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2014 News and Information

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22-Dec-14 Recycle your Christmas tree in Richmond after the holidays
18-Dec-14 Get ready to celebrate the longest night of the year
17-Dec-14 City Hall closed for the holidays
17-Dec-14 Richmond’s Snow Angels are back
17-Dec-14 Dog licensing 2015  
17-Dec-14 Let’s recycle our Christmas trees
17-Dec-14 Longest night of 2014
17-Dec-14 Walk through a Winter Wonderland
15-Dec-14 TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay confirms West Coast celebration
05-Dec-14 Let’s Talk about the public spaces surrounding Minoru Complex
05-Dec-14 Nominations sought for new Richmond Sports Wall of Honour
03-Dec-14 Steveston Cannery Farmers’ Market
03-Dec-14 Dog licensing 2015
03-Dec-14 Development Permit Panel Meeting
03-Dec-14 Parks, recreation and culture program registration
28-Nov-14 Inaugural meeting set for new Richmond Council term
26-Nov-14 Richmond Nature Park hosts Owl show
26-Nov-14 Celebrate the season at the Winter Tram at Steveston Interurban Tram Building
25-Nov-14 "Light up” the fire halls with Richmond Fire-Rescue
25-Nov-14 Richmond makes major strides toward sustainability
25-Nov-14 TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay confirms West Coast celebration
24-Nov-14 Walk in a Winter Wonderland with Rotary Club of Richmond Sunset
19-Nov-14 Parks, recreation and culture winter/spring program registration
19-Nov-14 Development Permit Panel Meeting
19-Nov-14 Improving traffic flow at City Centre waterfront
19-Nov-14 Sustainability workshops
18-Nov-14 Richmond’s Writer-in-Residence ends with a multimedia bang
17-Nov-14 City of Richmond wins new national, international honours
15-Nov-14 Mayor Brodie, six Councillors re-elected in Richmond
13-Nov-14 Take a PechaKucha journey into the world of performing arts
12-Nov-14 Be a Richmond voter on November 15
10-Nov-14 Richmond City Hall will be closed for Remembrance Day
07-Nov-14 Container art illustrates progress on new Minoru Complex
05-Nov-14 Honour our veterans
05-Nov-14 Development Permit Panel Meeting
05-Nov-14 2015 City grant programs open
05-Nov-14 Steveston Cannery Farmers’ Market
05-Nov-14 Download the Richmond Election app now for all your Richmond election needs.
04-Nov-14  Richmond’s Remembrance Day ceremonies honours Canadian heroes 
03-Nov-14 Richmond Fire-Rescue introduces B.C.’s first state-of-the-art mobile fire and life safety education trailer
31-Oct-14 Richmond’s sustainability initiatives win another four awards
28-Oct-14 Changing your smoke alarm batteries when you set your clocks back can save lives
28-Oct-14 Fun with fungi at the Wild Mushroom Show
27-Oct-14 Fashion show reveals some of Canada’s largest collection of historic Asian styles and garments
27-Oct-14 Richmond voters may vote in advance
23-Oct-14 City of Richmond accepting applications for grant programs
23-Oct-14 Richmond’s Newcomers Guide now available in Russian
22-Oct-14 Interwoven World fashion exhibit opens at the Richmond Museum
21-Oct-14 Two nights of Wild Things at Richmond Nature Park
21-Oct-14 No tricks, just treats this year in Richmond: Halloween fireworks and events
16-Oct-14 Richmond stages fun-filled day in light of Diwali
15-Oct-14 Richmond launches innovative community services app
15-Oct-14 Trick-or-treaters of all ages reminded to have a safe Halloween 
10-Oct-14 52 candidates in the running for the 2014 Richmond election
09-Oct-14 Richmond City Hall will be closed for Thanksgiving holiday
09-Oct-14 Get ready for a ShakeOut on October 16
09-Oct-14 City of Richmond’s innovative technology earns two North American awards
08-Oct-14 Download the Richmond Election app
08-Oct-14 ‘Like’ your favourite street banner design
08-Oct-14 Development Permit Panel Meeting
08-Oct-14 2015 City Grant Programs open
08-Oct-14 Environmental sustainability workshops
08-Oct-14 Walk Richmond series
06-Oct-14 Richmond’s new City Centre Community Centre to open in 2015
06-Oct-14 Cranberry Children’s Centre now open in Richmond’s Hamilton community
03-Oct-14 Richmond supports Fire Prevention Week with open houses and important safety tips
02-Oct-14 Would you “like” to vote for two of Richmond’s new street banners?
02-Oct-14 “World of opportunities” seen for Richmond businesses
30-Sep-14 Richmond celebrates National Seniors Day
30-Sep-14 October brings clothes washer rebate offer by Richmond and BC Hydro
29-Sep-14 Sustainability initiatives earn Richmond two more awards
29-Sep-14 Help shape the City's Ecological Network Management Strategy
26-Sep-14 Richmond Ice Centre temporary morning closure - Tuesday, September 30 
26-Sep-14 Giant mosasaur shows its teeth at Fossil Show
25-Sep-14 Screwy Sunday at the Steveston Interurban Tram Building
23-Sep-14 Richmond wins communications award for Green Cart launch
22-Sep-14 Lack of consultation on flawed report disrespectful say Metro Vancouver local governments
19-Sep-14 Cluster brings bold colours to the end of the Line
18-Sep-14 Families thrilled by Terra Nova Adventure Play Environment
18-Sep-14 Grand Prix of Art competition returns to Richmond’s Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site
17-Sep-14 Richmond releases mobile app for upcoming election
17-Sep-14 The 2014 Richmond Street Banner Contest
17-Sep-14 Development Permit Panel Meeting
17-Sep-14 What do you think of Richmond’s natural areas?
17-Sep-14 Culture Days
17-Sep-14 Meet Writer-in-Residence Mark Leiren-Young
15-Sep-14 City of Richmond seeks volunteers to serve community
11-Sep-14 Candidate nomination period starts September 30 for Richmond election
11-Sep-14 City of Richmond launches the Building Energy Challenge
11-Sep-14 Public open houses scheduled for Minoru multi-purpose complex, fire hall projects
10-Sep-14 80+ cultural activities. 3 days of inspiration.
09-Sep-14 Richmond voters to elect a Mayor, eight Councillors and seven School Trustees on November 15
08-Sep-14 Leacock Medal winner Richmond’s 2014 Writer-in-Residence
05-Sep-14 Children’s September day camps and activities in Richmond
05-Sep-14 Bugs and More! show this weekend
04-Sep-14 Are you registered to vote for the 2014 general local and school election?
04-Sep-14 Kiwanis Towers now accepting tenant applications
03-Sep-14 Crime prevention guide available
03-Sep-14 What do you think of Richmond’s natural areas?
03-Sep-14 Development Permit Panel meeting
03-Sep-14 Children’s day camps and activities
03-Sep-14 Live bug show at Richmond Nature Park
28-Aug-14 The Richmond Olympic Oval welcomes the world again
 - Richmond Olympic Oval Corporation Notice
28-Aug-14 Richmond City Hall will be closed on Labour Day
27-Aug-14  Richmond sends off summer with waterfront celebration
26-Aug-14 Children’s day camps and activities in Richmond September 2 to 5
20-Aug-14 Environmental sustainability workshops
20-Aug-14 Cover Stories: Manhole Cover Art Contest
20-Aug-14  Development Permit Panel Meeting
20-Aug-14 Register to vote for the 2014 general local and school election
20-Aug-14 Asphalt paving advisory
19-Aug-14 Help shape the City of Richmond’s long-term older adults services and age-friendly offerings 
19-Aug-14 Richmond hosts big summer celebration on the waterfront
18-Aug-14 Free Teddy Bears Picnic in Steveston Park
13-Aug-14 Share your vision of Richmond’s special places, experiences and activities
13-Aug-14 Sip, smell and learn about teas from around the world
12-Aug-14 Celebrate the spirit of Japan at Steveston Museum
08-Aug-14 Candidate nomination packages are now available in the Election Office and online
07-Aug-14  River Road realignment supports park and traffic improvements in Richmond 
06-Aug-14 Citizens encouraged to take role in crime prevention
06-Aug-14 Discover local birds of prey at the Raptor Festival
06-Aug-14 Construction notice
06-Aug-14 11th Annual Richmond Maritime Festival
06-Aug-14 Cover Stories: Manhole Cover Art Contest
06-Aug-14 Outdoor Movie Night in the Park returns to East Richmond
06-Aug-14 August environmental sustainability workshops
05-Aug-14 Close encounters of the marine kind will bring Richmond Maritime Festival to life
01-Aug-14 All Aboard! at the Steveston Interurban Tram
01-Aug-14 Escape to the riverfront for Richmond’s Summer PlayDays
31-Jul-14 Richmond City Hall will be closed on BC Day
31-Jul-14 Garden City Bike Terrain Park ready for riders
31-Jul-14 Richmond Council moves forward on major civic projects
29-Jul-14 Steveston Village tours reveal its past and present history
29-Jul-14 Richmond makes major investments in flood prevention
28-Jul-14 Richmond residents reminded to be safe with BBQs this summer
24-Jul-14  The next chapter is written for a Richmond affordable rental housing development 
23-Jul-14 Registration for fall programs starts soon
23-Jul-14 Summer Fun Nights are here
23-Jul-14 11th annual Richmond Maritime Festival
23-Jul-14 Celebrate the official opening of the Garden City Bike Terrain Park
23-Jul-14 Ponies in the Park
23-Jul-14 Want to work out on BC Day, August 4?
23-Jul-14 Blueberry Sale and Tea
22-Jul-14 City of Richmond Election Office is now open to the public
22-Jul-14 Ensure your safety around water this summer
21-Jul-14 Quirky cast of characters make BC’s maritime heritage fun
21-Jul-14 Richmond breaks ground on $79.6 million multi-purpose complex
17-Jul-14 Richmond Fire-Rescue receives pet oxygen masks
14-Jul-14 Richmond elementary students demonstrate how simple actions curb climate change
11-Jul-14 Meet real dragons at the Reptile Show July 19 and 20
10-Jul-14 Technology and the human condition intertwine at PechaKucha Night Richmond
10-Jul-14 Artist will live on tower structure for seven days: Your Kontinent rolls out 4th annual festival
09-Jul-14 11th annual Richmond Maritime Festival
09-Jul-14 Council meetings online
09-Jul-14 July Environmental Sustainability Workshops
09-Jul-14 Development Permit Panel Meeting
09-Jul-14 Enrol now for Cambie Community Centre’s preschool
09-Jul-14 Next phase underway for Minoru Civic Precinct projects
30-Jun-14 Richmond City Hall closed for Canada Day
27-Jun-14 40th ScotDance Canada Highland Dance Championship Series July 2 – 6 at the Richmond Olympic Oval
24-Jun-14 Richmond wins dual honours for financial reporting – again
24-Jun-14 Richmond sets local government standard for organizational and leadership development
23-Jun-14 Navy horns to quell pirate uprising at Ships to Shore
19-Jun-14 Richmond Council meetings to be streamed online
19-Jun-14 Richmond seniors housing project marks key construction milestone
18-Jun-14 Know the risks and bylaws of open air burning in Richmond
18-Jun-14 Dog owners can purchase licence right on their doorsteps
18-Jun-14 Minoru Sports Pavilion’s 50th anniversary celebration and farewell
18-Jun-14 Multicultural Heritage Festival
18-Jun-14 Richmond Art Gallery opening reception
18-Jun-14 Be part of Culture Days 2014
18-Jun-14 Development Permit Panel Meeting
18-Jun-14 Ships to Shore Steveston 2014
16-Jun-14 Children’s day camps and activities in Richmond June 16 to 27
16-Jun-14 BC Bids to be the home of the Canadian Women’s National Volleyball team
- Richmond Olympic Oval Corporation Notice
12-Jun-14  Minoru Sports Pavilion marks 50th anniversary with celebration and farewell
12-Jun-14  Expanded Multicultural Festival returns to Richmond
11-Jun-14  Richmond adopts master plan for Garden City Lands
10-Jun-14 Children’s day camps and activities in Richmond on Wednesday, June 11
10-Jun-14 City of Richmond wins two more awards for Alexandra Energy District Utility
09-Jun-14 All hands on deck for Ships to Shore Steveston 2014
05-Jun-14 Richmond Maritime Festival unveils 2014 poster design
04-Jun-14 Historic and ecologically significant Railway Greenway opens June 7
04-Jun-14  14th annual Island City, by Bike tour
04-Jun-14 Enroll now for preschool at Cambie Community Centre
04-Jun-14 Lawn sprinkling restrictions
04-Jun-14 Works on Wheels tour
04-Jun-14 Development Permit Panel Meeting
04-Jun-14 Richmond’s manhole covers will soon tell a story
30-May-14 Children’s day camps and activities in Richmond on Monday, June 2
30-May-14 Richmond residents reminded to restrict lawn sprinkling
30-May-14 Watch new baby birds online until mid-June
28-May-14 Seniors celebrated for Making a Difference in Richmond 
28-May-14 Richmond wins national municipal award for Professional Development
28-May-14 Hop on the Doors Open bus to explore Richmond’s arts, culture and heritage
27-May-14 Three Richmond youth headed to BC Provincial Heritage Fair
26-May-14 Break out your helmets for the annual Richmond bike tour
23-May-14 Children’s day camps and activities in Richmond on Tuesday, May 27
21-May-14 Online registration for parks, recreation and culture summer programs starts tonight at 8:00 p.m.
21-May-14 Engineering and Public Works open house
21-May-14 Clothes washer rebate program
21-May-14 Asphalt paving advisory
21-May-14 Cambie spring swap meet
21-May-14  Bike to Work Week: May 26 to June 1
15-May-14 Walk straight into arts, culture and heritage at Doors Open Richmond 2014
15-May-14 Go behind-the-scenes at the Engineering and Public Works open house
14-May-14 West Richmond Community Centre officially reveals new features
14-May-14 Are you hosting a public event in Richmond this summer?
13-May-14 As seen on the big screen: Richmond’s booming filming industry
12-May-14 Richmond City Hall closed for Victoria Day
08-May-14 Canadian and Serbian theatre collaboration tackles depression
08-May-14 Richmond’s Lulu Series: Art in the City presents Happy City author
07-May-14 Major trail temporarily closed during Minoru Park sports fields upgrade
07-May-14 Winners announced for Richmond’s sixth annual Arts Awards  
07-May-14 Have some feathery fun with owls at Richmond Nature Park
07-May-14 Lulu Series:Art in the City
07-May-14 Get to know your H2O!
07-May-14 Clothes washer rebate program
07-May-14 Asphalt paving advisory 
07-May-14 Minoru Chapel Opera is tonight
07-May-14 Spring into action during Move for Health Week
07-May-14 Development Permit Panel Meeting
06-May-14 Richmond puts residents first with expanded recycling
06-May-14 First national Culture Days Marketing Award goes to the City of Richmond
06-May-14 City of Richmond recommends to residents: “Get to know your H2O!”
05-May-14 Discover your sport and more at Move for Health Festival on May 10
05-May-14 Wacky culinary show at Richmond’s Rooftop Garden
05-May-14 Funding partnership helps mitigate flooding in Richmond
01-May-14  Show us how you move for health in Richmond
01-May-14 Richmond and BC Hydro offer up to $200 in clothes washer rebate
29-Apr-14 Youth explore Canadian heritage and traditions at the 12th annual Richmond-Delta Regional Heritage Fair
24-Apr-14 Harper Government helps seniors mentor youth in Richmond, BC
- Employment and Social Development Canada Notice
24-Apr-14 Lots of free fun things to do during Richmond Youth Week
24-Apr-14 Richmond’s home grown orchestra dives into the ocean
23-Apr-14 Find your city, find your voice: Learn more about the City of Richmond
23-Apr-14 Children’s Art Exhibit
23-Apr-14 Clothes washer rebate program
23-Apr-14 Get City of Richmond news, information and events on the go
23-Apr-14  Development Permit Panel Meeting
23-Apr-14 Asphalt paving advisory
 23-Apr-14 Spring into action for Move for Health Week
22-Apr-14 Finalists announced for sixth annual Richmond Arts Awards
22-Apr-14 A tribute to Richard Strauss through Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
17-Apr-14 PechaKucha Night will expose secrets of the Fraser River
16-Apr-14 Countdown on for REaDY Summit 2014: Only two weeks left to register
14-Apr-14 Richmond City Hall closed for Easter long weekend
11-Apr-14 Court makes ruling in Richmond dangerous dogs case
10-Apr-14 Richmond’s Minoru Park about to undergo major changes
09-Apr-14  Asphalt paving advisory
09-Apr-14  City of Richmond annual watermain flushing notification
09-Apr-14 Cambie trash & electronic recycling drop-off day
09-Apr-14  Development Permit Panel Meeting
09-Apr-14 Lulu Series: Art in the City
09-Apr-14 Nominate an individual or organization for the Richmond Heritage Awards
09-Apr-14 Richmond Maritime Festival announces 2014 poster artist
08-Apr-14  Military parade planned to honour new 39 Service Battalion
04-Apr-14 Local Heroes: Minoru Aquatic Centre Lifeguards Use CPR to Save Pool Patron
31-Mar-14 Next stop: Richmond’s temples of faith
31-Mar-14 Richmond’s Lulu Series: Art in the City presents Downtown Eastside muralist
26-Mar-14 Richmond reveals 2014 street banners
25-Mar-14 Richmond adopts Resilient Economy Strategy
25-Mar-14 Find out what’s happening in your neighbourhood at Richmond’s capital construction projects open house
24-Mar-14  Take action against climate change: Lights out on Earth Hour, March 29
20-Mar-14 Wanted: Designer to create Richmond Maritime Festival poster image
19-Mar-14 Calling all nominations for Richmond’s Heritage Awards
19-Mar-14 Lulu Series: Art in the City
19-Mar-14 Proposed Railway-Roadway grade crossing regulations
19-Mar-14 Minoru Chapel Opera is back
19-Mar-14 Development Permit Panel meeting
19-Mar-14 Lights out for Earth Hour
17-Mar-14 Battle and Blades Super Weekend: Super exciting, super green
- Richmond Olympic Oval Corporation Notice
12-Mar-14 Final call for nominations to the sixth annual Richmond Arts Awards
12-Mar-14  Ahoy there, visual artists!
11-Mar-14 Freedom of the City parade to honour 39 Service Battalion
11-Mar-14 Design contracts awarded for major new Richmond facilities
10-Mar-14 Conquer your fears at the Exotic Reptile Show
06-Mar-14 Register for the first ever outdoor-based preschool in Richmond
05-Mar-14 Replace smoke alarm batteries as clocks spring forward
05-Mar-14 Proposed Railway-Roadway grade crossing regulations
05-Mar-14  Terra Nova Nature Preschool
05-Mar-14 Complete a survey on your health and you could win prizes 
05-Mar-14 Minoru Chapel Opera is tonight - Burnaby Lyric Opera presents La Bohème
05-Mar-14 Richmond Arts Awards
05-Mar-14 Own a piece of Richmond’s Olympic Games history
04-Mar-14 Dramatic play exploring family, love and mortality premieres at the Richmond Cultural Centre
03-Mar-14 Richmond Sport Hosting shoots for a Sport Tourism Organization of the Year award
27-Feb-14 Richmond Earth Day Youth Summit celebrates the Fraser River with David Suzuki
26-Feb-14 Richmond’s Lulu Series: Art in the City opens with art in unexpected places
20-Feb-14 Wear pink and help Richmond erase bullying on Pink Shirt Day
20-Feb-14 Special Public Hearing is public’s final opportunity to comment on proposed Hamilton Area Plan in Richmond
19-Feb-14 Lulu Series: Art in the City
19-Feb-14 Development Permit Panel meeting
19-Feb-14 Richmond Arts Awards
18-Feb-14 Opera springs back to Minoru Chapel
18-Feb-14 Make a difference in your personal health and the health of your community
17-Feb-14 Break up with these five things and share a healthy heart
17-Feb-14 Richmond seeks comments on plans to redesign Lang Park
14-Feb-14 City Council contributes thousands of dollars to local organizations
13-Feb-14  Culture Days ranks Richmond #1
12-Feb-14  Language of Learning exhibit at the Richmond Museum
12-Feb-14 Richmond invites feedback on 5 Year Financial Plan
11-Feb-14 Live dance performance reveals what’s in a journey to becoming a woman
07-Feb-14 Richmond Aquatic and Older Adults Centre Replacement Advisory Committee
07-Feb-14 Olympic legacies still growing for Richmond
06-Feb-14 Social media workshop available for artists and cultural groups
05-Feb-14  Warm up with a walk and a PodPlay before your show at the Gateway Theatre
05-Feb-14 Own a piece of Richmond’s Olympic Games history
05-Feb-14 Children’s Arts Festival on Family Day
05-Feb-14 Nominate a business or an individual - Richmond Arts Awards
05-Feb-14 Development Permit Panel meeting
04-Feb-14 Celebrate Family Day at select Richmond community facilities
04-Feb-14 What’s Your Story?: Explore the moments that inspire change at PechaKucha Night
03-Feb-14 Proposed Hamilton Area Plan to be considered at Planning Committee meeting on February 4
03-Feb-14 Richmond creates a magical world full of fairy tale characters on Family Day
03-Feb-14 AISTS and City of Richmond announce official partnership to promote sport sustainability
30-Jan-14 Drape yourself with Olympic pride: A piece of Richmond’s Olympic history
29-Jan-14 2014 Pacific Rim Gymnastics Championships coming to the Richmond Olympic Oval
- Richmond Olympic Oval Corporation Notice
28-Jan-14  Richmond sets goals to curb climate change and save energy
27-Jan-14 Celebrate the Year of the Horse in Richmond
23-Jan-14  Table Tennis Canada opens National Training Centre at the Richmond Olympic Oval
- Richmond Olympic Oval Corporation Notice
22-Jan-14  Children’s Arts Festival on Family Day
22-Jan-14  Free Personal Preparedness workshop
22-Jan-14  Have your say on our youth services, activities and programs
22-Jan-14  Celebrate Lunar New Year in Richmond
22-Jan-14  Nominate a business or an individual
22-Jan-14  Development Permit Panel meeting
21-Jan-14 Mayor highlights Richmond’s social, economic gains in Annual Address
16-Jan-14 Why the Children’s Arts Festival is a Family Day must-do
15-Jan-14 Nominate a business or individual for the Richmond Arts Awards
14-Jan-14  Parents and caregivers invited to have their say on Richmond’s youth services
14-Jan-14  Excellence in Urban Design inspired by winners of prestigious Richmond Lulu Awards 
13-Jan-14 Mayor Brodie to deliver Annual Address in new setting
08-Jan-14 Development Permit Panel meeting
08-Jan-14  Celebrate Lunar New Year in Richmond
08-Jan-14  2014 environmental sustainability workshops
08-Jan-14 Drivers and pedestrians must exercise caution
08-Jan-14 Wanted: videos of Richmond's sporting history
- Richmond Olympic Oval Corporation Notice