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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.
Post COVID-19 home design concept comes to Richmond

Post COVID-19 home design concept comes to Richmond

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives in many ways, from the way we socialize to our daily working life, so, perhaps not surprisingly, it is now also shaping what we want from the spaces in which we live.
B.C. businesses bracing for holiday shopping during a pandemic

B.C. businesses bracing for holiday shopping during a pandemic

While many Canadian retailers and consumers are uncertain about what to expect as the 2020 holiday season approaches, one thing is clear - it will be unlike previous years.
B.C.’s August unemployment rate still higher than at peak of 2008-2009 recession

B.C.’s August unemployment rate still higher than at peak of 2008-2009 recession

“In a matter of weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic undid almost a decade of steady employment gains.” That’s the stark message from Lori Mathison, president and CEO of the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPABC).
Southwest B.C. unemployment twice as high as a year ago: Report

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 across the province.
Steveston businesses asked to enter Holiday Window contest

Steveston businesses asked to enter Holiday Window contest

Tourism Richmond has launched its annual Holiday Window Display Contest in a bid to brighten up Steveston Village during the festive season.
Richmond hotel pivots to office spaces to cut losses

Richmond hotel pivots to office spaces to cut losses

Hotels become more than a place to sleep amid the pandemic