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Richard Garneau
Born July 15, 1930 (1930-07-15) (age 80)

Quebec City, Quebec

Awards Order of Canada

National Order of Quebec

Richard Garneau, CM, CQ (born July 15, 1930, in Quebec City) is a Canadian sports journalist and writer in Quebec. He is best known as the host of La Soirée du hockey, the very popular ice hockey television show in Quebec. In a career spanning over 50 years, Garneau also covered 22 Olympic Games, 7 Commonwealth Games and 4 Pan-American Games. He is scheduled to participate in the broadcasts of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games.

In 1999, he was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame as a broadcaster.

In 2000, he was made a Knight of the National Order of Quebec. In 2005, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada.

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