Chief William A. Stewart (Ret.) FIFireE, CFO, CMM
LMA Facilitator (IAFC)
Chief Stewart served as the Fire Chief of the Toronto Fire Services from May 1, 2003, to April 30, 2012, retiring after thirty- nine and half years of service. He is an accomplished public servant whose efforts include the creation of the Toronto HUSAR and CBRNE Teams. Chief Stewart has served in the former City of North York Fire Department for twenty- six years before the amalgamation of Toronto in 1998. He served as a firefighter, Captain, Administration Chief, Assistant Deputy, Deputy Chief and ultimately as the Fire Chief of Canada’s largest fire service.