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Training program aims to improve fire protection on First Nations

Fire departments on Oneida Nation of the Thames and Chippewas of the Thames First Nations are working to improve their services in a bid to raise volunteer numbers and make their communities safer. 

Calgary chief raises concerns with response time proposal

Calgary's fire chief doesn't agree with city council’s move to reduce response time targets to 10 minutes for future communities planned to be built on the outskirts of the city, CBC reports. 

Abbotsford to hire new firefighters in response to opioid crisis

The City of Abbotsford in British Columbia is hiring new firefighters to keep up with a spike in calls coming in to the department since the opioid crisis began. 

Dryden hires contract firefighters as labour dispute continues

Nearly two weeks into a dispute between the City and the firefighters association, the municipality has hired four professional firefighters on a contract basis. 
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New approaches to patient care

Extrication expert Chad Roberts discusses new research and changes to how firefighters provide patient care. » Learn more

Making a mayday call, part 3

Canadian Firefighter columnist Mark van der Feyst continues his discussion on mayday calls. In the January issue, he explains how endangered firefighters can determine their location. » Learn more

Canadian Firefighters Curling Association Championships

March 29 - April 7, 2018
Location: Thunder Bay, Ont.
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