VIDEO: Richmond plane crash highlights concerns

CBC.ca

In the wake of a fatal plane crash, Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie says he wants changes made to airport traffic. One pilot was killed and eight other people were injured on Thursday when a plane crashed onto a Richmond street and caught fire one …

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Metro directors reconsider grant for recycling hotline

Vancouver Sun

Meanwhile, Metro’s finance committee chairman Malcolm Brodie said the 2012 budget will allow the region to “continue to operate and repair billions of dollars worth of assets, but also to continue to invest in necessary major capital projects that …

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Information on Richmond Voting Eligibility & Voting Opportunities

The next Richmond General Local and School Election will be held on Saturday November 19, 2011. Below is information on voting eligibility and voting opportunities.

This information is provided by the Malcolm Brodie Campaign. Please check with the City of Richmond Election Office website, or 604-276-4100, for verification.

General Voting Day

On Saturday November 19, 2011 Richmond electors may vote at any one of the following 32 voting places, from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm:

Voting Place Address
Aberdeen Centre Mall 4151 Hazelbridge Way
Blundell Elementary School 6480 Blundell Road
Brighouse Elementary School 6800 Azure Road
Burnett Secondary School 5011 Granville Avenue
Cambie Community Centre 12800 Cambie Road
City Centre (Lang) Community Centre 140 – 8279 Saba Road
Cook Elementary School 8600 Cook Road
Garden City Elementary School 8311 Garden City Road
General Currie Elementary School 8220 General Currie Road
Grauer Elementary School 4440 Blundell Road
Hamilton Elementary School 5180 Smith Drive
Homma Elementary School 5100 Brunswick Drive
Lansdowne Centre Mall 5300 No.3 Road
Library Cultural Centre 7700 Minoru Gate
MacNeill Secondary School 6611 No.4 Road
McMath Secondary School 4251 Garry Street
McNair Secondary School 9500 No.4 Road
McRoberts Secondary School 8980 Williams Road
Quilchena Elementary School 3760 Moresby Drive
Richmond Secondary School 7171 Minoru Boulevard
Sea Island Elementary School 1891 Wellington Crescent
Spul’u’kwuks Elementary School 5999 Blanshard Drive
Steves Elementary School 10111 Fourth Avenue
Steveston-London Secondary School 6600 Williams Road
Tait Elementary School 10071 Finlayson Drive
Talmey Elementary School 9500 Kilby Drive
Tomsett Elementary School 9671 Odlin Road
Watermania 14300 Entertainment Boulevard
West Richmond Community Centre 9180 No.1 Road
Westwind Elementary School 11371 Kingfisher Drive
Woodward Elementary School 10300 Seacote Road
Wowk Elementary School 5380 Woodwards Road

Advance Voting Days

Advance voting opportunities will be from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm at the following locations on the following dates:

Date Voting Place Address
Tuesday, November 8 Kwantlen Polytechnic University 8771 Lansdowne Road
Wednesday, November 9 Richmond City Hall 6911 No.3 Road
Thursday, November 10 Richmond City Hall 6911 No.3 Road
Saturday, November 12
(Super Saturday)
Cambie Community Centre 12800 Cambie Road
Library Cultural Centre 7700 Minoru Gate
McMath Secondary School 4251 Garry Street
McRoberts Secondary School 8980 Williams Road
Tuesday, November 15 Richmond City Hall 6911 No.3 Road
Richmond Olympic Oval 6111 River Road

Voting Eligibility

You may vote in the Richmond General Local and School Election if you:

  1. are a Canadian citizen;
  2. are, or will be, 18 years of age or more on General Voting Day (Saturday November 19, 2011);
  3. have lived in BC for a least 6 months prior to the voting registration date of May 17, 2011;
  4. have lived in Richmond for at least 30 days prior to local residency requirement registration date of October 19, 2011; and
  5. are not disqualified from voting by the Local Government Act or any other enactment.

ID Requirement for Voting

If your name is already on the voters list, you do not need ID at the time of voting.  But, if you are not registered and are eligible to vote, you may register at the time of voting with the following ID requirements:

  1. at least 2 pieces of ID that provide evidence of your identity and place of residence, at least one of which must contain your signature, OR
  2. at least 2 pieces of ID that provide evidence of your identity, at least one of which must contain your signature, and then you must make a solemn declaration as to your place of residence.

The following are examples of acceptable ID:

  • Canadian Passport
  • BC Driver’s License
  • BC ID Card
  • BC Care Card or BC Gold Care Card
  • Birth Certificate
  • Canadian Citizenship Card
  • Social Insurance Card
  • Certificate of Vehicle Insurance
  • Credit Cards or Debit Cards
  • Property Tax Notice or Utility Bill

Brodie Fundraiser!

South Asian Link

Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie held his annual fundraiser where an even larger than usual crowd was present. No it was not because civic elections are coming …

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Winter Wonderland set to make return

Richmond Review

Red, green, blue, gold and silver lights will soon be twinkling in the galleria of Richmond City Hall. Winter Wonderland is set to return, an annual seasonal festival that raises funds for Richmond Sunset Rotary Club’s community and global initiatives. …

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Going Electric!

The Link

Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie behind the wheel of one of the new Chevrolet Volt electric cars following the City of Richmond recently receiving three of the …

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