Tall ships, Canadian Navy to help salute Richmond Canada Day in Steveston

A flotilla of majestic tall ships, joined by a modern-day Canadian Navy Orca Patroller, will sail into the Fraser River to be part of the Riverside Village at Richmond Canada Day in Steveston. Richmond is celebrating Canada’s birthday and the 150th anniversary of confederation in a huge way. The legendary Steveston Salmon Festival; a mega-street … Continued

Summer Speakers’ Series celebrates fishing the West Coast

In commemoration of Canada’s 150th, the Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society presents The Pull of the Net: Speakers’ Series, a free summer program to celebrate the importance of fishing to Richmond’s past, present, and future. Presented from four unique perspectives, topics will explore fishing’s cultural and economic importance, bridging past and present to create a … Continued

Canada 150 blooms at Richmond City Hall Plaza

Richmond City Hall’s Plaza will bloom with colour in June and early July with a unique celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary of confederation. Our Home and Native Bloom will feature more than 4,500 native flowering plants in an inspiring, pop-up floral design composed of plant species native to Richmond and British Columbia. “This will be … Continued

Richmond honours pioneers at Canada 150 event

More than 700 long-time residents, representing multiple generations of Richmond history, celebrated together under sunny skies Saturday at the City of Richmond’s Pioneer Luncheon. “This luncheon provides a rare opportunity to share lunch with so many Richmond pioneers and descendants of pioneering families who have shaped our community as we know it today,” Mayor Malcolm … Continued

Richmond to host huge Canada Day party in Steveston

The City of Richmond is hosting the ultimate birthday party in celebration of Canada’s 150th year of Confederation. The brand new Richmond Canada Day in Steveston will feature a free, full-day street party throughout Steveston Village along side the much beloved Steveston Salmon Festival. A headline performance by Juno Award-winners Wintersleep and fireworks over the … Continued

Richmond Canada 150 launches High School Concert Series

Rock and Roll High School has come to Richmond this month as part of the City’s Canada 150 celebrations. The Richmond Canada 150 High School Concert Series is visiting five local secondary schools and includes headline performances by popular Vancouver rock band, Good for Grapes. The series is produced in partnership with School District #38 … Continued

Win a trip to Japan at Ships to Shore King of the Sea

One very big boat. Free live music by top Canadian performers. Saturday night fireworks. Carnival rides, food trucks and the Kids Cove. Plus, a chance to win a trip for two to Japan. It’s all part of the free family fun at Ships to Shore King of the Sea this Friday through Sunday at Richmond’s … Continued

Boarding passes now available for Japan’s spectacular “King of the Sea”

Richmond, BC – Japan’s “King of the Sea” tall ship is sailing across the Pacific for a rare North American visit as part of Richmond’s Canada 150 celebrations. Free boarding passes are now available and are the best way to get on board the majestic four-masted, 363-foot Kaiwo Maru, one of the world’s largest tall … Continued