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Minoru Park summer 2017
Summer is finally here. Go for a walk and take in the spectacular view at Minoru Park. © Robert Plowman

Canadian, Korean stars to headline 2017 Richmond World Festival
Catch the expanded event on Friday, September 1 and Saturday, September 2.

Richmond expands carsharing access
Two Toyota Prius hybrid electric Modos located at City Hall are now available for member use.

Richmond Maritime Festival gets boost for Canada 150
The 14th annual Richmond Maritime Festival returns to the beautiful Steveston waterfront on August 12 and 13.

Richmond’s new sign regulations receive final approval and are in effect
The new bylaw regulations apply to all new signs and all temporary or portable signs.

Public input sought on Steveston Area Plan updates
Streetscape concepts for Bayview, Chatham and Moncton Streets also being considered

City of Richmond projects supported by Green Municipal Fund
Richmond received funding from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities for a trio of planning projects.

Richmond wins another pair of financial reporting awards
The awards were formally presented to Council at its meeting on Monday, June 26.

Richmond wins 2020 CARHA Hockey World Cup bid
The Canadian Adult Recreational Hockey Association has selected Richmond as its Host City.

New Richmond sign regulations receive initial approval
The new bylaw includes a number of major changes.

Rick Hansen Foundation announces winners of 2017 Accessible Cities Award- Rick Hansen Foundation News Release
Winnipeg, Richmond, Edmonton recognized for being leaders in accessibility and inclusivity

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.

Lawn watering regulations for 2017 now in effect
Lawn watering regulations are in effect Monday, May 15  through Sunday, October 15, 2017.



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Newly transformed Lang Park officially opens
One of Richmond’s first urban parks has been re-designed and is now re-opened for visitors to enjoy.

Richmond Olympic Oval generates huge economic returns
The City’s investment in the Oval continues to generate huge social and economic benefits for Richmond.

Celebrate Canada from coast to coast at the seniors Summer Garden Party
This annual event happens on Thursday, August 10 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Get active this summer with Richmond’s Physical Literacy Street Team
This summer’s grant-supported events take place throughout July and August.

Sunset Fitness Series to deliver free waterfront fun in Richmond
The series kicks off this Sunday, July 9 and runs each Sunday through August 27.

City of Richmond honoured as a World Leisure Community of Excellence
Richmond has been recognized for its innovative and successful use of leisure to improve its citizens’ quality of life.

Huge hand-painted scroll on display at City Hall
A large part of a massive hand-painted scroll is being exhibited at Richmond City Hall during the month of July.

Get ready to swim and skate again all summer for $19
Richmond’s popular Summer Pass offers unlimited swimming and skating at four local pools and the Richmond Ice Centre.

Richmond Museum exhibit explores what it means to be a Canadian in Richmond in 2017
Our Journeys Here will run from July 6 to summer 2018.

Call for artists and community organizers to take part in Culture Days 2017
Creative individuals are invited to participate Culture Days from September 29 to October 1.

Share your thoughts on Richmond’s Dike Master Plan – Phase 2
Visit until July 30.

Get creative with free summer art workshops at historic Branscombe House
Join the artist-in-residence for a drop-in workshop on August 13.

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