May 1, 2014 – It’s First Responders Day in Ontario, a day to recognize police, fire and EMS workers and all they do.That First Responders Day happens to coincide with the release of the Ontario budget at 4 p.m. today, and yesterday’s announcement by Premier Kathleen Wynne that Ontario is adding six cancers to the list of those presumed to have been contracted on the job, may be coincidence, or politically intentional.
But sprinklers alone won’t solve the problem.
Jan. 24, 2014, Toronto – A CBC reporter called me yesterday – one of a handful of reporters looking for background for stories about the tragic fire in L’Isle-Verte in which at least five seniors were killed.
I was a bit under the weather on the weekend after three days in Niagara Falls for the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs mid-term meeting; I blame it on the perpetual mist in the air – the spray from the falls that coats your eye glasses and car windshield – but I’m sure lack of sleep (does anyone sleep well in hotels?), too many handshakes, and re-circulated air had something to do with it.
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