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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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Richmond businesses transforming in response to exponential growth of global e-commerce

04 October 2018 The exponential growth of e-commerce is transforming business models, urbanizing global supply chains, and redefining how goods are ordered, produced and delivered, according to a panel of business leaders, speaking at the City of Richmond’s 7th annual business and partner appreciation event. “It is estimated that, by the year 2020, global e-commerce

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Call for 2019 Economic Advisory Committee applicants!

Serving on a City of Richmond advisory committees is one way residents can participate in local government. City Council is now encouraging residents to apply for over 100 volunteer positions on several advisory bodies, all of which address specific civic issues, before the Friday, September 28, 2018 deadline. “Richmond residents can make a positive impact

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10 ways to make it easier for your business to get government funding

Government grants, contributions, and tax credits are a great source of funding for SMEs. Unlike equity investments, grants mean you don’t have to give funders a stake in your business to attract this money. However, the volume of funds available and complex application process often overwhelm entrepreneurs. Here are 10 tips to help your business

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Win a $20,000 Scholarship from Tourism Richmond

Mentorship. Financing. Investment. Tourism. What do these things have in common? They’re all found in the Pacific. Authentic. Scholarship, offered by Tourism Richmond. The objective of the Pacific. Authentic. Scholarship is to support the growth of Richmond’s tourism industry, not only by investing financially, but also by being actively involved in the initiative through mentoring

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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