Fire Fighting in Canada This Week
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, British Columbia announced funding to help prevent future wildfires, a massive wildfire in southwestern Alberta has grown due to aggressive fire behavior, andFire Fighting in Canadacolumnist Bill Boyes is urging aspiring officers to try flexible leadership courses.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, provincial and federal politicians discussed wildfire response efforts in British Columbia, District of North Vancouver firefighters responded to multiple rescue calls over the long weekend, and a firefighters’ association in Nova Scotia has developed a streamlined training program to help retain volunteers. 
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, the federal government announces funding for Firefighters’ National Memorial Day, firefighters in Hamilton, Ont., are filing cancer claims at twice the provincial rate, and Toronto Fire Chief Matt Pegg urges fire-service members to aim for influence over rank. 
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, Editor Laura King looks at British Columbia’s strategy for managing wildfire fighting resources, Training Officer Chris Vanderburg returns to the task level, and Comox Chief Gord Schreiner offers cost-effective firefighter safety tips that any department can use
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, Toronto crews respond to an electrical fire at the top of the CN Tower, several cases of arson have been reported in Williams Lake, B.C., and Fire Fighting in Canada columnist Chris Dennis urges departments to perform regular vehicle maintenance.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, A University of Alberta study finds that artificial intelligence can help predict wildfires, crews in Hamilton, Ont., rescue 15 people from recreation areas, and Fire Fighting in Canada columnist Vince MacKenzie urges departments to seek feedback from firefighters about their training programs.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, Sault Ste. Marie’s former fire chief has been charged with fraud, smoke and hot weather are creating difficulties for wildfire crews in British Columbia, and Fire Fighting in Canada columnist Ed Brouwer urges departments to allow new firefighters to learn on the fire ground.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, Sault Ste. Marie’s former fire chief has been charged with fraud, smoke and hot weather are creating difficulties for wildfire crews in British Columbia, and Fire Fighting in Canada columnist Ed Brouwer urges departments to allow new firefighters to learn on the fire ground.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, another fatal fire in a Toronto seniors’ highrise raises concerns over occupant safety, the International Association of Fire Chiefs says departments must build a positive culture that helps members recognize when colleagues are stressed, and an expert in first-responder mental health says discussions about well-being should begin during recruit training. 

In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, thousands of evacuees in British Columbia wait to return home as new fires start across the province, a B.C. fire chief says wildfires are putting a tremendous strain on resources, and Canadian Firefighter columnist Mark van der Feyst says all firefighters should be prepared to make a mayday call.

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