Richmond Has Approved The Installation Of a Rainbow Crosswalk

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On Monday night, Richmond city council approved the installation of a permanent rainbow crosswalk in the city.

The motion passed 8-1, with only Councillor Chak Au voting against it. This new crosswalk will be located on Minoru Boulevard, situated near the Richmond Public Library branch.

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The evening included public input, with plenty of supporters and opposition for the new artwork.

It’s estimated that the crosswalk will cost taxpayers approximately $15,000 to install, which many residents are not happy about.

Just last month, Port Moody unveiled their own rainbow crosswalk, which was installed in the 200-block of Newport Drive.

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