Fire academy coming to Coaldale high school – Lethbridge

in Mar 27, 2019

At a press conference on Wednesday, Palliser Regional Schools announced that students in Grades 11 and 12 at Coaldale’s Kate Andrews High School will soon be able to participate in a fire academy. READ MORE: Lethbridge fire recruits near end of training: ‘I’ve pushed them very hard’ “It’s going to be a two-year program. Students[…]

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Trent Hills mayor Bob Crate talks the future of the region following massive fire, job losses

Trent Hills mayor Bob Crate talks the future of the region following massive fire, job losses

in Mar 06, 2019

[ad_1] Campbellford was dealt two blows recently-first, a major fire at Nicholson Brothers Concrete and Construction, and then Dart Cup announced that it was closing, putting dozens out of work by the end of the year. But Mayor Bob Crate is optimistic, and says big things are on the horizon for the municipality. [ad_2] Source[…]

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‘Our job is to be there for the community’: Halifax firefighters help less fortunate – Halifax

‘Our job is to be there for the community’: Halifax firefighters help less fortunate – Halifax

in Mar 02, 2019

[ad_1] For the sixth year in a row a number of Halifax firefighters spent their Saturday giving back to the community that they serve. “Subbing in for Hunger” sees them take donated items like food, toiletries and clothing, bag them up in individual care packages and deliver them to the less fortunate. READ MORE: Nova[…]

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Nova Scotia lagging on support for firefighting-related cancers – Halifax

Nova Scotia lagging on support for firefighting-related cancers – Halifax

in Mar 01, 2019

[ad_1] In 2003 labour laws in Nova Scotia related to firefighters contracting cancer on the job rivalled any other province in Canada but without any revisiting since being enacted, other provinces have caught up and passed the one-time country leader. The NDP introduced a bill to start the spring sitting that would see ovarian, breast,[…]

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Former fire chief sues City of Vernon after job loss

Former fire chief sues City of Vernon after job loss

in Feb 20, 2019

[ad_1] Vernon’s former fire chief has filed a lawsuit against the City alleging it terminated him without cause or notice and didn’t offer to accommodate his disability. Keith Green filed the lawsuit in B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver on Thursday. Green was relieved of his duties as fire chief last August. Later that month, the[…]

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OPP charge former Gananoque fire chief with fraud – Kingston

OPP charge former Gananoque fire chief with fraud – Kingston

in Dec 13, 2018

[ad_1] The previous fire chief for Gananoque and Leeds and Thousand Islands is facing 25 charges. Police say that Gerry Bennett, an Elgin resident, was charged as a result of an investigation into “irregularities at the Town of Gananoque, the Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands and the Gananoque Firefighters Association.” READ MORE: Gananoque[…]

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