View As Webpage | View Archives | Email a Friend

MMMM d, yyyy

Essex firefighters reach 4-year deal with town

Firefighters in Essex, Ont., have reached a four-year deal with the town extending to Nov. 30, 2021, which lays out wages, a uniform allowance, medical reimbursement and license renewals.

Terry Harrison makes court appearance in criminal negligence trial

After a brief initial court appearance on Jan. 24, Terry Harrison is scheduled to return to the Ontario Court of Justice in Walkerton on Feb. 14. Harrison, owner of Herschel Rescue Training Systems, is charged with criminal negligence causing death in connection with a deadly swift, cold-water rescue training exercise in 2015.

Sarnia firefighters to begin carrying naloxone

Sarnia firefighters will be using naloxone nasal spray for emergency treatment of painkiller overdoses, indicates a report to city councillors.
Sponsored Message 
Career Expo

Canadian Firefighter Career Expo 2018

Canadian Firefighter Career Expo is over 50% sold out! Don’t miss the opportunity to learn from and network with top Chiefs, working firefighters and HR experts in fire service recruitment.

This year’s agenda will ensure you understand Candidate Testing Services, how to nail your resume, portfolio and interview, and a day in the life of a firefighter including what’s expected of rookies. Experienced Chiefs from large municipalities will let you know what they are looking for when recruiting, and you can even take a shot at a mock interview with one!

Whether you are interested in a career as a firefighter, or have training and are looking for employment, Firefighter Career Expo is holding the door open for you. >> Learn More
Featured News 

Set your department’s core values

Fire Chief Arjuna George says departments should be guided by a set of core values that inspires members. » Learn more

A lifetime of learning in 18 months

Canadian Firefighter columnist Jennifer Grigg reflects on overcoming obstacles and instructing at the Ontario Fire College. » Learn more
Sponsored Message 
Firehall Bookstore

Learn to make the right choices with The Right Seat

In The Right Seat: Officer Development Beyond the Textbook DVD set, Chief Dave Casey and Capt. Chris Niebling delve into the world of officer interpersonal skills and decision-making.

Using scenarios portraying real-world situations, the DVDs address various relational issues that company officers face in the firehouse, in the public, and on the fire ground. Each scenario is followed by a panel discussion with active company officers. >> Order Now!

Officials looking to Surrey for opioid response strategies

Emergency service officials across Canada and the United States are looking to Surrey, B.C., for innovative ways to respond to the opioid crisis. » Read more...

New sentencing dates for former Cape Breton firefighters

New sentencing dates have been assigned to two former volunteer firefighters who have pleaded guilty to arson charges. » Read more...

Fire captain killed in head-on collision

Firefighters across British Columbia are paying tribute to a Cranbrook fire captain killed in a car crash in the Interior on Saturday. » Read more...

Firefighter Career Expo

February 10, 2018
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
» Learn More

Firehouse World Exhibition and Conference

March 4-8, 2018
Location: San Diego, Calif.
» Learn More