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Order of Canada

Richard Garneau, C.M., C.Q.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Richard Garneau, C.M., C.Q. C.M. Montréal
Honour Appointment Investiture
Member of the Order of Canada November 17, 2005 October 6, 2006
Held in high regard by his peers and by Canadians in general, Richard Garneau is known for his eloquence and knowledge of sport. A radio and television journalist, he is perhaps best known for his 23 years as host of the wildly popular La Soirée du hockey. In addition to covering the Quebec and Canada Summer and Winter Games, he became a noted ambassador for international sporting events. He has covered numerous Olympic Games, as well as several Pan-American Games and Commonwealth Games. He has also covered cycling competitions, including the Tour de France, and tennis tournaments at Wimbledon. Inducted into two halls of fame, he is the author of five books, including À toi, Richard., a humorous account of the radio and television broadcasting world.
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