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Climate change: Correlation between wildfires, flooding in Nova Scotia

The fingerprints of climate change are all over the supercharged weather witnessed this year in Nova Scotia – and the rest of the country – from raging wildfires to devastating flooding.

B.C. crews hopeful of forecasted heavy rain dampening massive Donnie Creek wildfire

Crews fighting British Columbia's largest ever wildfire are hoping a "heavy, prolonged rain" in the forecast can help them turn the corner on the massive blaze.

Memorial for fallen B.C. wildfire fighter held in Revelstoke

Family, friends and fellow firefighters paid tribute to a 19-year-old woman killed while battling wildfires in British Columbia earlier this month, describing her as hard-working, reliable and positive.

Family remembers Alberta pilot who died fighting wildfire as big man with big heart

A pilot whose helicopter crashed while he was fighting a forest fire in northern Alberta is being remembered as a big man with a big heart.

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Training in a war zone: Edmonton firefighters working together with Ukrainian first responders

Nelson Bate wanted to be a firefighter for as long as he can remember. He loved the service lifestyle and the excitement it could bring. By Brittani Schroeder. » Read More...

From Hire to Retire: Wearable technology: Revolutionizing firefighter health and well-being

The recent rise of wearable technology offers promising solutions for enhancing firefighter health and wellness. By Arjuna George. » Read More...

Back to basics: Be a sweeper, not a patter

When a firefighter is disoriented or lost, it is important for the firefighter to quickly size up where they might be location-wise so this information can be relayed to the Incident Commander, as well as the RIT team. By Mark van der Feyst. » Read More...

Assessing accountability

In the modern fire service, everyone should have an accountability system and be using it. By Scott Wilkinson. » 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

July 28-Aug. 6, 2023
Location: Winnipeg, Man.
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FireCon 2023

Sept. 6-10, 2023
Location: Thunder Bay, Ont.
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FFIC Open Golf Tournament

Sept. 12, 2023
Location: Beeton, Ont.
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Fire-Rescue Canada 2023

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