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CAFC makes recommendations ahead of federal 2024 budget

The Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs has made several recommendations ahead of the federal 2024 budget.

Lambton College to host National and World FireFit Championships

Lambton College is set to host the 2023 Canadian FireFit National and World Championships at the college’s Sarnia, Ont. campus this month.

OAFC awards mental health bursaries to 20 fire departments

The Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs has awarded mental health bursaries to 20 fire departments across the province.

N.S. fire chief wants protection for volunteers who respond to emergencies while on the job

A fire chief in Digby County, N.S., is calling for provincial legislation that would stop employers from reprimanding volunteer firefighters if they leave work to respond to an emergency.

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Training your trainers: How Halifax Regional Fire Emergency is keeping their division in check

Halifax firefighter and training officer Trevor Marshall talks trends in firefighter training with Canadian Firefighter’s editor Brittani Schroeder. By Brittani Schroeder. » Read More...

Stop Bad: Call Signs for Life

Using tasks as call signs, a firefighter might have his call sign changed several times during the same incident and will likely have a different call sign at his next incident. By Gord Schreiner. » Read More...

Front Seat: Leave valuable lessons for young firefighters

We are constantly bringing new members to the trucks as our veterans retire. Let’s face it, one day we will be leaving the department, taking all of our years of service with us. By Jason Clark. » Read More...

Recipe rescue: Super seafood

I’ve learned over the years through my cooking classes that, as much as people really love it, they can be intimidated by cooking seafood at home. By Patrick Mathieu. » Read More...


Fire fighting from a provincial perspective

Hailing from Nova Scotia, retired Fire Chief and Minister of Natural Resources and Renewables Tory Rushton chats with host and retired Fire Chief Tom DeSorcy about the challenges of volunteer fire fighting in small rural towns, taking an organized approach to advocate for more resources, the importance of networking, how provinces can incorporate the local fire service to strengthen wildfire response, and navigating discussions around deploying crews to other areas in need. » Listen now


Fire-Rescue Canada 2023

Sept. 17-20, 2023
Location: Halifax, N.S.
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Firehouse Expo

Sept. 25-29, 2023
Location: Columbus, Oh.
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Canadian Wildfire Conference

Oct. 26, 2023
Location: Kelowna, B.C.
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