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

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.

Richmond raises awareness of Invasive Species Action Month
An invasive species-themed display at City Hall will feature a new topic each week beginning Tuesday, May 9.

City of Richmond has taken firm stand to control marijuana-related businesses
Richmond clarifies its actions regarding marijuana production and research facilities and marijuana dispensaries.

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.

Province invests $12 million for new housing project in Richmond
Provincial funding of $12 million will bring approximately 80 new affordable homes

City to adopt PerfectMind platform for program registration
The new platform will improve customer experience by providing an effortless way for citizens to take advantage of the City’s offerings.

Richmond Canada 150 launches High School Concert Series
The lunchtime concert series kicked off May 10 and continues throughout May.


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Move for Health with over 55 free and low cost activities
A highlight of Richmond Move for Health Week is the annual Walk with the Mayor on May 31.

Open the door to heritage, arts and culture with Doors Open Richmond 2017
Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4.

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.

New painting unveiled as legacy for Richmond Canada 150
A new artwork by eminent maritime painter John M. Horton was revealed at City Hall on Tuesday, May 23.

Canadian talent kicks off Seniors Week 2017
Seniors Week runs Monday, June 5 to Sunday, June 11.

U-ROC Awards recognize outstanding youth and asset champions

The City of Richmond wrapped up Youth Week by celebrating Outstanding Youth and Asset Champions.

Anne of Green Gables inspires Canada 150 dance production
Canada’s 150th with Anne takes place at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

2017 Richmond Arts Awards winners announced 
The winders of the ninth annual awards were announced at a ceremony on Tuesday, May 16.

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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