Weekly Richmond PRC information round-up 2022

As another wave of the pandemic sweeps across the country, coupled with natural disasters caused by climate change, in-person and/or virtual services offered by Richmond PRC member organizations are more important than ever. Check back weekly for regular news and updates from service providers and the various levels of government. If you or someone you … Read more

Join new Richmond Poverty Reduction Coalition pedestrian safety project

The Richmond Poverty Reduction Coalition’s latest new project, in partnership with Vancouver Coastal Health, is entitled “Improving Pedestrian Safety in Richmond through Vision Zero Strategies.” We are looking for self-identified Richmond residents on low incomes who want to learn job-ready skills as a Project Assistant. Participants will earn a certificate and a modest honorarium. The … Read more

Family Services of Greater Vancouver offering series of free financial literacy workshops

Family Services of Greater Vancouver is offering a series of free virtual financial literacy workshops in May and June, as part of its Financial Empowerment Program, in English Cantonese and Mandarin. To register for a session, simply click on the links below. For more information, contact Murray Baker at 604-638-3390 ext. 3165 or 778-986-3392. Federal … Read more

Free 2022 income tax preparation assistance in Richmond

The deadline for filing 2021 Canada Revenue Agency personal income tax returns is on May 2. This year, Richmond organizations are offering a mix of drop-off /pick-up and in-person income tax preparation assistance primarily 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 … Read more

Free screening of documentary on national drug poisoning crisis

Register today for a free screening of Kímmapiiyipitssini: The Meaning of Empathy, a co-production between Seen Through Women Productions and the National Film Board of Canada, on March 2 at 6 p.m. Follow filmmaker Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers as she documents the impacts of the drug poisoning epidemic in the Kainai First Nation, and the change brought … Read more