Jun. 13, 2012

Despite knowing each other for most of their lives, the worlds of champion wrestler Arjan Bhullar (right) and developer Amit Sandhu have rarely touched. A new sponsorship deal, which means Bhullar can prepare properly for his strike at Olympic gold next month in London, has brought the two successful 27-year-olds together.   Photograph By Photo...

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Jun. 11, 2012

Despite knowing each other for most of their lives, the worlds of champion wrestler Arjan Bhullar (right) and developer Amit Sandhu have rarely touched. A new sponsorship deal, which means Bhullar can prepare properly for his strike at Olympic gold next month in London, has brought the two successful 27-year-olds together.

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May. 28, 2012

City reduces projection for hotel growth, but developers remain skeptical that Richmond can support 15 new hotels within 20 years

Scrutiny of City of Richmond claims last month that developers will build 16 hotels with a total of 2,500 rooms in that city within 20 years reveals hopeful thinking.

The city has since revised those pro...

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Apr. 20, 2012

The City of Richmond Arts Awards program recognizes the artistic achievements and contributions of residents, artists, educators, organizations and business leaders.

All arts disciplines are recognized under six categories: Business and Arts, Volunteerism, Cultural Leadership, Artistic Innovation, Arts Education and Youth Arts.

The...

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Apr. 12, 2012

Outstanding Alumni Awards Winners for 2012 are (l to r seated) James Chi Ming Pau (EARTS’84), Downtown Eastside community volunteer (service to the community); Nadine Caron (BSc’93), surgeon at the University Hospital of Northern B.C. (professional achievement); Graham Muir (MA’82) retired RCMP assistant commis...

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Dec. 06, 2011

Amit Sandhu is not one to treat his takeover of the family business as a free ride. He has big plans for Ampri Group, which was founded by his parents and comprises several real-estate development companies. These plans include the development of an eco-conscious yet affordable hotel chain called Bloom Hotels & Resorts Ltd. (The first Blo...

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