Category Archives: Richmond Review

Richmond Review is no more – newspaper closes down after 83 years

Below are two excerpts from the final issue of the Richmond Review published July 24, 2015. The paper ran from 1932 until mid-summer 2015 for 83 years. Also below are Twitter excerpts from the Review‘s last days. I was fortunate … Continue reading

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Choir celebrates Japan tour with concert

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Richmond launches new emergency notification system

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Music in Our Schools hits Gateway Theatre

More than 500 elementary students filled the Gateway Theatre earlier this week to experience traditional West African culture, as part of a two-week event called Music in Our Schools. The culture experience is one of many performances and concerts that … Continue reading

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Richmond Youth Honour Choir members reminisce experiences in Japan

Gabriella Epp did not feel homesick even once during the Richmond Youth Honour Choir‘s recent 10-day trip to Wakayama, Japan. “It was a really different experience because of the environment,” said the 13-year-old. “So it was cool to experience a … Continue reading

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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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