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11 Feb 2020  |  No Comment >>

The deadline for filing your Canada Revenue Agency 2019 personal income tax is right around the corner. Remember, it’s important to file your taxes to whether you earn income or not to ensure you’re receiving all of the Canadian tax system benefits and credits.
Here are some of the organizations in Richmond and beyond offering free income tax preparation help for low income individuals ($35,000 annual income or lower, $35,000 to 37,500 with one child) and families ($45,000 dual annual income or lower). Please bring valid government-issued photo identification and all relevant documents such as T4, T5 …

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27 Jan 2020  |  No Comment >>

For the seventh consecutive year, the annual Rose’s Angels event will be taking place in February delivering care packages to those in need within the Richmond community. Items in need (new only please) include toiletries like soap and shampoo; cold-weather accessories including gloves, socks and scarves; and non-perishable foods such as canned goods, pasta and granola bars. To learn more, or to donate/volunteer, please call 604-241-9270 or email rosesangelsevent@gmail.com.
Last year, a total of 1,200 care packages were sent out.

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16 Jan 2020  |  No Comment >>

Learn to cook healthy and affordable meals, meet like-minded individuals and much more by taking part in an upcoming community kitchen happening all around Richmond. Hosted by the Family Services of Greater Vancouver, please give Minoo a call at 778-885-5165 or email mjavadi@fsgv.ca if interested.

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21 Nov 2019  |  No Comment >>

Please support the upcoming Richmond Shoe Memorial on Dec. 6 at the Richmond Cultural Centre — the event commemorates women victims of violence and the 30th anniversary of the École Polytechnique massacre in 1989.

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10 Oct 2019  |  No Comment >>

Below is a note from our friends at the BC Federation of Labour.
 
On Friday, October 4, 2019 the BC Federation of Labour held a strike coordination call concerning the dispute between Unite Here and four downtown Vancouver Hotels – Hyatt Regency Vancouver, the Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront, the Westin Bayshore and the Hotel Georgia.
How can you help?
Unite Here will be holding a large scale mobilization on Thursday, October 10th at 5 pm at The JW Marriott Parq at 39 Smithe St. Please begin mobilizing your staff and members to attend this important event. Bring …

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12 Sep 2019  |  No Comment >>

With elections coming up, help ensure the incoming government develops a policy that encourages a food system that is sustainable, where no one goes hungry, and where food is healthy.

Register for the Eat Think Vote campaign taking place at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) in Richmond on Thursday, Sept. 26 for an opportunity to talk to federal candidates on local food issues including, access to healthy, local food, school food, poverty reduction, sustainable food systems and other food security issues that matter to you the Richmond community.
Organized by Institute for Sustainable …

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6 Sep 2019  |  No Comment >>

The 10th anniversary of the BC Thanksgiving Food Drive will be the week of Sept. 16, starting with the delivery of boxes and or flyers to homes and business throughout Richmond and then the pick up and delivery of all food to the Richmond Food Bank on the 21st (cash donations may only be made directly to RFB).This year people with an interest in serving in the community are invited to make this amazing work grow even bigger. Last year over 560,000 pounds was collected throughout the province and the goal for 2019 is 600,000.The need is …