Richmond News

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,...

CRA snitch line now open to information about federal COVID-19 aid fraud

The CRA is now taking tips on suspected fraud of aid measure like the CERB, CEWS, and CESB

Uber announces new safety protocols during COVID-19

Uber is implementing new safety protocols for drivers and riders who still depend on ridesharing for essential trips. Starting May 18, all Uber drivers and riders are required to wear a face mask or...

Recreational boaters asked to avoid non-essential travel over long weekend

The Canadian Coast Guard British Columbia’s recreational boaters to avoid unnecessary travel over the May long weekend. Those boaters – if they choose to go on the water this weekend or this spring...

Rebooking, postponing travel plans during pandemic difficult to navigate

It can be challenging for people to navigate travel plans and flights and that have been left in limbo due to COVID-19. When it comes to refunds or credits from airlines, each scenario is different,...

Steveston-based fisher says industry faces uncertain future amid COVID-19

Some B.C. fishers may be forced out of the industry if they aren’t able to earn enough income this year, according to Steveston-based fisherman Justin Taylor. “We’re kind of in the same boat as...

YVR airport authority issues layoff notices

The Vancouver Airport Authority is issuing layoff notices on Monday (May 11) as it expects to have half the passengers – or less – travelling through its gates over the next three years. YVR is...