Donate

About us

The Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs (CAFC) is an in-dependent, non-profit organization with a voluntary membership. Founded in 1909, CAFC was incorporated in 1965 under the Canadian Corporations Act with its head office in Ottawa, Canada.

The CAFC is the national public service association dedicated to reducing the loss of life and property from fire, and advancing the science and technology of the Fire and Emergency Service in Canada.

Learn More

Action

Latest News and Events

February 20, 2015 | News,

Canada’s Fire Chiefs Welcome the Introduction of New Legislation to Strengthen Rail Safety and Accountability

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, ON –Today, the President of the Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs (CAFC), Fire Chief Paul Boissonneault issued the following statement in response to the introduction by The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, of the Safe and Accountable Rail Act. “Canada’s Fire Chiefs applaud the Government of Canada and the […]

February 19, 2015 | News,

Canada’s Fire Chiefs Welcome Announcement From Quebec Labour Minister Sam Hamad on New Sprinkler Requirements

Ottawa, ON – Today, the President of the Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs (CAFC), Fire Chief Paul Boissonneault, issued the following statement in response to the announcement by Quebec Labour Minister Sam Hamad that the province will be making automatic sprinklers mandatory in most seniors’ residences: “The Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs commends Minister Hamad […]

February 17, 2015 | News,

Quebec to require automatic sprinklers in seniors’ homes

Five days after the release of the coroner’s report on the deadly fire in L’Isle-Verte last year, Quebec announced that it will enact one of its central recommendations: Automatic sprinklers will become mandatory in nearly all certified old-age homes, Labour Minister Sam Hamad said Tuesday.

Donate Join Facebook