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Alberta expands cancer coverage for firefighters

Alberta firefighters who are diagnosed with ovarian and cervical cancer will now receive workers’ compensation benefits and supports.

OAFC Midterm Meeting round up

Fire service leaders from across Ontario gathered at the Niagara Falls Hilton hotel for the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs' (OAFC) Midterm Meeting from Nov. 22-23.

Ontario fire departments support Wounded Warriors Canada

Wounded Warriors Canada wrapped up its "Slip on your RED" epaulette campaign for the fire service with a cheque presentation at the OAFC office in Ajax, Ont., on Jan. 12.
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Career Expo

Canadian Firefighter Career Expo 2018

Canadian Firefighter Career Expo 2018 is your gateway to a rewarding career in the fire service. Learn from and network with working firefighters and industry leaders.

The day will include presentations on what it’s like to work as a firefighter, opportunities in the field and a special panel and mock interview session.

Whether you are interested in a career as a firefighter, or have previous training and are looking for employment, Career Expo is holding the door open for you. >> Learn more
Current Issue 

How a Canadian city stopped fire-setting youth

Read Part 1 of a series exploring how Regina Fire & Protective Services managed an escalating problem with children setting fires in the city's North Central neighbourhood. The story continues in the next issue of Fire Fighting in Canada. » Read more..
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Modern chiefs have increased responsibilities.

The modern world is complicated, and as Bill Boyes writes, this means fire chiefs are tasked with more challenges and responsibilities than ever before. » Read more...

First Alert alarms for your community protection programs

First Alert, Canada’s most trusted brand in home safety, can provide your department with a variety of products to aid in your community protection programs.

First Alert offers different types of smoke alarms, carbon monoxide alarms, and combination alarms, available through the Firehall Bookstore.

With a variety of different alarms, there is sure to be an alarm that fits your community needs and budget. >> Order Now!

Patient breaks through ice during rescue effort

Firefighters and police officers took turns keeping a patient who was suffering from hypothermia warm after he fell through the ice during a rescue effort. » Read more

Montreal firefighters battle pair of overnight blazes

Firefighters responded to a call late Sunday and early Monday to battle a pair of fires that broke out in the city’s north end. » Read more

Crews battle scrap yard fire

An “intense” fire that broke out in a Weyburn, Sask., scrap yard threw flames as high as 22 metres into the air on Wednesday evening. » Read more

Firefighter Career Expo

February 10, 2018
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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IAFC Wildland Urban Interface Conference

February 27 - March 1, 2018
Location: Reno, Nev.
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Firehouse World Exposition and Conference

March 4-8, 2018
Location: San Diego, Calif.
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