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Firefighters resign over leadership concerns

Dozens of North Huron, Ont., firefighters resigned Thursday over a “breakdown in communication” between the department and municipal leaders, CTV News reports. Firefighters reached a new deal with council after three hours of deliberation Monday night.

Vancouver firefighters respond to more than 6,000 overdose calls

As of early December, Vancouver firefighters responded to more than 6,000 overdose calls so far this year.

Ontario firefighters to carry naloxone

Ontario will offer naloxone to police and firefighters across the province and now has the authority to approve safe injection sites.
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St. John’s man convicted in death of former firefighter

A 29-year-old man has been convicted of second-degree murder in the death of a former firefighter who tried to intervene during an alleged robbery. » Read more

One person in custody after fatal fire

One person is in custody after a man was found dead in a burning home in Kawartha Lakes, Ont., Saturday night. » Read more

Former firefighter receives jail time for stealing from department

A 21-year-old former volunteer who stole cash and an iPad from his department has been sentenced to 45 days in jail on weekends. » Read more

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