For Immediate Release - October 14, 2020
South Bruce Welcomes New Fire Chief
Pictured is Guy Gallant, newly hired Fire Chief for the Municipality of South Bruce.
The Municipality of South Bruce is pleased to announce that Guy Gallant has been hired as the new Fire Chief, effective November 16th, 2020.
Guy has over 23 years experience in Emergency Services, including many years as the Deputy Chief for the North River Fire Brigade in Nova Scotia.
He also possesses a solid background in business management with his most recent position as Vice President of Grinners Food Systems.
“We are excited to welcome Guy to South Bruce and are confident that he will be a strong leader of our fire and rescue teams, and a good fit within the community” said Mayor Robert Buckle. “He brings with him a vast amount of experience and passion for the Fire Service.”
Guy will work collaboratively with the South Bruce Fire and Rescue Team at both the Teeswater and Mildmay Fire Station, and will provide overall administration and leadership of the department.
The Municipality extends their appreciation to Keith Cassidy and Doug Waechter respectively, who shared the role of Acting Chief during the interim period between Chuck Lobsinger’s retirement and Guy Gallant’s hiring.