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Manager to assess wildfire impact on businesses

Colin O’Leary.

The TNRD has hired Colin O’Leary as a community recovery manager to assess the impact on businesses in the regional district of this summer’s wildfire season.

In a media release Thursday (Nov. 16, 2017), the TNRD said O’Leary will head up a project with three main components:

  1. Actively engaging the business community affected by the 2017 wildfire season in the TNRD through in-person meetings, community engagement sessions and surveys.
  2. Quantifying the economic loss in the region, identifying existing resources available and highlighting any gaps in support programs for businesses.
  3. Recommending options moving forward to address gaps in support for businesses looking to recover from the 2017 wildfire season.

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