RMCS in the News

RMCS gets support from India Cultural Centre of Canada Gurdwara Nanak Niwas

Via: NRIinternet.com Richmond Multicultural Community Services (RMCS) has been serving the people of Richmond area for 40 years. It provides services for newcomers to Canada and other needy people. RMCS also hosts a range of programs and community events. In this process it facilitates and promotes multiculturalism, diversity and inclusiveness. RMCS strives to promote intercultural […]

Multicultural event to connect community in Richmond

Via: Richmond News An event to bring the community together and discuss multiculturalism in Richmond will be held next weekend. The Richmond Multicultural Community Services (RMCS) is hosting a day-long event on Saturday, June 22 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Richmond Caring Place parking lot in celebration of Canada Multiculturalism Day. Participants […]

Richmond Multicultural Community Services Celebrates Diwali

Via: The Link Paper Richmond Multicultural Community Services (RMCS) celebrated Diwali on Tuesday, November 14 with a great deal of excitement. This community organization has been serving the residents and newcomers to Richmond since 1985. Its volunteers enjoy helping out with various activities and programs. Like every other celebration, the RMCS staff and management worked […]

Fighting Racism in our Communities

Via: The Link Paper The recent increase in the number of incidents of hate, racism and violence especially against people of Asian heritage is very disturbing. During the past year, such incidents have increased exponentially. This is a result of ignorance, prejudice and fear. Such criminal acts must be condemned in the strongest possible terms. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Artist fosters civic engagement

Via Richmond News: I was excited when the editor suggested I write a column about an event held at Richmond City Hall called Eat, Talk, Connect, organized by Richmond Multicultural Community Services. It was created and facilitated by Zoe Kreye, RMCS’s Artist-in-Residence who explores creative ways to use art to encourage civic engagement. But it’s […]