Fall River’s O’Toole named HRM’s new CAO

Fall River’s O’Toole named HRM’s new CAO
Fall River’s O’Toole named HRM’s new CAO
Cathie O’Toole at a press convention when she was once Halifax Water GM in 2019. (Healey report picture)

FALL RIVER/HALIFAX: The successor to Jacques Dube as Leader Management Officer (CAO) of Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) has been introduced.

Regional council introduced that they’ve appointed Cathie O’Toole to the placement. She’s going to start her tasks obn Jan. 1, 2023, together with her first day in her new place of business on Jan. 3, 2023.

“That is the appropriate time and the appropriate position for Cathie’s inspiring, collaborative management,” Mayor Mike Savage mentioned in a unencumber. “Her willpower to public carrier, in addition to a confirmed observe document of efficient monetary and operational control and turning in effects, will likely be priceless to our superb team of workers as we proceed to embody the numerous alternatives and demanding situations of our fast-growing municipality.” 


O’Toole, who calls Fall River house, brings together with her greater than 3 many years of management and public sector enjoy – maximum just lately because the Normal Supervisor of Halifax Water, a job she has held since 2019.

From 2011-2019 she was once the Director of Company Products and services/CFO for the municipally-owned water application.

Previous to becoming a member of Halifax Water, she labored with the Halifax Regional Municipality for 10 years in quite a few roles together with Director of Finance/CFO and Director of Infrastructure and Asset Control.


Along with conserving a Grasp of Trade Management from Laurentian College and a Bachelor of Arts from Dalhousie College, O’Toole is a Chartered Skilled Accountant and has been known as a Fellow of the Chartered Skilled Accountants (FCPA) of Nova Scotia.

“I wish to thank Mayor Savage and the choice committee for the chance to take in this new problem,” says Cathie O’Toole. “It’s a real privilege to paintings with the bizarre workforce of devoted pros on the municipality.

“I look ahead to development upon the growth that’s been accomplished and taking part with colleagues and companions within the shared dedication to offer outstanding carrier to all our citizens.”


Because the senior administrator for the municipality, the CAO oversees a municipal price range of over $1 billion and a workforce of roughly 5,000 workers.

Mayor Savage and 7 regional councillors participated within the intensive candidate seek procedure.

There was once govt recruitment products and services make stronger from Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette.

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