Town extends fire services agreement with CNL


by Vance Gutzman

Deep River has renewed its fire protection services agreement (FPSA) with Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL).

The renewal came during a special meeting of town council on September 29 last week.

The timing of that date is notable for the fact that a six-month extension to the first agreement the town had in place with CNL was set to expire the next day.

The six-month extension, the town’s chief administrative officer, Sean Patterson, told council, was put into place “as we conducted contract negotiations with the union (Deep River Professional Fire Fighters’ Association).”

“We continue to be actively negotiating,” Patterson went on to say….

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