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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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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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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