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Strathmore’s new deputy fire chief to recruit more diverse and inclusive force

December 7, 2020
By Toronto Star

Dec. 7, 2020, Strathmore, Ont. – Strathmore, Ont., has moved to make its fire department more diverse and inclusive by hiring a deputy fire chief to a new recruitment position. Laurie VandeSchoot, the town’s new assistant chief of diversity, inclusion and recruiting, was introduced during the regular Strathmore town council meeting on Nov. 18. VandeSchoot is a municipal government, change management and strategic planning specialist with a 28-year career with the City of Calgary who also consults internationally and locally and instructs at Bow Valley College in Calgary. Toronto Star reports. | READ MORE