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2016 News and Information

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23-Dec-16 Spruce up your tree recycling after the holiday season 
23-Dec-16 Spend time at City Centre Community Centre on Christmas Day working out, letting the kids play and socializing
22-Dec-16 Richmond City Hall closed for the holidays
22-Dec-16 City takes the LEED with Gold community centre 
19-Dec-16  Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday at the Children’s Arts Festival
16-Dec-16 Richmond’s Winter Break event details now online in one location 
16-Dec-16 Traffic bylaw changes enhance safety for pedestrians 
14-Dec-16 New community centres, animal shelter top Richmond’s building list 
13-Dec-16 Richmond adds more police officers in 2017 budget 
08-Dec-16 Richmond prepared for winter weather conditions
08-Dec-16 Winter weather ahead: preparedness tips for incoming snowfall
08-Dec-16 Richmond Fire-Rescue opens new live-fire training facility 
05-Dec-16 Stilt House Island installation on display at Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site 
01-Dec-16 Skate around the holiday splendour of Richmond’s Winter Wonderland 
01-Dec-16 Richmond calls for nominations for awards of urban design excellence 
29-Nov-16 City of Richmond’s “Green Fleet” Makes it the First Municipality to Receive a Platinum Award from E3 Fleet
29-Nov-16  Christmas Goes to the Opera at Minoru Chapel 
28-Nov-16  Final programs set for inaugural Branscombe House artist residency
28-Nov-16  Revered Chinese calligrapher’s work unveiled at Richmond Museum 
24-Nov-16  Poppies on street signs remember Richmond’s fallen 
24-Nov-16  Minoru Complex is taking shape 
23-Nov-16  City of Richmond seeks feedback on proposed Sign Bylaw updates
22-Nov-16  New inductees added to Richmond Sports Wall of Fame 
22-Nov-16 Final PechaKucha Night Richmond features Homegrown Inspiration
21-Nov-16  Stroll through a winter wonderland at Richmond City Hall 
21-Nov-16  Lulu Island Energy Company launches  Kids Corner mascot design contest 
17-Nov-16 Once Upon a Christmas in Steveston: A Christmas Fair – December 3
15-Nov-16 Richmond seeks to join in appeals of Harvest Power’s air quality permit
14-Nov-16  Tis' the season to create memories, not garbage in Metro Vancouver 
10-Nov-16 Portion of No. 2 Road temporarily closed for box culvert drain replacement 
10-Nov-16  City Hall closed for Remembrance Day
10-Nov-16  Richmond roads closed for Remembrance Day service 
09-Nov-16  Metro Vancouver must address odour problem 
08-Nov-16  Improper storage of tea light battery causes fire 
07-Nov-16  Richmond Arts Centre dancers pass the test 
04-Nov-16  Annual Remembrance Day ceremony to take place at City Hall 
04-Nov-16 Richmond seeks input on public art competition finalists for new Minoru Complex
02-Nov-16   Richmond to host forum on drug overdose epidemic
30-Oct-16 Cambie Community Centre re-opens November 1 after water damage clean-up
28-Oct-16 Richmond looks to connect with Community Services users
28-Oct-16 20 facts about the Richmond Olympic Oval
27-Oct-16  City extends deadline for free Spray Valve Replacement Program for Richmond businesses with commercial kitchens
25-Oct-16  Richmond Council demands end to organics odour problem
21-Oct-16  Richmond’s Halloween event details now online in one location 
20-Oct-16  Tree Protection Bylaw information sessions 
19-Oct-16 City of Richmond awarded Prince of Wales heritage prize 
19-Oct-16  Wild Things return to Richmond Nature Park 
17-Oct-16 Discover Richmond’s past and present through new online Archives database
13-Oct-16 Richmond’s Digital Strategy boosts customer service
13-Oct-16 Cranberries to make big splash at Richmond Olympic Oval
13-Oct-16 Consider these safety tips when Fall storms hit
11-Oct-16 Have your say in deciding next year’s Canada 150 themed Richmond street banners 
11-Oct-16  Get bronzed in latest Branscombe House art workshop 
11-Oct-16 Richmond Fire-Rescue launches new Smoke Detector Recycling Program at local fire halls 
07-Oct-16  Earthquake preparedness presentations 
07-Oct-16  Richmond City Hall closed Thanksgiving Monday 
06-Oct-16 Meet the artist behind A Steveston Beginning: Remembering My Mother exhibit
06-Oct-16  Every smoke alarm has an expiry date: What’s yours? 
05-Oct-16  Save water, energy and money with Richmond’s clothes washer rebate program 
05-Oct-16  City of Richmond launches 2017 budget consultation 
04-Oct-16  Richmond youth needed for ERASE bullying-Respectful City poster campaign  
03-Oct-16   "Wipe it, green bin it" campaign pilot launches in Richmond
27-Sep-16 Minoru Chapel Opera’s fall series announced 
23-Sep-16 Trade agreements give advantage to Canadian business  
23-Sep-16 Portion of No. 4 Road temporarily closed for storm drain culvert replacement 
21-Sep-16 Award-winning novelist to be Richmond’s next Writer-in-Residence
19-Sep-16 Over 80 Culture Days events happening in Richmond
16-Sep-16 City of Richmond takes lead in reducing energy use
07-Sep-16 Richmond’s City Centre Community Centre turns one  
06-Sep-16 Fall for the Forest Floor at Branscombe House 
06-Sep-16 Richmond Council calls for 2017 Advisory Board volunteers
31-Aug-16 Richmond City Hall closed Labour Day Monday 
31-Aug-16  City of Richmond to honour Olympian Evan Dunfee 
29-Aug-16 Foodie favourites featured at the Richmond World Festival
24-Aug-16  Digital talent to hit the stage and screen at Richmond World Festival 
22-Aug-16  Decorate the streets for Canada’s 150th birthday through the Richmond Street Banner Contest 
18-Aug-16 Have your say in updating Richmond’s Child Care Strategy
18-Aug-16 Soaring falcons perform at Richmond’s Terra Nova Rural Park
17-Aug-16 Stimulate the senses at Richmond World Festival
17-Aug-16 New public artwork to be unveiled at Mary’s Barn in Terra Nova Rural Park
16-Aug-16  Beware of bear hugs in Steveston Park 
10-Aug-16 Community made public art to be unveiled at Bridgeport Industrial Park
09-Aug-16 Cruise through the waterways of Richmond this fall
08-Aug-16 Richmond’s food gardens celebrated at Branscombe House
03-Aug-16  Winners revealed for How Art Works public art contest 
03-Aug-16  Free family fun this weekend at Richmond Maritime Festival  
29-Jul-16  Keep your cool this long weekend 
29-Jul-16  Richmond City Hall closed for BC Day 
28-Jul-16  Transportation’s past and present meet at All Aboard! 
27-Jul-16 Ackroyd Road extension creates key link in Richmond’s City Centre street network
27-Jul-16  Richmond’s Alexandra District Energy Utility awarded highest honour from international association
25-Jul-16 Top off the season with Hats Off to Summer garden party
15-Jul-16  Write the past, view the present and sculpt the future along the construction fencing at the Minoru Complex site 
13-Jul-16 Walk Off The Earth to headline Richmond World Festival
08-Jul-16 Canada Post service disruption – here’s what you need to know
07-Jul-16 End in sight for Richmond’s public safety rebuilding program
07-Jul-16 Colourful crew returns for the Richmond Maritime Festival
07-Jul-16 Watch the Soccer Final with the Whitecaps at the Olympic Experience - Richmond Olympic Oval
05-Jul-16 Enjoy spectacular summer Sundays with Sunset Series
05-Jul-16 Take a bite out of Richmond’s Chinese Canadian history
04-Jul-16 Refuelling fire causes burn injury
29-Jun-16 Richmond City Hall closed for Canada Day
29-Jun-16 Know the ropes for Ships to Shore
27-Jun-16  Landlubbers delight at Ships to Shore 
27-Jun-16  Richmond residents invited to give feedback on Steveston Community Park Playground concept plans 
23-Jun-16  And the 2016 Richmond Heritage Awards go to … 
22-Jun-16 Swim and skate all summer for only $19
21-Jun-16 City seeks feedback on housing affordability challenges in Richmond
21-Jun-16 Fireworks cruises, day sails add to Ships to Shore adventures
21-Jun-16 Show You Love Water by Conserving More- Metro Vancouver
20-Jun-16 Creativity is blooming at Branscombe House this summer
20-Jun-16 Sharing Farm and partners celebrate Grand Opening of Mary’s Barn
17-Jun-16  City of Richmond property tax payments are due July 4 
15-Jun-16 Richmond firefighter receives Public Educator of the Year Award
15-Jun-16 Immerse yourself in a nautical bazaar at Ships to Shore
13-Jun-16  Cast your vote for the Richmond's art column contest People’s Choice award 
13-Jun-16 How will you Leave Your Mark? 
08-Jun-16 Richmond dancers bring A Winter’s Gift to summer
08-Jun-16 City of Richmond releases 2015 Annual Report
08-Jun-16 Search for gnomes at Richmond Nature Park
08-Jun-16 New Air Monitoring Station for Clean Air Day - Metro Vancouver
31-May-16 Richmond offers grants for grassroots Canada 150 celebrations
31-May-16  Enjoy the buzz at the Pollinator Pasture Picnic 
30-May-16 Take a two-wheeled tour of Richmond
27-May-16 Temporary road and driveway closure on No. 2 Road near Blundell Road
26-May-16  Feedback needed to finalize Richmond’s Garden City Lands design concepts
26-May-16 Make history by honouring those who preserve it Nominations sought for Richmond Heritage Awards
25-May-16  King of the Sea sailing to Richmond for Canada 150 
25-May-16  42 sites to explore during Doors Open Richmond weekend 
20-May-16 Even slimy slugs have their day at Richmond Nature Park
19-May-16 Richmond City Hall closed for Victoria Day holiday
19-May-16 Seniors Week in Richmond aims to build connections
19-May-16 Winners announced for Richmond’s eighth annual Arts Awards
18-May-16 2016 Economic Scorecard Informs the Metro Vancouver Regional Prosperity Initiative- Metro Vancouver
17-May-16 Richmond urges art enthusiasts to join public art selection panels
16-May-16 Grow Green: Your Guide to Eco-Friendly Lawns and Gardens in Metro Vancouver - Metro Vancouver
16-May-16 Sicilian love affair for Minoru Chapel Opera
13-May-16  2016 Lawn sprinkling restrictions take effect this weekend  - Metro Vancouver
12-May-16  Spectacular showcase of orchids set for Richmond Nature Park 
12-May-16  Richmond Days of Summer to shine on community 
11-May-16 Richmond Fire-Rescue’s new public education truck delivers life safety messages directly to students
09-May-16 Richmond’s Lulu Series: Art in the City examines site-specific art
05-May-16 Conserve water and energy with Richmond’s clothes washer rebate program
05-May-16 Richmond’s public art contest asks How Art Works for you
04-May-16 Richmond seeks public input to update Affordable Housing Strategy
04-May-16  Shake Zone ready to rattle Richmond
03-May-16  Engineering and Public Works open house
03-May-16  Construction milestone marked for new Minoru Complex
02-May-16  Steveston Farmers & Artisan Market opens for new season in new location 
02-May-16  Richmond seeks public help to combat invasive species 
02-May-16  Spring into action for Move for Health Week 
02-May-16  Cultural Grants - Application Deadline June 6 - Metro Vancouver
29-Apr-16 Birds of prey flock to Richmond Nature Park
28-Apr-16 Youth step back into Canada’s past at 14th annual Richmond Regional Heritage Fair
27-Apr-16  Search for hidden treasures at Richmond’s annual Geocaching Extravaganza on May 1 
27-Apr-16  Feast of artistic treats coming to Branscombe House
26-Apr-16 Starting May 1, Youth Week celebrates seven days of awesome activities for teens in Richmond
25-Apr-16 Breathtaking melodies for Minoru Chapel Opera 
25-Apr-16  Richmond selects 2016 Richmond Maritime Festival poster artist 
22-Apr-16 “Never Flush Wipes” Campaign Launches in Metro Vancouver
20-Apr-16  Finalists announced for eighth annual Richmond Arts Awards 
20-Apr-16 Cover Stories take art onto Richmond streets
20-Apr-16  Steveston morphs into backdrop for Power Rangers movie
19-Apr-16 South Arm offers new community art display opportunities  
18-Apr-16 Celebrate International Dance Day at the Grand Plié
18-Apr-16 Input sought for Richmond’s Garden City Lands design options 
18-Apr-16  Richmond invites public to comment on proposed arterial road policy update 
15-Apr-16 Richmond youth looking for environmental change at the annual Earth Day summit  
11-Apr-16 Richmond’s Lulu Series: Art in the City asks ‘can art end poverty?’
11-Apr-16 Learn about construction works in the City at Richmond’s Capital Projects Open House
06-Apr-16  Richmond World Festival wins prestigious national award
30-Mar-16  Community safety earthquake preparedness presentation 
30-Mar-16 Richmond unveils 2016 street banner collection
30-Mar-16  Record year drives progress on Richmond Council’s Term Goals
24-Mar-16  Richmond’s Building Energy Challenge cuts GHG emissions 
24-Mar-16  Bright red beavers building a SkyDam in Richmond 
24-Mar-16   Province provides $16.6 million for flood mitigation in Richmond
- Province of BC News Release
23-Mar-16  Richmond City Hall closed for Easter holidays  
17-Mar-16  Traffic Advisory - Gilbert Road and River Road 
15-Mar-16 Richmond residents invited to share ideas for Steveston Community Park Playground
15-Mar-16 Richmond plans year-long birthday bash for Canada 150
10-Mar-16 Celebrate Richmond in Acrylics and Canvas
09-Mar-16 Minoru Chapel Opera is back
07-Mar-16 Lulu Series: Art in the City opens with a look at public gathering spaces
04-Mar-16 Richmond Museum goes digital
04-Mar-16  Final call for nominations to the eighth annual Richmond Arts Awards 
02-Mar-16  Candy cherry blossoms to bloom at Branscombe House  
02-Mar-16 Ahoy there, visual artists!
29-Feb-16 Celebrate the past, present and future of the Richmond Youth Dance Company
25-Feb-16 Nikkei Stories come to life in historic Steveston  
24-Feb-16 Richmond Film Office has record-breaking year  
24-Feb-16  Richmond’s Climate Smart pilot program will help local businesses and the environment 
23-Feb-16  Get Ready Richmond Personal Preparedness Workshop
17-Feb-16 Wear pink on February 24 in support of ERASE Bullying Day
17-Feb-16 City of Richmond and Tourism Richmond celebrate 100th episode of ABC’s Once Upon a Time
15-Feb-16 Richmond police services open houses begin Feb. 17
12-Feb-16 Mayor Malcolm Brodie outlines “bold future” for Richmond
10-Feb-16  Richmond seeks public comment on proposed 5 Year Consolidated Financial Plan to year 2020 
10-Feb-16 Richmond Council approves community service grants
02-Feb-16 Celebrate Family Day at Richmond community facilities
02-Feb-16 Richmond Earth Day Youth (REaDY) Summit earns first place award and top prize
01-Feb-16 Hot water scalds and burn injuries are preventable
01-Feb-16 Delivery of Richmond’s new garbage carts starts today
01-Feb-16  Kids to read, write and create with popular author Kallie George
29-Jan-16 Nominations sought for Richmond Arts Awards
28-Jan-16 Fall in Love with Nature at PechaKucha Night Richmond
26-Jan-16  Richmond adds still mores financial reporting awards
26-Jan-16 Documentary showcases innovative public art partnership
26-Jan-16 Some sweet arts served up at Branscombe House
21-Jan-16 Daring acrobatics add jump to Children’s Arts Festival
20-Jan-16 Richmond taking leadership on climate action
19-Jan-16 Richmond to host public open houses on police services
18-Jan-16 Mayor Malcolm Brodie to deliver Annual Address Feb. 12
14-Jan-16  Richmond Children’s Arts Festival advanced ticket sales
13-Jan-16 Fall statistics among seniors are alarming
11-Jan-16  Temporary closure of Garden City Road southbound at Granville Avenue 
08-Jan-16 Richmond building activity valued at $1 billion in 2015
07-Jan-16 Children’s Arts Festival fuels the imagination 
05-Jan-16 Break a sweat for charity at South Arm Community Centre
05-Jan-16  Meet the Branscombe House artist-in-residence 
04-Jan-16 New video shows how property assessment impacts taxes 
04-Jan-16 Richmond’s Art at Work Symposium provides artists with career-enhancing opportunity to network and learn