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 (FSGV) 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. … 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

New relief funding available for businesses ordered closed

The government is providing a new one-time relief grant, between $1,000 and $10,000, for eligible businesses affected by the latest round of shutdowns brought on by the COVID-19 Omicron variant. Applications for funding will be received until the end of February 2022. For more information and to apply, visit www.gov.bc.ca/business-relief. See the official announcement below. … Read more