Alan Campbell

Scammers steal residential addresses for various cons: BBB

Victim reports to the Better Business Bureau’s (BBB) Scam Tracker show that crooks have found a way to associate an address with their shady dealings, leading to the birth of even more...

B.C. lakes’ health monitored by provincial program

Mike Sokal often takes a moment to admire the clear water of Okanagan Lake whenever he takes another sample for water quality testing. The lake is an essential part of life in the Okanagan and is...

ICBC moves to appointment system for driver license transactions

Starting today, ICBC is moving to an appointment-based system for most driver licensing office transactions. As customer volume increases, ICBC is asking customers to book an appointment before...

Richmond residents ordered to pay $6m in securities fines for Ponzi scheme

Two Richmond residents have been ordered to pay more than $6 million in sanctions for their part in a Ponzi fraud scheme. Todd Norman John Bezzasso raised approximately $5 million from 85 investors...

Pre-COVID, farms report record sales in 2019: B.C. government

Like many industries relying heavily on labour during the pandemic, the farming sector has been particularly hard hit. Facing challenges in getting temporary foreign workers into the country and...

Richmond mega-mansion listed for nearly $22m

If you’ve got a spare $22 million lying around, you could get yourself a nice “little” piece of Richmond property – and get $20,000 in change. A 22,000 square-foot mega-mansion on agricultural land...

$164m of unclaimed cash in B.C. looking for rightful owners

There is more than $164 million of unclaimed money sitting in B.C. accounts – and some of it could be yours. That’s according to the most recent financial statements released by the non-profit B.C....

TransLink launches mask-wearing campaign for riders

TransLink has launched a campaign aimed at promoting the use of face coverings and non-medical masks on Metro Vancouver’s transit system. As part of the ‘Wearing is Caring’ campaign, more than...

Anti-virus measures in place at Richmond's food-packing operations

There have been COVID-19 outbreaks at food processing facilities across the Lower Mainland, but Richmond seems to have avoided the same issues

Richmond resident caught selling 1,500 fake COVID-19 test kits

More than 1,500 fake COVID-19 testing kits have been seized from a Richmond resident by the RCMP in partnership with Health Canada. The COVID-19 Fraud Response Team of the BC RCMP, in partnership...