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February 21, 2019
Career Expo

Cape Breton Regional Fire Service seeks smaller budget

The Cape Breton Regional Municipality's fire service in Nova Scotia is one of the few departments seeking a budget reduction next year. The deputy chief of operations, presented a draft budget to the CBRM's fire and emergency services committee in Sydney.

Retiring Ontario Fire Marshal thanks first responders

Ross Nichols thanked first responders for making Ontario a safer place to live on his final day as Fire Marshal of Ontario. He posted a public letter and statement on Twitter to the women and men on the front line, thanking them for their service.

Registration for 2019 Career Expo now open

The 2019 fire, security and police career expo and job fair is being held in Mississauga, Ont., on Thursday, March 7 for those who are looking to get into the various industries. Pass this on to anyone you know who may be interested in a career in either the fire, police or security industries.
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Wellness: Former fire chief talks about pre-PTSD

PTSD is finally an issue being talked about more often within the fire service, but what do we know about pre-post-traumatic stress syndrome? Associate editor of Canadian Firefighter Jayson Koblun reports on a session he sat in on at the 2018 Fire Service Women Ontario professional development symposium about pre-PTSD. » Learn more
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Fit for Duty: How strong should you be?

Firefighter and engineer Sherry Dean asks in the January issue of Canadian Firefighter, “How strong should a firefighter be?” She says the question has many different answers depending on the expected performance of a firefighter on the fire ground. » Learn more

Firefighter struck by vehicle while responding to collision

A 30-year-old Winnipeg woman faces drunk driving and other charges after a firefighter was struck at an accident scene. » Read more

Fire destroys Timiskaming First Nation arena

The Timiskaming First Nation near Notre-Dame-Du-Nord, Quebec, has lost its new ice rink. Police and fire crews arrived to find the new First Nation community centre’s roof had collapsed and then caught on fire. » Read more

Saanich firefighters rescue bear cub stuck in tree

Fire Chief Dan Wood of the Saanich Fire Department on Vancouver Island reports that some residents had a more eventful Family Day than they might have anticipated when some of his firefighters were called to deal with a bear cub up a tree. » Read more

CFFCA Championships

Mar. 14 to Mar. 23, 2019
Location: Kelowna, B.C.
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A. Michael Mullane Political Training Academy

Mar. 22 to Mar. 28, 2019
Location: Silver Spring, M.D.
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IAFC Wildland Urban Interface Conference

Mar. 23 to 29, 2019
Location: Reno, Nev.
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OAFC Annual Conference & Trade Show

May 3 to 4, 2019
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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OAFC FireCon

Sept 5 to 7, 2019
Location: Thunder Bay, Ont.
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