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by FFICeditor
Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: Physical Fitness & Nutrition
Topic: Critical Incident Exposure and Firefighters
Replies: 0
Views: 410

Critical Incident Exposure and Firefighters

Came across this interesting study by FIREWELL : Prevalence of Exposure to Critical Incidents in Firefighters Across Canada. Important findings - 96% of firefighters said they had been exposed to a critical incident in their career and 90% said the incident involved one or more deaths. See more here...
by FFICeditor
Wed Feb 05, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: FireFit Championships
Topic: FireFit coming to INTERSCHUTZ
Replies: 0
Views: 428

FireFit coming to INTERSCHUTZ

FireFit will be held at INTERSCHUTZ 2020 for the first time! Registrations are open. For more information: https://www.interschutz.de/en/press/pre ... 29-2020%20
by FFICeditor
Wed Jan 15, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: The Fallen
Topic: Daryl Kretzschmar, owner of PPE Solutions, passed away suddenly at 58
Replies: 0
Views: 446

Daryl Kretzschmar, owner of PPE Solutions, passed away suddenly at 58

The team at Fire Fighting in Canada and Canadian Firefighter would like to our express our sadness and condolences in the death of Daryl Kretzschmar, ardent supporter of the fire service and of ours. Obituary and Service Details Daryl passed away suddenly after a stroke on Saturday, January 11th, 20...
by FFICeditor
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: Recruitment & Career Questions
Topic: Security | Police | Fire Career Expo - March 3
Replies: 1
Views: 362

Security | Police | Fire Career Expo - March 3

Calling all career hunters! Is someone you know considering a career change or choice? Tell them about the #SPFExpo. Why? -Hear a powerful story of resiliency from keynote Kwesi Millington, a nationally known speaker, former -RCMP officer, and subject of the best-selling book Blamed and Broken -Netw...
by FFICeditor
Mon Jan 06, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: Stress & Emotional Wellness
Topic: New podcast! Defining stress and states of mental health
Replies: 0
Views: 458

New podcast! Defining stress and states of mental health

Fire Fighting in Canada has just published a new podcast focused on stress and mental wellbeing. Nick Halmasy, a former firefighter, registered psychotherapist and founder of After the Call, joins host Tom DeSorcy, the fire chief in Hope, B.C., for a conversation about his experience with stressful ...
by FFICeditor
Mon Aug 26, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Recruitment & Career Questions
Topic: Canadian Firefighter magazine’s Career Expo set for Sept. 28
Replies: 0
Views: 639

Canadian Firefighter magazine’s Career Expo set for Sept. 28

Are you considering a career or looking for a job in the fire service? Canadian Firefighter’s Career Expo is on September 28! Join us at the Fire and Emergency Services Training Institute (FESTI), who is our sponsor, for a day of industry discovery. Whether you’re considering a career in the fire se...
by FFICeditor
Mon Aug 26, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Canadian Firefighter magazine’s Career Expo set for Sept. 28
Replies: 1
Views: 576

Canadian Firefighter magazine’s Career Expo set for Sept. 28

Are you considering a career or looking for a job in the fire service? Canadian Firefighter’s Career Expo is on September 28! Join us at the Fire and Emergency Services Training Institute (FESTI), who is our sponsor, for a day of industry discovery. Whether you’re considering a career in the fire se...
by FFICeditor
Fri Jan 25, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: Volunteer
Topic: Shaw Spotlight on Vancouver volunteer firefighter
Replies: 1
Views: 2186

Shaw Spotlight on Vancouver volunteer firefighter

Check out this Shaw Spotlight profile of a Vancouver Island volunteer firefighter titled "Hero Next Door".

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kgSx1Uh ... e=youtu.be
by FFICeditor
Fri Jan 18, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Fire Chief – City of Surrey, B.C.
Replies: 0
Views: 749

Fire Chief – City of Surrey, B.C.

Fire Chief City of Surrey, B.C. Scope As the leader of the Surrey Fire Service (SFS) and a member of the City of Surrey’s senior executive team, the Fire Chief is accountable for the effective delivery of fire suppression, first response, protection, education, prevention and safety services for th...
by FFICeditor
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: Firefighting and Rescue Headlines
Topic: Ontario takes steps to curb devastating barn fires
Replies: 0
Views: 1874

Ontario takes steps to curb devastating barn fires

Jan. 8, 2019, London, Ont. - The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) is hoping to prevent barn fires that not only destroy farm buildings but kill livestock. Each year, there are approximately 80 barn fires causing $18.5 million damage according to the Office of the Fire...