On this week’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, a judge rules assistant fire Chief Kerry Klonteig was wrongfully fired, St. John’s church in Cardinal, Ont., is making preparations for its ‘First Responders United’ program, and Brampton fire Chief Bill Boyes talks modern day responsibilities.
On this week’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week: The body of Earl Strong, Toronto acting Fire Captain, was found in Sturgeon Lake following a snowmobile accident Saturday. Three Firefighters from the small town of Grande Cache, Alta., go to Belize and Colombia to train emergency workers and first responders. AndCanadian Firefightercolumnist Chad Roberts highlights new ways that extrication teams can approach car accidents.
On this week’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, Fire officials call for indoor sprinkler systems to combat house fires, Wounded Warriors Canada raises over $10,000 in Ontario for first responders and veterans suffering from operational stress injuries, and Canadian Firefighter columnist Jason Clark speaks on how important it is for retiring fire service members to leave valuable lessons behind for young recruits.
In today’s episode ofFire Fighting in Canada This Week, Edmonton Fire Chief Ken Block says that Canada is five years behind the U.S. standard when it comes to being ready for disaster. A fire destroyed a bridal shop in Nova Scotia that was once a fire hall. And, firefighter Mark van der Feyst offers important tips for proper ground ladder use.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, Vancouver Fire worked with construction crews to ensure the world’s tallest wood building has top safety measures, Mississauga firefighters will be the first in Canada to train with a state-of-the-art hydrant, and a streamlined training program helped a Nova Scotia department retain volunteers.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, a Northwest Territories First Nation is reviving its fire department, California firefighters leave a kind note for a resident after saving her home from wildfires, andFire Fighting in Canadacolumnist Bill Boyes says aspiring chiefs need administrative training to keep up with increasing demands.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, at least 40 firefighters resign over municipal leadership concerns, provincial and municipal governments respond to Canada’s opioid crisis, and Fire Fighting in Canada columnist Tom DeSorcy says firefighters learned valuable lessons through wildfire response.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, a nuclear power company is now in charge of fire services for a small Ontario town, a firefighter accused of sexual assault is back in custody on a separate charge, and Fire Fighting in Canada columnist Gord Schreiner explains how firefighters can stand out in their department.
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IAFC VCOS Symposium in the West
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