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IKEA Richmond Strike Ends After 17 Months

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The 17-month-long lockout at IKEA's flagship store in Richmond, B.C., is over now that a new deal has been worked out between the company ...

These Kids Have A Brilliant Little Business

The Huffington Post B.C. | Emily Lazatin | Posted 10.17.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Most kids rely on chores to make some extra cash, but the Joseph siblings put their entrepreneurial minds together instead and started their own b...

Richmond Chinese Signs Back On Election Table

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Two municipal candidates in Richmond, B.C. are promising to tackle the city's controversial Chinese-language signs. Carol Day and Michael Wolfe, ci...

How Did This Even Happen?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Brandon L. spotted this earlier this week in Richmond, B.C. and posted it on Reddit with the title, "How does this even happen?" Gas prices in ...

Why Don't Young People In B.C. Vote?

Ramesh Ranjan | Posted 09.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Ramesh Ranjan

Contrary to where you might think I'm going with all this, young people aren't completely in silence. Younger people are more frequent campaigners than older people and are increasingly mobilizing for causes of all varieties.

PHOTOS: Jeep Does Doughnuts. Jeep Gets Stuck. River Wins.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

We know Jeeps are designed to off-road, but not off-road-right-into-sticky-mud. Someone took their Jeep for a spin in the mud flats on the sout...

This Is What A $1-Million Playground Looks Like

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A tire swing and a plastic slide no longer cut it for today's kids. The City of Richmond, a suburb of Vancouver, has invested $1 million in its ne...

This Is How You Fix A Giant Hole On Highway 99

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.03.2014 | Canada British Columbia

It was a giant hole that caused giant traffic headaches on the much-travelled Highway 99 in Richmond, B.C. last month. First reported to be a ...

Labour Board Sides With Striking Richmond IKEA Workers

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

RICHMOND, B.C. - The union representing locked-out workers at IKEA's flagship store in Richmond, B.C., says the provincial labour board has found the ...

Chinese Ads Under Fire In B.C. Again

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A group that has previously criticized Chinese language ads in B.C. is now targeting signs on West Vancouver bus shelters. Brad Saltzberg, a repres...

Accused Chinese Hacker Of U.S. Systems Arrested In Canada

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A Chinese businessman charged with hacking computer systems of U.S. companies with defence contracts remains in custody in Canada. Suspect Su Bin a...

Woman Killed In Richmond Condo

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia

UPDATE - May 5, 2014: Jian Hua Wu, 41, has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of his wife, said RCMP in a news release. Alcohol and d...

'Probably Caucasian?' This Job's For You!

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Amid the growing controversy over Canadian restaurants using temporary foreign workers comes a job posting from a B.C. company that's just the opposit...

Chinese Drivers' Licences Questioned By B.C. RCMP

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.10.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Thousands of Chinese drivers in Richmond may be using illegal licences from China, says RCMP in the Vancouver suburb. The force says it can't verif...

34 Signs You Grew Up In Richmond, B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 10.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Ditches. Danny's Screamers. The Stardust. Do these things ring a bell? Then you, dear reader, are from Richmond, B.C. The suburb may not be as rema...

Escape From Terrifying Locked Rooms For 'Fun'

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A new gaming facility in B.C. offers players the chance to escape from locked rooms by solving puzzles and riddles within 45 minutes. It's certainly a...

Fog Accomplice In Suspect's Escape

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia

RICHMOND, B.C. - A search is underway for the person involved in what RCMP in Richmond, B.C., describe as an attempted abduction.The incident occurred...

Richmond Kidnapping FOILED

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Three men have been charged and a fourth suspect is being sought after a brutal kidnapping attempt in Richmond, B.C. this week. Neighbours called p...

Facebook Strangers Bond Over Family

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 11.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Strangers on Facebook are coming together to raise money for Erica Macklin and her four children, after Paul Macklin (far left) died after a workplace...

Chinese Signs 'Free Enterprise'

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.18.2013 | Canada British Columbia

City council on Richmond, B.C. has declined to pursue limits on how much Chinese can be displayed on business signs in the Vancouver suburb. Richmo...

Farmers Descend On Richmond City Hall

CBC | Posted 03.19.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A group of farmers in Richmond, B.C., took their anger and tractors to city hall protesting what they believe should be illegal dumping on a farm, but...

B.C. Paraplegic Girl's New Home

CBC | Posted 02.15.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A team of volunteers are working to build a new home for a 12-year-old Richmond girl left a paraplegic during an operation two years ago. ...

B.C. Insurance Agent Preyed On Immigrants

CBC | Posted 07.11.2012 | Canada

A B.C. provincial court judge sentenced a Richmond insurance agent to one year in jail Thursday for stealing cash from dozens of customer...

Vancouver's Billionaire Brothers Arrested

CBC | Posted 05.30.2012 | Canada Business

Two brothers whose luxury real estate developments play a prominent part in Vancouver's skyline have been arrested in Hong Kong on suspic...

What Spiked Traffic Offences 506% In B.C.?

CBC | Posted 05.16.2012 | Canada

An increase in the number of traffic surveillance cameras at intersections has resulted in a 506-per-cent increase in the number of offen...