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Calgary firefighter challenge raises tens of thousands for cancer charity

By Aryn Toombs, LiveWire Calgary   

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June 6, Calgary – More than 50 Calgary firefighters have died in the past couple of decades from occupational cancer. Cancer caused by firefighting remains the leading cause of line-of-duty deaths for these men and women across the nation as well. It’s with this sobering fact in mind that the Calgary Firefighter Stairclimb Challenge returned on June 5, after having been postponed since 2019 because of the pandemic. LiveWire Calgary reports. | READ MORE

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