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childcare

Richmond assesses state of childcare

The purpose of the recently adopted 2017-2022 Richmond Child Care Needs Assessment and Strategy (RCCNAS) is twofold: one is to take stock of current service levels across the city and two, to lay out plans for improvement moving forward. The big news is since the last RCCNAS was completed in 2009, more than 1,800 licensed […]

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burrard bridge rehabilitation

Burrard Street Bridge rehabilitation project complete

It seemed for a time that the Burrard Street Bridge was going to be under construction indefinitely, but the 80-something-year-old structure has finally been completely reopened for public use. The rehabilitation started back in 2014 when safety and structural repairs were made. Two years later, a larger second phase got underway to upgrade the connections […]

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bottle recycling

City of Richmond seeks to improve recycling quality

After receiving a less than ideal score from Recycle BC in the summer in regards to the quality of its recyclable materials collected, the City of Richmond has started to randomly audit its residential Blue Box and Blue Cart programs beginning earlier this month. The low rating is attributed to a high level of contamination […]

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