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Super-sized Richmond farmhouses have ‘gotten out of hand’: councillor

Carol Day  -  Mar 02, 2017  -  No Comments
KENT SPENCER (Vancouver Sun) Published: March 01, 2017 Updated: March 01, 2017 9:17 PM Perfectly legal farmhouses as large as 22,000 square feet are cropping up on Richmond farmland, among the largest homes allowed in Metro Vancouver. But on Thursday the city begins a process to decide whether the mega-mansions

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Shaw TV Sea to Sky’s coverage of the LMLGA Conference

Carol Day  -  May 16, 2016  -  No Comments


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Dance with the Stars

Carol Day  -  Mar 15, 2016  -  No Comments
What a night ! Please watch the Shaw TV video ….Thanks for all your support, together you helped me raise $ 3045.00 the event was a huge success with all the proceeds going to the Richmond Hospice Society.

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Letter: Let casino bucks fund city’s reserve

Carol Day  -  Dec 18, 2015  -  No Comments
RICHMOND NEWS 
 DECEMBER 18, 2015 10:50 AM Dear Editor, Re: “Property tax hike may top out at close to five per cent,” News, Dec. 9. City council has no problem dipping into the casino revenue to fund its various pet projects, some questionable, such as a Steveston pier, but why is

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Richmond News Column Dec 2015

Carol Day  -  Dec 15, 2015  -  No Comments
Growing up in Richmond was a rich experience for me. We had the Skookum slide, Stardust Roller rink, Lansdowne race track and the Twin Theatres. Richmond now has many festivals, museums, all weather sports fields, rock climbing, kayak tours the list goes on. Luckily something’s are the same, you can

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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
RICHMOND NEWS 
 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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Developers at the double for affordable housing

Carol Day  -  Sep 15, 2015  -  No Comments
Developer fees set to double for some housing projects GRAEME WOOD / RICHMOND NEWS  SEPTEMBER 15, 2015 05:24 PM Richmond city council passed two measures Monday night aimed at increasing affordable housing in the city. Developers building single-family homes on recently subdivided lots and new townhouses will be asked to pay

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