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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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Latest News and Events

March 21, 2015 | News,

The Resilience Canada Conference – Emergency Management, Business Continuity and Building Stronger Business Resilience

The Conference Board of Canada is holding Resilience Canada 2015 on April 27th and 28th at the Hyatt Regency in Calgary. This event will be an important look at how organizations today should be revising their business continuity and emergency management plans, as well as a look at how the threats to Canadian critical infrastructure […]

March 7, 2015 | News,

Residents asked to stay indoors after CN train derails, catches fire in northern Ontario

Ontario, causing numerous tank cars to catch fire and spill into a local river system, the railway and provincial police say.

February 27, 2015 | News,

Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs Appoints John McKearney to its Board of Directors

    The Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs, Canada’s Voice of the Fire Service, is pleased to welcome Chief John McKearney to the Board of Directors. With the new governance system in place, the Board has the ability to bring on an additional Dircetor for a year to cover an area of expertise, geography or […]

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