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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.

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August 19, 2014 | News,

Statement by CAFC President Chief Gamble on the Transport Safety Board’s final report on the Lac Megantic derailment

OTTAWA- This morning the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its final report into the derailment of a Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway train on 6 July 2013, in Lac-Mégantic, Québec. CAFC President Stephen Gamble provided the following statement: “The safety of our communities is essential and we believe these Transportation Safety Board recommendations are key […]

June 12, 2014 | News,

Join SANOFI, CAFC and Annex Media for a session about Management of Anaphylaxis for first responders!

Win a FREE registration, hotel night to CAFC’s Fire-Rescue Canada 2014 in Ottawa and a free subscription to Firefighting in Canada / Canadian Firefighter and EMS Quarterly subscription

April 23, 2014 | News,

CANADA’S FIRE CHIEFS WELCOME ANNOUNCEMENT FROM MINISTER OF TRANSPORT ON NEW RAIL SAFETY REGULATIONS

The Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs commends Minister Raitt and the Government of Canada for requiring Emergency Response Assistance Plans (ERAP) for the shipment of crude oil, ethanol and other flammable liquid products by rail. The Minister’s announcement today will result in first responders having access to specialized response capabilities when responding to these high risk dangerous goods incidents.

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