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Mayor wants union president’s pay agreement scrapped

Winnipeg's mayor says an agreement made by the previous administration requiring the city to pay 60 per cent of firefighter union president Alex Forrest’s salary and benefits should be ended immediately.

OAFC Midterm Meeting round up

Fire service leaders from across Ontario gathered at the Niagara Falls Hilton hotel for the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs (OAFC) midterm meeting from Nov. 22-23, 2017.

Firefighters’ union examining response to fatal fire

The firefighters’ union in Oshawa, Ont., says it’s looking into the availability of fire resources in the wake of deadly fire that killed four last week.

Consultant investigates morale issues at Essex fire department

A decision to suspend a long-time volunteer firefighter in Essex, Ont., for several weeks without pay has triggered an independent review of morale issues in the fire department.
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Firefighter overcomes obstacles to compete at Invictus Games

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Life gets busy, but busy firefighters still need to eat. As food columnist Patrick Mathieu writes, proper nutrition is essential to keep firefighters healthy during hectic times. » Learn more
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Third British Columbia driver runs over fire hose

For the third time this month, a British Columbia driver has ran over a fire hose while a nearby building burned. » Read more...

Fire forces 200 people from their homes

An overnight fire forced about 200 people from their homes on Montreal's South Shore early Wednesday morning. » Read more...

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