2020 News & Information


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Dec 22 What's On Give your tree back to nature this holiday season
Dec 22  News Release  Richmond City services closed through Winter Break
Dec 17  News Release  City receives award for Mitchell Island Stewardship
Dec 16 What's On
 Stay and play in Richmond this winter break
Dec 08 News Release
2020 Richmond Heritage Award Recipients announced
Dec 02  What's On Explore Winter in the Village in Steveston this holiday season 
Nov 27  News Release BC SPCA to provide animal shelter and control services in Richmond as shelter construction set to begin
Nov 25  News Release Richmond continues process to establish underlying zoning for Land Use Contracts
Nov 24  News Release City of Richmond and Canadian Red Cross partner to deliver Emergency Support Services 
Nov 23  What's On  Celebrate the season with Songs in the Snow
Nov 18 Info Bulletin
Richmond Nature House is now open daily
Nov 17  Info Bulletin Richmond safely expands select indoor recreation programs 
Nov 16 What's On
Richmond launches online snapshot of how the City guides growth and development
Nov 10 What's On
Watch Richmond’s online Remembrance Day ceremony from home
Nov 09 News Release
New bus loop opens at Richmond–Brighouse Station
Nov 06 Info Bulletin
Richmond civic services closed Remembrance Day
Nov 05  News Release Richmond goes green with road paving
Nov 01  Info Bulletin Richmond offers more skating and fitness centre options 
Oct 29 News Release
Volunteer as a Snow Angel and help your neighbours weather the cold
Oct 28  News Release Richmond residents encouraged to "Remember In Place" this Remembrance Day
Oct 26 News Release
Wearing of masks mandatory in City of Richmond facilities starting November 1
Oct 22  What's On Spooktacular ways to celebrate Halloween online 
Oct 22 Info Bulletin
Richmond Arts Centre programs are back in studio
Oct 21  News Release Richmond public walls wanted for vibrant community murals 
Oct 19  Info Bulletin  Fitness and aquatics memberships are back in Richmond
Oct 13 News Release
Richmond reintroduces indoor recreation programs
Oct 09 Info Bulletin Richmond Civic Services closed Thanksgiving Long Weekend
Oct 07  Info Bulletin
 Upgrade and save with Richmond’s clothes washer rebate program
Sep 29 What's On
Richmond Street Banner Contest now open for voting
Sep 28  News Release Have your say in Richmond’s 2020 Community Child Care Planning Project
Sep 25 What's On
Richmond Culture Days kicks off with virtual and in-person activities
Sep 23  What's On
Call for nominations for 2020 Richmond Heritage Awards
Sep 23  News Release
City of Richmond invites community grant applications
Sep 16 What's On  Best-selling author, Lindsay Wong is Richmond’s 2020 Writer-in-Residence
Sep 12 News Release Richmond to determine timing of Single-Use Plastic and Other Items Bylaw following Provincial approval
Sep 10 News Release Minoru Centre for Active Living Aquatic Centre to open
Sep 08 News Release Richmond restoring licensed school year child care
Sep 04 News Release Richmond Civic Services closed Labour Day long weekend
Sep 01 News Release $6.2 million funding expedites Oval Village District Energy Project
Aug 25 News Release Richmond Fire-Rescue strengthens online presence with new website
Aug 19 News Release Richmond residents encouraged to volunteer for over 90 Advisory Committee positions
Aug 18 News Release Richmond Maritime Festival sailing to a summer reimagining
Aug 12 News Release Richmond goes online to showcase 2020 capital projects 
Aug 11 News Release South Arm, Thompson and Minoru Centre for Active Living fitness centres reopening 
Aug 10 News Release Showcase your creative side with Richmond’s Street Banner Contest 
Aug 07 News Release Steveston open for business in pedestrian-friendly style
Aug 04 News Release City of Richmond calls on government to expedite regulations for Money Services Businesses 
Aug 01 News Release Richmond City Hall closed BC Day long weekend
Jul 22 Info Bulletin Richmond Fire-Rescue offers tips to safely store and use hand sanitizer
Jul 21 News Release Recipients announced for the 2020 Richmond Arts Awards
Jul 21 Info Bulletin Richmond Art Gallery, Britannia Shipyards and South Arm Outdoor Pool reopening 
Jul 15 News Release Richmond to celebrate virtual Pride Week July 27 to August 2 
Jul 13 What's On Call for artists and other creatives for Culture Days 2020 
Jul 09 Info Bulletin Richmond to replace Minoru Oval artificial turf 
Jul 07 News Release Report highlights initiatives taken to boost economic recovery in Richmond
Jul 06 News Release Richmond’s acclaimed district energy utility wins another major energy award 
Jul 03 News Release Richmond reopens daycamps, spray parks and Steveston Outdoor Pool
Jun 29 News Release Due dates approaching for Richmond’s flat rate utility bills and property taxes 
Jun 26 News Release Registration opens for outdoor fitness classes 
Jun 24 News Release
Celebrate Canada Day @ Home in Richmond
Jun 23 News Release Richmond receives award for heritage restoration
Jun 18 News Release Richmond celebrates 2020 grads by installing commemorative photo stations
Jun 18  News Release Richmond to celebrate Canada Day apart, but together 
Jun 16  News Release Richmond celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day in June 
Jun 10 News Release #RichmondHasHeart through public art 
Jun 09 News Release Regional coordination of re-opening dates
Jun 09 News Release
City launches Richmond Business Resilience Program
Jun 04 News Release
Richmond’s online hub helps build community connection 
Jun 04 News Release City Hall reopens for tax payments only – and no cash 
Jun 02 News Release Doors Open Richmond moves online for 2020
May 28 News Release Richmond expedites business patio application process
May 28 News Release City to reopen playgrounds June 1
May 26 News Release
Move, Groove and Improve during Richmond’s virtual Seniors Week 2020
May 21 News Release City enables telephone participation for public in Richmond Council meetings
May 20 News Release Richmond begins restoring amenities and services impacted by COVID-19
May 15 News Release Richmond civic services closed Victoria Day long weekend
May 14 News Release City of Richmond launches Community Safety app
May 11 News Release Richmond encourages learning and discovery for Asian Heritage Month, May 1 to 31 
May 01 News Release Branscombe House Artist-in-Residence announced as Sobey Art Award Longlist Artist
Apr 28 News Release Richmond marks Ramadan with online film that builds deeper understanding of contemporary Muslim faith
Apr 28 News Release
Lawn watering regulations take effect May 1
Apr 24 News Release
Become a Bee Ambassador with the Richmond Nectar Trail and a citizen scientist with City Challenge 2020
Apr 23 News Release Celebrate International Dance Day at the Grand Plié
Apr 22  News Release Youth Week goes virtual in Richmond starting May 1 
Apr 21 News Release Penalty date for Richmond property tax payment extended to September 30
Apr 20 News Release City of Richmond launches support centre for businesses affected by COVID-19
Apr 20 News Release
Celebrate Earth Day in Richmond by discovering nature in your own backyard
Apr 15 News Release City of Richmond to reduce property taxes and delay tax deadline to September
Apr 15 News Release City of Richmond launches #RichmondHasHeart community spirit campaign
Apr 09 News Release
Richmond civic services closed Easter long weekend
Apr 07

News Release

Richmond cancels Standing Committee Meetings until end of May
Apr 02 News Release Enhanced Enforcement Measures to Support Provincial Health Orders
Mar 30 News Release
Richmond extends Flat Rate Utility Bill due date to June 30, 2020
Mar 27 News Release Richmond’s COVID 19 response aligns with provincial emergency Orders announced yesterday
Mar 26 News Release White Styrofoam temporarily not being accepted at Richmond Recycling Depot
Mar 25 News Release City of Richmond calls Special Council Meeting for March 30, 2020
Mar 22 News Release
City of Richmond closes additional outdoor amenities to help flatten the COVID-19 curve
Mar 20 News Release
Richmond City Council encourages community members to remain home, stream Council meetings online instead
Mar 19 News Release
City of Richmond declares an emergency
Mar 18 News Release
City of Richmond calls Special Council Meeting for March 19, 2020
Mar 16 News Release City of Richmond’s response to COVID-19
Mar 11 News Release
Richmond starts spring with a burst of colour at the 2020 Street Banner unveiling ceremony
Mar 10 News Release
Speakers announced for the 16th annual Lulu Series: Art in the City
Mar 09  News Release
March into spring break with 20+ events and activities 
Mar 03 News Release
Community mural project to launch at Thompson Community Centre 
Mar 03 News Release
Minoru Centre for Active Living pool reconstruction on schedule and on budget
Mar 03 News Release City of Richmond reaches agreement with CUPE workers
Mar 02 News Release Richmond offers multi-family buildings incentives to install water meters 
Feb 26 News Release
City building a safer, sustainable community, Richmond Mayor tells business leaders
Feb 25  News Release
Household items fixed for free at Richmond Repair Fair 
Feb 18 News Release
Richmond Arts Awards looking for nominations
Feb 18  News Release
No. 3 Road Art Columns exhibition celebrates the work of two Resident Art Groups at the Richmond Arts Centre
Feb 18  News Release
Smartphone app offers rapid emergency access to Richmond first responders 
Feb 14 News Release
Richmond City Hall closed Family Day long weekend
Feb 13 News Release
Richmond flood protection and dike upgrades continue
Feb 12 News Release Kids take centre stage at this weekend’s Richmond Children’s Arts Festival
Feb 11  News Release
Victory Gardens for Diversity to launch at Terra Nova Rural Park 
Feb 11 News Release
Wear pink on February 26 to show support of ERASE Bullying Day
Feb 10 News Release
City of Richmond launches 2020 Neighbourhood Celebration Grant Program 
Feb 05 News Release
Wondering what to do on Family Day weekend? Choose from 65+ free and low cost events in Richmond
Feb 04 News Release
Meet the 2020 Branscombe House Artist-in-Residence
Jan 29 News Release
There’s snow place like Richmond
Jan 28 News Release
Richmond Olympic Oval marks Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games anniversary
Jan 21 News Release
Get creative at the Richmond Children's Arts Festival
Jan 21 News Release
City of Richmond becomes Metro Vancouver’s first certified Bat Friendly Community 
Jan 14 News Release
Chinese New Year concert at Cultural Centre – January 25
Jan 14 News Release
Richmond improves access to EV charging stations 
Jan 09 News Release
City of Richmond prepared for snow, ice, freezing temperatures
Jan 08 News Release
Minoru Centre for Active Living Fitness Centre Open House – Saturday, January 11
Jan 02 News Release
Public asked to comment on Richmond’s proposed Consolidated 5 Year Financial Plan