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Releasing traumaOctober 26, 2021Fire Fighting in Canada This WeekOctober 22, 2021How to best assist a fire investigationOctober 19, 2021Fire Fighting in Canada This WeekOctober 15, 2021Thanksgiving morning fire destroys Kelowna homeOctober 12, 2021Fire Fighting in Canada This WeekOctober 8, 2021False alarm calls put strain on Cambridge Fire DepartmentOctober 5, 2021Fire Fighting in Canada This WeekOctober 1, 2021B.C. must shore up risk crisis communications before, during, after wildfires: reportSeptember 28, 2021Fire Fighting in Canada This WeekSeptember 24, 2021Nunavut's fire marshal reports higher than average number of fires in 2020September 21, 2021Fire Fighting in Canada This WeekSeptember 17, 2021Calgary chief says most of department ‘ashamed’ that some firefighters attended vaccine protestSeptember 14, 2021Fire Fighting in Canada This WeekSeptember 10, 2021Twenty years later, Canadians reflect on their efforts after the 9/11 attacksSeptember 7, 2021Fire Fighting in Canada This WeekSeptember 3, 2021Mix of toxic pollutants left behind in ash after wildfires scorch communitiesAugust 31, 2021Fire Fighting in Canada This WeekAugust 27, 2021Fatigue setting in for fire crews battling B.C. wildfiresAugust 24, 2021Fire Fighting in Canada This WeekAugust 20, 2021Federal government introduces action plan to protect firefighters from harmful chemicalsAugust 17, 2021Fire Fighting in Canada This WeekAugust 13, 2021Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service launches diversity and equity training program for prospective firefightersAugust 10, 2021Fire Fighting in Canada This WeekAugust 6, 2021Fires in Western Canada creating own weather systems, experts sayAugust 3, 2021Fire Fighting in Canada This WeekJuly 30, 2021London firefighters’ union speaks out after station goes days without fire engineJuly 27, 2021Fire Fighting in Canada This WeekJuly 23, 2021Forest firefighter dies after medical emergency in northwestern OntarioJuly 20, 2021Fire Fighting in Canada This WeekJuly 16, 2021Canadian firefighter dies battling fire in PennsylvaniaJuly 13, 2021Fire Fighting in Canada This WeekJuly 9, 2021How does retirement factor in to your existing mental health?July 6, 2021Fire Fighting in Canada This WeekJuly 2, 2021Seventeen Canadians per day died from opioids in 2020: Public Health Agency of CanadaJune 29, 2021Fire Fighting in Canada This WeekJune 25, 2021An $8.8 million investment will upgrade 10 firehalls in British ColumbiaJune 22, 2021Fire Fighting in Canada This WeekJune 18, 2021Alberta deploys 81 firefighters to help battle wildfires in OntarioJune 15, 2021Fire Fighting in Canada This WeekJune 11, 2021Canada could see more ‘zombie fires’ as winters shorten, climate warms: expertsJune 8, 2021Fire Fighting in Canada This WeekJune 4, 2021New online PTSD intervention to support couplesJune 1, 2021Fire Fighting in Canada This WeekMay 28, 2021Dry spring can create wildfire trouble for western Canada, experts sayMay 25, 2021Fire Fighting in Canada This WeekMay 21, 2021/var/www/vhosts/ 18, 2021Fire Fighting in Canada This WeekMay 14, 2021Canadian carbon monoxide advocate wins Jim Copeland AwardMay 11, 2021Fire Fighting in Canada This WeekMay 7, 2021Sudbury taxpayers to share cost of new firefighters for three yearsMay 4, 2021Fire Fighting in Canada This WeekApril 30, 2021Mississauga firefighters to administer COVID vaccine shotsApril 27, 2021Female firefighters battle for cancer coverage equal to male counterpartsApril 20, 2021Fire Fighting in Canada This WeekApril 16, 2021Surrey fire chief calls for first responder vaccinations as COVID-19 cases rise among staffApril 13, 2021Fire Fighting in Canada This WeekApril 9, 2021Welcome to Wildfire Week 2021April 6, 2021First Nations five times likelier to die in a fireMarch 30, 2021New diagnostic screening tool sheds light on OSIs for first respondersMarch 26, 2021A ‘turning point’ in Newfoundland and Labrador: First responders get the COVID-19 vaccineMarch 23, 2021Firefighters, mental health and COVID-19March 19, 2021Truck Tech: Lessons in preventative maintenanceMarch 16, 2021Helping Canadians prepare for natural disastersMarch 12, 2021New EDI Celebration Series to focus on women and leadership in the fire serviceMarch 9, 2021Researchers find increase risk of COVID-19 in wildland firefightersMarch 5, 2021Union calls for release of video in firefighter/paramedic feudMarch 2, 2021Canadians appear to be short on ice safety knowledgeFebruary 26, 2021Nanaimo names new fire chiefFebruary 23, 2021A case study of California’s 2018 Camp FireFebruary 19, 2021Racist actions could lead to firing, Calgary fire chief saysFebruary 16, 2021A new study on PFAS exposure in the fire hallFebruary 12, 2021Wearable sensor can measure cortisol hormone levels: studyFebruary 9, 2021Fire Fighting in Canada This WeekFebruary 5, 2021Ontario taking steps to improve mental health supports for first responders and public safety personnelFebruary 2, 2021A new study on the impacts of Fort McMurrayJanuary 29, 2021Alberta college dean receives international award for commitment to the fire serviceJanuary 26, 2021New aid earmarked for Nova Scotia firefightersJanuary 22, 2021New fund to help Nova Scotia firefighters in needJanuary 19, 2021An award winning fire hall in VancouverJanuary 15, 2021More Ontario firefighters test positive for COVID-19January 12, 2021Kicking off the New Year with women in leadershipJanuary 8, 2021Firefighter union points to city policies as contributor to COVID-19 outbreak in MississaugaJanuary 5, 2021Alberton fire department aims to raise $100K for rescue boatDecember 22, 2020Fire departments across Canada celebrate the holiday seasonDecember 18, 2020Brian Starkell elected president of CVFSADecember 15, 2020Winnipeg to implement counselling supports for firefighters in 2021December 11, 2020Strathmore's new deputy fire chief to recruit more diverse and inclusive forceDecember 8, 2020Saanich firefighters win award for administering life-saving CPRDecember 4, 2020North Battleford approves new contract with firefightersDecember 1, 2020Thunder Bay firefighter Stephanie Drost named to Canadian Bobsleigh TeamNovember 27, 2020OAFC announces new board and executive committeeNovember 24, 2020Firewell studies online PTSD resources for firefightersNovember 20, 2020White Lake residents threaten secession over fire hall closureNovember 17, 2020Canada’s worsening opioid crisisNovember 13, 2020Field Fire Rescue continues fight for a fire chiefNovember 10, 2020Sarnia’s new 10-year master plan prompts 27 recommendationsNovember 6, 2020Calgary union calls recommendation to close downtown fire hall ‘a disaster in the making’November 3, 2020Toronto’s firefighter union is reporting significant staffing shortagesOctober 30, 2020Halifax Fire making progress improving response times in rural areasOctober 27, 2020Charlottetown union hope the minimum staffing level decision in Sudbury, Ont., leads to local changeOctober 23, 2020Expanding the list of services to charge for in hopes of educating residentsOctober 20, 2020Firefighters trained in opioid overdose recognitionOctober 16, 2020Winnipeg firefighters' union wants province to take over ambulance servicesOctober 13, 2020Canadian departments celebrate Fire Prevention WeekOctober 9, 2020Sarnia’s fire service overtime costs drop amid COVID-19October 6, 2020Manitoba government to build new live fire training facilityOctober 2, 2020Innisfil approves next phase of shared fire services studySeptember 29, 2020Brampton approves new Fire Master PlanSeptember 25, 2020CAFC announces the award winning chiefs of the yearSeptember 22, 2020COVID-19 procedural changes leads to fewer calls for Thunder Bay Fire DepartmentSeptember 18, 2020Seven Ottawa firefighters among those honoured at annual ceremony remembering the fallenSeptember 15, 2020Quebec sends firefighters to help battle California wildfiresSeptember 11, 2020Ontario cancels 2020 mock emergency exercisesSeptember 8, 2020Port Stanley fire department receives $3.7 million from the federal government to build energy-saving fire stationSeptember 4, 2020Cattle enlisted to help wildfire prevention efforts in British ColumbiaSeptember 1, 2020Prince Edward Island firefighters collected fire fighting equipment for BeirutAugust 28, 2020California governor asks Canada for help as flames continue to ravage stateAugust 25, 2020Alberta is allocating $4.5 million toward mental health for first respondersAugust 21, 2020Rise in incidents keeping Alberta search and rescue busyAugust 18, 2020Rolling Barrage raises awareness for first responder mental healthAugust 14, 2020Union calls for more staff firefighters in CharlottetownAugust 11, 2020Northwest Territories unveils new sprinkler system to protect three communities from wildfiresAugust 7, 2020British Columbia’s wildfire season heats up over long weekendAugust 4, 2020Calgary Fire Department the first in Canada to use virtual reality to deliver fire safety educationJuly 31, 2020Calgary fire chiefs and police go toe-to-toe for charityJuly 28, 2020Study finds exposure to wildfire smoke affects the body's respiratory and cardiovascular systems almost immediatelyJuly 24, 2020New mutual aid agreement for Cowichan ValleyJuly 21, 2020Oshawa fire department the first in Canada to try new location technologyJuly 17, 2020Scientists surprised at Fort McMurray fire’s long impacts on riversJuly 14, 2020While wildfires are significantly down in British Columbia, Quebec is having its worst forest fire season in a decadeJuly 10, 2020What's causing Quebec's worst wildfire year in a decade?July 7, 2020Federal government investing $5 million into wildfire research networkJuly 3, 2020Federal government investing $5 million in national wildfire researchJune 30, 2020Study to look at mental health supports for firefighters during pandemicJune 26, 2020Ottawa fire sector chief rescues woman trapped in submerged carJune 23, 2020Opioid deaths on the rise amid COVID-19June 19, 2020P.E.I. fire department honours 9-year-old heroJune 16, 2020Saint John Firefighters in New Brunswick oppose recommended fire service budget cutsJune 12, 2020Forest fire suppression measures can actually increase risks around communities, scientist saysJune 9, 2020New Firewell study focuses on prevalence of firefighter injuriesJune 5, 2020Calgary fire department ends birthday greeting celebrationsJune 2, 2020New physician-monitored health and wellness app launched for fire departmentsMay 29, 2020B.C. forest fire budget increases by $35 million for 2020May 26, 2020Former Alberta rappel firefighters erect billboards urging government to reinstate programMay 22, 2020New report urges immediate reform of Canada’s regulation of flame retardantsMay 19, 2020Recruitment during COVID-19May 15, 2020Federal scientists predict high wildfire risk across Western CanadaMay 12, 2020Taking pub-ed onlineMay 8, 2020Taking pub-ed onlineMay 5, 2020Saskatchewan wildland firefighters prepare for wildfire seasonMay 1, 2020British Columbia revises COVID-19 directive that prevented firefighters from attending most overdose callsApril 28, 2020Driving community engagement through birthday cheerApril 24, 2020B.C. wildfire forces local state of emergencyApril 21, 2020Mental health tips during COVID-19April 17, 2020Winnipeg firefighters now wearing reusable respirator masks while on callApril 14, 2020Wildfire season during the COVID-19 pandemicApril 10, 2020Wildfire Week: Planning for wildfire season continues amidst coronavirus outbreakApril 7, 2020CAFC president on the COVID-19 pandemicApril 3, 20205 mental health tips for first responders during COVID-19March 31, 2020Fire Chiefs’ Association of British Columbia weighs in on COVID-19March 27, 2020Emergency responders’ jobs changing in the face of coronavirus pandemicMarch 24, 2020How COVID-19 is affecting the fire serviceMarch 20, 2020Fire departments in the age of COVID-19 and other pandemicsMarch 17, 2020RED Friday launches new initiative for Australian firefighter mental healthMarch 13, 2020Winnipeg union seeks clarity on COVID-19 exposureMarch 10, 2020IAFC releases Cardiac Awareness ToolkitMarch 6, 2020Alberta fire and rescue services hit with $500,000 cutMarch 3, 2020London, Ont., city council considers fire department cost-recovery programFebruary 28, 2020London, Ont., council to consider fire department cost-recovery programFebruary 25, 2020Edmonton fire department raises awareness and funds for muscular dystrophy researchFebruary 21, 2020Edmonton firefighter unofficially breaks world record in ice coffin during muscular dystrophy campoutFebruary 18, 2020Yukon First Nations Wildfire receives $1 million funding boostFebruary 14, 2020Halifax chief sounds alarm over ‘dire’ situation on Eastern ShoreFebruary 11, 2020First Aerial Firefighting Conference to take place in British ColumbiaFebruary 7, 2020Arbitration board grants Owen Sound, Ont., minimum staffing level changeFebruary 4, 2020Fire departments donate equipment through Firefighters Without BordersJanuary 31, 2020MNRF operations manager recalls past five weeks in Australia planning attack on wildfiresJanuary 28, 2020How medical calls are impacting the mental health of P.E.I. firefightersJanuary 24, 2020Forests in northern Ontario could be growing less resilient to fireJanuary 21, 2020Vancouver fire department wins employee engagement awardJanuary 17, 2020Medical calls increasingly keeping P.E.I. fire departments busyJanuary 14, 2020Canada aids Australia in wildfire suppression effortsJanuary 10, 2020Canada sends more fire specialists to help battle Australia wildfiresJanuary 7, 2020Cancer in FirefightersJanuary 3, 2020First responder PTSD program faces budget crunchDecember 31, 2019Using data to improve efficiencyDecember 20, 2019Vancouver’s fire chief addressing bullying and harassment allegationsDecember 17, 2019Top 10 New Stories of Q4, 2019December 14, 2019Learning from critical incidentsDecember 13, 2019New PTSD program trains service dogs alongside first respondersDecember 10, 2019State-of-the-art campus coming for BramptonDecember 6, 2019Detecting power line problems could help prevent wildfiresDecember 3, 2019Unique firefighter stress study underway in WaterlooNovember 29, 2019OAFC elects 2020 board of directorsNovember 26, 2019New radar helping scientists get ahead of wildfiresNovember 22, 2019Fire services tug-of-war on Newfoundland’s Fogo IslandNovember 19, 2019End of rappel program causes unrest in AlbertaNovember 15, 2019New study looks at how wildfires affect firefighter healthNovember 12, 2019Active shooter simulation shakes up Union StationNovember 8, 2019Toronto firefighter in intensive care after falling from burning buildingNovember 5, 2019Alberta wildfire season consumes almost 900,000 hectaresNovember 1, 2019Wage increase negotiations settled for Saskatoon firefightersOctober 29, 2019Swift Current, Sask., hosted a school for volunteer firefightersOctober 25, 2019Mandatory WCB coverage for volunteer departments coming to Nova ScotiaOctober 22, 2019New camp supports children of first responders with mental illnessOctober 18, 2019Community supports former Calgary fire chief in need of lung transplantOctober 15, 2019Highlights from this year’s Fire Prevention WeekOctober 11, 2019Calgary launches online disaster preparedness tool for kidsOctober 8, 2019Calgary Fire joins new study on toxin exposureOctober 4, 2019New project researching toxin exposureOctober 1, 2019Your quarterly top 10 news storiesSeptember 28, 2019Competitors set new records at FireFit national championshipsSeptember 27, 2019B.C. fire department raises $93,000 for Ride to Conquer CancerSeptember 24, 2019Your quarterly top 10 news storiesSeptember 21, 2019Students design flying emergency rescue vehicle conceptSeptember 20, 2019Students design flying emergency rescue vehicle conceptSeptember 17, 2019Memorial ride raises over $20,000 for fallen firefightersSeptember 13, 2019Ex-fire chief sentenced to nine months for fraudSeptember 10, 2019New international standard for oxygen reduction systemsSeptember 6, 2019Firefighter Career Expo and Training Day set for Sept. 28September 3, 2019Have you heard about The Haven?August 30, 2019First responder therapy house set to open in OntarioAugust 27, 2019Ontario funds urban search and rescue teams in six municipalitiesAugust 23, 2019Former firefighter co-develops B.C. wildfire appAugust 20, 20193 people face charges after firefighter injuryAugust 16, 2019Ontario funds new urban search and rescue teamsAugust 13, 2019Michelle O’Hara is appointed the new executive director of the OAFCAugust 9, 2019Michelle O’Hara appointed new executive director of the OAFCAugust 6, 2019Winnipeg firefighters responding to violent calls, says unionAugust 2, 2019Budget cuts will hit service in Calgary, says fire chiefJuly 30, 2019More paid firefighters needed for third Charlottetown stationJuly 26, 2019Halifax heritage advisory committee considers adding fire hall to registryJuly 23, 2019New fire chief in Osoyoos B.C.July 19, 2019New fire chief In Osoyoos, B.C.July 16, 2019Former Ontario fire chief pleads guilty to theftJuly 12, 2019New app for ‘smoke jumpers’ to track fire risksJuly 9, 2019Departments participate in Ontario’s first PTSD Awareness DayJuly 5, 2019Ontario recognizes first-ever PTSD Awareness DayJuly 2, 2019Top 10 most read news stories of Q2: Female firefighters sought for studyJune 29, 2019New podcast launching TuesdayJune 28, 2019Donation gives big boost to Happy Valley-Goose Bay fire departmentJune 25, 2019Concerns over Nova Scotia department budget cutsJune 21, 2019Brockville firefighters awarded wage increaseJune 18, 2019Canadian Firefighter joins forces with FSWOJune 14, 2019Canadian Firefighter joins forces with FSWOJune 11, 2019Summerside P.E.I. chief announces retirementJune 7, 2019New podcast “Drones in the Fire Service” on MondayJune 4, 2019Sarnia, Ont., names new fire chiefMay 31, 2019New podcast “Drones in the Fire Service” on MondayMay 28, 2019Mental health recommendations from Vancouver music therapistMay 24, 201912 ways fire departments can improve firefighter mental healthMay 21, 2019Boot camp puts B.C. firefighter recruits to the testMay 17, 2019Boot camp puts B.C. firefighter recruits to the testMay 14, 2019Client Proof 1May 13, 2019OAFC trade show and conference in Mississauga a successMay 10, 2019Recent fires underscore need to evacuate in OttawaMay 7, 2019Red Deer Emergency Services in Alberta is recognized for serviceMay 3, 2019Closed fire hall in Winnipeg impacting response timesApril 30, 2019Top 10 most read news stories of Q1April 27, 2019Grass fires in Cape Breton continue to frustrate firefightersApril 26, 2019B.C. Wildfire centre adding three extra crewsApril 23, 2019Timmins, Ont., names Tom Laughren new fire chiefApril 18, 2019Timmins Ontario names new fire chiefApril 16, 2019New collective agreement for City of North Bay and firefighters’ associationApril 12, 2019Wildfire Week 2019April 9, 2019Nova Scotia departments implement safety measuresApril 5, 2019Thorold names new fire chiefApril 2, 2019Alberta First Nations fire department no longer responding to callsMarch 29, 2019Saskatchewan introduces volunteer firefighter tax creditMarch 26, 2019Firefighters’ union raises concerns over strategic planning processMarch 22, 2019Volunteer departments can apply for free turnout gearMarch 19, 2019Killingbeck appointed new Fredericton Fire ChiefMarch 15, 2019Moncton Fire Department to establish Hazmat teamMarch 12, 2019Psychology researcher receives federal funding for PTSI projectMarch 8, 2019Volunteers seek medical training to ease lack of ambulance availabilityMarch 4, 2019Ontario’s new fire marshal wants to promote safety and diversityMarch 1, 2019Jon Pegg named new Ontario Fire MarshalFebruary 26, 2019Stipends available to Canadian departments for fire and sprinkler burn demonstrationsFebruary 22, 2019Cape Breton Regional Fire Service seeks smaller budgetFebruary 19, 2019Ontario firefighters get charged up with new techFebruary 15, 2019Fire dispatch to be consolidated across Waterloo RegionFebruary 12, 2019Fire TV: Canadian fire departments participate in Bell Let’s Talk DayFebruary 8, 2019Quebec firefighters seek more support to deal with PTSDFebruary 5, 2019Fire TV: Quebec chiefs sound alarm over a potential firefighter shortageFebruary 1, 2019Oshawa firefighters demand city take action on reportJanuary 29, 2019Fire TV: P.E.I. extends presumptive coverage to firefighters and fire inspectorsJanuary 25, 2019P.E.I. extends presumptive coverage to firefighters and fire inspectorsJanuary 22, 2019Fire TV: Electric and hybrid cars come with learning curve for firefighters in SaskatchewanJanuary 18, 2019Electric/hybrid vehicles pose new challenges for Saskatchewan volunteersJanuary 15, 2019Fire TV: Division at Enderby fire department leads to an investigationJanuary 11, 2019Nonfatal injuries remain high among firefightersJanuary 8, 2019Fire TV: New study shows firefighters continue to experience frequent nonfatal injuriesJanuary 4, 2019Fire TV: Singapore researchers turning plastic bottle waste into ultralight materialDecember 28, 2018Fire TV: Evacuation notices lifted in a few small Alberta communitiesDecember 21, 2018Halifax chief calls for more firefightersDecember 18, 2018Top 10 most read news stories of Q4December 15, 2018Fire TV: OFM office says enough volunteer firefighters remain in Ontario town for continued serviceDecember 14, 2018Surveillance video catches two Vernon employees having sex in fire chief’s officeDecember 11, 2018Fire TV: Vernon, B.C., firefighters have a new contractDecember 7, 2018Entire Ontario volunteer fire department submits resignationsDecember 4, 2018Entire Ontario department submitted resignationsNovember 30, 2018Entire Ontario volunteer fire department submits resignationsNovember 27, 2018Terrace, B.C., firefighters concerned about understaffingNovember 23, 2018B.C. union president warns of firefighter shortageNovember 20, 2018Brantford, Ont., department pays tribute to veteransNovember 16, 2018Brantford department pays tribute to veteransNovember 13, 2018Several fire departments in Nova Scotia are opting out of a fire dispatch serviceNovember 9, 2018Yarmouth-area departments opt out of dispatch serviceNovember 7, 201810 Saskatchewan fire departments receive grain rescue equipmentNovember 6, 2018Nearly 100 firefighter memorials stolen from Nova Scotia cemeteryNovember 2, 2018Nearly 100 firefighter memorials stolen from Nova Scotia cemeteryOctober 30, 2018Kelowna fire prevention officer brings fire safety message to school children in EthiopiaOctober 26, 2018Safety concerns remain as firefighters lobby for new stationOctober 23, 2018New stamp pays tribute to firefighters | Podcast: Road to RecoveryOctober 20, 2018Ontario government repeals firefighter certification regulationsOctober 19, 2018Ontario government repeals firefighter certification regulationsOctober 16, 2018New stamp pays tribute to firefighters | Podcast: Road to RecoveryOctober 13, 2018Jenny Jones supports volunteer firefighters across Ontario with grantOctober 12, 2018Reports says deadly house fire showed Oshawa Fire Services understaffedOctober 9, 2018Firefighter Training Day and Fire Fighting Career Expo at FESTI a big successOctober 5, 2018New three-part series of Fire Fighting in Canada: The Podcast this monthOctober 2, 2018Canada Post has unveiled a new stamp that honours Canadian firefightersSeptember 21, 2018New stamp pays tribute to firefightersSeptember 18, 2018Fire TV: A new policy designed to increase emergency response efficiency leaves firefighters feeling left out.September 14, 2018Winnipeg approves budget increase to help cover overtime costsSeptember 11, 2018Fire TV: B.C. wildfire season of 2018 now officially worst on record, state of emergency extendedSeptember 7, 2018Ottawa names new fire chiefSeptember 4, 2018Parry Sound 33 fire officially under controlAugust 28, 2018Fire TV: A Saskatchewan firefighter's suicide brings mental health concerns to the forefrontAugust 17, 2018Firefighter's death reflects mental health concerns in SaskatchewanAugust 14, 2018Fire TV: "Arson by negligence" charges might make a difference: Edmonton Fire ChiefAugust 10, 2018Fire TV: Parry Sound Fire 33 tearing through northern OntarioAugust 3, 2018NFPA releases firefighter stats | The largest FN fire department in CanadaJuly 28, 2018Fire TV: A dispute between Vonda, Saskatchewan and its fire department, leaves community without fire servicesJuly 27, 2018Dispute leaves Saskatchewan community without local fire serviceJuly 24, 2018Fire TV: Didsbury, Alta., council is trying to find out what made five volunteer firefighters quitJuly 20, 2018Five firefighters resign from Alberta department following investigationJuly 17, 2018Fire TV: Saskatchewan appeals court rules a firefighter fitness test may be discriminatoryJuly 13, 2018Fire TV: B.C.’s Fire Chiefs bring their expertise to the 2018 Fire ExpoJuly 6, 2018Fire TV: Moncton-area fire chiefs want a new multi-million dollar training facilityJune 29, 2018Fire TV: Winnipeg City Council is trying to get taxpayers off the hook for the firefighter union  president’s salaryJune 22, 2018Moncton fire chiefs call for regional live-fire training centreJune 19, 2018Fire Fighting in Canada This Week: Two women become the first female fire chiefs in the history of their municipalitiesJune 15, 2018Fire Fighting in Canada This Week: Fire officials saying recovery time between flood and fire seasons is shrinkingJune 9, 2018Fire Fighting in Canada This Week: Volunteer firefighters in Newfoundland lobbying for courtesy lights on personal vehiclesJune 1, 2018Fire Fighting in Canada This Week: New funding will help B.C. communities get prepared for emergenciesMay 25, 2018Armed forces arrive in B.C. to assist in flooded areasMay 22, 2018Fire Fighting in Canada This Week: New funding will help B.C. communities get prepared for emergenciesMay 18, 2018Report finds B.C. was under-prepared for 2017 fire seasonMay 15, 2018Fire Fighting in Canada This Week: New funding will help B.C. communities get prepared for emergenciesMay 11, 2018New funding for emergency preparedness in B.C.May 8, 2018Top 10 stories of 2018May 5, 2018Fire Fighting in Canada This Week: Emergency preparedness week is on for the first week of MayMay 4, 2018Fire Fighting in Canada This Week: Ontario expands cancer coverage for fire fightersApril 27, 2018Fire Fighting in Canada This Week: a new Memorial Grant Program supports first responder familiesApril 20, 2018Ottawa crews averaging 20 false alarms a dayApril 17, 2018Fire Fighting in Canada This Week: Sudbury firefighter union reaches a new deal with the cityApril 13, 2018Fire Fighting in Canada This Week: Firefighter Training Day has a new partnershipApril 6, 2018Wildfire Week 2018 in full swingApril 5, 2018Tackling the interfaceApril 3, 2018Welcome to Wildfire Week!April 2, 2018Fire Fighting in Canada This Week: Cancer fatality risk doubled for firefighters, finds studyMarch 29, 2018Council orders changes to on-duty staffingMarch 27, 2018Fire Fighting in Canada This Week: New survey says fire fighting is the most respected job in CanadaMarch 23, 2018Get ready for Wildfire Week 2018March 20, 2018Fire Fighting in Canada This Week: Over 30 fire fighters in Dryden who walked out, still withhold their servicesMarch 16, 2018New funds announced for mental healthMarch 13, 2018<i>Fire Fighting in Canada This Week:</i> Firefighter training program aims to improve fire safety for First NationsMarch 9, 2018Better fire protection for First NationsMarch 6, 2018Fire Fighting in Canada This Week: Nova Scotia fire marshal strives for better public communicationsMarch 2, 2018Top 5 ways to ruin your fire fighting careerFebruary 27, 2018Fire Fighting in Canada This Week: How Canada’s flag-bearer for the Invictus Games overcame PTSDFebruary 23, 2018Fire Fighting in Canada This Week: Auditor General says Ontario’s emergency planning is outdatedFebruary 16, 2018Department wants to opt out of Ontario naloxone programFebruary 13, 2018Fire Fighting in Canada This Week: Chief Coroner Dirk Huyer launching probe into First Nations house firesFebruary 9, 2018Terry Harrison makes court appearance in criminal negligence trialFebruary 6, 2018FIRE TV: Judge rules firefighter wrongfully firedFebruary 2, 2018Firefighters training first responders in South AmericaJanuary 30, 2018FIRE TV: Body of Toronto Fire Captain found in Sturgeon LakeJanuary 26, 2018Alberta expands cancer coverage for firefightersJanuary 23, 2018FFIC TV: Four die in Nova Scotia house fire, a Fire Union President faces backlash, and fire-starting teens burning down homesJanuary 12, 2018Toronto airport firefighter injured after planes collideJanuary 9, 2018FFIC This Week: Canada's outdated emergency protocol, a former fire hall is destroyed by fire, and some helpful ground ladder tipsJanuary 5, 2018Union rings alarm over firefighter shortageJanuary 2, 2018FFIC This Week: Wood highrise, high-tech hydrant, retaining volunteersDecember 29, 2017Top 10 stories from Fire Fighting in Canada for Q4 2017December 16, 2017FFIC This Week: Firefighters resign, opioid crisis, wildfire response lessonsDecember 15, 2017Firefighters resign over leadership concernsDecember 12, 2017FFIC This Week: Nuclear lab runs department, firefighter charged, standing outDecember 8, 2017Bill 148 exemptions, bravery awards, firefighter mental healthDecember 1, 2017Firefighters honoured for bravery in OttawaNovember 28, 2017Bravery award, Winnipeg policy breach, firefighter health programNovember 24, 2017Firefighter receives bravery award | Crews discover carbon monoxideNovember 21, 2017Red epaulettes, New Brunswick arson, refurbishing rigsNovember 17, 2017Complaints against fire chief | Fatal Acadian Peninsula fireNovember 14, 2017Top 10 stories from Fire Fighting in Canada for Q4 2017November 11, 2017Hospital fire, stolen equipment, patient careNovember 10, 2017Fatal highway crash, firefighter competition, service expectationsNovember 3, 2017Man arrested in apartment arson | Body found in barn fireOctober 31, 2017Training centre arson, rising volunteer costs, tripod techniqueOctober 27, 2017Incentive program, autism response, 20 years of serviceOctober 20, 2017Fatal Quebec fire believed to be accidental | Workers decontaminated after Toronto recycling plant fireOctober 17, 2017Firefighters aid Ukraine, Fire Prevention Week, data-driven decisionsOctober 12, 2017Fatal Quebec fire caused by cooking | Landlord charged with arsonOctober 10, 2017Olympic Village fire, volunteers facing discipline, adult pub edOctober 6, 2017Firefighter sex charges, wildfire damages, embracing young firefightersSeptember 29, 2017Firefighters rescue police | Council supports two-hattersSeptember 26, 2017Evacuation orders lifted, call for training regulations, laid-back leadershipSeptember 22, 2017B.C. ends state of emergency | Ottawa chief calls for investigationSeptember 19, 2017One contest, six prizesSeptember 18, 2017Wildfire funding, Alberta wildfire, flexible leadership trainingSeptember 15, 2017Ottawa honours fallen firefighters | Firefighters awarded contractSeptember 12, 2017Wildfire response, long weekend rescues, streamlined volunteer trainingSeptember 8, 2017Ottawa honours fallen firefighters | Firefighters awarded contractSeptember 5, 2017Top 10 stories from Fire Fighting in Canada for Q3 2017September 2, 2017FFIC This Week: Firefighter memorial day, Hamilton cancer claims, influence over rankSeptember 1, 2017Firefighter memorial day announced | Highrise fire displaces residentsAugust 29, 2017FFIC This Week: Managing wildfire resources, return to service, cost effective safetyAugust 25, 2017Wildfires merge | Arbitrator awards increase for Toronto firefightersAugust 22, 2017FFIC This Week: CN Tower fire, Williams Lake arson, performing regular maintenanceAugust 18, 2017Emergency wildfire grants | Toronto apartment fireAugust 15, 2017FFIC This Week: Predicting wildfires, waterfall rope rescues, seeking training feedbackAugust 11, 2017Emergency wildfire grants | Toronto apartment fireAugust 8, 2017FFIC This Week: Former chief fraud charges, BC wildfire challenges, incident experience educationAugust 4, 2017MSA completes Globe acquisition | Toronto firefighters to carry naloxoneAugust 1, 2017FFIC This Week: Highrise resident safety, building a positive culture, bettering mental healthJuly 28, 2017Wildfire funding | Winnipeg firefighter saved by colleaguesJuly 25, 2017FFIC This Week: Evacuees returning home, wildfires straining resources, making a mayday callJuly 21, 2017Fast-moving fires challenge B.C. crews  | The black line at Burns BogJuly 18, 2017FFIC This Week: B.C. wildfires, Maritime fire chiefs’ conference, the Canadian BomberosJuly 14, 2017B.C. wildfires | Understanding urban interfaceJuly 11, 2017FFIC This Week: B.C. wildfires burning, firefighter-paramedic pilot project, crisis communicationJuly 7, 2017B.C. crews battle wildfires | Proven public edJuly 4, 2017FFIC This Week: MSA/Globe acquisition, grievances rejected, NFPA stipends    June 30, 2017OPP lay more sex assault charges | Riot charges stayedJune 27, 2017B.C. fisherman rescued, Montreal labour agreement, ventilation exercise  June 23, 2017FFIC This Week: Fort McMurray miscommunication, two-hatters guilty, rising to expectationsJune 16, 2017Reports critical of Fort McMurray response | Police warn of crane-climbing trendJune 13, 2017FFIC This Week: Elliot Lake verdict, assertive fire education, B.C. fire chiefs’ conferenceJune 9, 2017Memorial service for fallen chief | Heeling the ladder from the frontJune 6, 2017FFIC This Week: Cache Creek chief, training death inquest, fire chiefs conferenceJune 2, 2017Body of missing chief recovered | Building resilienceMay 30, 2017FFIC This Week: Indigenous reserves lacking fire resources, Ontario and Quebec chiefs team up, storytelling for public educationMay 26, 2017FFIC This Week: Training death inquest, two-hatter tribunal, tracking traumaMay 19, 2017Two-hatter tribunal | Insights from Toronto training death inquestMay 16, 2017FFIC This Week: Fire chief missing, Sault employment agreement ends, OAFC coverageMay 12, 2017Crews search for missing chief | Chief ends agreement with city  May 9, 2017FFIC This Week: Dramatic crane rescue, exclusive from FDIC, training for achievementMay 5, 2017FFIC This Week: Contract dispute ended, wildfire prevention testing, raising PTSD awarenessApril 28, 2017London firefighters ratify deal with city | Fort McMurray Firefighters face respiratory issuesApril 25, 2017FFIC This Week: London contract dispute may end, Northwest Response Forum, elevator rescue tipsApril 21, 2017FFIC This Week: Fire safety bill, inquest date set, rethinking onboarding programsApril 13, 2017Date set for inquest into firefighters’ deaths | Fire truck stolen from Siksika First NationApril 11, 2017FFIC This Week: Manitoba fire emergency, chief officer conference, heart attack riskApril 7, 2017Former firefighter pleads guilty to arson | Point Pelee Park fire declared outApril 4, 2017FFIC This Week: CAFC in Ottawa, fallen firefighter funding, First Nation fire deathsMarch 31, 2017The fuss over two hatters | White shirts?March 25, 2017FFIC This Week: Firefighter health research, Sudbury chief speaks out, opioid fatalities still highMarch 24, 2017B.C. overdose deaths declining | Union voices concerns over outsourcing dispatchMarch 21, 2017FFIC This Week: Medal of bravery, deadly chemical spill, new simulation technologyMarch 17, 2017FFIC This Week: Budget cut clash, salary judicial review, presumptive legislation expansionMarch 10, 2017FFIC This Week: Drilling in the message of fire safetyFebruary 24, 2017Kingsville chief faces more charges | Two-hatters finedFebruary 21, 2017FFIC This Week: More OPP charges, fatal Brampton fire, massive Toronto blazeFebruary 17, 2017B.C. announces tax credit for rescuers | Alberta provides naloxone kitsFebruary 14, 2017FFIC This Week: Naloxone in Barrie, stubborn Brantford blaze, back to white shirtsFebruary 10, 2017Barrie firefighters carry naloxone | Firefighters question station studyFebruary 7, 2017FFIC This Week: Monument vandalized, two-hatters, officer experienceFebruary 3, 2017FFIC This Week: Fire-safety plea, two-hatters ruling, leader-line benefitsJanuary 27, 2017Ottawa radio transition postponed | Wildfire cost $9.5 billionJanuary 24, 2017FFIC This Week: Nfld. arsonist arrested, Fort McMurray costs, OAFC seminar coverageJanuary 20, 2017Hundreds celebrate Malahat chief | Two-hatters on trialJanuary 17, 2017FFIC This Week: Sex assault charges, fatal fire intentional, auto- extrication basicsJanuary 13, 2017Chief faces more charges | Space heater killed toddlerJanuary 10, 2017FFIC This Week: Year in ReviewJanuary 6, 2017Malahat chief dies suddenly | Double suicide behind house explosionJanuary 3, 2017FFIC This Week: Editor's Picks 2016December 23, 2016Editor’s Top 10 picks of 2016December 20, 2016FFIC This Week: Sex assault, workers compensation, OFM reviewDecember 16, 2016Chief charged with sexual assault | N.L. implements presumptive legislationDecember 13, 2016FFIC This Week: Fentanyl crisis, fatal collision, eco-friendly departmentsDecember 9, 2016Union wants more resources | Hygiene protocol for volunteer departmentsDecember 6, 2016FFIC This Week: Paramedic response times, former chief re-tried, millennial fire educationDecember 2, 2016Car crash kills firefighter | Editor’s blogNovember 29, 2016Firefighter exposed to fentanyl | Spike in overdoseNovember 22, 2016FFIC This Week: Windsor fire injuries, raised PPE standards, skills over certificationNovember 18, 2016Wage freeze | Firefighters want case tossedNovember 15, 2016Wage freeze | Firefighters want case tossedNovember 8, 2016FFIC This Week: Two-hatters, PTSD-prevention, Leamington trade showOctober 28, 2016Firefighters face arson charges | Fire service reviewOctober 25, 2016FFIC This Week: New assault trial, Exercise Eliaon Response, Carbon fiber dustOctober 21, 2016Union requests meeting | Editor’s blogOctober 18, 2016FFIC This Week: Firefighter mayday, Cape Breton floods, FPW video starsOctober 14, 2016Arbitrator reinstates fired firefighter | Union files complaintOctober 11, 2016Abuse compensation awarded to firefighterOctober 4, 2016Fire Fighting in Canada This Week - Sept. 30.September 30, 2016Fire data gap raises funding concerns  September 27, 2016Proposed curriculum focuses on fire literacySeptember 23, 2016Origin of Burns Bog fire revealedSeptember 16, 2016Firefighter Training day is THIS WEEK | Editor's BlogSeptember 13, 2016Suspicious New Brunswick fires ignite fearSeptember 9, 2016Fire chief, residents fear arsonists | Firefighter pay on agendaSeptember 6, 2016Two firefighters charged with arsonSeptember 2, 2016Sprinklers recommended for exterior building firesAugust 26, 2016Smoking caused massive Surrey blaze | Fire TVAugust 23, 2016FIRE TV: TSB finds gap in firefighter pilot trainingAugust 19, 2016FIRE TV: Drones approved by BC Wildfire ServiceAugust 12, 2016Investigators complete fatality investigation | Fire TVAugust 9, 2016FIRE TV: Petition launched to reinstate chiefAugust 5, 2016Flood cleanup under way in Fort Mac | Fire TVAugust 2, 2016FIRE TV: Transport Canada shortens DOT-111 deadlineJuly 29, 2016Funeral to be held for Ontario firefighter | Fire TVJuly 26, 2016FIRE TV: Two firefighters mourned in Ontario and QuebecJuly 22, 2016FIRE TV: Fort McMurray firefighters screened for health issuesJuly 15, 2016FIRE TV: Burns Bog fire now containedJuly 8, 2016Former chief files lawsuit against city | Editor’s blogJune 28, 2016FIRE TV: SPECIAL EDITIONJune 24, 2016FIRE TV: SPECIAL EDITIONJune 17, 2016Funeral to be held for Ontario firefighter | Fire TVJune 14, 2016FIRE TV: TCH charged under Ontario Fire Code after fatal February blazeJune 3, 2016New fire-code charge laid against TCH | Fire TVMay 31, 2016Firefighter injured in roof collapse | Editor’s blogMay 24, 2016FIRE TV: Firefighters save 90 per cent of Fort McMurrayMay 13, 2016Firefighters save homes, but lose their own | Editor’s blogMay 10, 2016FIRE TV: Fort McMurray wildfire not slowingMay 6, 2016FIRE TV: Winnipeg firefighters recovering following dangerous blaze, rescueApril 29, 2016Firefighters suffer burns, rescue sisters | Fire TVApril 26, 2016FIRE TV: Alberta cutting wildfire budget despite dry conditionsApril 22, 2016FIRE TV: Bay de Verde aftermath: lessons learned  April 15, 2016Firefighters accused of misappropriating WSIB awards | Editor’s blogApril 12, 2016FIRE TV: Firefighters perform cliff rescue after car plungesApril 8, 2016Foul play not suspected in First Nations fire | Fire TVApril 5, 2016