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

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News

Richmond Business News – November 2019

Credit: Tanya Goehring Richmond local business news for November covers the full spectrum from canned salmon to fossil fuel-free airlines. Check out the following stories: B.C.’s Gold Seal to celebrate its 100th anniversary Gold Seal canned salmon will be 100 years old this month – making it one of Canada’s most enduring food brands. Business

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The Future of Richmond: Innovation & Entrepreneurship Workshop Series

The City of Richmond Economic Development Office is pleased to present The Future of Richmond: Innovation and Entrepreneurship Workshop Series. This Series will connect entrepreneurs with information, access to resources and support to help with common challenges for startups, including raising capital, commercialization and going to market, and legal and accounting strategies for startup through

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Richmond’s Aviation Sector Soars into the Spotlight

Winners at the 2019 Silver Wings Industry and Scholarship Awards Celebration. Home to British Columbia’s first flight, Richmond’s aviation sector may be best known for the Vancouver International Airport on Sea Island; however it is so much more than meets the sky. From providing maintenance, repair and overhaul services, advanced aviation technology, aircraft parts distribution,

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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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“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