Fraser River’s heritage recalled in public art

Richmond News

…. In addition to honouring local artists for their contributions to Fish Trap Way and the East/West promenade, Aspac Developments Ltd. presented Mayor Malcolm Brodie with a table made from oak trees that were planted by one of Richmond’s pioneers, Samuel Brighouse. …

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Affordable housing units to remain at Oval Village

Richmond News

City councillors and Mayor Malcolm Brodie have chosen to dip into excess casino revenues to temporarily fund cost overruns of a planned social housing complex on Granville Avenue, thus saving 29 affordable housing units near the Richmond Olympic Oval….

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Ground breaks on $80 million Minoru complex

Richmond News

Mayor Malcolm Brodie said the need to build a new seniors’ centre — to be officially dubbed the Richmond Older Adults’ Centre — is evident in the growing population of those over the age of 55; in the past 10 years said population has risen from 20 per cent to 25 per cent in the city and in 30 years it could reach roughly 45 per cent, according to census and population trends…

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