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New traffic and rail signals activated in industrial area of Richmond

New traffic and rail signals activated in industrial area of Richmond

The city is advising motorists of a new set of traffic and rail warning signals in an industrial area of east Richmond. The new signals were activated on Wednesday at the busy intersection of Nelson and Blundell roads.
New Asian grocery Sungiven Foods to open Richmond location

New Asian grocery Sungiven Foods to open Richmond location

Sungiven Foods, a small grocery brand that opened several locations across Metro Vancouver in the past year, expects to add Richmond to its list by the end of 2020.
Richmond auto body business expands to six locations

Richmond auto body business expands to six locations

Two South Surrey-White Rock collision centres were also acquired during OpenRoad Auto Group's expansion.
Richmond employer complains he can't hire people due to CERB

Richmond employer complains he can't hire people due to CERB

A small business owner said he is struggling to lure his staff back to work since they are collecting CERB.
Facebook Christmas Market helps vendors

Facebook Christmas Market helps vendors

The annual Christmas craft fairs and winter artisan holiday markets won’t likely happen due to the COVID-19 restrictions. But a Richmond small business owner has taken the events online with a Facebook group.
Richmond shoppers and retailers prepare for a different Black Friday

Richmond shoppers and retailers prepare for a different Black Friday

It’s common to see long lines and huge crowds on Black Friday in normal times, but of course these aren’t normal times given the COVID-19 pandemic.
Used batteries are a safety hazard

Used batteries are a safety hazard

Did you know storing old batteries in a drawer or tossing them in the garbage is a safety hazard? “Used batteries can still hold a residual charge.
Past Richmond Chamber chair, Gerard Edwards, passes away

Past Richmond Chamber chair, Gerard Edwards, passes away

A highly-regarded past chair of the Richmond Chamber of Commerce, John (Gerry) Edwards, has passed away, age 78.
Richmond-based company takes part in new contact tracing tech

Richmond-based company takes part in new contact tracing tech

Vantage Technology, located in east Richmond, partnered with New-York-based VivaTrace to create a digital contact tracing system that can quickly retrace the path of a COVID-19 infected individual.
Richmond-based company partners with First Nations for ‘historic’ investment

Richmond-based company partners with First Nations for ‘historic’ investment

Richmond-based Premium Brands of British Columbia partnered with a coalition of Mi’kmaq First Nations and made a $1 billion purchase of Clearwater Seafoods on Monday.