January 20, 2023 - The Global Fire Sprinklers Market research report is a professional and in-depth analysis of the current market situation with a specific focus. The study is a valuable resource for companies and everyone interested in the industry because it provides crucial information on the state of the global Fire Sprinklers Market.
January 5, 2023 - Atira CEO Janice Abbott: "It's not like our staff don't already say to people, 'Please don't smoke in your rooms, please don't smoke in the hallways.'" A Vancouver non-profit housing operator paid out $63,760 in fines over the past six years for false fire alarm calls triggered largely by smokers living in and visiting a single B.C. government-owned hotel that it manages downtown.
October 22, 2022 - A research station used to study climate change near Fort Simpson, N.W.T., was almost completely destroyed by an unusually late-season wildfire last weekend. The damage to buildings and research equipment is expected to cost more than a million dollars, but the driving forces behind the Scotty Creek Research Facility have already committed to rebuilding it.
October 15, 2022 - Firefighting crews were able to gain ground access and contain a wildfire that broke out Friday morning east of Horseshoe Bay. Donna Powers, communications director for the District of West Vancouver, said while smoke was initially reported to be coming from the slopes of Cypress Falls Park near the neighbourhood of Caulfeild, the fire is actually burning further north on Eagle Ridge.
March 15, 2022 - Keno City, Yukon, is one step closer to having fire protection services in its community. A new fire safety champion program from the territorial government will be piloted in the community of about two dozen residents, about 335 kilometres north of Whitehorse.
Jan 27, 2022 - The Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) is taking home fire safety education to the next level with a new virtual reality, 360-degree house fire flashover and sprinkler comparison video created with actual fire footage.
Jan 12, 2022 - A group of fire fighting and fire safety organizations is imploring Congress to pass legislation improving public housing and older high-rise buildings’ fire safety.
Dec 2, 2021 - There’s a joke in the sprinkler and storage industries that you don’t design an early suppression fast response (ESFR) sprinkler system around a building – you design the building around the ESFR sprinkler system.
Oct 7, 2021 - Smoke detectors are not just there to be waved at with a tea towel when you burn dinner. Learning why they make certain sounds, and how to act on those sounds, could save your life. Annual campaign runs Oct. 3-9; this year's theme is 'learn the sounds of fire safety'.
Sep. 13, 2021 - Cooler seasonal weather and precipitation, combined with the hard work of firefighters from B.C., Canada and abroad to contain and extinguish fires, means that B.C. can allow the state of emergency to end and return to a standard emergency response.
Jul. 22, 2021 - Even though it's early in B.C.'s wildfire season, resources are already spread thin and the province is $60 million over its budget, the local wildfire service said Thursday.
Jul. 20, 2021 - Less than a month after B.C. ended its record-breaking state of emergency due to COVID-19, the province is entering a new one. This time, however, it's not because of the pandemic but because of wildfires in the province.
Jun. 8, 2021 - The City of Iqaluit issued a reminder about the importance of ventilating electronic devices while they are being charged after an overheated device caused an apartment fire early Tuesday morning.
Apr. 3, 2021 - In B.C., fire season typically runs from April 1 to October 1. The BCWS says over the past 10 years, the yearly average is 1,356 wildfires burning 347,000 hectares. Though the 2021 wildfire season is only three days old, BCWS data shows that 10 fires have already been reported this year.
Mar. 26, 2021 - Halifax’s Camp Courage is expanding their first responder camps across Canada.
The camp initiative, which runs from two to eight days, is designed to introduce young women aged 15 to 19 to careers as first responders, primarily paramedics, police officers, and firefighters. Each camp serves up to 24 women.
Mar. 15, 2021 - Ontario is providing $5 million in funding to help municipal fire services address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jan. 4, 2021 - No one was hurt in fire, says company’s general manager. When a fire happens the fans are immediately shut off to limit oxygen getting to the flames. That creates a lot more smoke and cuts down the flames, he added.
Dec. 18, 2020 - Take a look at how departments across the country are celebrating the holiday season by giving back to their communities. Also, in this edition, you will see the Canadian Mental Health Association expanding its firefighter program across Canada.
Apr. 26-30, 2021 - Virtual
The International Association of Fire Safety Science (IAFSS) is delighted to announce that the 13th International Symposium on Fire Safety Science will be held as a virtual event during the week of April 26 to 30, 2021, hosted by the University of Waterloo, Canada. The Symposium is the premier fire safety science meeting in the world.
May 14-20, 2021 - Virtual
The British Columbia Fire Training Officers Association, more commonly referred as the BCFTOA, is dedicated to gathering information on training standards and providing this information to fire departments so they may effectively and safely train their members.
Conference Series starting in May 2021 and continuing through March 2022
Join us for our year-long 125th Anniversary Conference Series taking place now! This conference series consists of programs designed to bring knowledge and expertise to your fingertips. Choose from 10 diverse topic areas designed to provide you with the information you need to get your jobs done safely and with confidence.
May 31-June 10, 2021 - Virtual
Our conference officially begins June 6 but there will be opportunities to log on starting May 31 to see nominations, resolutions and reports, for example. You will also be able to visit the online trade show we are calling the Marketplace and have opportunities to network including video chats.
July 30, 2021, 8:00AM - Virtual
This webinar will take a closer look at fire loss from an environmental prospective. We will discuss both wildfire and structural fire claims and discuss the different approaches for each type of loss.
September 21-22, 2021 - Virtual
This forum, held virtually over two half days, will attract over 130 attendees from across Canada made up of architects, engineers, fire officials, property managers, fire protection consultants, manufacturers, government and academia.
November 9-11, 2021 - Online
The purpose of the Conference is to provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of the most recent research and industrial developments in the theoretical and practical aspects of safety and security engineering.
April 26, 2022 - Indianapolis, United States
The North American Fire Training Directors (NAFTD), comprised of the 50 states and the Canadian provinces and territorial training directors, will conduct its annual spring meeting. On an annual basis, the collective efforts of the members of NAFTD provide training to more than one million career and volunteer fire service personnel in the United States and Canada.
May 5-6, 2022 - Online
International Conference on Structural Fire Safety Engineering and Design aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Structural Fire Safety Engineering and Design.
August 8-9, 2022 - New York, United States
International Conference on Recent Advances in Fire Safety Engineering and Applications provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Recent Advances in Fire Safety Engineering and Applications.
December 7, 2022 - Virtual
Those responsible for workplaces and other buildings to which the people have access can help reduce the risk of fire by taking responsibility for and adopting the right behaviours and procedures to minimise the risk of fire. Preventing fires in the workplace is aided by creating a risk assessment which will identify what could cause a fire to start, i.e. sources of ignition (heat or sparks) and substances that burn, and the people who may be at risk.
March 13, 2023 - Online
On completion delegates will be able to:
May 4-6, 2023 - Ontario, Canada
The OAFC 2022 Trade Show is the largest fire and emergency trade show in Canada. The show boasts over 250 booths and fire vehicles and is proud to host the largest and most successful gathering of fire service manufacturers and suppliers in Canada. The Trade Show offers direct access to sales teams who supply Ontario's fire departments with the important lifesaving apparatus, gear and services that they rely upon every day! The show is open to everyone in the fire service and is included in all registration packages.
June 14, 2023 - Online
Health & Safety Adviser Workshops brings you an exclusive CPD-certified workshop for health and safety managers, led by Michael Ellerby, Chartered Safety and Health Practitioner, Chartered Chemist and Director of LRB Consulting Limited.
July 3-4, 2023 - Ottawa, Canada
International Conference on Wildland Fire Management, Protection and Safety aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Wildland Fire Management, Protection and Safety. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Wildland Fire Management, Protection and Safety.