RMCS in the News

Richmond Story-Sharing Event Aims to Fight Racism

Via: Richmond News A safe space for individuals to share their experiences and connect with others. Anyone who has experienced racism or exclusion is being asked to come forward and share their story with a Richmond-based organization. Richmond Multicultural Community Services (RMCS), an agency dedicated to providing services for newcomers in Richmond, is organizing a …

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Anti-racism car rally held in Richmond

Via: Richmond News More than 20 Richmond residents members showed up to an anti-racism car rally held on Sunday afternoon in July. The rally was hosted by Richmond Multicultural Community Services (RMCS), Resilience BC and the Community Collaboration Table (CCT) to support Resilience BC’s Nanaimo branch which recently had to cancel its anti-racist car rally …

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Learning common language helps create connections

Via: Richmond News A common language is a bond that binds us all together as Canadians. It opens up so many doors and possibilities in addition to broadening one’s horizons. There is an old saying that it is never too late to learn. These students are proving it to be true. Learning at least one …

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The Beauty is in the Diversity

Via: The Province Balwant Sanghera’s main message in the wake of the shooting is that Canada is a great, welcoming country of immigrants that is not defined by the actions of one crazy person. Mr. Sanghera says he thinks of Canada’s multicultural society as a beautiful garden filled with many different flowers and colours. “The …

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Gurdwara Nanak Niwas A Hub Of Activity During Summer Months

Via The Link India Cultural Centre of Canada’s Gurdwara Nanak Niwas is a hub of activity for weddings and other activities especially during the summer months. In addition to that, every Monday is also a very busy day. First, it is the yoga class led by veteran yoga teacher Nashattar Singh Mattharu. That is followed …

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Working towards cultural harmony in Richmond

Via: Langara Voice RMCS organizes events, such as their upcoming celebration for Diwali and Eid on Nov. 26, to help bring together people of all ages and cultures to promote cultural harmony. RMCS also offers a weekly English conversation class where immigrants can learn basic English phrases to get by on a regular basis. Ratton …

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Artist fosters civic engagement

Via Richmond News: First, let me tell you about the event itself. Twenty new Canadians were paired with 20 officials from the city. Long tables were set up in one of the meeting rooms at City Hall, decorated with unique tablecloths, place settings, and dishes cooked by the new Canadians, who put a lot of …

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Award-winning theatre group loses funding

Via the Richmond News “It’s a challenge as I don’t think settlement ends after three years. Settlement can be a long process based on their challenges. Making a community work and be inclusive is about helping people with longer term struggles,” said Grewal. The program will now operate on a limited, voluntary basis. Grewal also …

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