Some Richmond council members praised a multicultural cultural event celebrating the city’s 140th anniversary, holding it up as a model for how festivals could be organized in the city.
But criticism regarding how the event was funded and organized has sparked questions.
The cultural extravaganza and awards show was attended by Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie and Couns. Alexa Loo, Bill McNulty, Carol Day, Harold Steves and Michael Wolfe on Sunday evening. The Richmond News was also invited and given a “News and Information” award. …