Richmond News

Possible COVID-19 exposure on 4 flights into YVR

Passengers who arrived on four recent flights into Vancouver International Airport are being warned of possible COVID-19 exposure. According to the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC), the...

B.C. boosts July climate action tax credit by $450 due to COVID-19

B.C. families will be getting a $450 boost to their climate action tax credit. The one-time boost will apply to the July tax credit payment. Through the enhanced credit, eligible individuals will...

Meet online, outside before ‘taking the plunge’ into a relationship during COVID-19: Henry

It’s best to first meet online or outside before you “take the plunge" into a new relationship in the time of COVID-19, says provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry. Henry offered the advice...

Local ride-hailing drivers call for crackdown of unregulated Chinese language apps

Last year at this time, the taxi industry was calling foul on the plethora of illegal riding hailing services chauffeuring people around and taking a good chunk of its business. Now that at least...

$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...

Richmond Night Market vendors left in the lurch

Vendors have shelled out money and no decision has been made to call it off entirely yet

Two-thirds of Canadians intend to get COVID-19 vaccine, about half wearing masks in public: survey

Over two-thirds of Canadians intend to get vaccinated and many are choosing to wear masks as the economy slowly reopens, according to the latest poll from Leger. Sixty-eight per cent of survey...

Helijet to add more flights next week

Helijet is getting ready to add more flights between the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island. Starting Monday, June 8, the Richmond-based company will be increasing the number of scheduled flights...

T&T Supermarkets to suspend temperature checks

While many businesses have adopted temperature checks at their stores, one Asian grocery giant has decided to suspend these checks as of June 9. All T&T Supermarket locations across Canada,...