Fire Fighting in Canada This Week
An explosion and fire destroyed a house in early December in north Edmonton. Then, the Ontario Fire Marshal's office says enough volunteer firefighters remain in Gogama, Ont., for service to continue even after several resignations. And finally, editor Grant Cameron shares in our December issue how the legalization of cannabis in Canada will affect the fire service financially.
Fire Fighting in Canada associate editor Jayson Koblun has all of your latest fire fighting industry news! In the latest episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week: Vernon, B.C., firefighters have a new contract. Then, a Six Nations fire station in Ontario is closed indefinitely after an elaborate break-in. And Finally, Fire Chief Gord Schreiner shares in Fire Fighting in Canada’s StopBad column why firefighters need to be constantly training.

Fire Fighting in Canada associate editor Jayson Koblun has all of your latest fire fighting industry news! In the latest episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week: The entire volunteer fire department in Gogama, Ont., submitted resignations. Then check out an article in our December issue of Fire Fighting in Canada by Sara Wegwitz on destressing and finally, take a sneak peek at our latest podcast launching this Monday, Dec. 3 on a new Canadian study called, Determinants of Injury and Death in Canadian Firefighters: A Case for a National Firefighter Wellness Surveillance System.

Fire Fighting in Canada associate editor Jayson Koblun has all of your latest fire fighting industry news! In the latest episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week: Unionized firefighters say the Terrace, B.C., fire department is understaffed and they’re concerned it won’t be able to maintain a safe and effective response to calls. Then the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs (OAFC) is applauding the provincial government for introducing legislation that will allow full-time firefighters to volunteer as firefighters in their communities, and the latest issue of FFIC hits shelves soon. Our cover story: Jeremy Inglis, deputy fire chief at the Fort Erie Fire Department in Ontario, is working with other emergency services to raise awareness of human trafficking in Canada.
Fire Fighting in Canada associate editor Jayson Koblun has all of your latest fire fighting industry news! In the latest episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week: The Brantford, Ont., fire department is helping honour those who served in the First World War by placing photographs of 22 local veterans on a fire truck. Then Brownsburg-Chatham, Que., terminates seven new firefighters and chief instructor and columnist Ed Brouwer shares in the November issue of Fire Fighting in Canada his thoughts on why good trainers are always learning and honing their skills.

Fire Fighting in Canada associate editor Jayson Koblun has all of your latest fire fighting industry news! In the latest episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week: Several fire departments in Nova Scotia are opting out of a fire dispatch service run by the Yarmouth fire department. The Ontario government has provided an additional $100 million in funding for battling wildfires after one of the busiest seasons in the province’s history and Steve Farina, a captain in the fire suppression division at Coquitlam Fire Rescue talks with editor Grant Cameron in Fire Fighting in Canada’s latest podcast about the B.C. First Responders Mental Health committee and how they are taking aim at mental health issues with a campaign called “Share It. Don’t Wear it.” 
Fire Fighting in Canada associate editor Jayson Koblun has all of your latest fire fighting industry news! In the latest episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week: Nearly 100 firefighter memorials stolen from a Nova Scotia cemetery. Then, B.C. Fire chiefs raise concerns over a new ambulance dispatch system that was introduced this past spring and columnist and chief mechanical officer Chris Dennis shares tips on preparing fire trucks for winter.
Fire Fighting in Canada associate editor Jayson Koblun has all of your latest fire fighting industry news! In the latest episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week: A fire prevention officer with the Kelowna Fire Department in British Columbia will be bringing the message of fire safety to elementary school children in Ethiopia. Then, safety concerns remain as firefighters in Nova Scotia lobby for a new station and Len Garis and Karin Mark go over a new study on how home sprinklers can save lives.

Fire Fighting in Canada associate editor Jayson Koblun has all of your latest fire fighting industry news! In the latest episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week: The Ontario government repeals firefighter certification regulations that were set earlier this year. Then, Alberta fire chiefs push for provincial legislation, and hear what Fire Fighting in Canada editor Grant Cameron has to say about Perth-Wellington MPP Randy Pettapiece re-introducing the Rea and Walter Act.

Fire Fighting in Canada associate editor Jayson Koblun has all of your latest fire fighting industry news! In the latest episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week: Jenny Jones supports volunteer firefighters across Ontario with the Jenny’s Heroes Canada Grant. The OAFC announced the grant recipients this week.Then, a report on a deadly house fire that killed four people in Oshawa earlier this year showed Oshawa Fire Services is understaffed. And Fire Chief of Hope, B.C. and FFIC columnist Tom DeSorcy shared in the September issue his thoughts on not taking the image of the fire service for granted.
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