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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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Children’s street library provides little ones with easy access to books

While walking around her neighbouhood, Maureen Burr has noticed people pulling up in their cars and looking at books placed in an old newspaper box. That newspaper box is actually a curbside library Carolyn Hart had opened up on her … Continue reading

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Library heritage fair to promote intercultural awareness

The Richmond Public Library will display the presentations of nine students from the Heritage Fair during the week of Nov. 16 to 22 during Multicultural Week. Coordinator Learning Place Services Lee Anne Smith said, “The focus (of the Multicultural Week programs) … Continue reading

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Looking for possible Richmond Sports Wall of Fame nominees: nomination committee requested to be started up

Richmond has yet to committ to a physical location for a Sports Wall of Fame, but discusions are ongoing in terms of selecting who would be nominated to be inducted.  A report to the Richmond General Purpose Committee on the Richmond … Continue reading

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Carol Day wins seat on city council, Brodie re-elected as mayor

Carol Day hopes to be the voice of the people as she takes on her new position of city councillor. She was one of two new names on the list of elected city councillors in the recent municiple election. Day … Continue reading

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“Don’t blame the Chinese” says mall manager on Chinese signs issue

According to one mall manager, it’s not just Chinese business owners who have decided to advertise only in their own language. Koreans, Japanese and Punjabi business owners appear to do the same. With the issue of Chinese-only signs appearing in the … Continue reading

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Vancouver Block Watch celebrates 25 years of protecting neighbourhoods

The Vancouver Block Watch celebrated 25 years by presenting to the Vancouver Police Board the benefits of the program, its results and its goals for the next five years. The Vancouver Block Watch is a VPD community-based crime prevention program … Continue reading

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Metro Vancouver: cities need to protect shrinking industrial lands

Transit is a threat to the region’s shrinking supply of industrial land, said the mayor of Burnaby. As soon as transit is put into an industrial area, developers start putting pressure on cities to allow residential projects nearby. A report … Continue reading

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Tweeted photo of sign reminds Richmond u-turns are illegal at intersections

Richmond recently put up a sign reminding drivers that U-turns are illegal at intersections with traffic lights. But why did the city feel there was a necessity to put this type of sign up? Could more of these signs make a … Continue reading

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Richmond releases new facilities and services mobile app

Earlier this month, a new app was released to help residents get better access to the city of Richmond’s facilities and services. With the recent release of the RichmondBC app, along with the Richmond Election app, the City is beginning to … Continue reading

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