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Councillor proposes fire service cuts

Sept. 11, 2015, Thorold, Ont. - With the City of Thorold facing a massive backlog of costly projects that will require millions of dollars, Coun. Jim Handley said the time has come to order the city’s fire department to slash spending. Just seconds after Handley issued an apology for earlier remarks he’d made about professional firefighters, he said on Sept. 1 that he will bring a motion to the Sept. 15 meeting of Thorold city council directing Fire Chief Michael Seth to slash his department’s spending by $500,000 in 2016. Niagara This Week reports. | READ MORE

September 11, 2015
By Niagara This Week