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Daffodils in spring
The daffodils are out to announce that spring has finally arrived in Richmond. © Robert Plowman

Richmond wins 2020 CARHA Hockey World Cup bid
The Canadian Adult Recreational Hockey Association has selected Richmond as its Host City.

New Richmond sign regulations receive initial approval
The new bylaw includes a number of major changes.

Richmond protected from rising river levels
The river flows are projected to peak over the weekend

Canada 150 blooms at Richmond City Hall Plaza
A large plant display will compliment a program of activities that will run from June 7 to July 6.

Rick Hansen Foundation announces winners of 2017 Accessible Cities Award- Rick Hansen Foundation News Release
Winnipeg, Richmond, Edmonton recognized for being leaders in accessibility and inclusivity

Richmond honours pioneers at Canada 150 event
More than 700 long-time residents celebrated together on Saturday, May 27.

City of Richmond wins awards of excellence for innovative new  play area and community centre
The City Centre Community Centre and the Terra Nova Adventure Play Environment have received awards from a pair of parks and recreation peer groups.

Richmond to host huge Canada Day party in Steveston
The brand new Richmond Canada Day in Steveston will feature a free, full-day street party throughout Steveston Village.

Richmond extends key City Centre transportation corridor
A new section of Lansdowne Road was opened to traffic.

Lawn watering regulations for 2017 now in effect
Lawn watering regulations are in effect Monday, May 15  through Sunday, October 15, 2017.

Richmond’s clothes washer rebate program is back
By switching to a qualifying new, high efficiency ENERGY STAR® model, homeowners can receive a rebate of $100 or $200.

New Richmond facility comes to life as Minoru Centre for Active Living
The facility will include an aquatic centre, seniors centre and other recreation and sports amenities.


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New ocean-themed summer camp for 6 to 9 year olds
The camp runs Monday, July 10 through Friday, July 14, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Share your thoughts on Richmond’s Dike Master Plan – Phase 2
Attend an open house on Wednesday, June 21 or visit until July 30.

Richmond seeks public input on Minoru Park Vision Plan options
Attend one of two open houses in June or visit to provide your input.

Get creative with free summer art workshops at historic Branscombe House
Join the artist-in-residence for drop-in workshops on July 9 and August 13.

Community’s coastal connections to be celebrated in new Britannia Shipyards exhibit
Our Coastal Connection will officially open on June 3 and is part of Richmond Canada 150.

Let’s Talk about electric vehicle charging in Richmond
Online survey available until Sunday, June 25.

See Steveston’s history come to life with this year’s enchanting Walking Tour Vignettes
Departs from the Steveston Museum and Visitor Centre (3811 Moncton Street) at 4:30 p.m. on Fridays and 1:00 p.m. on Saturdays in June and July.

Tickets on Sale for Women’s Volleyball Grand Prix
July 21-23 at the Richmond Olympic Oval.

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