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Link to article: Minister ready to go to bat for firefighters Brockville Recorder Ontario's rural affairs minister says he is sympathetic to the plight of volunteer firefighters who would have to give up their vacation time to qualify for their... Read more >
Link to article: Seeks council’s OK for firefighter training — again Sault Star For the second time this year, Ed Haley, Prince Township’s fire chief, asked council to endorse the use of naloxone kits by the township’s... Read more >
Link to article: Doctor shocked at lack of naloxone kits in Windsor, police and fire chiefs respond CTV News It's considered a tool to help curb opioid abuse deaths. The province is making emergency naloxone kits available to all 500 police and... Read more >
Link to article: Chatham-Kent's fire chief wants diversity on his crew and he wants it now CBC News "When I picture myself on a fire department, when I put on my helmet and my coat you can't tell if I'm a girl or a guy."... Read more >
Link to article: Reactivation of fire sirens in Mitchell under review Mitchell Advocate After nearly a decade of silence, the fire siren in Mitchell could be reactivated in the not too distant future. Coun. Mike Tam made a notice of motion at the... Read more >
Link to article: Wainfleet fire chief Lee Smith leaves post Port Colborne Leader Wainfleet’s interim fire chief Lee Smith, has left his post with the township just a month after he convinced township politicians to approve hiring a deputy... Read more >
Link to article: Mental health support ‘crucial’ for Humboldt crash first responders Global News Among the sorrow, there has been support. For the families of the Humboldt Broncos, the community and the first responders who were on the... Read more >
Link to article: Two killed in fire at Surrey home growing legal medical marijuana Global News A fire at a Surrey home that was legally growing medical marijuana has claimed two lives. Firefighters were called to a home at 9488 163rd Street on... Read more >
Link to article: Council eyeing 'firemedic' option Sudbury Star Council will consider this week a provincial pilot project to introduce firemedics into the city’s emergency response landscape. “The province’s plan involves... Read more >
Link to article: Fire prevention grant for Cornwall Fire Services Cornwall Newswatch Cornwall Fire Services has received a $5,000 grant to help with spreading the message of fire prevention. A representative from FM Global, a Rhode Island-based... Read more >