Lydia Wilcox

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2024 Symposium – Hold the Date

After our very successful Symposiums in London, we did not have a department or chapter volunteer to host the 2024 Symposium. Your executive team has been working hard to ensure the Symposium would go on. We have now secured a venue. The 2024 Symposium will be held in Richmond Hill, at the Sheraton Parkway Toronto

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Holiday Safety with Laura King

Here is the link for the combined OAFE/OMFPOA workshop with NFPA’s Laura King tomorrow: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEkd–grjkpHtTooEpKqni5O6cyuBX8zWPz

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The Canada Fire Engineering Summit

The Canada Fire Engineering Summit is a full day of important information about Li-ion batteries and storage systems, Federal and Provincial code harmonization, new technologies and initiatives in Fire Protection, and Building Life Safety Failures. Four panels of experts providing insight and information, which includes our very own president, Vince Tripp. It happens on Tuesday,

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Lydia has been a Fire Prevention Officer with Kitchener Fire since 2019. After spending 11 years as an operational firefighter Lydia fulfilled a childhood dream to become an FPO. Lydia is grateful to have had the experience as an operational firefighter, however prevention and education is her passion.

During her time in the fire service Lydia has achieved a Master in Public Administration from Western University, an Emergency Management Certification from Ryerson and Diversity and Inclusion Education through Centennial College.

Lydia sits on the board of Fire Service Women Ontario, raises puppies for Dog Guides Canada and likes chilling with her Great Dane Winston.