Richmond News

Richmond mall to transform into 'village'

Shape Properties hopes to have shovels in the ground by early 2020 at Richmond Centre to start transforming it into a high-density, transit-oriented neighbourhood with homes, shops and...

This massive maritime festival features an epic tall ship battle at sea

Preparations are underway for the 16th annual Richmond Maritime Festival on Saturday and Sunday, July 27 and 28. Tall ship gun battles, scenic waterfront heritage, wooden boats and entertainment are...

‘World's fastest megacar’ unveiled in Richmond hangar

What’s being touted as the “world’s fastest megacar” made its Canadian debut in Richmond last week. The Koenigsegg Jesko was unveiled at a glitzy event hosted in a hangar in YVR’s south terminal on...

This free drive-in movie theatre returns to Metro Vancouver this summer

Lansdowne Centre’s free, annual drive-in movies are returning again this summer, but this time, movies will be decided by votes. Every Wednesday in July and August, film enthusiasts can pull up to...

Richmond council rejects further push for empty-homes tax

Richmond city council is not pushing for an extra empty-homes tax, but they are going to ask the province to return the tax it collects on vacant homes to municipalities. Coun. Kelly Greene brought...

Famous Taiwanese large fried chicken spot open in Lower Mainland

A long-awaited Taiwanese fried chicken restaurant finally opened its doors this week, offering cutlets as big as your head. The well-loved night market snack – a 30-cm wide fried chicken cutlet – is...

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...

YVR rejects ads with information on digital privacy

Passing through international security can be a daunting process, especially when a traveler is unsure of their rights. But one group is criticizing Vancouver International Airport after its ads...

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...

Richmond clean tech Saltworks Technologies receives $4.4m federal funding

Saltworks Technologies, a Richmond company focusing on treating “the toughest” wastewater in the world, received a $4.4 million investment from the federal government for its innovation. Harjit...