Richmond

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

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.09.2014 | 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...

Harvest Power: Turning Your Rotten Food into Energy

David Dodge | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada Business
David Dodge

Every single day we either lose or waste one third of our food -- that's 1.3-billion tonnes a year. Not only could we have fed people with that food but it's an astonishing waste of energy as well. Just think of all the energy that goes into growing, fertilizing, processing and transporting 1.3-billion tonnes of food a year. Harvest Power has a partial solution.

WATCH: Amazing Lip Dub Wedding Proposal

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

It's going to be hard to top this one. Alex Chuang wanted to propose to his girlfriend Susie in a big way, so the B.C. man enlisted the help of 80 of ...

Victoria's Secret Coming To Richmond

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Good news, lingerie fans: Victoria's Secret is opening in Richmond. According to an ad on Kijiji, the store is set to open at Richmond Centre mall ...

Meet B.C.'s Most Patriotic Dog

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.10.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Meet Sophie: She's a seven-year-old pure bred American cocker spaniel, and she also may just be B.C.'s most patriotic pup. Geared up for the Olympi...

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...

Snake Slithers Into Richmond Store

CBC | Posted 03.16.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Employees at a Richmond mall got a slithery surprise Monday evening when they discovered a serpent inside a cellphone store. The three-foot-long b...

Protesters Rally To Save Rottweilers

CBC | Posted 03.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A Richmond family and about a dozen dog lovers rallied in front of Richmond city hall Monday to save Axel and Paris, two 7-year-old Rottweilers on dea...

So You Think You Can Dance? Think Again

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 12.02.2013 | Canada British Columbia

When a dancer is on stage, what does she feel? What emotions course through her as she performs, vulnerable and expressive, in front of hundreds of pe...

B.C.'s New Hovercraft

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A new hovercraft has arrived that was promised by the federal government to assuage anger over the closure of Vancouver's coast guard stat...

Richmond Car Crash Leaves Senior Dead

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

RICHMOND, B.C. - A 76-year-old driver is dead and another person was injured after a two-vehicle crash in Richmond, south of Vancouver.The RCMP say th...

LOOK: Richmond Parking Fail

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Everyone loves a good parking fail, so here's one for the books. It took place earlier this month in the Richmond Centre Mall parking lot. On Nov. ...

WATCH: Kidnapping Suspect Caught On Camera

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

RICHMOND, B.C. - Mounties in Richmond, B.C., have released a video of a man who may be linked to the attempted kidnapping of a five-year-old boy and h...

Japadog IKEA Closes.. After 1 Day

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.28.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The popular Asian-style hot dog company, Japadog was forced to close their newest location after just one day of trading. The company posted the de...

Kid Pees In Mall Trash Can. Really.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.30.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A photo of a kid apparently peeing into a garbage bin in a shopping mall in Richmond, B.C. sparked outrage on Twitter Thursday. The picture shows a...

City Hall Pay Is Out Of Control

Jordan Bateman | Posted 10.05.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

Taxpayers and watchdogs often focus their attention on the top of the government salary spectrum. Government executives are increasingly overpaid, especially at the municipal and regional district level. But it's not just the top end that is out of control. Taxpayers are overpaying for labour throughout the system.

What I Learned from a Year of Eating Out in Richmond

Lindsay Anderson | Posted 08.05.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Lindsay Anderson

When I took on 365 consecutive days of eating in Richmond and writing about it, I learned things. Many things. First and foremost, I learned far more about Asian food than I could have possibly anticipated. This job gave me a foundation for Asian cuisine that otherwise would have taken me years to establish, and I'm grateful for such a remarkable culinary education. I was exposed to so many new ingredients and dishes, and am now pretty darn capable with a pair of chopsticks. Importantly, I also learned I have SO MUCH MORE to learn about Asian food.

B.C. School Officials Getting Raises Without Reviews

Jordan Bateman | Posted 06.05.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

School trustees and superintendents may bristle at the suggestion that top education staffers don't deserve pay increases. But how can they defend that position when they fail to evaluate their top employees every year?

Top 10 Things To Eat In Richmond, B.C.

Lindsay Anderson | Posted 02.28.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Lindsay Anderson

A little over six months ago, I began a one-of-a-kind job: eating at 365 Richmond, B.C. restaurants in 365 days, and blogging about each and every one. I currently have 194 restaurants under (and expanding) my belt, and have consumed a number of foods I didn't previously know were edible. Of course, there's still plenty more to eat, see, and learn, but here are my top 10 favourite dishes so far.

B.C. City Mulls Axing RCMP

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.15.2013 | Canada British Columbia

RICHMOND, B.C. - An RCMP report says the City of Richmond gets more bang for its buck by keeping the force compared to other policing services it may ...

The One Thing I Know Bullies Cannot Take Away

Jesse Ferreras | Posted 12.12.2012 | Canada British Columbia
Jesse Ferreras

I went to bed last night unable to shake Amanda Todd from my mind. Her story brought back painful memories of my own experience with bullying, years of misery that nag at me even today. I didn't have any elementary school friends, so I got manipulated easily. Kids would pretend to be my friends, gain my trust, then relay embarrassing facts about my personal life to the rest of the school. My mistake was responding.

Translink's Cash Plan Revealed

CBC | Posted 11.17.2012 | Canada British Columbia

TransLink has announced it has found nearly $100 million in new efficiencies over each of the next three years to help cover its funding gap. ...

B.C. Cities Sign RCMP Pact.. Reluctantly

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.26.2012 | Canada Politics

PORT COQUITLAM, B.C. - Two more B.C. municipalities — Richmond and Port Coquitlam — have reluctantly signed a new 20-year RCMP services agreement,...

Vancouver Mayor's Former Foster Son Surrenders To Police

CBC | Posted 03.06.2012 | Canada

The former foster son of Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson — wanted on drug trafficking and weapons charges — is in police custody, RC...

Sex Offender Facing Charges Over B.C. Teen Deaths

CBC | Posted 02.22.2013 | Canada

Convicted sex offender Martin Tremblay was formally charged in relation to the deaths of teenagers Kayla Lalonde and Martha Jackson in a V...