“C” is for controversy in Richmond

CKNW

Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie isn’t all too impressed with his city right now after the latest sign debacle.

“I am really disappointed to hear of such items being sold anywhere in Richmond.”

This coming in after he found out about Super Garage in Aberdeen Centre selling yellow “C” decals that say Chinese Driver–much like you would see on the back of a learner or new driver’s car. …

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Hazy future as dredging wraps up

Delta Optimist

As the port authority and all three levels of government marked completion of the dredging of the Fraser River’s secondary channels last week, others were left wondering what will happen next. Port Metro Vancouver president and CEO Robin Silvester, MP Kerry-Lynne Findlay, provincial Transportation Minister Todd Stone, Delta Mayor Lois Jackson and Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie all touted the work done by $10-million program to clear local waterways, which had been filling with sediment for more than a decade. …

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Richmond townhall highlights transit service shortfalls

News 1130

People calling into a Richmond phone-in townhall say service in their city is a major concern when it comes to transit.

The city needs the transit infrastructure for many reasons according to Mayor Malcolm Brodie, who admitted more lines going east-west are a priority. …

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Mayors say ‘Yes’ vote critical to local economy

Richmond News

Mayor Malcolm Brodie was joined by his Vancouver counterpart Mayor Gregor Robertson at Brighouse station in Richmond Wednesday morning to stake claims that a ‘Yes’ vote in the upcoming transit tax plebiscite will improve the economy as well as the environment and, notably, the money raised will be at arms-length of TransLink’s base budget…

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Campaign limits needed for civic parties

24 Hours Vancouver

Running a successful election campaign isn’t cheap. Phone banks, campaign literature and advertising all cost a lot of money. Parties depend on their donors to help them deliver a win by writing cheques…

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