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In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, a government audit has found that dozens of First Nations reserves lack the resources to fight fires, the president of the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs talks about working with the Quebec association on training and fire prevention, and Fire Fighting in Canada columnist Samantha Hoffmann recommends fire departments learn the art of storytelling for more effective public education.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, a training death inquest in Ontario has focused on a lack of oversight for third-party training providers, two-hatter firefighters in Caledon, Ont., were tried in a closed-door tribunal on Monday, and Canadian Fallen Firefighters Foundation director Wayne Jasper explains how traumatic incident tracking sheets may help departments address mental-health issues proactively.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, a fire chief is missing as flood waters continue to rise in British Columbia’s Interior, the City of Sault Ste. Marie has ended its employment agreement with its fire chief, and editor Laura King reports from the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs 65th annual conference and trade show.



In today’s episode ofFire Fighting in Canada This Week, a dramatic crane rescue tests the skills of Toronto Fire Service’s high-angle rescue team, editor Laura King reports from Indianapolis, andFire Fighting in Canadacolumnist Ed Brouwer stresses the importance of training for achievement.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, an end to the longest contract dispute in Canadian firefighting history, Whitehorse is testing an unconventional new wildfire prevention program, and Fire Fighting in Canada columnist Vince MacKenzie says raised awareness of PTSD may have an impact on recruitment.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, a tentative deal has been reached that could end a long-standing contract dispute between firefighters and the City of London, Ont., emergency managers from across northwestern Ontario met last week in Dryden at the Northwest Response Forum, and training officer Domenic Guaragna explains his department’s new operating guidelines for elevator rescue.

In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, a bill that that would require building owners to identify lightweight construction has passed its second reading in Ontario legislature, a date has been set for an inquest into deaths of two men killed in separate swiftwater training exercises, and Fire Chief Arjuna George urges Canadian departments need to rethink their onboarding programs.
In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, a state of emergency was declared after the only grocery store in a remote Manitoba community was destroyed by fire, fire officers from across northeastern Ontario met last weekend in Hunstville, and a British study finds that firefighters have a higher risk of suffering heart attacks.

In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, fire chiefs from across Canada were in Ottawa last week to meet with MPs about fire-service issues, the Liberal government announced in its March 22 budget funding for families of fallen firefighters, and First Nations fire chiefs want an inquest into fire deaths.
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.
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