Steves plans to hang up Richmond council hat

Richmond News

Harold Steves campaigned 50 years ago for a new museum for Steveston — he’s hoping before he ends his last term on council in 2022, it will finally be well underway.

With original plans for a museum in Steveston waylaid for several years by more grandiose ideas for a destination museum closer to the current city centre, Richmond council has now approved reconstructing the former Phoenix Net Loft with preliminary plans to make it into a museum. …

ichmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie said Steves’ work on council and his contribution to community life has been “immeasurable,” with him regularly bringing interesting initiatives to the table “mixed with a very good dose of pragmatism.”

“Harold will bring in actual ideas… that impact on the evolution of our city, with an environmental flavour, but solid in many, many different ways,” Brodie said. …

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