Richmond News

Three screening officers at YVR test positive for COVID-19

Three screening officers at Vancouver International Airport (YVR) have tested positive for COVID-19. A spokesperson for CATSA confirmed the cases Wednesday, saying that among the more than 700...

Richmond RCMP launches initiatives to target ‘constant wave’ of phone scams

Richmond RCMP has launched two initiatives aimed at combatting the “constant wave” of phone scams. Through the initiatives, the RCMP will be reaching out to local businesses and potential...

Let B.C. restaurants sell liquor permanently with take-out, delivery, proposes MLA

Allowing restaurants to permanently sell liquor with delivery and take-out sales would support thousands of small businesses across B.C.

Temperature checks required for all passengers at YVR

Starting Thursday, domestic and international passengers will be required to have their temperature checked before leaving Vancouver International Airport (YVR). Transport Canada requires the Canada...

Canada Revenue Agency extends tax payment deadline

Anyone who owes the Canadian government taxes now have until the end of September to pay them

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...

Immigration critical for Canada’s economic recovery: ministers

While immigration has been a Canadian advantage long before the pandemic hit, it is more important than ever in Canada’s economic recovery during COVID-19, according to the Forum of Ministers...

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...