Richmond Business News – November 2022

General Fusion company pictured above. 

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.

Richmond company holds clothing drive for kids

A Richmond business is having a clothing drive for kids as the winter season approaches.

New brunch spot opens in Steveston

After teasing its opening in August, Toast to Coast Brunch Bar has finally opened its doors.

General Fusion and UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) Announce Collaborative Agreement to Advance Commercial Fusion Energy

General Fusion announced that it has kicked off projects with the UKAEA to advance the commercialization of magnetized target fusion energy as part of an important collaborative agreement.

BC Technology • November 3

BDC doubles down on cleantech investment, launches new $400M Climate Tech Fund II

DC, the bank for Canadian entrepreneurs, today announced its new $400M Climate Tech Fund II, a renewed commitment to play a leadership role in creating world-class Canadian cleantech champions.

BDC • November 2

Province provides new tool for communities hosting major tourism events

A new Major Events Municipal and Regional District Tax (MRDT) of up to 2.5 per cent on short-term accommodation sales would help communities cover the cost of hosting major international tourism events that help bolster provincial tourism and the economy.

Richmond Sentinel • November 1

Richmond hairstylist nominated for UK award

Salon Era has been nominated for one category in an international award and four categories in a national award.

Richmond News • October 27

Richmond, Lower Mainland metal supplier recognized for workplace safety

Metal Supermarkets Vancouver, owned by franchisees Tim Kemp, Patty Switzer and Nathan Kemp, received the Safety Leadership Award at the 2022 franchisee conference last month in Palm Springs, California.

Richmond News • October 26

‘Sushi hot dogs’ the new item in Richmond’s food scene

There’s no shortage of Japanese restaurants and food in Richmond, but a new eatery has opened and offers a twist to the classic hotdog.

Richmond News • October 26

New bar, restaurant opens on Richmond’s Highway to Heaven

Sector 7 Kitchen + Bar boasts the “finest” local cuisine, “expertly-crafted” drinks and “supreme” customer service.

Richmond News • October 25

New Korean restaurant joins Richmond’s ‘food street’

Another new Korean restaurant has opened in Richmond, this time on Richmond’s unofficial “food street” — Alexandra Road.

Richmond News • October 22

Richmond Night Market receives $99K in federal funding

The Richmond Night Market received funding from the Government of Canada as part of Small Business Week.

Richmond News • October 21

KPU Richmond introduces new honours interior design program

Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s (KPU) has just announced an honours option for its interior design program. According to KPU, the honours program at the Wilson School of Design is the “first of its kind in Western Canada.

Richmond News • October 20

Business Services

Space & Facilities
Data & Intel
Sector Profiles

View, download or print information about Richmond’s key sectors including major employers and government incentives.

Links to Funding

Find available capital, loans and grants through a database of 7000+ government and private funding sources.

Permits & Licenses

Generate a custom list of required business permits and licenses from all levels of government, in one place.

Interactive Map
Business Directory

View, filter or download information on 13,000+ Richmond businesses.