News Releases

  • Grants Support Greener Communities

    RICHMOND – The B.C. government has provided $217,831 to Richmond in recognition of its commitment to support healthier, more sustainable communities. “It is important for…

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  • Yap speaks about the Armenian Genocide

    VICTORIA – Today, Richmond-Steveston MLA John Yap spoke about the Armenian Genocide in the Legislature. “Madam Speaker, today I would like to recognize a somber…

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  • Province Helps Fight Invasive Plants in Richmond

    RICHMOND – The provincial government is providing $7,000 to the City of Richmond to help control the spread of invasive plants. This is one of…

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  • Yap speaks about the Healthy Heart Program

    VICTORIA – Today, Richmond-Steveston MLA John Yap spoke about the Healthy Heart Program at Richmond Hospital. “Madam Speaker, it’s great to be back. I want…

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  • Grants Boost Public Safety in Richmond

    RICHMOND – Three local organizations have received $280,000 in community gaming grants from the provincial government, supporting programs which focus on local public safety. Organizations…

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  • BC Arts Council approves grants for Richmond

    RICHMOND –  Richmond-Centre MLA Teresa Wat and Richmond-Steveston MLA John Yap congratulated two key local arts and culture organizations that applied successfully for BC Arts…

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  • Yap speaks about the Richmond Chamber of Commerce

    VICTORIA – Today, Richmond-Steveston MLA John Yap spoke about the Richmond Chamber of Commerce in the Legislature. “I am honored to rise in the House…

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  • Yap speaks about the Gulf of Georgia Cannery

    VICTORIA – Today, Richmond-Steveston MLA John Yap spoke about the Gulf of Georgia Cannery in the Legislature. “Steveston was home to a major salmon canning…

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  • Mental health project receives $200,000

    RICHMOND – Richmond residents with mental health and substance use issues will receive increased support, thanks to $200,000 in Community Action Initiative grants from the…

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  • Yap speaks about Norman Wrigglesworth

    VICTORIA – Today, Richmond-Steveston MLA John Yap spoke about Norman Wrigglesworth in the Legislature. “Three weeks ago on October 10, Richmond lost a local legend,…

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