Education “Super Centre” may come to Richmond

Here’s my story from the Richmond News on an education hub that a developer and education management group is planning. It still needs approval from staff to go to city council for approval. Below are the architectural designs. International education is a rapidly growing multi-billion dollar industry the provincial government likens to the lumber and…

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New Approach to Protecting Children Starts in Richmond

From the Richmond News A mental healthcare pilot program that launched in Richmond last year aiming to better protect children will expand to other municipalities across the province, according to the Ministry of Children and Family Development. Safe Relationships, Safe Children has sought to change the way front-line mental health practitioners identify risks posed to…

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Richmond Sees Green With International Students

International education is growing in all facets (public and private) in Richmond¬†and it has a lot to do with the government’s push to increase the revenue of this already multi-million dollar industry. Foreign students brought in $2.1 billion to BC’s economy in 2012. Chinese students account for about 20 per cent of the 107,000 students…

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Richmond’s New Year’s Baby

Story from the Richmond News Richmond’s first new resident of 2014 is quick to get things done himself but still waiting for his parents to name him. Born at 1:05 a.m. in the maternity ward of Richmond Hospital, the second son of Tanya and Jure Krpan officially became Richmond’s New Year’s baby when he popped…

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