Extravagant City Budget Ignores Child Poverty Problem

The City of Richmond, which holds the distinction of the municipality with the second highest child poverty rate in the province, released its 2014 capital budget which came in at $186 million, well above its usual on account of some grandiose projects. However just under 0.5 per cent of that has been earmarked for its…

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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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