The Richmond Hill Board of Trade is here to serve you. For the moment, however, we’ll be serving you from a distance.
All staff are working from home at least until April 5 except in the case of specific appointments for document certification. We want to make sure everyone stays safe.
We’re still busy, though, reaching out to each of you to keep you informed, see what information you need and to promote your business within the community. We’re in regular contact with all levels of government so if you want to make sure a particular issue is raised, please let me know!
We also provide weekly Zoom call-ins (Tuesdays at 9:00 a.m.) with government and other representatives who have useful information to share. Please join us! We can accommodate 100 participants per call.
I know we’re facing really tough times, now – but we’ll get through this together!
Many thanks to Markham Stouffville Hospital's Dr. Bill Cherniak for sharing his insights from the medical front lines. You'll find a great video from the hospital here. Listen to the conversation with Dr. Cherniak below:
Have you checked the City's website lately? They have updated information available for the business community.
March 31 - Many thanks to Richmond Hill MP Majid Jowhari from providing the latest information from the federal government on our weekly Essential Business Advice - COVID-19 Update. You can see the slide deck here and a pdf containing additional essential links here. Here's the call with MP Majid Jowhari.
March 27 - The federal government has announced important new measures to help small and medium-sized businesses through the COVID-19 crisis. We're especially pleased that HST payments are being deferred since we had specifically advocated for that relief measure. You'll find an overview here.
March 24 - Thanks so much to Meeta Gandhi and Anthony Ierullo of the City of Richmond Hill for their appearance on Essential Business Advice - COVID-19 Update. The updated slide deck is here.
Here's the presentation by Meeta and Anthony
We are part of the York Region Business Coalition which has put together a useful collection of links for our business community.
You'll find more essential business advice from our member experts here.
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