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Vancouver business closures doubled at outset of pandemic: StatsCan

Vancouver business closures doubled at outset of pandemic: StatsCan

7,477 Metro Vancouver businesses closed in March compared with 3,636 businesses a year earlier
Richmond businesses struggle to pay the rent

Richmond businesses struggle to pay the rent

The most pressing issue the Richmond Chamber of Commerce is hearing about from its members during the pandemic is being able to pay the rent.
Video: Richmond golf coach targets women, minorities

Video: Richmond golf coach targets women, minorities

A chance meeting in a Richmond park just about sums up Shayain Gustavsp and the passion which courses through her veins on a daily basis.
Fashion giant closing two stores in Burnaby’s biggest mall amid bankruptcy

Fashion giant closing two stores in Burnaby’s biggest mall amid bankruptcy

The retail bloodbath continues in Burnaby as a clothing giant is set to cut ties with its stores in the city. The parent company of Ann Taylor, Loft and Justice says it will close all of its clothing stores in Canada.
Richmond McDonald's restaurant manager receives accolades

Richmond McDonald's restaurant manager receives accolades

Michelle Gremsperger has been serving McDonald’s customers for 22 years in Richmond, her hometown, and this year she was recognized for her efforts with the Ray Kroc Award, given for operational excellence.
Used PPE all wrapped up for vegan hair salon in Richmond

Used PPE all wrapped up for vegan hair salon in Richmond

While many businesses struggled to figure out what to do with their used PPE after re-opening, one Richmond hair salon was way ahead of the curve.
Richmond chamber elects new chair at virtual AGM

Richmond chamber elects new chair at virtual AGM

The Richmond Chamber of Commerce held its first virtual annual general meeting (AGM) on Tuesday, electing a new board chair, Brian Corcoran, a partner at Richmond-based PLLR Lawyers.
Richmond businessman makes Top 30 Under 30

Richmond businessman makes Top 30 Under 30

Richmond businessman Aaron Chin has been named to the Top 30 Under 30 in a leading industry competition.
Richmond Chamber awards to recognize resilience during pandemic

Richmond Chamber awards to recognize resilience during pandemic

With a nod to how businesses have fought to stay alive during the pandemic, the Richmond Chamber of Commerce is switching its focus for its annual Business Excellence Awards.
All hands on deck at the Richmond News

All hands on deck at the Richmond News

Solutions abound as businesses look to restart in COVID-19 recovery phase