Richmond is an exquisite coastal city in British Columbia that defines cultural diversity as its population is the most ethnically varied in all of Canada. The founding people of this area include First Nations people who first came to the islands to fish and collect berries.
This lush city sits at the mouth of the Fraser River on Lulu Island and comprises most of the islands in the Fraser River Delta. Richmond is the home of the Vancouver Airport. Being a system of islands Richmond is connected by a system of bridges and tunnels to Vancouver and Delta.
Richmond supports about 100,000 jobs in various areas including services, retailing, tourism, light manufacturing, airport services and aviation. It also boasts agricultural lands and a fishing community.
Interestingly Steveston Village in Richmond has played home to several major American movies such as Blade 11 and the 6th Day, the television series such as The X-Files, Supernatural, The Secret Circle, Outer Limits, Killer Instincts, Smallville, Stargate and many more.
Richmond formed the base of the speed skating events at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver. An 8,000-seat speed-skating oval was constructed just across the middle arm of the Fraser River from Vancouver International Airport. With the games in the pass the oval now serves as a recreational structure for local residents.
Richmond offers something for everyone the businessman, the farmer, the fisherman, the aviator its interest are almost as diverse as its ethnic population and its geographical beauty.
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