In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, department and union leadership in Surrey, B.C., are using a pay incentive program to drive performance, Newfoundland firefighters are taking a different approach to incidents involving people with autism, and Canadian Firefighter columnist Arjuna George looks back on two decades in the fire service.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, a group of Edmonton firefighters returned home from Ukraine after providing equipment to first responders, departments across the country celebrated Fire Prevention Week with activities and contests, and Surrey, B.C., Chief Len Garis says fire service leaders should consider taking online training for data-driven decision-making.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, Vancouver fire crews battled a massive fire near the city’s Olympic Village, volunteer firefighters in Sudbury, Ont., are facing disciplinary action over criticizing proposed changes to the city’s fire service, and Fire Fighting in Canada columnist Samantha Hoffmann says departments should consider a more adult approach to public education.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, a Winnipeg firefighter has been accused of sexually abusing three young women, two of British Columbia’s largest wildfires have caused nearly 130 million dollars in damages, and Fire Fighting in Canada columnist Dave Balding urges departments to embrace a new generation of firefighters.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, all remaining evacuation orders and alerts in British Columbia have been lifted, an Oshawa, Ont., councillor is calling on the provincial government to regulate ice/ swift-water training for firefighters, and Fire Fighting in Canada columnist Tom DeSorcy says laid-back leadership styles are an effective approach to running departments.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, British Columbia announced funding to help prevent future wildfires, a massive wildfire in southwestern Alberta has grown due to aggressive fire behavior, andFire Fighting in Canadacolumnist Bill Boyes is urging aspiring officers to try flexible leadership courses.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, provincial and federal politicians discussed wildfire response efforts in British Columbia, District of North Vancouver firefighters responded to multiple rescue calls over the long weekend, and a firefighters’ association in Nova Scotia has developed a streamlined training program to help retain volunteers.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, the federal government announces funding for Firefighters’ National Memorial Day, firefighters in Hamilton, Ont., are filing cancer claims at twice the provincial rate, and Toronto Fire Chief Matt Pegg urges fire-service members to aim for influence over rank.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, Editor Laura King looks at British Columbia’s strategy for managing wildfire fighting resources, Training Officer Chris Vanderburg returns to the task level, and Comox Chief Gord Schreiner offers cost-effective firefighter safety tips that any department can use
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, Toronto crews respond to an electrical fire at the top of the CN Tower, several cases of arson have been reported in Williams Lake, B.C., and Fire Fighting in Canada columnist Chris Dennis urges departments to perform regular vehicle maintenance.
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