June 26, 2015 Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs and Council of Canadian Fire Marshals and Fire Commissioners Receive Funding to Establish National Fire Information Database
May 28, 2015 Answering the Call: Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs partners with Alberta Fire Chiefs Association to improve nation-wide access to volunteer recruitment tools

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 28, 2015 Ottawa, Ontario – In an effort to celebrate the contributions of volunteer firefighters, while inspiring others to join them, the Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs signed an agreement with the Alberta Association of Fire Chiefs to expand their volunteer recruitment campaign across Canada. “Increasing the reach of this campaign […]

May 28, 2015 Railways announce new mobile app to give Canadian first responders real-time dangerous goods information

OTTAWA, May 28, 2015 — Canada’s railways are launching their new AskRail app, aimed at providing emergency responders with real-time information about a train’s rail-car contents in the event of an emergency. Through AskRail’s mobile interface, developed by the Association of American Railroads and its members, including CN and CP, emergency responders across North America will […]

May 8, 2015 Transport Canada Fire Department Survey

Transport Canada, with the support of the Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs and the Provincial/Territorial Fire Marshals and Fire Commissioners, is requesting your participation in a Canada-wide survey of fire departments (attached).

May 4, 2015 Harper Government to recognize contributions of Canadians to public safety

The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today launched the inaugural call for applications for the Ministerial Commendation for Exemplary Service. The Ministerial Commendation for Exemplary Service honours Canadians (individuals or groups) who are making exceptional contributions in the areas of national security, border strategies, law enforcement, or emergency management, […]


(Ottawa) – Today, the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP), Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs (CAFC) and Paramedic Chiefs of Canada (PCC) joined together to express their support for the Government of Canada’s announcement that a full 20 MHz of 700 MHz spectrum will be designated for public safety broadband use, and that $3 […]

April 15, 2015 CAFC Professional Development

The Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs Online Leadership Portal is here offering online professional development courses for CAFC members.

April 9, 2015 NFPA Launches Home Fire Sprinkler Grant Program for North America

To further the life-saving impact of home fire sprinklers, the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) Fire Sprinkler Initiative today announced the launch of a new grant program to help fund sprinkler advocacy campaigns across North America. The Bringing Safety Home Grant Program will assist as many as 10 selected safety advocates with up to $10,000 grants to support activities that showcase […]

April 2, 2015 Fire Professional Awareness Survey

The purpose of this survey is twofold. First, we are attempting to identify the primary sources that fire service professionals go to for material relating to the profession. Not long ago, venues were limited. Training and upgrading was done by an instructor in a classroom or field setting. Basic material was assembled in a textbook […]

March 21, 2015 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 […]

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