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Local news for Richmond (Vancouver, BC) continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | Vancouver Sun

Number of people sleeping in Vancouver's streets or on couches more than tripled since 2011

The wrecking ball has destroyed many of the city's older homes in recent years, victims of the overheated development and real estate markets.

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20 hrs ago | Richmond News

'Green' effort part of community building

East Richmond residents are being encouraged to "go green" this Saturday by disposing of non-recyclable trash, as well as unwanted electronic goods that can be refurbished or recycled.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Coquitlam wants new business plan for Metro's trash

The city's overheated real estate market has seen many older homes and buildings plowed down by bulldozers.

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South China Morning Post

Does Chinese signage at Vancouver airport send the wrong message?

Ian Young is the SCMP's former International Editor. A journalist for more than 20 years, he worked for Australian newspapers and the London Evening Standard before arriving in Hong Kong in 1997.

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The Richmond Review

World heritage status for Steveston is years away

Steveston would join heritage ranks that include the Great Wall of China and Lunenburg, Nova Scotia if a bid to add the fishing village to UNESCO's World Heritage List succeeds.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Canada.com

Radio-controlled helicopter had 'serious risk of collision' with jetliner at YVR

The city's overheated real estate market has seen many older homes and buildings plowed down by bulldozers.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

One in five offices still vacant in Richmond

Richmond's office vacancy rate is still hovering around 20 per cent, four years after reaching a high point , according to a new report from Colliers International.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Prince George Citizen

New Tory leader wants to break 'cycle of cynicism'

Dan Brooks is only a few days into a three-year rebuilding process, but the new leader of the B.C. Conservatives is confident he can quickly turn the fourth-place party into an electoral force.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

I-Newswire.com

RTA Cabinets Are Among The Best Option To Choose To Remodel Your Kitchen

Vancouver Cabinets Inc. One-Stop Shopping Center for Bathroom renovation, remodeling and vanities stores in North Vancouver, Coquitlam, Langley, & Victoria BC.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Richmond News

Canada Post denies new facility is causing delays

Workers at Canada Post are reporting delays in mail delivery as a result of system glitches at the new $200 million 700,000 square foot mail processing facility on Sea Island.

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Richmond News

Student told to get lost...in Richmond

I grew up in Ottawa and spent the better part of my life confined to the nation's capital city, where the air is frigid, and the people even colder.

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Examiner.com

New night market debuts in Jacksonville

Beginning next week and continuing every third Thursday of the month, the parking lot at the corner of Main and Adams Streets downtown will be transformed into a food and beer lover's paradise.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Richmond News

City's earthquake plans under review

The City of Richmond is reviewing its emergency preparedness and management programs in the wake of a report last month by B.C.'s Auditor General claiming the province is ill-prepared for a major earthquake.

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CBC News

Canada Post Richmond plant causing major mail delays says union

Mail piled up on the conveyer belts in Canada Post's hi-tech, multi-million dollar plant in Richmond, B.C. A $200-million Canada Post processing plant that opened in Richmond, B.C. earlier this year is experiencing technical difficulties with its automated sorting system, creating backlogs and delays in mail delivery services, according to union ... (more)

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Business Journal

Call center going out of biz in Amherst, 121 out of work

Primary Financial Services LLC filed a WARN notice this week with the state Department of Labor.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Now Newspaper

A truly 'SpecTAPular!' showcase

Tap dancing changed my life. Even though I started lessons at a time in life when most people are heading into retirement , I can only say that I wish I had started my tap dance career sooner.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Canada.com

Richmond lawyer describes time at pound as 'tumultuous'

Ever wonder which tourist spots draw the biggest crowds? Here are Metro's top 20, ranked by number of visitors in 2013.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Richmond Review

New container terminal sidesteps city zoning rules

A container terminal that recently began operating on riverfront land next to 275 homes in Riverport is not a permitted use under the land's municipal zoning, The Richmond Review has learned.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Brandon Sun

B.C. judge refuses bail for convicted pedophile facing more charges

A British Columbia man who served five years in a Thai prison for sexually assaulting boys must remain in a Canadian jail while he waits for trial on new charges of abusing children overseas.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Canada.com

Laws needed to stop the steady march of European fire ants: experts

Here's a selection of top photos by the many talented photographers posting their images to Instagram under the hashtag #vancouverisawesome.

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