Mayor's Commendations for River Rescue Responders

March 10, 2015

Constable Steve Trevor, Constable Mike Wheeler, Firefighter Margaret Hamilton and Firefighter Chris Murdock, were awarded Mayor’s Commendations by Mayor Larry Jangula on Monday, March 9. The commendations recognize their distinguished and exceptional service during the river rescue in Courtenay on January 30, 2015.

They were commended for their tremendous courage, selflessness, and valour, placing the welfare of others ahead of their own safety, in the face of extremely hazardous conditions with potential for personal harm.

The City of Courtenay thanks them and all other first responders involved in the rescue effort.