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Volunteer firefighters to be exempt from Bill 148's on-call provisions

Ontario's Ministry of Labour is planning to amend its fair workplaces legislation after municipalities said it would bankrupt volunteer fire departments.

Former Cape Breton volunteer pleads guilty to arson

A former volunteer firefighter has pleaded guilty to 14 counts of arson for fires set over the summer of 2016.

Red Deer firefighter receives bravery award

A firefighter was honoured with the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta's Award for Bravery earlier this month for his efforts to stop an intoxicated driver behind the wheel of a school bus in June.

Toronto firefighters find body in burning vehicle

Toronto Fire Services have confirmed a body was located inside a burning vehicle in the city’s west-end early Tuesday morning, Global News reports.
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Best practices for patient care

Canadian Firefighter’s extrication expert Chad Roberts explains the steps to proper patient assessment and care in his latest column. » Learn more
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Autism awareness changes incident response

Assistant editor Lauren Scott finds that first responders across Canada are using autism awareness training to better serve individuals on the spectrum. » Learn more

OAFC Hicks Morely Labour Relations Seminar

January 17-18, 2018
Location: Toronto
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