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Nov. 23, 2017, Oxford House First Nation, Man. - Three teens are facing a series of charges including attempted murder in connection with a house fire last month in Oxford House First Nation, Manitoba RCMP say. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
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Nov. 23, 2017, Ailsa Craig, Ont. - Middlesex County OPP say one person has died after a house fire north of the Village of Ailsa Craig. Police and fire crews responded to the blaze on Wednesday at 4:30 a.m. CTV News reports. | READ MORE
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Nov. 22, 2017, Toronto - Ontario's Ministry of Labour plans to amend its fair workplaces legislation after municipalities argued it would bankrupt their volunteer fire departments. As it is now written, Bill 148 — the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act — would require municipalities to pay volunteer firefighters the same as their full-time counterparts. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Cape Breton Post
Nov. 22, 2017, Sydney, N.S. - A former Cape Breton volunteer firefighter has pleaded guilty to 14 counts of arson and will be sentenced in February. James Clayton MacDonald, 25, of Point Aconi, committed the offences between May and August 2016. The Cape Breton Post reports. | READ MORE
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Nov. 22, 2017, Kelowna, B.C. - An investigation is underway after a body was found inside a Kelowna, B.C., home following a house fire on Monday night. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Canadian Press
Nov. 22, 2017, Montreal - A three-storey apartment building was evacuated after a fire broke out in the early hours of Wednesday in Montreal's Laval-des-Rapides neighbourhood.
Written by Global News
Nov. 21, 2017, Toronto - Toronto Fire Services confirm a body was located inside a vehicle near the Woodbine Racetrack in west-end Toronto early Tuesday morning. Global News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Kitchener-Waterloo Record
Nov. 21, 2017, Hespeler, Ont. - Firefighters battled a blaze at a vacant industrial building in Hespeler Monday afternoon. The fire began at about 2:00 p.m. with Cambridge firefighters arriving to smoke billowing from the empty factory, said Deputy Chief Damond Jamieson. The Kitchener-Waterloo Record reports. | READ MORE
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Nov. 21, 2017, Vancouver - Investigators say a fire that engulfed a party bus in downtown Vancouver on Saturday night was accidental but that the cause remains unclear. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
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Nov. 21, 2017, Edmonton - A fire last week that caused about $3 million in damage in southwest Edmonton, destroying a house under construction and damaging several others, was deliberately set, Edmonton Fire Rescue said Monday. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
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Nov. 21, 2017, Red Deer, Alta. - A Red Deer, Alta., firefighter was honoured with the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta's Award for Bravery earlier this month for his efforts in stopping an intoxicated driver behind the wheel of a school bus filled with elementary school children five months ago. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Canadian Press
Nov. 21, 2017, Calgary, Alta. - Calgary firefighters were called to a building for reports about a natural gas odour, but ended up discovering dangerous levels of carbon monoxide instead.

Crews arrived at the mixed commercial and residential building in the city's southeast on Monday afternoon and discovered high levels of carbon monoxide in some areas.

They immediately used the building's fire alarm to evacuate everyone.

Firefighters and police then searched the building to make sure everyone was out.

The source of the carbon monoxide turned out to be an appliance in a restaurant kitchen.

No injuries were reported and everyone was allowed back inside after the building was ventilated.
Written by CP24
Nov. 20, 2017, Scarborough, Ont. - No injuries were reported after a fire broke out at a building in a Scarborough plaza Monday morning. When firefighters arrived on scene, smoke and flames were spotted coming from the roof of the building. CP24 News reports. | READ MORE
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Nov. 20, 2017, Woodstock, Ont. - A fire that broke out early Monday morning has destroyed a mobile home in the Woodstock area. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CTV News
Nov. 20, 2017, Gatineau, Que. - Five Gatineau residents have been displaced after fire destroyed a duplex Sunday night. Three people escaped one of the units when fire broke out around 9:40 p.m. CTV News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Peterborough Examiner
Nov. 17, 2017, Peterborough, Ont. - Peterborough firefighters battled a fire in downtown Peterborough overnight Thursday that shut down streets for hours. The Peterborough Examiner reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Ottawa CItizen
Nov. 17, 2017, Ottawa - Residents escaped uninjured after fire struck a five-door rowhouse in Ottawa's Sandy Hill neighbourhood early Friday morning. The Ottawa Citizen reports. | READ MORE
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Nov. 16, 2017, Etobicoke, Ont. - A firefighter injured while battling a truck fire in Etobicoke has been taken to hospital for treatment. Police say the fire broke out in a parking at around 2:00 a.m. CP24 reports. | READ MORE
Written by Global News
Nov. 15, 2017, Edmonton - A massive house fire destroyed at least one home and damaged others in southwest Edmonton’s Windermere area Wednesday morning. Global News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Nov. 15, 2017, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, N.L. - The Knights of Columbus' Legare Hall in Happy Valley-Goose Bay was completely destroyed by fire early Wednesday morning. The fire department was first called to the hall around 2:15 a.m., but by the time crews arrived the building was fully engulfed in flames. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
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