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Written by The Whistler Question
July 30, 2009, Whistler, B.C. - B.C. Forest Service firefighters battled steep slopes and hot, dry conditions in fighting a forest fire northwest of Pemberton this week. The Whistler Question reports. | READ MORE
Written by OPP corporate communications
June 17, 2009, Toronto - A partnership agreement between the Ontario Provincial Police and Ontario Fire Marshal is improving the safety of fire, police and emergency services personnel by addressing the health, safety and environmental dangers associated with clandestine drug labs in Ontario.
Written by Canada.com
June 17, 2009, Campbell River, B.C. - Facing the possibility of a long, dry fire season and an alarming number of human-caused fires already, BC Forests Minister Pat Bell visited the Quinsam Fire Base Friday to praise fire crews and plead for better public fire awareness. Canada.com reports. READ MORE
Written by CBC
June 9, 2009, Lillooet, B.C. The massive forest fire burning in B.C.'s Cariboo Region continues to sweep eastward as it moves toward Marshall Lake in the Bridge River Valley. Officials said the blaze west of Lillooet, B.C., which doubled in size over the weekend, increased by approximately 20 square kilometres Monday, and now covers 60 square kilometres. The CBC reports. READ MORE
Written by CBC
June 3, 2009, Whitehorse - Fire crews put out a small wildfire Tuesday in Whitehorse, the fourth forest fire in or near the city in the past few weeks. The CBC reports. READ MORE
Written by The Canadian Press
June 3, 2009, Vancouver - Much of B.C. is baking in record temperatures that are heating up the forest fire situation and triggering burning bans in many regions of the province.
Written by Fire Fighting in Canada
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Toronto firefighters remembered the fallen at a ceremony Sunday at the Toronto Fallen Firefighters Memorial at Toronto's harbourfront monument. Photo by John Riddell. 
Written by CBC
June 2, 2009, Fredericton - New Brunswick introduced new legislation Friday to correct flaws in a law that was passed in 2007 but never put into effect after municipalities and fire departments discovered it would have cost $34 million in additional premiums for the firefighters. The CBC reports. READ MORE
Written by Canada.com
June 2, 2009, Nanaimo, B.C. - The Regional District of Nanaimo is proposing a uniform way to train firefighters at all its fire halls. Canada.com reports. READ MORE
Written by Toronto Sun
June 2, 2009, Toronto - The Ontario Fire Marshal's Office says it is now being called in to investigate a fire involving a drug lab every 15 days somewhere in the province. The Toronto Sun reports. READ MORE
Written by The Canadian Press
May 1, 2009 - Halifax, N.S. - Firefighters say they now have an intense brush fire under control on the outskirts of Halifax. Officials say they are starting to open up some streets and allow some residents return to their homes.
Written by The Canadian Press
May 1, 2009, Halifax - More resident have been forced to flee their Halifax-area homes as an intense brush fire continues to burn on the outskirts of the city.
Written by Brantford Expositor
April 30, 2009, Brantford, Ont. - A city councillor wants to take a close look at rules and regulations for lodging houses following a deadly fire earlier this month. The Brantford Expositor reports. | READ MORE
Written by Canada.com
April 27, 2009, Evansburg, Alta. - A volunteer fire department in the Alberta town of Evansburg has been disbanded due to a lack of training, the county's mayor said last Thursday. Canada.com reports. | READ MORE
Written by Discover Moose Jaw
April 23, 2009, Moose Jaw, Sask. - After months of negotiations Moose Jaw city hall and the local fire fighters association now have a tentative contract agreement after personnel committee gave the document their initial approval Monday night. Discover Moose Jaw reports. | READ MORE
Written by Fire Fighting in Canada
April 22, 2009, Guelph, Ont. - The Canadian Volunteer Fire Services Association and online training provider Medteq Solutions, have partnered to make available $1 million in grants for firefighters who want to pursue online training.
Written by CBC
March 18, 2009, St. John's, N.L. - A fire in downtown St. John's Tuesday morning caused serious damage to a house with three apartments, putting eight people out of their homes. The CBC reports. READ MORE
Written by Canada News Wire
March 17, 2009, Vancouver - A Maple Ridge man who set fire to his car with the intent of collecting on the insurance will have to repay firefighters 
Written by Halifax Chronicle Herald
March 18, 2009, Woods Harbour, N.S. - With the last bit of snow finally melted, Colby Brannen decided Tuesday morning to burn some old grass from the front lawn of the house he had been renting for a month. As the Chronicle Herald reports, flames spread rapidly toward the house and by noon firefighters from two counties were battling the blaze in the two-storey home. READ MORE
Written by The Winnipeg Sun
March 17, 2009, Winnipeg - Damage is estimated at about $245,000 after fire gutted a flower shop in Winnipeg’s inner-city Sunday night, a fire department spokesman said today. The Winnipeg Sun reports. | READ MORE

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