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Twelve Calgary fallen firefighters added to city memorial

The Calgary Fire Department commemorated 12 fallen firefighters who died due to occupational illnesses with a ceremony at the Police Officers and Firefighters Tribute Plaza.

Federal prediction says parts of Canada could see wildfires through winter

There is potential for increased wildland fire activity from eastern Alberta through to central Ontario at least until the end of this month, federal wildfire forecast says.

Canada commits to funding for wildfire equipment

The federal government is funnelling more money into six provinces and territories to procure specialized wildland fire fighting equipment and hire more personnel.

Province still assessing where 17 new fire trucks for the north will go

Ontario is still deciding which Northern Ontario communities will get the recently announced fire safety equipment funding.

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Learning to fight wildfires on the front line

A group of fire fighting students from Lakeland College’s Emergency Training Centre were deployed to Parkland County, Alta. to help fight a raging wildfire. They learned how to be firefighters in real-life scenarios outside the classroom. By Elena De Luigi. » Read More...

Spotlight on working smoke alarms

Twelve years of collected data shows how a smoke alarm outreach program increased the presence of working smoke alarms by 60 per cent across Canada. By Larry Thomas, Samar Al-Hajj, Len Garis and Ian Pike. » Read More...

New firefighter safety handbook on solar electricity, battery storage systems

A new firefighter safety handbook provides information on how to protect firefighters in situations involving solar photovoltaic and battery storage installations. By CFF staff. » Read More...

Bricks in a wall: Resiliency as a core skill in the modern fire service

How to build mental resilience as a firefighter. By Bill Dungey. » 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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