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Research Reports, Articles, and Resources

CNSC Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission 2016-2017 Annual Report – Safety First

NIST Identifying Vulnerable Populations to Death and Injuries from Residential Fires

US Fire Administration Topical Fire Report Series: Heating Fires in Residential Buildings (2013-2015)

US Fire Administration Topical Fire Report Series: Portable Heater Fires in Residential Buildings (2013-2015)

US Fire Administration Coffee Break Bulletin: The Importance of Pilot Testing Your Community Risk Reduction Program

Fire Prevention Week Activities

Fire Prevention Week, October 8-14, 2017 – Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out! OFMEM

Statement from Minister Goodale on Fire Prevention Week Public Safety Canada

#FirePreventionWeek Twitter

Fire Prevention Week in Otterville Norwich Gazette

Girl Guides Get a Lesson in Fire Prevention and Taking Guelph Transit Guelph Mercury

Dryden Fire Service Hosts Open House Dryden Observer

Petawawa FD Hosts Open House Pembroke Daily Observer

A Closer Look: Escaping Fire Requires Advance Planning London Free Press

Fire Prevention Week Under Way Northern News

Township Spreads the Message During Fire Prevention Week King Weekly Sentinel

St-Etienne Hosted Launch of Fire Prevention Week Sudbury Star

Practice Makes Perfect – Prepare Your Home Escape Plan Wellington Advertiser

Sharing Fire Safety Message Through Open Houses Erie Media

Every Second Counts, Plan Two Ways Out Welland Tribune

Walkerton Fire Department Open House Southwestern Ontario News

Chief Discussion Mitchell Advocate

Check Out Fire Prevention Week at Devonshire Mall Windsorite

Barrie Fire: Well Connected to Our Community YouTube

Spike in Fire Deaths Brings Urgency to Fire Prevention Week Messaging CBC News

Uxbridge Fire Brings Home Safety Message to Schools Durham Region News

Ensure Your Home is Fire Safe During Fire Prevention Week Durham Region News

Safety Starts with Planning; Escape Routes Part of Fire Prevention Week Message Thunder Bay Chronicle Journal

Hanover Fire Department Open House Bayshore Broadcasting

Families Encouraged to Attend Hanover Fire Open Houses Steinbach Online

Smoking is a Leading Cause of Fatal Residential Fires in Chatham-Kent Blackburn News

Township Spreads the Message During Fire Prevention Week King Weekly Sentinel

Fire Prevention Week: Guelph Fire Department Urges You to Plan Two Ways Out Global News

Firefighters Urging Residents to Have Two Ways Out CTV News

Quinte West Fire Department Open House This Saturday Inside Belleville

Open House Held at Peterborough Fire Station 3 to Launch Fire Prevention Week Peterborough Examiner

Barrie Fire Holds 14th Annual Great Home Escape Night Barrie Today

Fire Prevention Not Just About Visiting Schools, Checking Smoke Alarms Niagara This Week

Welland Fire Department Spreading Safety Message Welland Tribune

Pelham Fire Department Prepares for Fire Prevention Week Erie Media

Know Your Fire Escape Plan Waterloo Record

Well-Attended Fire Station Open Houses in Morrisburg and Iroquois Cornwall Standard-Freeholder

Why Cooking is the Number One Cause of Fires in London CBC News

Planning Two Ways Out Blackburn News

Minto Fire Plans Spook-Tacular Party Wellington Advertiser

Many Fires Caused by Careless Cooking Wellington Advertiser

Every Second Counts, Plan Two Ways Out: Renfrew Fire Department Inside Ottawa Valley

Preventing Home Fires Kenora Online

Fire Prevention Week: Every Second Counts When Fire Strikes Windsor Star

Editorial: Practice Fire Safety and Thank a Firefighter Caledon Enterprise

Plan Fire Escape Route, Officials Urge Paris Star Online

Grim Reality Behind Hamilton Fire Department’s Open House Hamilton Spectator

Escape Plan Key Message During Fire Prevention Week in Windsor CTV News

Tour the Essex Fire Stations This Wednesday Windsorite

Fire Officials are Putting on a Push to Get Residents to Organize Two Escape Routes Stratford Beacon-Herald

Looking to Celebrate Fire Prevention Week? Barrie Firefighters Have You Covered Simcoe News

Fire Prevention Week 2017: Every Second Counts, Plan Two Ways Out Global News

Every Second Counts Theme for Fire Prevention Week Cambridge Times

Fire Prevention Week a Reminder to Be Prepared Thunder Bay NewsWatch

The OAFC has Partnered with Lowes and First Alert Canada to Host Fire Prevention Education Events Across Ontario OAFC

Meals on Wheels Clients Learn About Fire Safety CTV News

Fair Provides Perfect Opportunity to Spread Message Brantford Expositor

Fire Prevention Focus for Next Week St Catharines Standard

No Open House This Year Pembroke Daily Observer

Practice Your Home Fire Escape Plan During Fire Prevention Week Muskoka 411

Fire Prevention Week is October 8 to 14 Caledon Enterprise

Plan for a Fire Escape: Brant Fire Chief Brant News

Fire Prevention Week The Oshawa Express

Open Houses at Fire Hall, Operations Centre Niagara This Week

Fire and Smoke Move Faster That You- Have a Fire Escape Plan Ready City of Mississauga Newsroom

Lincoln Fire Rescue Hosting Open House Niagara This Week

Fire Prevention Week 2017: Install Smoke Alarm It’s the Law Niagara This Week

Fire Safety the Focus in Prince Edward County Quinte News

Officials Send Safety Message During Fire Prevention Week Kickoff Orillia Packet & Times

Be Prepared, Plan Your Escape, Urges Scugog Fire Department Durham Region News

Minto Firefighters to Be Out in the Community During Fire Prevention Week SouthWestern Ontario News

Renfrew Fire Chief Marks 25th Year, Says Fire Prevention is Key Inside Ottawa Valley

You May Only Have Seconds Kenora Online

Community Invited to Fire Prevention Week Kickoff Event on Saturday (Sept. 30) Inside Halton

Fire Prevention Week Open House September 30 Erie Media

Doors Open Burlington and Fire Prevention Week Kicks-Off Inside Halton

Richmond Hill Fire Prevention Week Open House on September 30 York Region News

Public Education and Fire Safety


Various Dates Grimsby Regional Training Centre Course Offerings

October 18-19 Security Canada International Security Conference and Exposition, Toronto, ON

October 23 Operational Stress Injury (OSI) Conference, Toronto, ON

October 23-25 NFPA 13 Hands-on Training Class at Seneca College, Toronto, ON

October 25 South Western Ontario Fire Trade Show, Leamington, ON

October 25-27 Canadian Risk and Hazards Network’s 14th Annual Symposium 2017, Halifax, NS

November 2 CASA and in Partnership with the Mississauga Fire Department - Authority Having Jurisdiction Fire Sprinkler Symposium 2017, Mississauga, ON

November 3 Ontario Association of Emergency Managers and Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management Offer an Educational Session on Mental Health in the EOC, Toronto, ON

November 3-5 Fire Service Women Conference and AGM: “A Fire Service for Everyone”, London, ON

November 4 Ontario Fire Buffs Association Annual Meeting and Fire Service Collectables Show and Sale, Toronto, ON

November 21 Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs (OAFC) Fire Service Roundtable, Niagara Falls, ON

November 22-23 OAFC Midterm Meeting, Niagara Falls, ON

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