Malcolm Brodie makes 2014 ‘state of city’ address

From the Richmond News – Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie delivered his annual address at a Chamber of Commerce luncheon Tuesday afternoon at a Richmond hotel. Brodie commenced his speech, noting the city’s expected population growth of 40 per cent within three decades and that in his 13 years as mayor the city has evolved from…

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City rubbish bins coming soon to Richmond

From the Richmond Review – Shiny new wheeled garbage carts will soon be rolled out to three Richmond neighbourhoods if city council approves a pilot program aimed at reducing trash. City hall wants to test garbage pickup with new standard bins similar to green carts introduced last spring for organics collection. Under the six-month pilot,…

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Earthquake study adds fuel to Richmond’s liquefaction “myth”

From the Richmond News – Seismologists from the University of B.C. released a new study that indicates Richmond will experience greater shaking than previously thought, should an earthquake occur to the south within 100 kilometres. “What was most interesting is around Richmond is where the largest amplitude of motion could be seen during the simulations…

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Dogs on death row cause a row

Richmond News – Despite learning of allegations that impounded Richmond rottweilers Axle and Paris had a history of incidents, animal rights activist Carolyn Quirt still believes the dogs should be spared their lives. Furthermore, the lawyer defending the dogs and their owners says a bylaw officer’s version of events is contrary to his client’s and…

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