.

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Hummingbirds heading home to nature park

Richmond Nature Park is holding a Hummingbird Homecoming on Sunday in celebration of the rufous hummingbird’s return from California and Mexico. A park interpreter will be stationed in the nature park’s wildlife garden to teach visitors how to identify the … Continue reading

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Student internship with The Richmond Review

Starting on April 13, 2015, I began an internship with the Richmond Review, which will run until May 15. I will post my work here as soon as I can after they are published.

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