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Vancouver needs 55 more firefighters to address growing demands, union says

By Becca Clarkson, CTV News   

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Jan. 30, 2023, Vancouver – Vancouver firefighters are sounding the alarm over a lack of resources to address the city’s growing demands for emergency services. Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services responded to more than 65,770 calls last year—including 7,000 related to overdoses—representing an 18 per cent increase in demands since 2018. CTV News reports. |READ MORE

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