Richmond News

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...

Richmond council reviews concerns over Tilbury LNG expansion

Concerns compiled by Richmond city staff about the proposed expansion of the Tilbury liquefied natural gas plant warn of potential risks from the project and environmental impacts on the Fraser...

ICBC to resume non-commercial road tests in July

After a four-month hiatus, British Columbians will once again be able to book non-commercial road tests (Class 5 and 7) later this month – which ICBC says is part of its phased approach to...

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...