RITE Richmond’s mission is to have a presence on City Council with a clear, honest and strong voice to ensure the public is heard. We will ensure we have democracy for the whole community and this is evident in all decisions.
RITE Richmond will work for the people of Richmond, to provide the highest quality public service and leadership free of external controlling interests and we will:
Conserve and protect our neighbourhoods and public spaces.
We will spend your tax dollars ethically and responsibly
Reduce the need for tax increases by attracting new businesses to Richmond
Listen to our residents and school district stakeholders with open invitation for continuous consultation
This is our commitment to you.
Carol Day, Richmond City Councillor
Michael Wolfe, Richmond City Councillor
RITE Richmond – Constitution
The purposes of RITE Richmond are to:
1.Carry on the functions of a civic political party, and to nominate and support candidates for elected political positions and appointments in the City of Richmond;
2.Develop a community-based democracy, which encourages local decision-making to put the public’s interest first;
3.Provide transparency to the fundraising process, by providing contribution lists (monetary and in-kind) on a regular basis and before election day;
4.Work towards achieving the goal of a socially just civic political party that works across federal/provincial party affiliations;
5.Work in collaboration with other political parties: municipally, provincially, federally and globally;
6.Ensure that the health of our island ecosystems and surrounding Fraser River Estuary are respected by city operations;
7.Prioritize infrastructure and initiatives that impact social and environmental justice;