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Three New Fire Regulations under the Fire Protection and Prevention Act are now available on E-Laws

O. Reg. 379/18 Firefighter Certification

O. Reg. 378/18 Community Risk Assessments

O. Reg. 377/18: Public Reports

Public Education and Fire Safety

The Fire Danger Rating For Muskoka Is Now Set At High Muskoka 411

'Crossover conditions' mean high danger of fire in Muskoka Bracebridge Examiner

Keeping Kids Safe Around The Pool Blackburn News London

West Perth Youth Learn Safety On Wheels Blackburn News

Fire Chief warns residents to be careful when cooking Erie Media

Forest fire hazard climbs across NW Ontario Tb News Watch

Want to have a bonfire? A burning permit is required Timmins Today

Sarnia Fire To Enforce Smoke Alarm Law Blackburn News Sarnia-Lambton

Arnprior Fire Department gears up for annual program Inside Ottawa Valley

McDougall fire department checking homes for smoke/CO alarms Parry Sound North Star

Smiths Falls’ acting fire chief says recent fires underscore importance of safe cigarette disposal Inside Ottawa Valley

Research Reports, Articles, and Resources

NFPA Fatal electrical injuries at work

NFPA Non-Fatal Electrical Injuries at Work

Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Fukushima: Lessons Learned to Improve Emergency Preparedness

Centre for Public Safety and Criminal Justice Research Examining the Relationship Between Firefighter Injuries and Fatalities in the Built Environment: A case for reducing the risk to firefighters through adequate firefighting experience, working smoke alarms and sprinkler coverage in buildings

Fire Fighting in Canada Editor’s Blog: A Fit for Fire

Fire Fighting in Canada Building a Holistic Program


Various Dates Grimsby Regional Training Centre Course Offerings

Various Dates Canadian Automatic Sprinkler Association (CASA) Seminars and Symposiums

June 15 Do You Have What It Takes To Pull A Fire Truck? Blackburn News Midwestern Ontario

June 16 #WomenOnFire Windsorite News

June 16 Female first responders aim to prepare next generation of recruits Windsor Star

June 16 Barrie Power and Sail Squadron hosting flare disposal, boater education day Barrie Today

June 23-24 Heroes Festival, Wasaga Beach, ON

June 24-26 2018 CASA Annual Conference Charlottetown, PEI

June 26-28 Pickering Nuclear Generating Station Licence Renewal Hearing, Part 2, Pickering, ON

July 16-19 15th FORATOM-IAEA Management Systems Workshop, Ottawa, ON

July 28 Protection, Forces & Public Safety Career Expo, Toronto, ON

August 13-17 Camp FFIT- Female Firefighters in Training, Ottawa, ON

August 20-22 NFPA 13 Hands-On Installation of Sprinkler Systems: 3-Day Training at Seneca College, Toronto, ON

September 16-19 Fire-Rescue Canada 2018, Ottawa, ON

September 19-20 Provincial Flood Forecasting and Warning Workshop, Brampton, ON

October 3-4 Ontario Disaster & Emergency Management Conference, Toronto, ON

October 22-24 NFPA 25 Hands-on Inspection, Testing and Maintenance of Water Based Fire Protection Systems: 3-Day Training at Seneca College, Toronto, ON

November 3 Ontario Fire Buffs Association Fire Service Collectables Show, Toronto, ON

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Latest Recalls

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RECALLS: Pea shoots, infant clothing make this week's list Muskoka Region News

Chicken burgers recalled. May be contaminated with salmonella Barrie Today

RECALLS: Ottawa Senators onesies, chicken burgers make this week's list North Bay Nipissing

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