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Arbitration complaints made public in London

Smouldering for six years, frustrated London firefighters say their bid to get a new contract with the city has become the longest-running standoff in Canadian firefighting contract history. >> Read full article

Association calls for increased cancer coverage

The Montreal Firefighters Association is calling on Quebec's labour and safety board to do more for its members with cancer. >> Read full article

Motion for firefighters staffing report denied

A motion to request the number of full-time firefighters that Chatham-Kent requires was unsuccessful on Monday. >> Read full article

Origin of Burns Bog determined

A joint investigation into the cause of this summer’s wildfire at Burns Bog in Delta, B.C. has determined it originated around the base of one of the radio towers in the affected area, but the cause of the blaze still hasn’t been identified. >> Read full article

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Laura King

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While the focus at FireCon Friday and Saturday in Thunder Bay, Ont., was hands-on-training for firefighters, political talk in meeting rooms and hallways was equally enlightening. >> Learn More…

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Community worried following a chain of suspicious fires

In the latest episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, Niche TV host Tamar Atik reports on worried residents in a New Brunswick community following a chain of suspicious fires, editor Laura King reports from the FireCon training conference in Thunder Bay, Ont., and High Level Fire Chief Rodney Schmidt highlights the value of regional co-operation during a recent lumber-mill fire. >> Read full article

Teen dies from injuries sustained in fire

Police say a teenager has died days after a house fire that also took the life of a 21-year-old man. The OPP say they're working with the Office of the Ontario Fire Marshal to investigate the cause of the Aug. 30 fire, which happened in the southwestern Ontario town of Dorchester. >> Read full article

Blaze at Selkirk crematorium results in $250,000 in damages

Volunteer firefighters spent more than three hours battling a stubborn blaze at the Voyage Funeral Home crematorium in Selkirk, Man. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Fire Fighting in Canada Firefighter Training Day

Sept. 17., 2016
Location: Mississauga, Ont. >> More Info

IAFF: Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial

Sept. 17, 2016
Location: Colorado Springs, Colo. >> More Info

CAFCE Fire-Rescue Canada

Sept. 25-27, 2016
Location: St. John’s, N.L. >> More Info

SVFFA Fall Fire School and Trade Show

Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2016
Location: Melville, Sask. >> More Info