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Brian Starkell elected president of CVFSA

Brian Starkell, Nipawin’s former fire chief, has been elected as the national president of the Canadian Volunteer Fire Services Association (CVFSA). Starkell started firefighting in 1976 for the Village of Codette as a junior firefighter. He aged his way to being a regular firefighter, before eventually being appointed as chief of the department.

Midwest Fire hires industry veteran Rich Gasaway as newest sales representative

Midwest Fire Equipment & Repair Company has hired industry veteran, author, speaker, and former Fire Chief Rich Gasaway as their newest sales representative. With 33 years in the fire industry, Gasaway brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the Midwest Fire team.

‘They needed help’: Jasper firefighter reflects on Oregon wildfire experience

International borders or not, fire crews are at the ready to help where they’re needed. Wildfires burned in the western states of the U.S. including Oregon, Washington and California in the summer and through fall. Millions of acres of land were destroyed, towns were levelled, and hundreds of thousands of people were displaced.
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Elias Markou

Well-Being: The mental health crisis and COVID-19

Mental health has been a prevailing health issue among firefighters and COVID-19 has poured gasoline on a fire that may soon be an out of control raging inferno. We must act. Mental health will be one of the defining health issues of COVID-19. By Elias Markou » Read more...
Lessons in ammonium nitrate

Lessons in ammonium nitrate

It’s been just over a hundred years since the Halifax explosion and now there has been another catastrophe in Beirut. The former involving explosives and the latter ammonium nitrate (AN). This shines a light on the importance of understanding ammonium nitrate, fire hazards and safe storage. By Juri Kasemets » Read more...

Residential fire near Quebec City claims man’s life

A man lost his life in a fire that broke out on Saturday night at a residence in Boischatel, just east of Quebec City. » Learn more

Fire at multi-unit building in Cambridge displaces five families

Five Cambridge, Ont., families were displaced after a weekend fire at a multi-unit residential fire. » Learn more

Regional police join investigation of suspicious fires in Kitchener

Waterloo regional police have teamed up with Waterloo Fire Rescue and the Ontario Fire Marshal to investigate several suspicious fires from the past four months. » Learn more

FDSOA Annual Health and Safety Conference

Jan. 18 – 21, 2021
Location: St. Pete Beach, Fla
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OAFC Labour Relations Seminar

Jan. 19 – 21, 2021
Location: Virtual
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Fire Service Association of Nova Scotia Conference

March 26 – 27, 2021
Location: Truro, N.S.
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