Lydia Wilcox

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The Ontario Fire College is revamping the NFPA 1031-I course into a blended version. As part of that process the team working on the course is developing several practical exercises. In the online portion of the course there will be at least two “simulated” inspection type case study assignments. To improve the student experience, they

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Passing of Assistant Division Chief Madelaine Crevier

We received the sad message below from Brampton Fire and Emergency Services. Condolences from the OMFPOA and our members to the family of Assistant Division Chief Madelaine Crevier, and Brampton Fire and Emergency Services.    It is with a heavy heart that I must convey the news of the passing of Assistant Division Chief Madelaine

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Fire Prevention Week – Canadian Style (video)

On July 19th, Laura King talked about the 2023 edition of ‘Fire Prevention Week’, with the theme: Cooking Safety Starts With You. Pay attention to Fire Prevention. This session focused specifically on Canadian content, and where you can find information in both English and French. Find the video here

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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.