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Alan Campbell

Alan Campbell

Alan Campbell is a full-time news reporter at the Richmond News, covering everything from crime to court and human interest to sports.

When he's not writing breaking news stories, Scottish-born and bred Alan is almost always cooking, running, playing football (soccer), socializing with friends or watching his beloved horse racing from his native U.K., with a glass of wine or beer in his hand.

He welcomes your questions, story ideas and opinions.

Email
acampbell@richmond-news.com

Recent Work by Alan

More than 250,000 packets of cigarettes recalled in Canada — due to fire hazard

More than 250,000 packets of cigarettes recalled in Canada — due to fire hazard

Yes, apparently they burn their full length too much and may start a fire on textiles, etc. if dropped. Who knew...
Crossing the U.S./Canada border over the long weekend? Here's what to expect

Crossing the U.S./Canada border over the long weekend? Here's what to expect

The CBSA has issued a host of tips and links for people planning to travel in and out of Canada's land borders this Victoria Day long weekend
'Highly pathogenic' bird flu detected in Richmond

'Highly pathogenic' bird flu detected in Richmond

The small poultry flock infected with H5N1 has been placed into quarantine and producers within a 12-kilometre radius have been alerted
Unsafe Amazon school chairs recalled in Canada. Here's what to do

Unsafe Amazon school chairs recalled in Canada. Here's what to do

Health Canada says the welding on the children's chairs is unsafe and can snap
Almost 800,000 air fryers recalled in Canada and U.S. due to fire hazard

Almost 800,000 air fryers recalled in Canada and U.S. due to fire hazard

The Insignia fryers and air fryer ovens were sold in Best Buy, Amazon and Ebay
Baby playpen sold on Amazon.ca recalled due to fire, entrapment hazard

Baby playpen sold on Amazon.ca recalled due to fire, entrapment hazard

According to Health Canada, the mesh surround is a fire hazard and a child's head could get stuck in the corners
Former WestJet flight attendant has class-action law suit against airline certified

Former WestJet flight attendant has class-action law suit against airline certified

Mandalena Lewis, who used to be based out of YVR, has been battling the airline for six years, over claims of sexual assault and failing to provide a safe workplace for flight attendants
Injuries and a death leads to thousands of wall beds recalled across Canada and U.S.

Injuries and a death leads to thousands of wall beds recalled across Canada and U.S.

More than 180,000 Bestar beds were sold across the two countries. The product is prone to falling off the wall if not installed properly
Health Canada recalls kids ponchos due to fire hazard

Health Canada recalls kids ponchos due to fire hazard

The Olaian ponchos, in various styles and colours, do not meet Canada’s flammability requirements for children’s sleepwear.
Almost 60,000 Paw Patrol children's bottles recalled due to choking hazard

Almost 60,000 Paw Patrol children's bottles recalled due to choking hazard

Health Canada has issued the warning for the children's bottles sold in Dollarama stores across the country