Arpin Named to Head Explosives Regulatory Division (Canada)
Jean-Luc Arpin has been appointed to the position of Director, Explosives Regulatory Division, Explosives Safety & Security Branch. As Director/Chief Inspector of Explosives, Jean-Luc is responsible for the management and administration of Canada's Explosives Act and explosives regulations. The functions include the authorization of explosives, and the issuance of licences, permits and certificates as well as an inspection function delivered by staff in the National Capital Region and four regional offices. Jean-Luc possesses a breadth of explosives experience, acquired during 15 years in the private sector as well as the last 11 years in the Explosives Regulatory Division of Natural Resources Canada.