Capstan Station will not alleviate Richmond transit congestion problems

New developments near Capstan Way call for another Canada Line Station, but will increase train back-ups With the addition of another skytrain station at Richmond’s Capstan Way and No. 3 Rd., current back-ups on the Canada Line will likely become worse. During a council meeting on Tuesday, TransLink requested for the City of Richmond to [...]

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RGH’s new hospital tower may not be enough to solve overcapacity problems

Richmond's increasing population could contradict Richmond General Hospital's plan for compensation A new tower planned for Richmond General Hospital is not expected to be big enough to accommodate the steady growth of patients as the city's population grows. The city completed a $10 million renovation in 2011 but since this project, Richmond’s population has increased [...]

One hundred years of resilience against rapid urbanization

Steves family farm untouched by Richmond's spreading industrial development Cow pastures flipped into parking garages and vegetable fields transformed into shopping centres cover miles of Richmond B.C. lands, but the quaint farm at the end of Steveston Hwy. looks nearly identical to when the Steves family moved in one hundred years ago. Harold Steves describes [...]