TRP 2022-234 - Introduction of 9-8-8 as the three-digit abbreviated dialing code for mental health crisis and suicide prevention services and Northwestel Inc.’s application for modified implementation of ten-digit local dialing  ... Read more >
Elizabethtown-Kitley Fire Department has a new deputy chief InsideOttawaValley.com   Greg Healy accepted the deputy fire chief and fire prevention and training co-ordinator position for the Elizabethtown-Kitley Fire Services (EKFD),... Read more >
Officials reflect on Wheatley blast one year after explosion rocked town BlackburnNews.com   It’s been one year since the explosion in downtown Wheatley and many who lived it and dealt with it are reflecting on the sombre... Read more >
'Highly intrusive': Court quashes mandatory drug testing of airport firefighters Saskatoon StarPhoenix   An Ontario court has struck down the Ottawa airport’s plan to conduct unannounced, random drug tests on its... Read more >
How Thorold's Fire Department Is Helping Lower Insurance Costs For Some Residents iheartradio.ca   Thorold Fire has been recognized for its ability to shuttle water into situations where there is no access to a fire hydrant. The... Read more >
Volunteer firefighter service in urgent need of new recruits Yahoo!News   Over the past few years, fire departments in northwestern Ontario have been losing members. In hopes of building back their roster, the Alberton, Chapple, Emo... Read more >
St. Marys and Zorra fire departments train together to build partnership; Mutural-aid agreement prompted joint training between the two departments Meltwater   As part of an ongoing mutual-aid agreement between the St. Marys and Zorra... Read more >
Seneca and Brampton Fire & Emergency Services partner to boost representation among firefighters CEO.ca   A new partnership between Seneca and Brampton Fire & Emergency Services (BFES) will offer students and... Read more >
Mike Guest is Renfrew's new fire chief CityNews   Mike Guest, who was appointed acting fire chief of the Renfrew Fire Department in November of 2021, is now the town’s first director of emergency and fire ... Read more >
The time-bomb town Ontario didn’t defuse Globe & Mail   Before its downtown core – built on the remains of old gas wells – exploded last summer, Wheatley, Ont., warned the province repeatedly about dangerous leaks... Read more >