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Richmond firefighters honoured by Lieutenant-Governor

Steven Point, Lieutenant Governor of BC, honours a member of Richmond Fire-Rescue at a ceremony at Richmond City Hall Saturday. - Jennifer Gauthier photo
Steven Point, Lieutenant Governor of BC, honours a member of Richmond Fire-Rescue at a ceremony at Richmond City Hall Saturday.
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BC Lieutenant-Governor Steven Point honoured members of Richmond Fire-Rescue at a ceremony at Richmond City Hall Saturday afternoon.

Point recognized 40 firefighters—both long-serving members of the department and new recruits.

Mayor Malcolm Brodie, city councillors and Richmond Fire-Rescue Chief John McGowan joined Point in honouring the members.

The Richmond Fire-Rescue pipe band and honour guard, along with the Vancouver Fire and Rescue Trumpet Corps. also participated in the ceremony.

Point has served as BC’s Lieutenant Governor since 2007—the province’s 28th representative of the Queen.

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