It was fun while it lasted – now two people who stole a wack of CERB cheques in Surrey and Coquitlam a few months back are facing charges.
Tyler Missen and Christine Grasby facing charges of stolen mail and documents, possession of fraudulent documents and forgery – no word on how the money was stolen.
This should make the summer a little less stressful for business owners and staff.
Today – the province announcing its extending its temporary layoff program to the end of summer – allowing staff to continue to collect income assistance while businesses try to get back on their feet.
Uber is moving east!
As of 11am Thursday morning Uber is now serving all of Langley Township, as well Abbotsford and Aldergrove!
We reported 14 new cases of COVID here in BC as well as one death. Dr Bonnie Henry reminds us that even though we’ve done a great job flattening the curve we still need to be vigilant in our social distancing as we enter phase three.
Travis MacPhail, a Langley man who killed two people in 2017 over a drug deal gone bad has been sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole for 17 years.
Hiring staff as we start to reopen businesses has not been an easy task for employers – some owners have placed ads on Craigslist and heard from people who said they’ll pass on working for $15 to $20 an hour and collect the $500 a week from the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) instead.
Good news for students, Justin Trudeau will be launching a program that will give students a chance to earn some money while volunteering in national service activities related to fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.