Tourism Richmond is committed to providing our stakeholders reliable, accurate and timely information relating to the ever-changing novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation in our community. We are working closely with our tourism counterparts in Metro Vancouver and at every level of government. We would like to take this opportunity to provide you with an update on the work we’re doing on your behalf.


TOURISM RICHMOND UPDATES

RESTAURANTS: UPDATE YOUR LISTING

If you run or operate a restaurant, please update your amenities and let everyone know if you're offering takeout or delivery services.

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OPEN FOR BUSINESS

For all other businesses, please update your business status and let your customers know if you're open in-person and/or online.
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GOOGLE MY BUSINESS LISTING

If you haven't claimed your Google Listing yet, please contact our Industry and Destination Development team. They can help you verify your business.

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REQUESTING YOUR FEEDBACK

Your input will help us better determine what type of information is important and useful for your business. Please take a moment to complete our survey.

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GOOD NEWS STORIES

STEVESTONM@RKET

StevestonM@rket is a community marketplace and directory to support businesses by providing vouchers for gift cards, products and services for customers to use in the future.

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STEVESTON SEAFOOD HOUSE THANKS YOU

Steveston Seafood House has been donating 5% of all sales to the Richmond Food Bank and was recently able to drop off a $2,000 cheque. Check out their weekly features here!
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THANK YOU, BAHN MI TRES BON!

Banh Mi Tres Bon has been donating their delicious banh mi sandwiches to frontline health care workers at Richmond General Hospital, Vancouver General Hospital and St. Paul's Hospital over the past several weeks. Follow them on Instagram to get the full story!

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METRO VANCOUVER TASK FORCE UPDATES

NANCY SMALL ON CBC RADIO 

Tourism Richmond CEO Nancy Small was a guest on CBC Radio's On the Coast with Gloria Macarenko, speaking on behalf of the Metro Vancouver Tourism and Hospitality Industry Response and Recovery Task Force. Listen to her segment here.

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DESTINATION BRITISH COLUMBIA UPDATES

WEEKLY MESSAGING GUIDE UPDATE

BC'S latest pandemic modelling shows that restrictions are flattening the curve. Now is not the time to let up, though. DBC's messaging guidance this week continues to support efforts to stop the spread of the virus infection in BC.

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GOVERNMENT OF CANADA UPDATES

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR CANADA EMERGENCY WAGE SUBSIDY

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) applications open on April 27 (today) and will provide a subsidy of 75% of eligible employee wages for up to 12 weeks, retroactive from March 15, 2020, to June 6, 2020.

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GOVERNMENT OF BC UPDATES

BC EMERGENCY WAGE BENEFIT APPLICATIONS OPENS MAY 1

The BC Emergency Wage Benefit for workers applications opens on May 1 and provides a tax-free, one-time $1,000 payment for BC residents whose ability to work has been affected due to COVID-19. Find out if you're eligible and how to apply for it here. 

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OTHER UPDATES

BC HOSPITALITY FOUNDATION LAUNCHES #HOSPITALITYHUSTLE

Join BCHF's FREE #HospitalityHustle virtual event by engaging in a physical activity of your choice and sharing it on social media. Join the group on Sunday May 31 for a virtual dance party hosted by a live DJ!

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BC HYDRO COVID-19 RELIEF FUND

The Province and BC Hydro's COVID-19 Relief Fund, which will waive charges for small businesses for up to three months, is now accepting applications online until June 30, 2020.  

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