On this day in 1994, the Gulf of Georgia Cannery in Steveston celebrated its 100th birthday and re-opened to the public. After operations ceased at the cannery, it was purchased by the federal government in 1979 and development by Parks Canada was completed in the 1990s. Now 118 years old, this National Historic Site commemorates […]
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Tourism Richmond launched a campaign this week to hire a blogger to dine out at one of 800 local restaurants every day for a year, providing social media updates and posts about their experience. The winning applicant will be set up with a gym pass for the Richmond Olympic Oval, a negotiated daily stipend for […]
Upper lips are staying warm this month as Movember participants continue to grow out their facial hair for a cause. One community team, the Steveston Staches are hosting a special two-day event in their community where anyone with (or without) a ‘mo can enjoy some great deals. Whisker Weekend When: November 26 and November 27, […]
On March 11th a series of earthquakes offshore shook Japan causing a devastating chain of events including a tsunami that permanently redefined the coastline. Thousands lost their lives and the country is still on high alert due to the instability of several nuclear power programs. From the Red Cross to Doctors Without Borders, many helpful […]
Over the weekend John and I celebrated our 5 year wedding anniversary. Since we’ve been on the go so much, we decided to have a mini staycation and ended up staying in Richmond (following our attendance at the Sport BC banquet Thursday night). We had the most amazing room at the River Rock Casino Resort […]
While shopping malls are quite the hot spots for holiday gift buying, sometimes you can find some real gems at local shops, boutiques, and markets. Tourism Richmond wants to remind everyone that they can Shop Richmond easily thanks to the Canada Line and a wide array of retail destinations in various neighbourhoods. View Shop Richmond […]