In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, an Alberta firefighter receives a bravery award, the Winnipeg paramedics’ union is asking the City to pay damages after its fire chief breached workplace policies, and a British Columbia department is using a holistic health program to keep firefighters in top shape.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, Ontario fire departments are wearing red epaulettes to raise awareness for first responder mental health, a man has been charged with murder and arson after a suspicious fire killed two near the Acadian Peninsula, and Fire Fighting in Canada’s trucks columnist Chris Dennis explains how NFPA standards help departments stay on top of maintenance.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, a fiery 14-vehicle crash on Highway 400 killed three people, Oakville firefighters break two world records at an international competition in Kentucky, and Canadian Firefighter columnist Jason Clark discusses the challenges of meeting fire service expectations.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, a Newfoundland fire chief says a fire at his department’s training facility was caused by arson, a northern Ontario municipality is calling on the province to reconsider a proposed bill that would raise volunteer firefighter costs, and Canadian Firefighter columnist Tim Llewellyn explains a more efficient method to staying low in smoky scenes.
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.
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