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911 Awards: Determined crew rescues family

“We gotta save those kids. Let’s get there and get the job done.

911 Awards: Dual rescue earns award

Firefighter of the Year Richmond firefighter Dave Harris proves that first responders do not have an off switch.

911 Awards: Lafarge lends a training hand

Community Safety Initiative Award Providing a safe community is not always just up to first responder agencies. Often, help comes from other sources.

911 Awards: Helping the most vulnerable

Community Safety Award Though she described herself as an army of one, Const. Heather Hall, the mental health coordinator at the Richmond RCMP detachment, covers a lot of ground.
Comforting the kitties in Richmond

Comforting the kitties in Richmond

Cat lovers group coddles broken animals needing special attention for gamut of reasons

911 Awards: Flash mob rocks safety message

Integrated Community Safety Award Want to get the public to take notice of an important initiative about pedestrian safety? How about closing down one of Richmond’s busiest intersections for a short time and fill it full of dancing cops, firefighters
911 Awards: Going above and beyond

911 Awards: Going above and beyond

Going above and beyond the call of duty. It’s in the playbook of every first responder, and even members of the public. And it all came together in a team effort rescue on Sept. 7, 2014 for this year’s winners of the Community Safety Award of Valour.
Coffee with: Dave Thomson at the Richmond Centre for Disability

Coffee with: Dave Thomson at the Richmond Centre for Disability

Thomson leading the charge in getting people to speak out about their chronic condition

911 Awards: Hansen praises first responders’ commitment

All Rick Hansen wanted to do was enjoy a day out on the water in his kayak. Nothing wrong with that.
Throwback Thursday: Mail posted via steamship and stagecoach

Throwback Thursday: Mail posted via steamship and stagecoach

Saturday's event celebrates 125 years of a post office in Steveston