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Written by Carey Fredericks
Sept. 27-30, 2009, Winnipeg, Man. Click here for more photos.
Written by Carey Fredericks
Fallen firefighters Kenneth Rae and Raymond Walter from the
North Perth Fire Department in Listowel, Ont., were remembered
Thursday as heroes who devoted their lives to their families, their
communities and the fire service.
Click here for more photos.

Written by Carey Fredericks
Winnipeg firefighter Jay Shaw, a regular contributor to Fire Fighting in Canada, was in New York City for the 10th anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. Jay and his travel companions, Winnipeg firefighter Phil Kennedy and Calgary firefighter Darren Tomczak, toured the city, visited fire halls, met dozens of Canadians firefighters in New York to pay tribute to the 343 firefighters lost on 9-11, and had experiences they will never forget. Read Jay’s blog on our home page.
Written by Fire Fighting in Canada
From Sunday's memorial march through the streets of Fredericton to the hands-on training and the closing banquet, our MFCA video highlights activities and events from the 97th annual Maritime chiefs conference.
Written by Fire Fighting in Canada
Fire chiefs and officers watch the aerial rise for a group photo at the Maritime Association of Fire Chiefs conference in Fredericton, N.B., July 17-20.  
Written by Fire Fighting in Canada
The Ontario contingent at the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Fire Services conference in Gander June 17-20 with NLAFS  president Vince MacKenzie (second from left): Kitchener Fire Chief, OAFC president and FFIC columnist Tim Beckett, FFIC editor Laura King, and Woodstock firefighter and FFIC/CFF columnist Mark van der Feyst.  
Written by Stefanie Croley
Highlights from the FDIC Atlantic firefighter training weekend, June 3-5, 2011, at Acadia University in Wolfville, N.S. Visit for more information on this annual fire department information conference, sponsored in part by Fire Fighting in Canada, and the Firehall Bookstore.

Written by Fire Fighting in Canada
The Nova Scotia Firefighters School's mobile burn unit was a hit at FDIC Atlantic.
Written by Carey Fredericks
The 59th annual Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs conference and trade show wrapped up Wednesday evening in Toronto. The OAFC festivities began with the annual Fire Fighting in Canada golf tournament on Friday, April 29, carrying on a tradition of fun and camaraderie. Scroll down to see photos of Wednesday evening's closing banquet, the educational seminars, the trade show and the golf tournament. Click on the images to see the photos at full size. Photos by Laura King and Stefanie Wallace.
Written by Fire Fighting in Canada
April 1, 2011 – More than 5,000 fire and life safety professionals are expected to attend the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)’s 2011 Conference & Expo, held from Sunday, June 12 to Wednesday, June 15, at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.
Written by Cole Hersee
Jan. 3, 2011, Boston, Ma. – Cole Hersee Company has been acquired by Littelfuse, Inc. of Chicago. The combined company says it will be well positioned to better serve OEMs and aftermarket customers in the heavy vehicle sector.
Written by W.S. Darley
Dec. 22, 2010 – W.S. Darley & Company was selected winner of the annual Illinois Family Business of the Year Award (in the medium-sized business category), sponsored by Loyola University Chicago Family Business Center.
Written by NFPA
Dec. 6, 2010, United States – The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recently announced the creation of a Fire Service Technical Panel to assist with the organization’s development of a safety training program to help emergency responders prepare for the growing number of electric vehicles on the road.
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