Firefighting in Canada associate editor Jayson Koblun has all of your latest fire industry news! In this episode of Firefighting in Canada This Week: Canada Post has unveiled a new stamp that honours the country's firefighters for saving lives, and protecting property and the environment with their skills and courage. Then, B.C. pledges $50 million to help fund fire prevention projects, and Firefighting in Canada revisits an article written by Mark van der Feyst about firefighters communicating properly when at a scene.
Niche TV Host Justin Bellmore is back with all of your latest fire fighting industry news! In this episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week: Firefighters are feeling left out of the action following a new 911 policy on medical calls. Then, top fire chiefs and HR experts will be networking at the 2018 Firefighter Career Expo, and Canadian Regional Director for the NFPA Shayne Mintz writes in <i>Fire fighting in Canada</i> about the grim aftermath of the Grenfell Tower fire in the UK, and a report that outlines ways to prevent it from happening again.
Niche TV Host Justin Bellmore is back with all of your latest fire fighting industry news! In this episode of Firefighting in Canada This Week: The B.C. government extends their state of emergency, as 2018 becomes worst fire season on record. Then, A new Victoria Fire Department wins new turnout gear, and Ottawa names a new fire chief.
Niche TV Host Justin Bellmore is back with all of your latest fire fighting industry news! In this episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week: “Parry Sound 33” fire in Ontario is officially now under control. Then, a new fire hall opens up in the Frog Lake First Nation, and after that, Minto Ontario Fire Chief Chris Harrow writes about the power of email as a communicaton tool in his latest column for Fire Fighting in Canada.
Niche TV Host Justin Bellmore has all of your latest fire fighting industry news! In this episode of Fire fighting in Canada This Week: Calgary Fire Chief addresses the 144 opioid overdoses in the city last month. Then, B.C. is still in a state of emergency as over 560 wildfires burn across theprovince, and a new study calls for greater collaboration between emergency services.
In this episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week: A firefighter in northern Saskatchewan who lost his life to suicide brings attention to mental health. Then, nearly 600 fires are burning through B.C., and emergency services and risk management expert Lyle Quan gives his two cents on how to market yourself as a fire chief in a free upcoming webinar sponsored by AJ Stone.
The Edmonton Fire Chief says laying charges on “irresponsible smokers” may change their behaviour, and prevent accidental fires. Then, the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs and TV personality Jenny Jones team up to fund new gear for a volunteer fire department, and Volunteer Vision columnists Tom DeSorcy and Vince MacKenzie sit down with Firefighting in Canada: The Podcast, to speak on the challenges of recruitment, retention, and training demands for fire fighters.
In this episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week: The out-of-control fire burning in Parry Sound, is moving towards the Trans-Canada highway. Then, a retired Halifax firefighter sues the city, citing racist discrimination, and naturopathic doctor Elias Markou raises some serious questions about what legal cannabis will mean for fire fighters.
In this episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week:An ongoing dispute between Vonda’s town council and its volunteer fire department leaves the community exposed. Then, staffing issues lead to Wolfe Island residents having access to only one paramedic all summer, but firefighters may be able to fill in. And emergency management expert Jason Greidanus tells us how Alberta’s Incident Managament Team Academy courses have helped fill in gaps in Canadian emergency operations.
Niche TV Host Justin Bellmore has all of your latest fire industry news! In this episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week: The town of Didsbury, Alta., is investigating why five volunteer firefighters resigned. Then, the Baddeck, N.S., Fire Chief and the village commission are in a heated dispute over fire hydrant standards, and Fire Fighting in Canada columnist Vince MacKenzie comments on the highs and lows of volunteer firefighter recruitment in his latest article.
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