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Legacy Leadership Grant Program announced for Lake Country firefighters

The Lake Country Fire Department announced a new LCFD Legacy Leadership grant program to its members on May 28. The grant program is a unique new support for career advancement in fire service leadership specifically for active LCFD members.

Village of Zeballos temporarily suspends fire department

Village of Zeballos temporarily suspends fire department

Multiple departments battle blaze at former paper mill

Multiple fire departments responded to a fire at the former Bowater Mersey Papermill in Liverpool, N.S., Monday evening.

Brandon’s 1st female firefighter retires after blazing new trail in Manitoba city

Robin Chant became the first woman firefighter paramedic with the City of Brandon’s emergency services back in 1994. As she hung up her helmet for the final time earlier this week, she was literally in the driver’s seat.
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Current Issue 

Recipe Rescue: Why recipes fail

When we have a recipe fail or talk to other people about their recipe failures, it more than often will come down to one, or some of these reasons. By Patrick Mathieu » Learn more


By 2100 the number of wildfires could rise by 50 per cent, and governments are unprepared for wildfires that burn for weeks over thousands of square kilometres with the ability to potentially impact millions, says a new report from the United Nations. By Laura Aiken » Learn more

Back to Basics: Which aerial to use?

What makes these types of aerial trucks different, and which one do you choose to use? In this edition of Back to Basics for Fire Fighting in Canada magazine, let’s explore the basics of the different types and what they are used for. By Mark van der Feyst » Read more

Firehall Forum

For the latest on hiring, recruitment and more, visit Firehall Forum. » Read more

The latest research on firefighter mental health

In this episode of Fire Fighting in Canada: The Podcast, host and Fire Chief Tom DeSorcy talks to Joy MacDermid, Firewell’s scientific director and co-author of “Canadian career firefighters’ mental health impacts and priorities.” This study interviewed 39 career firefighters on how they viewed their mental health needs, experiences and resources. » Listen now

MAFC Conference and Trade Show

June 2-4
Location: Dauphin, Man.
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BC Fire Expo and FCABC Education Summit

June 5-9
Location: Victoria, B.C.
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