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Firefighter Career Expo 2012

The sold-out 2012 Career Expo in Cambridge, Ont.,
on Saturday drew prospective firefighters from across southwestern Ontario.


May 14, 2012 
By Carey Fredericks

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Pearn explains what it takes to get on
the job.

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Firefighter career coach Richard
Boyes and Caledon Fire Chief Brad

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FFIC/CFF sales manager Catherine

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  Firefighter career coach Richard Boyes,
Caledon Fire Chief Brad Bigrigg,
Kitchener Fire Chief Tim Beckett.

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Brock University's Dr. Brent Faught
explaining the ins and outs of the
firefighter fitness test.
The FESTI booth at the 2012 Career Expo. 

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  Oakville Deputy Chief Andy Glynn and
Caledon Fire Chief Brad Biggrigg tell the
115 delegates what chiefs want in
their recruits.

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  Kory Pearn and FFIC assistant editor Olivia

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Students from the pre-service program
at Conestoga College. 

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Cambridge, Ont., human resources
manager Dave Bush reviews interview
FFIC editor Laura King and the panel of
chiefs, who tackled everything from
fire-service politics to firefighting in the
21st century.

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  Kitchener Deputy Chief Steve Usher and
Cambridge Chief Bill Chesney – part of
the afternoon panel presentation and
Q and A.

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  Firehall Bookstore manager Becky Atkinson
and FFIC sales assistant Barb Comer at
the Firehall Bookstore booth.

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Firefighters reach out – panel discussion.  

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