Fire Fighting in Canada This Week
Fire Fighting in Canada This Week host Tamar Atik covers the top news stories of 2015 including the eliminated fire chief position in a Newfoundland city, funding for a nationalfire database, associations addressing firefighter mental health, and the Liberal government’s promise to restore heavy urban search and rescue funding.

Fire Fighting in Canada This Week host Tamar Atik reports on an arbitration award for firefighters in Cornwall, Ont.; a funding request from Edmonton Fire Rescue Services for a new hazmat team; and an investigation into an unexplained 911-service disruption in Hamilton, Ont.
Fire Fighting in Canada This Week host Tamar Atik reports on a proposal to change the staffing models at three Halifax-area fire stations; a new manufacturing partnership between Pierce and Quebec-based MAXIMETAL; and calls from Saskatchewan firefighters for the province to recognize PTSD.
Fire Fighting in Canada This Week host Tamar Atik has news of a rent dispute that shut down Ontario fire-truck manufacturer EastWay911.
Fire Fighting in Canada This Week host Tamar Atik covers news of a safety blitz in Saskatchewan that targeted drivers speeding past emergency vehicles, and lessons learned at the Toronto Professional Fire Fighters Association wellness seminar this week.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, host Tamar Atik has news of a partnership between the Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs and the International Association of Fire Fighters to address gaps in mental-health support; a provincial judge recommending all First Nations have 911 service; and a Saskatchewan union calling for a third-party review in the past summer’s wildfires.
Fire Fighting in Canada This Week host Tamar Atik covers a city council’s decision to reduce its fire service by 20 positions.
Fire Fighting in Canada This Week host Tamar Atik covers the Ontario government’s update on its progress to implement Elliot Lake recommendations, and a request from the Saskatchewan government for feedback on its handling of wildfires last summer.
Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, host Tamar Atik covers a fire department’s decision to scrap its volunteer firefighter program, and word from the BC Wildfire Service on the abnormally high wildfire activity this season.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, host Tamar Atik covers a new law in Saskatchewan that gives firefighter more liability protection, the elimination of the fire chief position in a Newfoundland city, and the appointment of Ontario’s interim fire marshal.

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