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Ontario cancels 2020 mock emergency exercises

The Ontario government announced today that municipalities will not be required to conduct their annual mock emergency exercise this year.

Quebec sends firefighters to California to help battle wildfires

Sixty firefighters from Quebec have arrived in California to help battle the wildfires ravaging the state, Canada’s answer to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s plea for international help with the crisis.

Bunker Gear launches fundraiser for Canadian Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Bunker Gear has teamed up with Fireground to sell apparel for their 4THEFALLEN Campaign, which aims to raise money for the Canadian Fallen Firefighters Foundation, a registered non-profit charitable organization dedicated to honouring all of Canada’s fallen firefighters whether they be volunteer, full time, industrial, military, urban, rural, wildland, airport or marine.

Secure Your Cubby Holes with New Zico 1” QUIC-STRAPS

Ziamatic’s iconic, all-weather, hook & loop utility straps are now available in a thinner 1” width—the ideal choice for securing smaller equipment, compartment shelves, and apparatus cubby-holes.

Constructed of the same heavy-duty nylon as their wider 2” cousins, these flexible straps offer reliable control and extraordinary holding power at an extremely cost-effective price. Order yours today and get TWO footman’s loops included with each strap for quick and easy installation.

Don’t go another day without securing those compartments!

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The power of a story

The power of a story

In organizations and leadership, storytelling is a powerful leadership technique and can be used as a tool for imparting a memorable lesson. We are hardwired to engage and immerse with a story. Here’s how you can use it to teach lessons and inspire action within your department. By Laura Aiken. » Read more...

Study explores wildfire smoke health effects

A recent research report from the University of British Columbia’s School of Population and Public Health found that exposure to wildfire smoke affects the body’s respiratory and cardiovascular systems almost instantly. By Brieanna Charlebois. » Read more...
Firehall Bookstore

Order Now for Fire Prevention Week

This year’s FPW campaign, “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!™” works to educate everyone about the simple but important actions they can take to keep themselves, and those around them, safe in the kitchen. Cooking is the #1 cause of home fires and home fire injuries.

Firehall Bookstore has everything you need to educate your community, from ready-to-use kits, such as the best-selling Fire Prevention Week in Box, to brochures, safety tips sheets, printable activities, logos, and much more.

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Fire destroys marijuana grow-op near Kelowna

RCMP have taken over the investigation into a Monday morning fire at a legal grow op near the Kelowna, B.C., airport. It happened on Old Vernon Road just after 6 a.m. on Monday, in a barn-like structure. » Learn more

Toronto firefighters rescue man who fell into construction site

Fire crews rescued a man who fell into a downtown Toronto construction site overnight Sunday, say police. Emergency officials were called to the site near Peter and Richmond Streets just before 3 a.m. Monday morning. » Learn more

Blaze destroys building that housed daycare in Granby

A fire Sunday night in a Granby, Que., building housing a daycare centre left the structure a total loss, the Sûreté du Québec said Monday. The building was vacant at the time and no one was injured. » Learn more

Canadian Firefighters Memorial

September 13, 2020
Location: Virtual
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CAFC Fire Rescue Canada

September 13 - 16, 2020
Location: Virtual
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EMS World Expo

Sept. 14 - 18, 2020
Location: Virtual
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