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'It's long overdue': Local fire chiefs applauding increased protection for two-hatter firefighters SouthWesternOntario.ca NORTHERN WELLINGTON COUNTY — Two local fire chiefs are applauding the proposed amendments to the Fire... Read more >
Ontario Fire Marshal's office say enough volunteer firefighters remain in Gogama CBC News An official with the Ontario Fire Marshal's office says there are enough volunteer firefighters left in the community of Gogama to protect the town... Read more >
1 dead after fire at downtown Hamilton apartment building CBC News One person is dead after a fire on the 12th floor of a downtown Hamilton apartment building. Emergency crews were called to the multiple-alarm fire at 155 Market Street in... Read more >
Ontario Minister of Labour aims to protect two-hatter firefighters, improve arbitration process The IFP.ca Minister of Labour Laurie Scott has proposed amendments to the Fire Protection and Prevention Act that, if accepted, will protect two-hatter... Read more >
Fatal fire in Ottawa's Carlington neighbourhood CTV News A 92-year-old man has died in an evening fire at a Carlington area apartment. Ottawa Fire received multiple 911 calls around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday reporting heavy smoke and flames coming... Read more >
Essa Fire Chief elected President of the OAFC Madhunt.com Essa Township Fire Chief Cynthia Ross Tustin was elected President of the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs at its annual AGM last week.   Chief Ross-Tustin was a Vice-President... Read more >
Fire chiefs react to provincial ‘double-hatting’ legislation The St. Catharines Standard Fire chiefs in south Niagara are showing both complacency and support for new provincial legislation that now allows full-time firefighters to also... Read more >
Ontario introduces reforms to protect full-time firefighters who ‘double-hat’ as volunteers Global News The Ontario government is introducing reforms to protect full-time firefighters who also serve as volunteer firefighters. Provincial... Read more >
Gogama’s services board responds to resignations CTV News Update: In response to the resignations posted on social media, the Local Services Board of Gogama has issued a public statement. The board says it has not yet received any formal... Read more >
Ontario Association Of Fire Chiefs Applauds The Ford Government For Fire Services Labor Relations Reform TheBigRedGuide.com The Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs (OAFC) applauds the Ford Government for introducing legislation under Bill 57,... Read more >