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Quebec forest fire situation continues to improve with rain but risks remain: SOPFEU

The forest fire situation in Quebec is improving after recent rain, the province’s wildfire prevention agency said Monday, though large blazes continue to burn and fire risk remains high in dry areas along James Bay.

Expanded cancer coverage for Ontario firefighters takes effect

Previously announced increased cancer coverage for Ontario firefighters is now in effect.

Canada’s climate adaptation plan gives a nod to Indigenous knowledge as wildfires burn

Indigenous communities remain on the front lines of the climate crisis, suffering the worst effects of climate disaster and tragedy.

Former Markham fire chief publishes first novel

Former Markham, Ont. fire chief Donald McClean has published his first book.


Optimize, Enhance, & Simplify Workflow Management to Ensure Safety

CityReporter is an innovative management, inspection, and tracking software that increases efficiency while reducing risk exposures for fire departments across North America. By modernizing workflows, CityReporter provides fire departments and code enforcement personnel with the tools to meet their code-based inspection requirements, plan for equipment replacements, and view everything on a map. » Learn more

Trainer's Corner: Fighting wildfires

Although we have already entered the 2023 wildland fire season, it is never too late to review firefighter safety. By Ed Brouwer » Read More...

Every fire rescue professional is a leader

It has been my privilege to write the forward for Every Fire Rescue Professional is a Leader, a carefully crafted book that provides a recipe to follow for leaders in public safety and fire service organizations. By Len Garis » Read More...
Sponsored Spotlight 

A Field Guide for Homicide, Coroner and Arson Investigators

The overall purpose of conducting a fire death scene investigation is to find the truth of the matter. The families of all the victims have the right to know exactly what happened. A secondary pupose is to document the investigation for the purpose of presenting it within a courtroom at some future date. Fire, Coroner and Homicide investigators have only one shot at getting the scene right. They must do it correctly the first time, every time! » Learn more
In Case You Missed It 

Back to Basics: Primary search — focus on the floor

One of the basic fire ground operations that is completed at every structure fire is a search. By Mark van der Feyst » Read More...

The Roof Hook

I will introduce you to the roof hook and its great design, along with debunking several of the misconceptions that can surround it, and in doing so I hope this can help the firefighters I know who are currently working in Canada trying to bring this great hand tool north of the border to become a staple on our apparatus as it should be. By Nathan Pocock » 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...


World Police and Fire Games

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

Date: Aug. 16-18, 2023
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
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