Resources and support for Richmond businesses impacted by COVID-19

Richmond News

Richmond’s Economic Development Office (EDO) has implemented several initiatives to help support businesses impacted by COVID-19.

Resources for business owners and workers including a support centre, a job board for displaced workers, a list of locally made personal protective equipment (PPE) suppliers and alternate product distribution platforms are available for owners and entrepreneurs are now available or underway. …

“The COVID-19 pandemic has had a dramatic impact on our economy as actions necessary to mitigate risks to public health forced businesses to close and people to stay at home,” said Mayor Malcolm Brodie.

“Along with ensuring public health and community safety, supporting local businesses and boosting economic recovery remains a top priority for the city.” …

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