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    An efficient supply chain connects the nexus of Canada’s West Coast to the rest of the country, the U.S., Asia and other emerging trade partners.


    Diversity & Workforce

    One of the most ethnically diverse cities in all of Canada, Richmond residents and workers offer extensive language and cultural capabilities and connections.


    Business Costs & Support

    Canadian business costs are the lowest in the G-7, 14.6% lower than the U.S., and made even more competitive through government incentives for trade and innovation.


    Culture & Climate

    Enjoy a mild west coast climate rich with natural beauty, world-class health care and education, and plenty of options for sport, cultural and entertainment experiences.


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    What's New


    Economic Impacts of COVID-19 in Richmond Report

    The analysis contained in this report centres not only on economic recovery but on opportunities for building long-term economic resilience. It looks at the economic impacts of COVID-19 on the City of Richmond from three angles: the impact to specific business sectors, the impact to specific occupations & demographics, and the impacts to commercial, industrial,

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    Richmond Business News – March 2021

    Alisha Sohpaul, a first generation Indo-Canadian, will be the lead for Iskwew Air’s AMO (Photo: Iskwew Air) 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. Pastry chef’s business boomed during COVID-19 Despite the pandemic, business has soared

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    Richmond Food Recovery Program Smashes Expectations

    When the City of Richmond and FoodMesh came together in November 2019 to launch the Richmond Food Recovery Network, the objective was simple – work with local businesses to help address food waste and insecurity by diverting unsold food to improve access for those in need. The target was to find and divert enough surplus

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    Richmond: Looking Ahead with Optimism – Mayor Malcolm Brodie’s 2021 Annual Address

    Presented on February 24, 2021 In the beginning… Twelve months ago, there was a strong sense of optimism in Richmond about the coming year. After all, our business sector was active, support for residents was strong and Richmond’s financial position was very solid. On New Year’s Day 2020, we added to our extensive inventory of

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    “A diverse and highly skilled workforce and proximity to the Vancouver International Airport and the largest port in Canada are among the competitive advantages that allow us to do business around the world, from our headquarters right here in Richmond.”

    – Geoff Chutter, CEO of WhitewaterWest Industries