Fire Fighting in Canada This Week
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.
Filling in for Fire Fighting in Canada This Week host Tamar Atik, assistant editor Maria Church covers a silent protest by firefighters in Burnaby, B.C., over contracts, and upcoming research in Barrie, Ont., on firefighters’ medical response.
Fire Fighting in Canada This Week host Tamar Atik covers the decision of police in Hanover, Ont., not to lay charges in a training-exercise death, and a complaint filed by some paramedics against the chief of the Winnipeg Fire and Paramedic Service.
Fire Fighting in Canada This Week host Tamar Atik has updates on firefighter contract negotiations in Cornwall, Ont., and a new bylaw in Stratford that alerts firefighters of truss and lightweight construction.
Fire Fighting in Canada This Week host Tamar Atik has news of firefighters in Windsor, Ont., who will be facing discipline after a brawl and concerns from Iqaluit firefighters about cost-cutting schedule changes.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, host Tamar Atik covers a Nova Scotia county’s proposal to implement firefighting training in high school; a fire chief’s concern about the new ambulance service in British Columbia; and the International Association of Fire Chiefs appointing its first female president.
Fire Fighting in Canada This Week host Tamar Atik has details on a new website that aims to provide information for firefighters with PTSD; a solution in Saskatchewan for large-incident communications; and an appeal from British Columbia fire chiefs to introduce penalties for careless smokers.
Fire Fighting in Canada This Week host Tamar Atik has the latest on what drones experts are saying about recreational UAVs, a dispute in Nova Scotia over a fire-service contract, and Quebec’s decision to allow 12-storey wood buildings.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, host Tamar Atik covers the Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., fire chief’s decision to scrap his department’s hiring list; Ontario paramedics speaking out against a fire-medic proposal; and editor Laura King in Rama, Ont., for the Aboriginal Firefighters Association of Canada meeting.

Plus: Details on Shayne Mintz’s Fire Fighting in Canada column on how the NFPA can help departments promote residential fire sprinklers.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, host Tamar Atik covers the jury’s ruling on the 2012 fatal sawmill explosion in British Columbia; conflicting opinions in Windsor, Ont., about the cause of the fire department’s high overtime costs; and news of drones interfering with wildland firefighters in West Kelowna, B.C.

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