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Economy[ edit ] Aberdeen Centre , one of the many Asian-themed shopping malls in Richmond. Richmond supports about , jobs in various areas including services, retailing, tourism, light manufacturing, airport services and aviation, agriculture, fishing, and government. Before its dissolution, Canadian Airlines operated an office in Richmond. Of this area, 3, hectares are farmed by farms; the rest is either vacant or occupied by non-farm uses. Cranberries and blueberries are the dominant crops grown. Other crops grown include strawberries , corn , and potatoes.
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Aberdeen Centre Empire Centre Richmond supports about , jobs in various areas including services, retailing, tourism, light manufacturing, airport services and aviation, agriculture, fishing, and government. Before its dissolution, Canadian Airlines operated an office in Richmond. Of this area, 3, hectares are farmed by farms; the rest is either vacant or occupied by non-farm uses. Cranberries and blueberries are the dominant crops grown. Other crops grown include strawberries , corn , and potatoes.
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Clayburn Village and Brickworks [August 23, Field Trip ] The Village of Clayburn and the brick plant there were founded in by Charles Maclure, son of John Maclure, a former royal engineer who setted on a government land grant two kilometers West of Clayburn. Reminiscent of a quaint English village, with neat gardens, surrounded by white picket fences, Clayburn was the first company town in BC. From the First Nations people who lived there, to the squatters, to the burial of a famous person’s ashes on top of Siwash Rock, the tales are many and varied.
Public Transit, [October 23, VM Henry Ewert] A mere four years after the city’s incorporation, Vancouver was at the vanguard of streetcar transportation, with streetcars forming part of the urban infrastructure and facilitating the growth of its communities. From , the era before automobiles, everyone, regardless of race, religion or social status, rode to and from work in the same shared vehicle.
Public Transit, , Whitecap Press, While Francis Rattenbury and Samuel Maclure are more widely known, many other colourful, sometimes eccentric and ambitious others contributed equally to the architectural heritage of British Columbia. A History of Drug Use in Vancouver [January 22, VM Catherine Carstairs] Drug use in Vancouver, which began openly in the 19th century, was restricted in the 20th century commensurate with the anti-Asian sentiment amongst the law makers and particularly the anti-Asian riots of Asian dealers were blamed for addicting returning WWI veterans to drugs.
Drug use evolved through WWII to marijuana in the s, heroin in the s to cocaine in the s.
Resolutions, schmesolutions What is it about older men that they have such a problem dating in their own age group? The now year-old spent most of his bachelorhood prowling the outskirts of girlhood, dating a string of long-legged beauties half his age. When he married recently, it was to a year-old, which for him, frankly, is almost ancient. Jeff Goldblum is 62; wife Emilie Livingston is Clint Eastwood was 66 when he wed year-old Dina Ruiz.
For low-income residents in Vancouver, a different kind of real estate crisis. Deplorable conditions are routine in many rental buildings in the city, including those owned by the Sahota family.
Spectators crammed shoulder-to-shoulder along the sidewalks as fire crackers snapped over a din of drums. British Columbia’s Premier Christy Clark greeted spectators and handed out lucky red envelopes to children along the 1. Spectators watched from above from the balcony of Chin Wing Chun building, one of the many historic Chinese association buildings that have resided along Pender Street for decades. Lion dancers dressed in silver, purple and red lurched and bobbed to the backing of drum beats outside the Chinese Cultural Centre.
The event marks the largest assembly of lion dancers in all of Canada and attracts nearly , spectators. At one intersection a massive golden dragon writhed and danced under the control of about a dozen young men. Vancouver is home to more than , Chinese-Canadians. Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson said the event comes at an important time as a showcase of diversity and inclusion.
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Thanks to everyone who commented in a civil and respectful manner. I am surprised at the constant popularity of this post. However, remember that it was written in March , after I left Vancouver mostly heartbroken and disillusioned. Immigration can be an issue, but racism is barbaric and is swiftly removed.
Nanaimo Mayor Bill McKay responds to allegations he has bullied a city staff member and councillors’ calls for his resignation. Tues., March 15,
I wanted to first tell you about what the city is doing with its 12 other single-family properties. Deconstruction, as Bromley told me, takes a long time and that contributed to the delay. I wasn’t told how many bedrooms were in the houses, the condition of the houses or how big or small they were — all factors in determining the rent. Some of the purchases go back to the s.
Some properties, like those on Southwest Marine Drive, were bought in the last couple of years. Some of the houses on the properties are rented for several years, others provide temporary housing. It also has to be quiet about its plans, noting talking publicly about buying up properties in a certain neighbourhood would only drive up prices. That 30 per cent figure is the one the mayor and senior city planners have repeatedly said is the target for what a person should pay to rent a place in this town.
The city advertises its residential rental properties on its website. There are no units available, but you can see what commercial properties are available for rent, including a sq. Years ago, when I was typing away at the Vancouver Sun, I wrote a front-pager about the RCMP raiding two houses in Richmond that operated as marijuana growing operations. The City of Richmond.
The raids came a few months after then-Richmond mayor Greg Halsey-Brandt hosted a forum for landlords and property managers to help them prevent their houses from turning into grow-ops.
Prices will remain in that range for two years before bottoming in Eitel concentrated on detached housing because it does not have the supply swings common to the condominium or townhouse sectors. By looking at 40 years of Greater Vancouver detached-house sales and average price cycles, Eitel is confident that a trading pattern is established that will play out over the next five to seven years.
The average price then dropped 19 per cent to bottom out in December Prices did not recover to the earlier price peak until November , six years later.
Two Victoria mayoral candidates have started a classic round of political mudslinging. Speed-dating format spotlights Sooke candidates. Just Posted. Late goal lifts Montreal past Vancouver Canadian military’s template for perfect recruits outdated: Vance.
However, much has happened since it went up, including the Blogger outage. Scroll down for a report on that. More new posts will be added below this one. The essay below is the conclusion of the ninth part in a series by Takuan Seiyo. See the list at the bottom of this post for links to the previous installments.
Their main endeavor has been to enforce their compulsory e. K and discretionary e. Nor the evils of the worldwide Islamic Inquisition which — not in the 16th century but now, in the 21st, condemns Muslim apostates to barbaric execution. Instead, aggressive White androphobes of all genders which I can no longer count are decimating the philogynous and egalitarian West. Equality psychos are tearing down the most egalitarian society that ever existed except for initial communist experiments, before they turned bloody.
American Jews, at the apex of the greatest fortune and philosemitic tolerance their long diaspora has ever bestowed on their kind, are busy supporting all the ideologies and policies that demolish their safe harbor and build up their Muslim, Black and Third World enemies. Leftoid masochists and the Christian meek call for returning Hawaii to the Hawaiians and capitulating before a massive Mexican reconquista of one-third of America. The rightful Etruscan landowners are not bearing angry placards in front of the Vatican.
The Japanese are not planning to relinquish Hokkaido to its original owners, the Ainu.
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Politics No Pet City: Stratas aren’t helping, and neither is TransLink. Vancouver’s pets are being abandoned. The two grew up together—through elementary school, through high school, through good times and bad—and when Arnold moved out eight years later, ready to take on adulthood, Buddy naturally came with him. But two years later, as often happens with young Vancouverites trying to make it in the world, Arnold had to move back in with Mom.
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One man who tried to stop rioters from looting was kicked senseless amid the scenes of chaos on Wednesday night. After one youth hit a window with a thin metal pole the man grabbed it, went after the youth and was suddenly submerged in the crowd. He was pulled to the ground and kicked and punched before two men came to his aid as he lay there with his head bleeding.
Scroll down for videos Taken down: The man loses his baseball cap amid the punches as he starts to fall to the floor Bloodied: Help arrives as the injured man, his head cut, is sprawled on the floor after being attacked by a mob The sickening incident happened before darkness as the city went into lockdown. As the mayhem that followed the Canucks team’s defeat to the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup final, a large crowd gathered to smash in all the windows of a department store.
A man, dressed in a black top and baseball cap, grew increasingly frustrated trying to stop the mob. Two hours later disturbing images show the increasingly aggressive crowd wrecking a young woman’s BMW parked in the centre of the city as she desperately tried to stop them. Helpless against the mob: A woman in a white Vancouver t-shirt tries to defend her BMW with her friend black top The two young girls stood up to baying crowds and pleaded with them not to attack their car.
Along with her diminutive female friend, the woman – wearing a white Vancouver T-shirt – was powerless as the mob stomped all over her car, smashing windows and kicking in the doors.
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NHL threatens to move Canucks to Calgary if city doesn’t build new stadium September 16, by Callum Wratten Calgary – After walking away from negotiations with the Calgary city council earlier this week the NHL has publicly threatened to move the Vancouver Canucks to Calgary if the city does not foot at least half the bill for a new stadium.
The woman has asked not to be identified because her case has not been solved. September 29, , 5: But romance scams often are committed abroad by well-organized rings, she said. Operating from abroad increases the difficulty of prosecution. The dating website could provide information to law enforcement that would be harder to obtain from a personal email account, Flaherty said. Perpetrators usually use fake names and email accounts registered under fake names, she said. It seems too good to be true.
A fraudster may try the line that “No one is going to believe we have this wonderful love,” Flaherty said. Secrecy perpetuates the victim’s gullibility, because there won’t be family and friends pointing out that something’s amiss, she said.
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It started as a politically oriented talk show, a longer version of Springer’s commentaries. Guests included Oliver North and Jesse Jackson , and topics included homelessness and gun politics. In early , Springer and his new producer, Richard Dominick , revamped the show’s format in order to garner higher ratings. The show became more successful as it became targeted toward tabloidish sensationalism.
A power-play goal late in the third period by Canadiens forward Jonathan Drouin, helped lift Montreal to a win over the Canucks on Saturday evening.
How did it get there? To celebrate our city and our anniversary , we decided to take a look back. Here are some of the most important Vancouver tech industry stories from the last four years. BrainStation first started offering part-time courses in Vancouver in At the time, we operated out of Suite Genius, a co-working space in Mount Pleasant. In fact, right around that time, Hootsuite announced plans to build a massive tech hub in the area.
Not long after, Sony Pictures Imageworks unveiled a new 74, square-foot headquarters in the Pacific Centre mall, downtown. Sony Pictures Imageworks Sony Pictures Imageworks had first opened a production office in the city in , with a staff of With their new office space, though, this number increased to employees in B. By the time the summer rolled around, a wave of acquisitions hit the local tech scene. Soon after, UrtheCast Corp. In many ways, the sale of POF was a signal that something in the city had changed.