June 15, 2018

Richmond politicians mingle at Guangdong trade event

Richmond News It was a who’s who of Richmond politicians lined up to greet and speak to Chinese business people and members, at the 9th Conference of the World Guangdong Community Federation in Vancouver from May 27-29. About 1,800 attended the conference at the Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre. Richmond attendees included Richmond Centre MP […]

June 9, 2018

Delta MLA sounds off over bridge

Delta Optimist Delta South MLA Ian Paton is once again sounding off on the transportation minister over the fate of the suspended George Massey Tunnel Replacement Project. Paton yesterday wasted no time criticizing Claire Trevena when she said she expected to have the independent technical review of the project on her desk by the end […]

June 8, 2018

A&W Canada becomes first North American fast-food chain to ditch plastic straws

Georgia Straight A&W Canada has become the first restaurant chain in North America to commit to eliminating plastic straws from its inventory. The North Vancouver–based fast-food company announced at the Vancouver Aquarium today (June 8) that it will replace plastic straws with biodegradable paper ones at all 928 of its locations across Canada by the […]

June 6, 2018

Pipeline protesters picket Peschisolido’s pad

Richmond News A small group of protesters delivered a message to Steveston-Richmond East MP Joe Peschisolido: Don’t build the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, let alone buy it. … Mayor Malcolm Brodie said he has stayed at arms-length of city staff working with Vancouver Airport Facilities Corporation (VAFFC), a consortium of airlines building the pipeline, to […]

June 5, 2018

Have your say in Richmond’s Community Wellness Strategy

Richmond News Richmond residents who have ideas on how the community can improve its wellness and thrive are invited to participate in another round of consultation for the city’s Community Wellness Strategy. While the draft version of the wellness strategy for 2018-2023 was adopted by city council in May, the City of Richmond is now […]

May 30, 2018

National Zero Waste Council Releases Strategy for Preventing Food Waste in Canada

Waste360 The National Zero Waste Council (NZWC) released its updated National Food Waste Reduction Strategy for preventing food waste in Canada, sharing the report with Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna to help inform the government’s development of a food policy for Canada. … “More than a […]

May 29, 2018

National Zero Waste Council announces strategy to cut Canada’s food waste in half

Recycling Product News The National Zero Waste Council (NZWC) has released its updated National Food Waste Reduction Strategy for preventing food waste in Canada, sharing the report with Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister, Lawrence MacAulay, and Environment and Climate Change Minister, Catherine McKenna to help inform the Government’s development of a Food Policy for Canada. … […]

May 26, 2018

Kajaks celebrate 50th year of B.C. Elementary Track and Field Championships

Richmond News Mayor Malcolm Brodie and Kajaks head coach Garrett Collier (far right) honoured club and event founders (left to right) Carl Savage, Kim Young, Diane Clement and Doug Clement during Saturday’s opening ceremony at the 50th annual B.C. Elementary Schools Track and Field Championships at Minoru Park. Read Full Story

May 26, 2018

Richmond’s July 1 birthday party features Steveston Salmon Festival, Street Party, fireworks, Big Sugar

Indo-Canadian Voice Newspaper Richmond is hosting what it says is the ultimate birthday party. The annual Richmond Canada Day in Steveston will feature a free, full-day street party throughout Steveston Village alongside the much beloved Steveston Salmon Festival. A headline performance by Juno Award-winners Big Sugar and fireworks over the Fraser River will cap off […]

May 24, 2018

Big Sugar, Terra Lightfoot and Vince Vaccaro to perform at Richmond’s Canada Day celebration

Richmond News Canada Day is just over a month away and to get the countdown started, the City of Richmond has announced its plans to celebrate. The annual birthday party will include a free street party through Steveston, the Steveston Salmon Festival, fireworks and performances by Canadian arists Big Sugar, Terra Lightfoot and Vince Vaccaro. […]

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