By John Curry, EMC News
Senator Vern White will be the guest speaker at the official opening ceremony for this year\’s Richmond Fair.
The former city of Ottawa police chief, who was appointed to the Senate this past February by Prime Minister Stephen Harper, is expected to be joined at the Thursday evening, Sept. 13 opening by city of Ottawa politicians as mayor Jim Watson and various city councillors have been invited to attend by the Richmond Agricultural Society, hosts of the annual Fair.
Before becoming city of Ottawa police chief in 2007, Senator White was chief of police for the Durham Regional Police Service. Prior to that, he served 24 years in the ranks of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.