FFIC at Fire-Rescue Canada 2012
October 2, 2012
By Carey Fredericks
By Carey Fredericks
|Fire Fighting in Canada contributors Tom DeSorcy, Les Karpluk and Rob Evans |
with editor Laura King at Fire-Rescue Canada. Photo by Vince MacKenzie.
|View from St. John's Regional Central |
Station on Saturday, Sept. 22.
|St. John's Regional . . .|
Fighting in Canada editor Laura
King with St. John's Regional during
(quiet but educational!) ride-along
on Saturday, Sept. 22.
John's Regional's pink truck in
support of breast cancer awareness.
This was a sneak peek in the station
on Sept. 22 before the official
on Sept. 24.
|CAFC opening ceremonies at The |
Rooms in St. John's on Sunday,
|Winnipeg Deputy Chief Ken Stubing |
at the CAFC's Fire-Rescue Canada
opening ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 23.
|Brampton, Ont., Deputy Chief and |
OAFC 1st vice-president Matt Pegg
at the opening ceremony.
|Mississauga's finest at the opening |
|Nancy MacDonald, with opening |
reception sponsor Bell, welcomes
delegates to Fire-Rescue Canada 2012.
| Scott Marks presents on the IAFF's|
fire-ground survival and CBRNE/hazmat
|Lt. Rommie Duckworth easily convinced |
delegates that multi-tasking is not
a good thing!
Deputy Chief Len MacCharles –
one of three candidates for 2nd
vice-president – addresses delegates
to Fire-Rescue Canada.
|Delegates to Fire-Rescue Canada 2012.||Second vice-president candidate Denis |
Pilon of Swift Current, Sask., outlines
his platform to delegates.
|Successful candidate Les Karpluk |
explains his vision of the CAFC to
delegates to Fire-Rescue Canada.
| Closing reception at the host hotel The|
Sheraton in St. John's.
|Outgoing CAFC president Rob Simonds |
at the closing banquet of Fire-Rescue
|Newly elected CAFC 2nd vice-president |
Les Karpluk at the closing banquet of
Fire-Resue Canada 2012.
|Career fire chief of the year Bruce |
Burrell (Calgary) at the closing banquet
of Fire-Rescue Canada 2012.
Harry Farrell from New Maryland,
N.B. receives the volunteer chief of
year award from Jim MacLeod of Fire
|Lunenburg's Donnie Parks receives |
his CFO designation from Les Karpluk
at Fire-Rescue Canada.
|Edmonton Chief Ken Block receives his |
CFO designation from Les Karpluk at
Fire-Rescue Canada 2012.
CAFC president Rob Simonds
with longtime CAFC sponsor Don King of
SafeDesign, at the closing banquet of
Fire-Rescue Canada in St. John's
Beckett, past president of the OAFC
and past CAFC director, is honoured
the closing banquet of Fire-Rescue Canada
in St. John's on Sept. 26.
|The 2012-2013 CAFC executive and |
board of directors. (Photo by Rob Evans.)
Beckett is congratulated for his service to the CAFC by outgoing president Rob Simonds. (Photo by Rob Evans.)