Richmond News

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...

World-class Titanic exhibition comes to Richmond (with photos)

The Titanic, once thought ‘unsinkable’, was the world’s largest ship but was destroyed after colliding with an iceberg on its maiden voyage in 1912. Now, a major international exhibition about the...

Richmond realtor fined for duping buyer into displaying ‘sold’ sign for a year

A Richmond realtor has been fined after tricking a buyer to display a New Coast Realty “sold” sign outside the property for a year. Xinwei (Sylvie) Zhao, who worked under the New Coast Realty...

Richmond Centre's massive 'pre-zoned' site handcuffs city

The Richmond Centre South Redevelopment Plan will add about 2,000 new dwellings

Emerald Health granted approval to grow medical marijuana in Delta

Health Canada has given the go-ahead for another large-scale Delta greenhouse to grow pot. Emerald Health Therapeutics, a B.C.-based licensed producer of medical cannabis, today announced it has...

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...

Hong Guo, Richmond lawyer being probed for missing millions, mulls mayoral bid

Guo said she has paid back all the missing 7.5 million but the Law Society of BC said part of it is still outstanding

South Asian Fashion Week to debut in Metro Vancouver

Coming this March, rich fabrics and intricate designs will dominate the runway at the first South Asian Fashion Week.   From March 2 to 4 at the Hard Rock Casino in Coquitlam, the three-day event...

Muji to open Richmond store this spring

Japanese retailer Muji announced on Twitter last week that it will open its third B.C. location in Richmond.   As the seventh location in Canada, the shop will come to Richmond Centre in April. The...