News Roundup – 11/29/13

Here are five stories from Richmond this week. 1. The Vancouver Airport Fuel Facilities Corporation took another public lashing from its opponents including Richmond Malcolm Brodie and independent Delta South MLA Vicki Huntington. VAFFC is trying to build a jet fuel tank farm in East Richmond on the Fraser River, opening the river up to…

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Richmond ‘geese tsunami’ Hits CNN

A video from Richmond dubbed a ‘geese tsunami’ went viral today on YouTube and American television. The video spread across social media, made the Weather Channel and then hit the front page of cnn.com after the morning show aired the video during its ‘Must See Now’ segment. Then the video hit westcoastwood.org. Simply amazing. The…

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More Hospital News: This Time They’re Going 3D

                          Check out the video below.┬áRichmond News story – On Friday the┬áRichmond Hospital Foundation and Vancouver Coastal Health announced the official opening of Canada’s first two minimally invasive operating rooms with 3D technology, which will allow surgeons to perform safer and more accurate…

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Leaked Documents Spell an End to ALC

The Globe and Mail released a government document that carries the signature line of Agriculture Minister Pat Pimm. It outlines major changes proposed for the Agricultural Land Commission, an independent body that is intended to protect farmland in B.C. Read the original story here. Here is the document as per the Globe and Mail: Cabinet…

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High School Law Challenge Gains Popularity Among Students.

Richmond News story – About 120 students enrolled in Law 12 at Burnett, McRoberts and Steveston-London secondary schools in Richmond took part in the second annual Richmond Charter Cases Challenge at Steveston-London. They debated the merits of past, high-profile Supreme Court of Canada decisions, involving interpretation of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. “It’s about…

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