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Say goodbye to smoking at Richmond’s public parks, community centres and more

The City of Richmond’s war on smoking continues, council passing new regulations further limiting the act in public spaces that came into effect at the beginning of the month. Public Health Protection Bylaw No. 6989 states there will be no smoking (tobacco or cannabis products) or vaping (i.e. e-cigarettes) at public parks and school grounds, […]

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Stanley park seawall to receive largest restoration in its history

Visited everyday by dog walkers, joggers, tourists, cyclists and people just out for a nice outdoor stroll along the water, the Stanley Park seawall is getting the biggest restoration of its kind. Vancouver Park Board crews have already begun preliminary work on the nine-kilometre structure, in need of repair due to an ongoing battle with […]

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City of Vancouver proposes strategy for reducing single-use items

At one time or another, everyone has experienced going into a grocery store and being charged for plastic carrying bags during checkout. The City of Vancouver is considering implementing plans to have other single use items, such as disposable cups and plastic straws, treated in the same manner, or perhaps eliminated altogether as part of […]

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