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  1. Richmond loses renowned developer and benefactorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2018 | Richmond News

    He was a true "pillar of the community," who loved adventure and gave generously to Richmond charities as often as he could. Initially a dairy farmer, then a home-builder and finally a land developer, Gene Greczmiel passed away peacefully on Aug. 11 at the age of 89. A born and bred Richmondite, Greczmiel was renowned in his industry for having "an amazing eye for design and style."

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  2. Ban foreign home ownership? CBC's housing forum tackles difficult questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | Richmond News

    CBC Sold podcast forum at Brighouse United Church. From left, moderator Stephen Quinn, Mark Ting, Tsur Somerville, Patsy Hui and Justin Fung.

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  3. Chinese e-wallet program launched by Richmond Chamber of CommerceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | Richmond News

    Eric Paquet, President of MotionPay Technology Inc. and Matt Pitcairn, President & CEO of the Richmond Chamber of Commerce shake hands on the historic partnership between their organizations. Photo submitted.

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  4. 'Abusive and exploitative' birth tourism targeted by Richmond residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | Richmond News

    Serge Biln, Ann Merdinyan, Robert Ingves, Kerry Starchuk and Gary Liu are among the core petitioners against birth tourism. Supporting the House of Commons petition is Joe Peschisolido, who wants to first denounce the practice and understand its scope before coming up with policy solutions.

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  5. Decorated Richmond volunteer passes, age 99Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | Richmond News

    Lois Carson Boyce was the Rolls Royce of volunteerism locally and nationally and was responsible for the birth of Harold Steves' political career Lois Carson Boyce, with her famed licence plate, was one of Richmond and Canada's most dedicated volunteers and was responsible for Harold Steves getting into politics. Lois Carson Boyce's daughters Carol, Margaret and Mary show off their mom's picture and licence plate.

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  6. Annual Address: Mayor Brodie talks about building safe, lively communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | Richmond News

    As he moved towards the end of the council term, Mayor Brodie reviewed the work the city has done in the past three years, and shared his vision for building a secure and vibrant community in 2018. His annual address, hosted recently by the Richmond Chamber of Commerce, began with the city's decision to invest more resources in police this year.

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  7. What B.C. Budget 2018 means for RichmondRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | Richmond News

    Richmond real estate has seen a large share of foreign investment, which is being targeted by the BC NDP in its 2018 budget. A 30-point plan to reduce speculation and tax evasion in the residential real estate sector, and more money for child care, are among the key pillars of the BC NDP government's first full budget.

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  8. Chinese-only signs erected across from Richmond City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | Richmond News

    Richmond resident Fanrong Kong was walking by this ceramics shop on No. 3 Road when the Richmond News was conducting a street poll on Chinese-only signage.

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  9. Chinese-only signs erected across from Richmond City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | Richmond News

    This pottery and home accessory business erected Chinese-only signs across from Richmond City Hall, despite apparent policies that encourage English on 50 per cent of signage. The Chinese-only signage of a new business, in the sightlines of Richmond City Hall, is renewing doubt on the effectiveness of the municipality's English sign policy and "de-cluttering" bylaw. 1 comment

  10. Pressure mounts on B.C. government to deliver new Richmond Hospital towerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | Richmond News

    Councillors Bill McNulty , Linda McPhail and Derek Dang are joined by fellow Richmond First members outside Richmond Hospital Nearly 2,000 people have signed a public petition calling on Premier John Horgan to take action and commit to a new acute care tower at Richmond Hospital in the 2018 provincial budget. Richmond councillors Derek Dang, Bill McNulty and Linda McPhail today revealed the results of the two-month long petition on Tuesday morning outside the hospital.

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  11. Richmond businesses unite for new acute care towerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | Richmond News

    Richmond City Council, the Richmond Chamber of Commerce and many of its members have joined forces to petition the B.C. government to include a new tower at Richmond Hospital in the budget this month. Daisy Xiong photo Businesses in Richmond have united to call for Premier John Horgan to include funding for a new acute care tower in the upcoming budget, to better serve the more than 100,000 daily workers in the city.

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  12. New KPU design facility aims to deepen industry connectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | Richmond News

    Carolyn Robertson, dean of KPU's Wilson School of Design, hopes the new school will become a hot spot of B.C. design industry. Daisy Xiong photo The brightness and transparency of the building allow students to interact more, and generate and share more ideas.

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  13. Forty-seven Richmond firms back chamber's hospital push, so farRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | Richmond News

    The NDP's election candidates were gung-ho last year about their party building a new tower at Richmond Hospital. Forty-seven Richmond businesses, employing almost 8,000 people, have so far put their names behind the Richmond Chamber of Commerce's push to pressure the B.C. government into building the long-awaited, new hospital tower.

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  14. Photos: New KPU design facility aims to deepen industry connectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | Richmond News

    Carolyn Robertson, dean of KPU's Wilson School of Design, hopes the new school will become a hot spot of B.C. design industry. Daisy Xiong photo The brightness and transparency of the building allow students to interact more, and generate and share more ideas.

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  15. Photos: New KPU design school aims to deepen industry connectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | Richmond News

    Carolyn Robertson, dean of KPU's Wilson School of Design, hopes the new school will become a hot spot of B.C. design industry. Daisy Xiong photo The brightness and transparency of the building allow students to interact more, and generate and share more ideas.

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  16. Chamber urges Richmond businesses to apply hospital pressureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | Richmond News

    The Richmond Chamber of Commerce is soliciting support from the local business community to pressure the B.C. government into building the long-awaited, new acute care tower at Richmond Hospital. The chamber is calling on its members and local employers join them in their campaign to urge the NDP government to include the hospital tower in its 2018 budget, scheduled for February.

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  17. 2018 economic outlook: Opportunities and challenges for RichmondRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2017 | Richmond News

    Matt Pitcairn, president and CEO of the Richmond Chamber of Commerce, believes that despite challenges there are even more opportunities for Richmond businesses to embrace in 2018. Photo by Daisy Xiong/Richmond News Both challenges and opportunities lay on the horizon for businesses in the New Year, according Matt Pitcairn, president and CEO of the Richmond Chamber of Commerce.

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  18. Richmond's cranberry king joins Bank of Canada boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2017 | Richmond News

    One of Richmond's leading figures in business has been appointed to the Bank of Canada's board of directors. Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced Thursday that Peter Dhillon - chair of the Ocean Spray board of directors and president and CEO of the Richmond-based Richberry Group of Companies - would be joining the board, along with the reappointment of Monique JA rA me-Forget, who is a special advisor to a leading MontrA al business law firm.

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  19. Richmond's 'excellent' employers laudedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | Richmond News

    Richmond firms Nature's Path Foods and Ideon Packaging were awarded respectively Canada's top 100 employers and Outstanding Workplace of the Year. Nature's Path founder Arran Stephens with his daughter, Jyoti, and Rick Van Poele, CEO and president of Ideon Packaging.

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  20. Richmond developer donates sell-on fees to affordable housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2017 | Richmond News

    However, Townline Homes boss Rick Illich sticks by his position that no one has the right to live where they grew up One of Richmond's most prominent developers, who believes the free market should dictate where people live, announced he is making a significant contribution to the City of Richmond's reserve account for subsidized, affordable housing. Rick Ilich, founder and president of Townline Homes, is drawing a line on how his company is to directly profit from speculation, by donating the company's assignment fees of pre-construction condo sales from Calla at the Gardens, a new development in southeast Richmond.

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