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Richmond School District receives provincial funding

Richmond School District has received more than $1.2 million in maintenance funding from the provincial government. This year’s funding of $217.7 million across BC includes $12.

Spring Break offerings start Saturday

This weekend, most Richmond students will begin a two-week Spring Break. There are many event opportunities available through the city and its community partners, from full-day themed camps to one-day events.
Ethics watchdog dismisses conflict-of-interest allegation against ex-PCO boss

Ethics watchdog dismisses conflict-of-interest allegation against ex-PCO boss

OTTAWA — The federal ethics commissioner says there is no reason to believe former Privy Council clerk Michael Wernick broke the conflict-of-interest law during the SNC-Lavalin affair.

Discussion on importance of Black History Month

A brief chronology of Black History Month in Canada 1926: American Carter Woodson introduces “Negro History Week” 1950: The first Canadian celebration of Negro History Week happens in Toronto 1976: Black History Week, as it had been known in the 1970

New trial to be ordered for accused fentanyl dealer

A known Fort St. John fentanyl dealer has been given one more week to find a new lawyer for a retrial of his latest drug trafficking charges.

Tourism Richmond touted for excellence

Tourism Richmond has been recognized for excellence by the BC tourism industry.

Gateway announces new program directors

Richmond’s Gateway Theatre will soon be under new leadership.

Developmental Disabilities Association aims to end stigma

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. The Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA) helps educate people about the needs of those with developmental disabilities in an effort to help end the stigma.

Trial set for two Whitefish men facing firearms charges

Two Whitefish men facing numerous firearms offences have pleaded not guilty and their trials are set. Henry Ratt, 23, and Larry Durocher, 36, were arrested Oct. 19, 2019, by Big River RCMP after trying to evade police.

Third bail hearing set for Loon Lake man facing child porn charges

A third bail hearing is scheduled in Saskatoon Provincial Court for a Loon Lake man charged with numerous child luring offences.