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by gcameron
Sun Jan 20, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: FireFit Championships
Topic: 2019 FireFit Championships
Replies: 0
Views: 32

2019 FireFit Championships

Mark your calendars for the 2019 Canadian FireFit Championships. Organizers anticipate more than 1,500 firefighters will participate in competitions across the country this year. So far, 16 competitions are scheduled. The year kicks off May 11 and 12 with a competition in Courtenay, B.C., and wraps ...
by gcameron
Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Recruitment & Career Questions
Topic: 2019 Career Expo
Replies: 0
Views: 114

2019 Career Expo

Do you have a son or daughter, relative or friend who’s looking for a good career in the fire service? A 2019 fire, security and police career expo and job fair is being held at the International Centre on Airport Road in Mississauga on Thursday, March 7, 2019 for those who are looking to get into t...
by gcameron
Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Hiring
Topic: 2019 Career Expo
Replies: 0
Views: 171

2019 Career Expo

Do you have a son or daughter, relative or friend who’s looking for a good career in the fire service? A 2019 fire, security and police career expo and job fair is being held at the International Centre on Airport Road in Mississauga on Thursday, March 7, 2019 for those who are looking to get into t...
by gcameron
Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Apparatus and Vehicles
Topic: Latest Trend in Fire Trucks
Replies: 0
Views: 105

Latest Trend in Fire Trucks

Looking for the latest on fire trucks? Have a look at the November issue of Fire Fighting in Canada. In the magazine, associate editor Jayson Koblun notes in an article that manufacturers are tweaking their technologies and making improvements to their equipment. The issue also features winter weath...
by gcameron
Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: Hiring
Topic: 2019 Career Expo
Replies: 0
Views: 185

2019 Career Expo

Do you have a son or daughter, relative or friend who’s looking for a good career in the fire service? A 2019 fire, security and police career expo and job fair is being held at the International Centre on Airport Road in Mississauga on Thursday, March 7, 2019 for those who are looking to get into t...
by gcameron
Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: Stress & Emotional Wellness
Topic: Podcast - Studying the Statistics
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Views: 642

Podcast - Studying the Statistics

Fire Fighting in Canada has just posted a podcast on a study that looked at 10 years of firefighter health and injury data. The study found that cancer caused more than 86 per cent of firefighter fatalities – overtaking cardiovascular disease as the top killer of Canadian firefighters. Authors of th...
by gcameron
Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: Hiring
Topic: 2019 Career Expo
Replies: 0
Views: 914

2019 Career Expo

Do you have a son or daughter, relative or friend who’s looking for a good career in the fire service? A 2019 fire, security and police career expo and job fair is being held at the International Centre on Airport Road in Mississauga on Thursday, March 7, 2019 for those who are looking to get into t...
by gcameron
Thu Nov 29, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Career Expo for Fire Service
Replies: 0
Views: 790

Career Expo for Fire Service

A Fire, Security and Police Career Expo is being held at the International Centre on Airport Road in Mississauga on Thursday, March 7, 2019 . The event is for those looking to get into the various industries. It is sponsored by Firefighting in Canada, Canadian Firefighter, Canadian Security and Blue...
by gcameron
Fri Oct 26, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Stress & Emotional Wellness
Topic: Free online PTSD course for firefighters
Replies: 0
Views: 3425

Free online PTSD course for firefighters

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can affect firefighters. Studies have found that 17 to 22 per cent of first responders are struggling with the problem. With these facts in mind, TargetSolutions, a Vector Solutions brand, has made an online training course available at no cost to the fire servi...
by gcameron
Sun Oct 07, 2018 10:38 am
Forum: Stress & Emotional Wellness
Topic: Podcast on Road to Recovery
Replies: 0
Views: 2052

Podcast on Road to Recovery

Fire Fighting in Canada has just posted a podcast with Chris Howe, an acting captain in the Niagara Falls Fire Department. Chris had mental health issues and battled alcohol and drug addiction for years. He is now eight years sober and enjoying his life and his work. His tale is inspirational and he...