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Monthly Archives October 2015

Inspector Recycle hired by City of Richmond for new demo bylaw

Carol Day  -  Oct 28, 2015  -  No Comments
New fees will pay for new staffer who will oversee recycling/re-use of home demolition waste GRAEME WOOD / RICHMOND NEWS 
 OCTOBER 28, 2015 11:17 AM A new set of regulations and fees will be imposed on developers and homebuilders in Richmond in order to divert at least 70 per cent of

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Letter: Coun. Day proposes trash to cash business opportunity

Carol Day  -  Oct 28, 2015  -  No Comments
 OCTOBER 28, 2015 09:55 AM Dear Editor, Richmond sends 500 houses a year to the dump. That is 20 per cent of the  demolition permit activity in Metro Vancouver and translates into 70,000 tons of trash in the Vancouver Landfill. The situation is not sustainable, so on Oct.

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Love lock trend snipped in the bud at Phoenix Pond bridge

Carol Day  -  Oct 15, 2015  -  No Comments
Folks say ‘yes,’ city says ‘no’ to public declarations of devotion GRAEME WOOD / RICHMOND NEWS  OCTOBER 22, 2015 04:53 PM Love is: Patience. Understanding. Passion. Whimsical. Fun. And for the City of Richmond, love is fleeting. For a brief moment in time, Richmond — more specifically, Steveston — joined the

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Letter: Partial win for neighbourhoods

Carol Day  -  Oct 09, 2015  -  No Comments
GRAEME WOOD / RICHMOND NEWS  OCTOBER 9, 2015 11:49 AM Let’s celebrate! At last month’s public hearing into the size of new homes, the people’s win was only partial, but their spirit was magnificent. Most residents at the meeting wanted greater restrictions on home sizes. There was success in getting a

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