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‘A great feeling’: Okanagan wildfire battle has turned a corner, say fire chiefs

Fire chiefs say the fight against devastating wildfires that have been rampaging around Lake Okanagan, B.C., has turned a corner after days of destruction.

Telus commits $5 million to support B.C. fire relief

Telus has committed $5 million in cash donations and in-kind contributions to local charities and organizations supporting relief efforts and first responders.

Ottawa could do more to equip volunteer crews to fight wildfires: firefighter association president

This summer, the federal government has started to fund Canada-wide training focused on fighting wildfires.

City of Brantford charges rubber factory $666k following fire

The City of Brantford is charging North West Rubber Ltd. $666,468 following a massive fire in 2022.


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The truth about school buses

The big yellow rig with the black stripes down the sides is not just a cultural icon, it’s also a visual indicator of the safety we want for our children, which is, of course, paramount. By Dave Robertson » Read More...

Spotlight on working smoke alarms

Amid the worrying uptake in Canadian fire deaths comes some encouraging news, in the form of research underscoring the outstanding potential of evidence-based smoke alarm outreach to protect life and property, along with promising new tools for communities. By Larry Thomas, Samar Al-Hajj, Len Garis and Ian Pike » Read More...
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In Case You Missed It 

Dynamic teaching and flipping the classroom

Teaching in the fire service happens on many levels, in many classrooms, and with all kinds of students. By Jennifer Delaney » Read More...

TechTalk: Dedicated fire truck repair facilities

There has been a lot of conversation about electric fire trucks these days, but for this article, I’d like to turn attention to the very important topic of fire truck repair facilities. By Chris Dennis » Read More...


Managing different generations and change

Chief John Liadis talks to host and retired Fire Chief Tom DeSorcy about the generational reactions to modernizing your department, who to focus on for successful change adoption, getting the buy-in, the need for transparent team communication, social media playing a new role in the next generation of recruitment, and how training is a core component of taking your department to the next level. » Listen now...


FireCon 2023

Date: Sep. 6-10, 2023
Location: Thunder Bay, Ont.
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FFIC Open Golf Tournament

Date: Sep. 12, 2023
Location: Beeton, Ont.
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Fire-Rescue Canada 2023

Date: Sep. 17-20, 2023
Location: Halifax, N.S.
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Security, Police, Fire & Aviation Career Expo

Date: Oct. 24, 2023
Location: Calgary, Alta.
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