Richmond News

River Rock casino among first in Canada to use new safety system

The River Rock Casino and Resort in Richmond is one of the first hotels in Canada to introduce a new safety solution in the hospitality industry. The React Mobile safety system takes the form of a...

First Porsche NOW pop-up store opens in Richmond

One thing that Richmond is not short on is expensive cars, but Porsche fans and owners can visit a new design-based pop-up store which is the first retail outlet in the world to showcase the new...

Richmond designer wins award for anti-autonomous vehicle jacket for cyclists

A Richmond-based design grad has won bronze at an international design conference - with a jacket created to protect cyclists from autonomous cars. Philip Siwek, who recently graduated from the...

Hong Kongers eye safe haven in Richmond

With the unrest in Hong Kong, some in Richmond are wondering if there will be another wave of Hong Kong immigrants moving into the city. Already, the Asian community in Richmond is seeing seminars...

ICBC launches new driver-based point system

ICBC is rolling in a new driver-based insurance model that will “represent (a driver’s) risk on the road” in Richmond and throughout the Lower Mainland as of September 2019. This new three-decimal...

Shell Ventures invests in Richmond energy storage company

Corvus Energy, a Richmond energy storage company, announced on Aug. 12 that they sealed the deal with Shell Ventures on a major investment that will help towards decreasing carbon footprint of energy...

Illegal tobacco in Metro Vancouver costing B.C. over $425,000

The B.C government has seized 1.5 million grams of illegal tobacco in the lower mainland during the first quarter of the fiscal year as part of its ongoing battle against the contraband...

Construction company pulls out of Alfa condo project

Citing financial uncertainty, Scott Construction ended its contract to build the project on Buswell and Anderson in Richmond

Richmond dentist charged patients thousands for work he had not performed

Dr. Bin Xu ‘crossed ethical threshold,’ says B.C. dental college

CBSA warns Canadians about phishing scams

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is warning the public about people posing as officials from the agency, who are asking for personal information, in a series of ongoing phishing scams. The...