Conrad Clairmont, a Timmins Firefighter, volunteered in both hockey and track and field. He served on the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 88 executive for 24 years and District Council for 17 years, as a strong supporter for minor hockey sponsorship. During that time he coached Timmins minor hockey coaching over 1000 Timmins children and dedicated 50 years of his life
to hockey in Timmins.
He not only coached but for many unfortunate he paid for registration and even bought some skates, and washed uniforms. He formed the Timmins Pee Wee Colts as a travelling team and competed in the Rouyn Hockey Tournament for many years winning this tournament.
He received the highest honour for meritorious service “Meritorious Service” medal from the Legion for his work with sport. He was the Royal Canadian Legion District K Track and Field chairman from 1970 to 1992 helping many children participate in track and field in Timmins.
He received the R. Errol Gibson Memorial award from the Northern Ontario Track and Field Association for his contribution to track and field in Northern Ontario. Conrad Clairmont helped many children enjoy sport, both hockey and track and field and made a difference in their lives.