Fraser Health declares COVID-19 outbreak at Peace Arch Hospital

It is critically important for people living in the Fraser Health region to get tested as soon as you have COVID-19-like symptoms, even mild ones. Please don’t wait, and book or drop by one of our collection centres which are operated in partnership with local Divisions of Family Practice. People living in the Fraser Health region can find information about test collection centres by visiting Fraser Health’s website. 

Rimac Nevera is the World’s Fastest Accelerating Production Car

While on its way to its American debut at ‘The Quail: a Motorsports Gathering’ in California, the Rimac Nevera made a quick stop at the drag strip at Famoso Raceway. Back in June it set the unofficial world record for the fastest accelerating production car but now, with Famoso Raceway officials and the experts from DragTimes, it was time to do it again.

Team RBC welcomes newest Ambassador Harold Varner III and partners with Golf Canada to create the RBC Community Junior Golf Program

Today, RBC and Golf Canada announced the RBC Community Junior Golf Program, an initiative that will focus on building greater diversity and equity in golf by enabling affordable access to the game for youth in underrepresented communities in Canada. PGA TOUR professional golfer Harold Varner III will join Team RBC and serve as an ambassador for the new program.

Hayden Diamond Bit Industries Ltd. Generously Donates $50,000 to Richmond Hospital Foundation’s Surgical Restart Campaign

Hayden Diamond Bit Industries Limited is a local Richmond company specializing in made-in-B.C. diamond drill bits and products for the global mining and exploration industry. Eric Gaunder, President and Founder of the business, is a Richmond resident along with his wife, Kamal Gaunder, and their four children of whom were all born at Richmond Hospital.

Tourist-Tourist Rapport: SFU Expert on Why it Matters 

Booking a guided tour for your next vacation? Consider that getting along with the tourists you are co-traveling with—building tourist-tourist rapport— leads to more satisfying group experiences and that’s better for business, according to a new study by researchers at Simon Fraser University just published in one of the world’s top management journals.

International Pinot Noir Day, there is no better time to pour a glass and celebrate New Zealand’s leading red wine export.

Intense, expressive, and fruit-driven, the Pinot Noir grape has found a home in New Zealand, and this International Pinot Noir Day is the perfect time to celebrate this notoriously fickle grape. Wind the clock back 20 years and Pinot Noir was barely known, let alone grown, in New Zealand, but today it is the country’s leading red wine export, and 2nd largest export overall.

Jagmeet Singh will make housing more affordable for families

“Every day, I hear from young people and their parents who worry they will never be able to afford to own a decent home,” said Jagmeet. “They can barely afford to pay rent, let alone compete against big money investors in the housing market. Justin Trudeau will keep protecting the interests of the ultra-rich, but I’m ready to make the dream of owning a home a reality for Canadian families.”