Minister Appoints Provincial Fire Marshal

The Minister of Labour and Advanced Education appointed Harold Pothier as Provincial Fire Marshal effective September 10.

Mr. Pothier and his staff advise various levels of government, including municipalities, on matters such as fire-protection systems, and provide fire-prevention education. He will also work toward meeting recommendations made by the province's auditor general to improve fire prevention and investigation.

Mr. Pothier has more than 35 years of fire services experience and won a competition for the position.