Alyse Kotyk

Photos: See inside Richmond’s first capsule hotel

The first “capsule” or pod hotel in the Lower Mainland is getting ready to open its doors in Richmond. Panda Pod Hotel, located on No. 3 Road near Granville Avenue, hosted an opening celebration on...

Illegal eyewash and drops being sold at Richmond store: Health Canada

Health Canada is warning consumers that a Richmond-based cosmetics store is selling unauthorized eyewash and eye drops, both of which could pose significant health risks. Two types of eye drops are...

First Indigenous woman-owned airline in Canada launches out of YVR

Coinciding with International Women’s Day, Canada’s first Indigenous woman-owned airline launched out of Vancouver International Airport in Richmond Friday. Called Iskwew Air – which is a Cree word...

Province brings in legislation to limit ALR home sizes

Richmond’s new city council is expected to discuss ALR home size limits on Tuesday, the day after B.C.’s government introduced its own legislation on the issue

Second dwelling approved for Richmond ALRs; home sizes to remain at status quo

It was the second council meeting this year to draw more than 30 delegations speaking on the issue of home sizes on Richmond’s agricultural land reserve. This time, however, the discussion went past...

Richmond residents approach council with petition targeting ALR mansions

A crowd of more than 60 Richmond residents gathered outside Richmond’s city council chambers February 26 to deliver a petition requesting limits to mega-homes on the ALR. Approximately 5,500 signed...