Richmond RCMP and City join forces to combat hate, racism

Richmond News

There’s no place for hate in Richmond.

That’s the message being shared through a joint initiative launched Wednesday by Richmond RCMP and the City of Richmond, aimed at reaching out to the community to combat racism and hate-motivated incidents.

Starting this week, anti-hate posters will be distributed throughout Richmond, according to a press release issued by RCMP. The posters will urge people to reach out police if they experience or witness any hateful behaviour. …

Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie also condemned any racist or hateful behaviour in the city.

“The public can be certain the City of Richmond does not, and never will, tolerate hateful behaviour,” said Mayor Malcolm Brodie, in a statement.

“Such attitudes and actions do not reflect the community’s celebration of our rich history of culture and diversity. Council supports the RCMP’s focus on building public awareness to call for help if they experience any hateful behaviour.” …

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