Intergovernmental Relations and Protocol Unit
The Intergovernmental Relations and Protocol Unit (IRPU) is responsible for liaising with other governmental organizations on issues of mutual concern, as well as facilitating financial and other support from those organizations for City and community initiatives. In addition this unit manages Protocol activities between the City and senior governments, and the international diplomatic community.
One of the duties of this Unit is to oversee the hosting of visitors and delegations at City Hall and other City Facilities. See Tours & Delegations for more information.
Director: Jason Kita
Manager: Alisa Carey
The City of Richmond works in partnership with other levels government and the citizens of Richmond, including residents, local businesses, and local non-profit organizations, to service the community.
Government services in Richmond are provided by the Local, Regional, Provincial, and Federal government agencies. Please visit their websites to learn more about their areas of responsibility.
Government of Canada
Government of British Columbia
Metro Vancouver (GVRD)
There are several government agencies and groups represented in Richmond with whom the city has established formal liaisonships. They include the following: