Local Food Movement Seeking Inroads with Chinese Community

Richmond News feature – Last month a leaked document from the office of Agriculture Minister Pat Pimm showed proposals to change the Agricultural Land Commission’s legislative mandate to fall more in line with the province’s priorities for economic development. Among some of the recommendations was to have “community growth applications decided by local governments.” Following…

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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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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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Hamilton: Richmond’s Forgotten ‘Hood’

This is a follow up to the neighbourhood series I wrote a week before. Richmond News story – When the Richmond News published a special feature on 17 neighbourhoods in Richmond on Oct. 23, the reaction was largely positive and appreciative. The only problem was the feature didn’t included Hamilton. The neighbourhood may as well have been…

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