Richmond News

Southwest B.C. unemployment twice as high as a year ago: report

Southwest B.C.’s unemployment rate hit 12.3 per cent in the summer of 2020, according to an annual report by the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPABC) on employment trends...

Advance voting for B.C. election begins today

Polls across B.C. are now open for seven days of advance voting, ahead of the Oct. 24 provincial election. Advance voting runs from Thursday, Oct. 15 until Wednesday, Oct. 21, meaning British...

Start your Christmas shopping early to avoid holiday mail surge, says Canada Post

Crown corporation says it is preparing for “a Christmas season like no other"

Contact tracing working well, with no outbreaks in B.C. schools: Henry

Health authorities were not ‘fully aligned’ on sharing COVID-19 school exposures, says Henry

YVR, WestJet partner with UBC for new COVID-19 rapid testing pilot program

The University of British Columbia will help select the test used in a new COVID-19 rapid testing study, the Vancouver International Airport and WestJet announced Thursday. “They (UBC) really have...

BC Liberals pledge ‘aggressive’ Massey Tunnel plan

If the BC Liberals are elected in a few weeks’ time, they will tackle the Massey Tunnel replacement saga with an “aggressive plan” to deliver “traffic sanity on Highway 99.” That was the pledge of...

Richmond bakery in overdrive pumping out mooncakes to create stability in an uncertain time

Chefs at Saint Germain Bakery pull dozens of the seasonal treat out of the oven every 12 minutes

50 million N95 masks could now be manufactured in Richmond

Richmond entrepreneurs said the goal is to serve all Canadians

Dr. Bonnie Henry doesn't foresee another full shutdown of the school system

B.C.’s top doctor says she doesn’t foresee a situation where the school system would need to close down, as it did in March. “That would mean that we were in dire straits in many other aspects of...

YVR terminates major infrastructure project due to COVID-19

With $525 million already spent, the Vancouver Airport Authority is halting a large-scale infrastructure project due to the impact COVID-19 has had on the aviation industry. The airport announced...