It won't be long now before a new fire chief for the city is be appointed.
So says Mayor Ivan Court who tells CHSJ News the deadline for applications will be ending this week.
The city has been seeking candidates from across the country but Court is hoping to get applications from within the fire department itself. The Mayor makes a point of saying he hopes acting Chief Kevin Clifford applies.
Meantime, the city will also be looking to find another head of the local Emergency Measures Organisation with Muriel Provost leaving to take a teaching job with a university in Cape Breton.