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World Leisure Day

World Leisure Day is being celebrated in Richmond on Tuesday, April 16 with free and low-cost activities for all ages

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Traffic Advisory

During the operation of the Richmond Night Market, traffic may be heavier than usual.

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Earth Week

Join Richmond’s annual celebration of Earth Week by participating in 30+ programs from April 20-April 28.

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Terra Nova Historical Assets

The City of Richmond is seeking feedback to help with the development of a program plan for the historical assets of Terra Nova Rural Park.

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Affordable Homes on the Way

More families and individuals living in Richmond will soon have access to affordable housing as construction begins on the Pathways Clubhouse building.

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Traffic Advisory

During the operation of the Richmond Night Market, traffic may be heavier than usual.

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World Leisure Day

World Leisure Day is being celebrated in Richmond on Tuesday, April 16 with free and low-cost activities for all ages

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Earth Week

Join Richmond’s annual celebration of Earth Week by participating in 30+ programs from April 20-April 28.

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Terra Nova Historical Assets

The City of Richmond is seeking feedback to help with the development of a program plan for the historical assets of Terra Nova Rural Park.

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Civic Services Notice

City of Richmond in-person civic services will close on the following statutory holidays in 2024

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Cherry Blossom Festival

Celebrate Richmond’s cherry blossoms at Garry Point Park on April 7

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Affordable Homes on the Way

More families and individuals living in Richmond will soon have access to affordable housing as construction begins on the Pathways Clubhouse building.

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Lulu Series

Speakers announced for the 17th annual Lulu Series: Art in the City

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2024 Street Banners

Ten colourful and art-filled street banners designed by local artists were unveiled

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Call for U-ROC Nominations

2024 U-ROC Nominations are open from Mar 4 to Apr 2

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55+ Spring Program Guide

New programs and services available for those 55+ years

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Mayor's Annual Address

Mayor shares vision for affordable, sustainable Richmond in annual address to business community

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Council Statement

Council statement on supervised consumption site

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No Supervised Consumption Site

Richmond will not have a stand-alone supervised consumption site following confirmation from Vancouver Coastal Health

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Pink Shirt Day 2024

Pink Shirt Day promotes kindness and anti-bullying

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Youth Advisory Committee

Enthusiastic youth and young adults are encouraged to submit their application by 5:00pm, Monday, March 4

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Family Day Weekend

Families are encouraged to get active and connected while enjoying time together Friday, February 16 through Monday, February 19.

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Media Statement

Clarification of Council discussion on supervised consumption site.

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Cultural Centre Annex Opening

The Richmond Cultural Centre Annex operates as an extension of the arts and culture programs in the existing Richmond Cultural Centre.

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Most Business Friendly

City of Richmond wins the award for “Most Business Friendly” in the annual Awards for Municipal Excellence.

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No. 3 Road Art Columns

Commuters, residents and visitors travelling along No. 3 Road can enjoy a new art exhibition near the Aberdeen and

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Community Celebration Grant

Those eligible are encouraged to apply for a Richmond Community Celebration Grant now through Sunday, February 25, 2024.

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Black History Month

The City of Richmond is celebrating and honouring Black History Month in February with more than a dozen events and activities.

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City of Richmond District Energy receives National Award

The City's award-winning Lulu Island Energy Company has been named winner of the coveted 2023 National Energy Globe Award for the expansion of its City Centre utility.

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Richmond wins two national awards for communication and community engagement

The City of Richmond has received two national Silver Leaf Awards of Merit from the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC).

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Children’s Arts Festival

The event takes place from 10 am to 4 pm on Monday, February 19, 2024.

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Community Services Connectors

The goal of this new pilot program is to contribute to reducing poverty in Richmond by increasing residents’ access to resources and supports needed to move out of poverty.

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Helping build more homes

The Government of Canada and the City of Richmond announced that they reached an agreement to fast track more than 1,000 housing units over the next three years.

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Prepared for Snow

Roads have been pre-treated all day and there will be over a dozen trucks working around the clock tonight and tomorrow to help keep main roads safe.

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Richmond Arts Awards

Nominations are being accepted online until 5:00pm on Monday, March 11.

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Community Services Pop Ups

The City of Richmond and the Richmond Public Library will continue hosting the monthly Community Services Pop Ups throughout 2024.

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Artist-in-Residence

Join the community in welcoming Peisen Ding, Richmond’s eighth Branscombe House Artist-in-Residence at this year’s program launch event on Wednesday, January 17 at 7:00pm.

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Civic Services Holiday Closures

Richmond Civic Services will be closed from Saturday, December 23, 2023 to Monday, January 1, 2024 and will reopen on Tuesday, January 2, 2024 at 8:15am.

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Proposed 2024 Budgets

The operating budget will result in a 5.62 per cent tax increase, one of the lowest in Metro Vancouver.

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Steveston Streetscape

To support the public safety and enjoyment of Steveston, the City is seeking public and stakeholder feedback on Steveston’s streetscape design.

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Winter Wonderland

The Rotary Club of Richmond Sunset’s 22nd edition of Winter Wonderland is back at Richmond City Hall.

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Richmond Sports Wall of Fame announces 2023 inductees

Two exceptional recipients in the categories of Coach and Team are among the local sports heroes to be honoured on Monday, November 27

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No. 3 Road Bark Park

Richmond residents are invited to share their input on safety enhancement options for the No. 3 Road Bark Park and adjacent dike trail.

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Introducing MyPermit

The City of Richmond has launched a new online permit portal, providing customers with the flexibility to apply for and manage their building-related permits online, eliminating the need to visit City Hall in-person.

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Commemorating 50 years

Three Japanese black pine trees now adorn Richmond City Hall to commemorate a 50-year bond between the City of Richmond and its Japanese Sister City, Wakayama.

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Road closures for Richmond Remembrance Day ceremony

To facilitate the event, streets will be closed and traffic patterns will be changed between 8:00am and 1:30pm on Sat, Nov 11.

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Call for Snow Angels

Residents that would like the services of Snow Angels are asked to apply by Fri, Dec 1.

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Accessibility Plan

The public can participate in engagement and help shape the final Plan from Nov 6 to Dec 3, 2023.

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Remembrance Day

For those wishing to reflect and remember with the community, there will be a Remembrance Day ceremony on Saturday, November 11 at Richmond City Hall.

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Energize Richmond

The City of Richmond is launching Energize Richmond and is looking for Community Leaders to host climate conversations with their peers.

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Fireworks & Pumpkins

Canada’s biggest pumpkin this year was grown in Richmond and will be part of the City’s Firework Festival on Tuesday, October 31.

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Child Care Strategy

the City is seeking input from residents, to help identify current and future child care needs for Richmond over the next 10 years

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New Public Art

Visitors to the Richmond Animal Shelter at 12071 No. 5 Road are now welcomed by the new public art installation, Leaping Home by artist Celan Bouillet.

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Instructor/Lifeguard Subsidy Program

The City has launched a new program for youth and adult residents who are interested in a career or position as an Aquatics Instructor/Lifeguard.

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Asian Heritage Month

May is Asian Heritage Month, which offers an excellent opportunity to learn about and celebrate Asian cultures.

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