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In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, University of Alberta researchers receive a grant to examine effects of the Fort McMurray wildfire on firefighters’ health, Sudbury’s fire chief says the city needs to improve fire service, and the number of opioid overdose deaths in British Columbia has declined since December, but fatalities are still at epidemic levels.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, a firefighter is honoured with a medal of bravery, firefighters respond to a toxic chemical spill on Ontario’s highway 401 and new simulation technology has enabled officers in Burlington, Ont., to practice incident command.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, host Tamar Atik reports on labour and management clashes in Montreal over cuts, the City of Guelph challenging a decision to pay the city’s firefighters more than its police officers, and B.C. expanding its presumptive legislation to include more types of cancer.

In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, host Tamar Atik reports on fraud charges against two Ontario firefighters, volunteer firefighters in Sudbury walking away from negotiations, and a review that claims there was no evidence of sexual harassment at the Spaniard’s Bay Volunteer Fire Department.

Plus, Blaine Wiggins, executive director of the Aboriginal Firefighters Association of Canada, discusses the urgency of an Indigenous fire marshal’s office.

In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, public fire educators Samantha Hoffmann and Tanya Bettridge, and NFPA Canadian director Shayne Mintz explain the importance of reaching every audience with fire safety messages.

In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, host Tamar Atik reports on OPP laying more sexual assault against the fire chief in Kingsville. Brampton Fire Chief Michael Clark talks about driving home fire-safety messages after a fatal fire this week. Plus, Toronto Fire Chief Matt Pegg explains the challenges crews faced in a huge downtown fire.

In today’s episode ofFire Fighting in Canada This Week, Fire Chief Bill Boyes explains why Barrie firefighters are the first in Ontario to carry naloxone; and a stubborn industrial fire challenges firefighters in Brantford, Ont. Plus, Fire Chief Len Garis provides results of a study that shows the benefits of white shirts rather than dark uniforms for chief officers.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, host Tamar Atik reports on damaged police and firefighter monuments in Moncton, and two-hatters in Caledon, Ont., fighting to keep their part-time positions. Plus, columnist Jason Clark talks about the importance of fire-ground experience for up-and-coming officers.

In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, Port Colborne Fire Chief Tom Cartwright calls on government to provide resources for fire-safety messaging, two-hatters in Halton Hills, Ont., await a union ruling, and columnist Tim Llewellyn explains the value of the leader line.
host Tamar Atik reports on a man arrested and charged after setting fire to three major buildings in Newfoundland, and the $9.5 billion cost of the Fort McMurray wildfire. Plus, editor Laura King was on location at the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs labour-relations seminar.

In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, host Tamar Atik reports on more sexual assault charges being laid against the fire chief in Kingsville, Ont., and the finding that a fire that killed four seniors in a Toronto apartment building was intentionally set. Plus, new extrication columnist Chad Roberts explains the importance of practise, practise, practise.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, host Tamar Atik reviews the top news stories of 2016
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, host Tamar Atik reports on the top magazine stories of 2016.

In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, host Tamar Atik reports on an Ontario fire chief being charged with sexual assault and sexual exploitation, presumptive legislation introduced for Newfoundland and Labrador firefighters, and a review by the Ontario Office of the Fire Marshal into service levels in Sault Ste. Marie.

In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, host Tamar Atik reports on Vancouver firefighters wanting help to address fentanyl overdose calls, and a fatal crash investigation involving a fire tanker and an SUV. Plus, Comox Fire Chief Gord Schreiner explains how his department conserves water.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, host Tamar Atik reports on a lack of insurance coverage for Kitchener, Ont., firefighters; and a spike in fentanyl overdoses in Winnipeg that’s also posing a risk to firefighter-paramedics. Plus, Ed Brouwer emphasizes the need for incident commander training at volunteer departments.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, host Tamar Atik reports on a study that shows there are more fire-related injuries in Windsor, Ont., than 14 other surveyed municipalities. The NFPA’s Shayne Mintz discusses the improved 1851 PPE standard. Plus, Fire Chief Don Jolley talks about British Columbia’s new training standard.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, host Tamar Atik reports on the Ontario Professional Fire Fighters’ Association’s release of a video that criticizes paramedic response times; and the B.C. Court of Appeal has ordered a new trial for a former fire chief convicted of sexual assault. Plus, public education officer Phillip Shuster discusses an interesting way to educate the millennial generation on the importance of fire safety.

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In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, host Tamar Atik reports on a wage freeze for firefighters in Medicine Hat, Alta., and a trial date being set in Abbotsford, B.C., for a lawsuit against an SCBA manufacturer. Plus, Fort Garry Fire Trucks’ Brian Nash talks safety.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week host Tamar Atik reports on council in Winnipeg questioning firefighter absences; a call for more staff for Yellowknife’s fire department and a forestry professor saying more Canadian wildfire research is needed.

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