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June 16, 2020

Richmond Business (Good) News!

Throughout this pandemic, Richmond businesses have demonstrated tenacity and innovation. We've said it before, and we'll say it again, we're so proud of this community. Don't forget to use the hashtag #RichmondHasHeart to share your good news!

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Richmond Launches Business Resilience Program

The City of Richmond has launched a Business Resilience Program to help local entrepreneurs recover from the impacts of COVID-19 and adapt their businesses so they can emerge from the crisis thriving and able to withstand future economic shocks.

This free program provides businesses with tools and resources from experts including videos, templates, and worksheets that can be accessed at the user’s own pace. It is designed to take an entrepreneur through the process of assessing their current situation, developing new plans, and taking simple and achievable steps to strengthen their business.

Users will also have access to an online community of local entrepreneurs sharing their best practices and ideas, as well as one-on-one support from the City’s Economic Development Office.

Businesses can register for the Richmond Business Resilience Program online at www.businessinrichmond.ca/resilience

Register for the Richmond Business Resilience Program

We Are Richmond BC: Open for Business Posters

Download customizable We're Open - Support Local signage (11" x 17") to let your customers know when you're open, what types of services you're offering and how they can contact you! Posters are available in English and Chinese. 

Find the posters and more resources on the new community hub, developed in partnership between the City of Richmond, Tourism Richmond and the Richmond Chamber of Commerce. www.wearerichmondbc.ca.

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Richmond-Made PPE and COVID-19 Safety Supplies

The re-opening of many businesses has caused personal protective equipment (PPE) and safety supplies to be in high demand. The Richmond Economic Development Office has compiled a list of Richmond-made PPE and medical supplies required to combat COVID-19. If you are a Richmond manufacturer or supplier of these products, or you are in the process of retooling to manufacture these crucial products, please contact us at economicdev@richmond.ca
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Townhall: Workplace Health & Safety During COVID-19

The Richmond Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the BC Chamber and WorkSafeBC to host a webinar on workplace health and safety during COVID-19.

WorkSafeBC will be answering questions about the re-opening of the economy, workplace health and safety measurements, and available supports for businesses. There is no cost for this event, but you must register in advance.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020; 1:00pm – 2:30pm

Register

City of Richmond 2019 Annual Report

City of Richmond Council will receive delegations to provide the public an opportunity to submit and ask questions concerning the draft 2019 Annual Report on Monday, June 22, 2020, at 7:00pm, Richmond City Hall Council Chambers.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the public can now participate in meetings by telephone but must register in advance. Comments may also be submitted by email or mail. Details can be found at www.richmond.ca/cityhall/council/phone-participation.

Read the 2019 Draft Annual Report
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City of Richmond c/o Economic Development Office
6911 No. 3 Road
Richmond, BC V6Y 2C1
604-247-4934
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