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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.

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People

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.

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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.

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Lifestyle

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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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Explore interactive, up-to-date statistics on housing & development, tourism & trade, business growth, commercial space and more.

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

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

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

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Use Richmond’s dynamic mapping system to find information on commercial properties such as zoning, rights of way, legal details and tax values.

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Richmond Business News – October 2019

MS Roald Amundsen October was a month full of awards and recognition for Richmond businesses. Major local business news and successes include the following stories: World’s First Hybrid Cruise Ship, MS Roald Amundsen Launches in Vancouver The battery packs on board are made in Richmond B.C. by Norwegian-Canadian company Corvus Energy. Travel Pulse Canada •  September

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Digital skills revolution presents opportunity for Canadian business growth

 Photo: Industry leaders met to discuss The Future of Work: a digital skills revolution at the 8th Annual City of Richmond Business and Partner Appreciation Event. (L to R: Kyle Treleaven, Brad Tindall, Deborah Versteeg, Holly Peck, Jean-Francois Perrault, Mayor Malcolm Brodie) Businesses that invest in digital skills will be more resilient and successful when

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World Tourism Day – Tourism and Jobs: a better future for all

Since 1980, the United Nations World Tourism Organization has celebrated World Tourism Day as international observances on September 27. This date was chosen as on that day in 1970, the Statutes of the United Nations World Tourism Organization were adopted. The 2019 World Tourism Day theme is Tourism and Jobs: a better future for all.

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Richmond Business News – September 2019

Photo submitted by Clarissa Roque September’s local business headlines highlight Richmond’s diverse economy with stories ranging from award-winning jacket designs, pharmaceutical drone deliveries to a new coding centre opening in Steveston. MDA Selected to Build Robotic Interfaces for Canadarm3 on NASA-led Gateway MDA, a Maxar company, announced that it has been awarded two contracts from

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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