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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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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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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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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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Discover Richmond with new free tourist shuttle

RICHMOND, BC – There’s a new way to discover Richmond! The Richmond Discovery Shuttle officially launches on June 15, 2019, providing tourists with a new, free transportation mode to easily visit some of the city’s hottest spots. Presented in partnership by Tourism Richmond, the City of Richmond and the Richmond Hotel Association, and operated by

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Richmond Business News – June 2019

From hosting the International Blueberry Organization (IBO) Summit to launching a new tourist shuttle, business is booming in Richmond, BC.  Read all about it in this month’s Business in Richmond e-news. Cement maker Lafarge expands alternative fuel use in Richmond Lafarge Canada officially launched a new and improved lower carbon fuel (LCF) system at its

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Richmond-based startup using innovative clean technology for the urban delivery market

It’s been six months since they won the New Ventures Competition presented by Innovate BC, one of North America’s largest startup business competitions, and Volta Air is showing no signs of slowing down. The Richmond-based startup has created a cost-effective and sustainable refrigeration solution for the urban delivery market. “The amount of greenhouse gas emissions

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Richmond Economic Snapshot for Q1 2019

For a quick snapshot of how the economy is performing in Richmond, and in the surrounding Metro Vancouver region, the City of Richmond’s Quarterly Economic Report has got you covered. In this report, you’ll find up-to-date statistics and analysis on key economic indicators including housing and development, tourism and trade, business growth, commercial space and

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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