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Firefighter cancer Bill C-224 has passed

Bill C-224, an Act to establish a national framework for the prevention and treatment of cancers linked to fire fighting, received royal assent on June 22 and will become law.

Historic settlement reached in class action lawsuit against City of Leduc

A settlement has been reached in a class-action lawsuit against the City of Leduc, Alta. for workplace misconduct against female employees, including female firefighters.

New German technology aims to quickly detect wildfires

As Canada continues its record-breaking wildfire season, there is a need for innovative solutions that will bring new technologies to the market.

P.E.I. will have civil servants ready to fight wildfires after 10 days training

About 70 provincial civil servants have signed up to become wildfire fighters as part of the provincial government's plan to better prepare Prince Edward Island for future fire seasons.

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From Hire to Retire: How to build resilient teams

Teams are the backbone of many organizations, especially the fire service. As any team leader knows, forming a group is easy, but building a strong and resilient team is a difficult task. By Arjuna George. » Read More...

Every fire rescue professional is a leader

After more than 35 years in the fire service, one of the most valuable lessons I learned was to be comfortable with knowing that I am not an expert at everything, and then having the courage to admit what I do not know – and then, importantly, to seek out what I needed to know. By Len Garis. » Read More...


As is the case for most career departments across the country, Toronto has struggled to find candidates other than white males who qualify for jobs as operational firefighters. By Laura King. » Read More...

Forcible Entry: Choosing, using and maintaining the irons

For the better part of 60 years, the irons have been the staple for most of the fire departments in North America when it comes to forcible entry. By Andrew Brassard. » Read More...


Leading by example

Waskesiu Fire Chief Les Karpluk joins Fire Fighting in Canada: The Podcast to talk about leadership in the fire service, building relationships and trust, and how to recognize young leaders on your team. » Listen now


MFAC Atlantic Fire Leadership Conference

July 5-7, 2023
Location: Halifax, N.S.
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World Police and Fire Games

July 28-Aug. 6, 2023
Location: Winnipeg, Man.
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IAFC Fire-Rescue International

Aug. 16-18, 2023
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
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FireFit Worlds and Canadian National Championships

Sept. 7-11, 2023
Location: Spruce Meadows, Alta.
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