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Written by Montreal Gazette

April 9, 2008, Laval, Que. - A Laval restaurant was the scene of two separate fires early Wednesday morning that destroyed much of the building. The Montreal Gazette reports. READ MORE

Written by Greater Toronto Airport Authority
April 9, 2008, Toronto - The first of its kind in Canada, today the GTAA launched the largest public access defibrillation program at Toronto Pearson  International Airport in partnership with the Medtronic Foundation.
Written by The Canadian Press
April 9, 2008, Mont-Laurier, Que. - Police say a blaze at a Quebec seniors' home has claimed one victim.
Written by Regina Leader-Post

April 9, 2008, Ralph and Regina, Sask. - Canadian Pacific Railway is saying there is likely to be no environmental impact due to a Monday morning derailment in southeastern Saskatchewan that involved three trains. The Regina Leader-Post reports. READ MORE

Written by The Caledon Enterprise
April 9, 2008, Bolton, Ont. - A worker at a Bolton, Ont., concrete firm was taken to hospital with serious injuries last Thursday after falling into an industrial hopper, the Caldeon Enterprise reports. READ MORE
Written by Barrieadvance.com
April 9, 2008, Barrie, Ont. - Communications operator Sharon Phillips-Laidlaw with the City of Barrie Fire and Emergency Service has been named the Tri-Service Public Safety communicator of the year. Barrieadvance.com reports. READ MORE 
Written by Halifax Chronicle-Herald

April 9, 2008, Springhill, N.S. - Victims and fire personnel say quick action by Dave Chute saved the lives of four people in a burning building in Springhill early Tuesday morning. The Halifax Chronicle-Herald reports. READ MORE

Written by Thunder Bay Chronicle-Journal
April 9, 2008, Thunder Bay, Ont. - A charge laid against the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre by Thunder Bay Fire & Rescue is the result of a misunderstanding, according to a statement released by the hospital‘s director of communications. The Chronicle-Journal reports. READ MORE
Written by Winnipeg Sun

April 9, 2008, Winnipeg - As authorities prepare for a seasonal peak in firebug activity, city police have apprehended a 10-year-old boy who they believe set 32 fires during a six-month spree of terror. The Winnipeg Sun reports. READ MORE

Written by Chatham Daily News

April 7, 2008, Chatham, Ont. - Three Chatham youths are charged with arson after a log they set on fire got out of control in Chatham park, the Chatham Daily News reports. READ MORE 

Written by Nelson Wyatt, The Canadian Press
April 7, 2008, Quebec - Canada's oldest French-language military regiment got some good news Sunday when it was discovered that a large part of its archives were spared from a devastating fire that ripped through its 121-year-old armoury.
Written by Canadian Red Cross

April 3, 2008, The Canadian Red Cross recognizes that compression-only CPR is an acceptable alternative for those who are unwilling, unable, untrained, or are no longer able to perform full CPR.

Written by Ottawa Citizen

April 2, 2008, Ottawa - A ladder truck at the fire station closest to a fire in which a two-year-old boy died was not in service during the fatal blaze due to staffing shortages, says the union representing Ottawa firefighters. The Ottawa Citizen reports. READ MORE

Written by Orillia Packet & Times
April 1, 2008, Orillia, Ont. - People living in low-lying areas prone to flooding should take precautions, says Severn Township fire Chief Eric Dowell. The Orillia Packet & Times reports. READ MORE
Written by The Canadian Press
April 1, 2008, Digby, N.S. - A fire at an apartment building in Digby, N.S., forced the evacuation of more than 40 people Monday night from the three-storey building.
Written by The Canadian Press
March 31, 2008, Shawinigan, Que. - Firefighters in Shawinigan, Que., say they've found the remains of man killed when a home apparently exploded.  
Written by The Canadian Press

March 31, 2008, Sombra, Ont. - Ontario Provincial Police say a 52-year-old woman is dead after a fire broke out in an apartment building south of Sarnia on Sunday.

Written by London Free Press
March 31, 2008, London, Ont. – The London Free Press reports that a fire that destroyed the Southwestern Ontario farmhouse of a biker facing eight counts of first-degree murder was accidental, but police are still searching the property. READ MORE
Written by Bracebridge Examiner
March 28, 2008, Bracebridge, Ont. - More than half a dozen firefighters have resigned from their duties in Windermere after disagreements over safety and problems with communications went un­resolved last Wednesday evening. The Bracebridge Examiner reports that at last count, at least seven volunteer firefighters from Station 7 in Windermere quit the Muskoka Lakes Fire Department last week, leaving a large hole in the community’s emergency response. READ MORE
Written by The Canadian Press
March 27, 2008, Sandon, B.C. - Two buildings in an historic Kootenay village in southeastern B.C. are in ashes after a fire in the town was once called the Monte Carlo of North America.

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