Top quiet beaches in Lower Mainland

English Bay. Jericho. Spanish Banks. These are just three of the many spectacular and well-known beaches in the Lower Mainland, but their popularity means trying to find a plot of unoccupied real estate can become something of a rarity on sunny days. If you crave a different and quieter summer waterfront experience, seek out one […]

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Italian Day on The Drive

Summer 2017 events calendar

Summer officially gets under way in just a couple of weeks: here are the hottest events coming up this season. Italian Day on The Drive — June 11 Experience Italian heritage and community at this annual celebration that takes over 14 blocks of Commercial Drive with everything from live entertainment to vendors selling authentic food. Approximately 350,000 […]

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minoru centre for active living

New Minoru Place Activity Centre opens next year

Minoru, one of Richmond’s most popular and iconic parks, is receiving an overhaul. Currently home to the Richmond Public Library main branch, Minoru Place Activity Centre, Aquatic Centre and more, the latter two are among facilities that will be replaced as part of the redesigned 110,000-square-foot Minoru Centre for Active Living (MCAL). City council officially […]

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