Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Ltd. CEO Todd Parsons stands in front of one of his company’s iconic trucks
Below is a collection of local news success stories that showcase both innovation and resilience. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #RichmondHasHeart when sharing your stories.
Night Market Neighbours series, part of CBC’s Creator Network, aims to show how food brings people together.
CBC News • July 9
Ground was officially broken Thursday, July 7, 2022, on the new five-lane Steveston interchange in Richmond as part of the project that will see the George Massey Tunnel replaced with a new toll-free crossing.
BC Government • July 7
On July 5, the British Columbia (B.C.) Centre for Innovation and Clean Energy (CICE) announced funding awards from their inaugural Open Call for Innovation, which provides grants to catalyze B.C.-based innovators.
Newswire • July 6
Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is welcoming a new international airline. Fiji Airways, Fiji’s national carrier, announced July 5 that it will fly directly from Nadi, the largest city in the country, starting Nov. 25.
Richmond News • July 6
A new legal-focused TV show is scheduled to begin filming in B.C. with its production office based in Richmond.
Richmond News • July 4
MDA Ltd. (TSX:MDA), a leading provider of advanced technology and services to the rapidly expanding global space industry, announced today at the 2022 UN Ocean Conference a major new contribution to international efforts to monitor, track and intercept illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing activities using satellite technology.
BC Technology • June 30
The Skytrax World Airport Awards released the list of The World’s Best Airport Hotels 2022, and the Fairmont Vancouver Airport stood out as the fifth-best airport hotel in the entire world and claimed the number one spot in North America.
Narcity • June 28
Corvus Energy is very pleased to announce that the company has been named Supplier of the Year at the prestigious Electric & Hybrid Marine Awards 2022 in recognition of the company’s contribution to drive adoption for electric and hybrid technology.
Corvus Energy • June 24
The City of Richmond is celebrating its commitment to accessible sustainable, low carbon, person mobility options by being the first in Metro Vancouver to offer a shared electric kick scooter (e-scooter) service.
City of Richmond • June 22
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) launched an official collaboration with a private company last week to offer courses in video game development, visual effects and animation at the university’s Richmond campus with the aim of meeting local industry demand for talent.
Richmond News • June 21
Richmond News • June 21