Community update: businesses that are still open to serve you (but at a distance)

Customers can continue to support these local businesses during the pandemic

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      Services

      (430 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver)

      The shoe repair shop is still open but with altered business hours on Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. If you are unable to make it into the shop, you can receive curbside service by calling the store in advance or have your order delivered to your home or work address. Additional charges may apply. For all mail order information,

      Contact: 604-682-6354 or

       


       

      (Online)

      Keep moving and grooving from the comfort of your home with Luminesque Dance. The dance company has 10 virtual drop-in dance classes per week and your first one is always free.

      Contact: ­604-423-4335 or

       


       

      (Online)

      Jillian Pedrick provides specialized relationship therapy via TeleHealth. Pedrick helps her clients solve painful relationship problems and develop happier relationships through effective online counseling. With 25 years of experience in over 26 counseling modalities, Pedrick applies the most recent findings in brain science to the art of relationship counseling to help people of all orientations and backgrounds build strong and happy relationships.

      Contact: 604-762-5702 or

       


       

      (54­—601 West Cordova Street, Vancouver)

      Women’s Enterprise Centre is focused on supporting women-owned businesses through this crisis so that when it’s over you can get back to business as usual. The Women’s Enterprise Centre is monitoring the situation and may provide other offerings in future to address needs as they emerge.

      Contact: 1-800-643-7014 or

       


       

      (online)

      Dr. Xander Phoenix provides online counseling for individuals, couples, and families. The Phoenix Centre for Mental Health is specialized in supporting first responders and emergency services, as well as stress, anxiety, depression, and PTSD treatment.

      Now offering a 30 percent discount for all online services, use #staysafe when scheduling your appointment. To support all first responders: if you are a first responder, use #support1stResponders when scheduling and receive 60 percent off all online services. The Phoenix Centre for Mental Health works with all major insurance providers.

      Contact: 778-771-3813 or

       


       

      (online)

      North Van Arts is re-imaging its arts education classes online. North Van Arts understands that as a result of social distancing, many community members are facing financial challenges and uncertainty, while others are looking for opportunities to help. Therefore, North Van Arts is offering its programs on a “pay-what-you-can” basis. You decide what works best for you. North Van Arts currently has classes available for families, kids, and individuals.

      Contact: 604-988-6844 or

       


       

       (online)

      Image-West Screen Graphics is still providing large format digital printing and installations. The company is working quickly to meet your needs in a safe and clean environment.

      Contact: 604-327-9404 or

       


       

      (202—1231 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver)

      Xerowaste Solutions is a Vancouver-based North American online retailer of V-Move battery-powered dumpster or waste bin and tote movers, with models that can move up to 44,000 lbs. These allow condos and apartments to have their onsite custodian safely and effortlessly move heavy waste bins from underground to the street for servicing. This could save up to $15,000 per year from subcontracted services. The V-Move tug can be financed or leased by Xerowaste Solutions financing partner, Ritchie Bros., to help keep cash flow positive.

      Contact: 604-674-8414 or

       


       

      (2860 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver)

      Alive & Well is a personal training company in Kitsilano that works to empower busy professionals to feel strong, boost confidence, and have more energy to do the things they love. In response to COVID-19, Alive & Well has temporarily closed its studio and is now offering virtual personal training to keep you healthy and moving with what you have available at home.

      Contact: 604-812-6586 or

       


       

      Retail

      (170—422 Richards Street, Vancouver)

      Just Mulch supplies bulk, one yard bags of soil or mulch delivered directly to your home. Order online and mark your delivery spot with an “X” in the yard and the company will deliver your bag with its crane truck ensuring a completely contactless transaction. Plant a garden, grow your own food, and enjoy some garden therapy. Touch the earth, not each other.

      Contact: 236-986-8524 or through online contact form

       


       

       (1210 56th Street, Delta)

      X-Treme Clothing Boutique is an upscale ladies boutique located in Tsawwassen. The store entered the fashion scene in 2017 by opening a shabby-chic boutique filled with crystals, unique finds, quality brands and the latest trends. Customers seek out the boutique’s stylists and brands from all over.

       X-Treme Clothing is known for its fresh styles, personal shopping, and its famous weekly window displays. The boutique’s stylists can build you the wardrobe of your dreams with wearable and versatile pieces that can be styled for any occasion. Whether it’s a couple stylish pieces or a capsule wardrobe that you seek, X-Treme Clothing has it all.

      Contact: 604-948-3434 or

       


       

       (221 East 16th Avenue, Vancouver)

      East Side Re-Rides is closed for in-person shopping but its entire selection of consignment gear and leathers are now available through the website. Items purchased online can be picked up curbside in Mount Pleasant, hand (glove) delivered, or popped in the mail. Safe consignment drop-off appointments will be starting up again on April 14. Call or email East Side Re-Rides if you have any questions.

      Contact: 604-327-7433 or

       


       

      (1087 Churchill Crescent, North Vancouver)

      Atlas Pots have been helping homeowners create beautiful green spaces for 15 years. Choose from a large selection of contemporary, durable planters made of commercial-grade fiberglass. Added options to create privacy or instant gardens with UV-protected, outdoor-use hedges and plants are also available. FaceTime appointments are available.

      Contact: or through online contact form

       


       

      (4611 Hastings Street, Burnaby)

      Mountain Gems Ltd is still selling supplies to jewelers and lapidaries through mail order or for pick-up at the shop. Shipping is free on orders more than $100.

      Contact: 1-888-593-1888 or

       


       

      (online)

      Soxy Socks recently launched a “choose what you pay” model to encourage people to shop so that the business can avoid layoffs and keep its warehouse staff busy.

      Contact: or through online contact form

       


       

       (4631 Hastings Street, Burnaby)

      The dog bakery carries everything you may need for your dog or cat. Big Dog Little Dog Bakery carries a large selection of raw, freeze-dried, canned, and dry food, as well as treats, toys, clothing, and other high quality supplies. The bakery is currently open regular hours for curbside pick-up and local delivery, and has just launched a new e-commerce website.

      Contact: 604-299-3644 or

       


       

      (online)

      The all-natural sriracha-style hot sauce is made in East Vancouver. Orders can be delivered to your door for free with minimum $40 purchase.

      Contact: or through online contact form

       


       

      (4924 Chisholm Street, Ladner)

      Heritage House Interiors provides home furniture and accessories.

      Contact: 604-946-2455 or

       


      Food and beverage

      (Two locations)

      Virtuous Pie is all about creating food that tastes great, is good for your body, and supports a healthy planet. Its mission is to bring these values together as a delicious range of plant-based pizza and ice cream. Virtuous Pie is out to create positive change in the world—one slice (or scoop) at a time. Both the Main Street location (583 Main Street, Vancouver) and the UBC location (3339 Shrum Lane, Vancouver) are offering takeout and delivery through DoorDash.

      Contact: Main Street location at 604-620-0060, UBC location at 604-428-1060, or through online contact form

       


       

      (1791 Commercial Drive, Vancouver)

      Italian deli specializing in grilled panini, fine cheese, and imported groceries.

      Contact: 604-255-3911 or

       


       

      (Four locations)

      Pajo's Fish and Chips are still open but for takeout service only. Please check the eatery’s Instagram page @Pajos_fishchips for daily updates.

      Contact: Wharf location at 604-272-1588, Garry Point Park at 604-204-0767, YVR at 604-238-7816, Rocky Point Park at 604-469-2289 or .

       


       

      (1574 Camp Road, Lake Country)

      The winery is now offering $15 flat rate shipping to all destinations in B.C., plus free local delivery (Vernon, Lake Country, Kelowna, and West Kelowna) and curb-side pick up at its wine shop in Lake Country.

      Contact: 250-766-2992 or

       


       

      (Vancouver)

      More Than Just Soups providing meal solutions, gifts, and more. From soups and cookie mixes (and puppy treat mixes too) to low sodium BBQ dry rubs, luxury loose leaf teas, flavoured coffees, and hot chocolates. There really is something for everyone. Place your order at for either curbside pick-up in west Maple Ridge or shipped to your door. Please include your postal code in the order message if you wish to choose local pick-up out of Maple Ridge. More Than Just Soups would like to thank you for your support as you are keeping the business alive.

      Contact: 604-961-0622 or

       


       

      (Two locations)

      Serving roasted and fried chicken, 24 hours a day at both locations (203 SE Marine Drive in Vancouver and 8669 Tenth Avenue in Burnaby).

      Contact: Vancouver location at 604-327-4898, Burnaby location at 604-540-9255, or

       


       

      (527­—224th Street, Langley)

      Central Park Farms currently offers eggs, free range chicken, pasture raised pork, frozen chef prepared meals, and more. The farm offers contactless pick-up available in Langley or preorder through the online store for pick-up from the Vancouver Farmers Market at Riley Park every Saturday. Enjoy the benefits of skipping the market line up as a member from the Central Park Farms team can deliver your order to your car if you wish.

      Contact: 604-728-2374 or

       


       

      (online)

      Order freshly roasted, organically grown, ethically sourced coffee and have it delivered right to your door. Wood Buffalo Coffee Co offers flat rate shipping across Canada.

      Contact: 780-880-1230 or

       


       

      (3353 Cambie Street, Vancouver)

      Since 2005, Las Tortas Mexican Gourmet Sandwiches has been serving authentic Mexican food at its best. The eatery was the first to introduce an extensive torta (Mexican sandwich) menu to the Vancouver food scene. The restaurant is open for delivery and takeout.

      Contact: 604-569-1402 or

       


       

      (online)

      Salt Spring Coffee is a local, organic, fair-trade coffee roster, now located in Richmond. The coffee company offers online sales and the beans are also available in grocery stores.

      Contact: 1-800-332-8858 or