‘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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‘We promote the best person for the job and, quite often, that’s a woman’: A surge in Shuswap female firefighters – Okanagan

‘We promote the best person for the job and, quite often, that’s a woman’: A surge in Shuswap female firefighters – Okanagan

in Feb 06, 2019

[ad_1] According to several online statistics, less than five per cent of firefighters in Canada are women. However, the Columbia Shuswap Regional District says it is working hard to ensure that gender doesn’t define a great firefighter. Case in point: Kara Slous, an on-call firefighter at the Tappen-Sunnybrae Fire Department. “I was a South Shuswap[…]

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