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Grey Highlands Fire public education engagement strategy for Fire Prevention Week

By Delbert Blakney | October 22, 2020

Sharing Grey Highlands Fire public education engagement strategy for Fire Prevention Week which launched in  Grey…

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Name the FireSmartFox mascot contest.

By Delbert Blakney | October 14, 2020

FireSmart Canada is calling on Canadians to name the new FireSmart Fox mascot! To help connect…

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Fireworks Licencing Course Opportunity, Saturday, November 28, 2020.

By Delbert Blakney | October 8, 2020

Greetings to all fire departments, We are North Star Fireworks Entertainment.  Many of you have…

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Forged inspection documents shine light on Ontario’s troubled building department practices

By Delbert Blakney | October 2, 2020

Interesting article. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/engineering-building-inspectors-ontario-1.5676977    

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Reconciliation Agreement on Construction Codes – Communiqué 2020-17

By Delbert Blakney | October 2, 2020

On August 27, 2020 Ontario signed the Reconciliation Agreement on Construction Codes under the Canadian…

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Passing of Ray McGill

By Delbert Blakney | October 1, 2020

The OMFPOA is saddened to announce the passing of Ray McGill, Director of Education with…

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2021 Annual Training & Education Symposium

By Delbert Blakney | September 23, 2020

The OMFPOA Executive in partnership with the London Fire Department has begun planning the 2021…

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NFPA warn of scam email regarding inspections.

By Delbert Blakney | September 11, 2020

Sharing on behalf of our friends at NFPA… NFPA has been made aware of a…

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OFMEM eBulletin # 004/20 / Cyberbulletin du BCIGSU #004/20

By Delbert Blakney | September 11, 2020

Limitation Periods OMFEM Bulletin #004/20 September 11, 2020 In response to the COVID-19 emergency declared…

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Passing of Ottawa Fire Prevention Officer Arthur Herscovitch.

By Delbert Blakney | September 11, 2020

We are saddened to communicate Arthur’s sudden passing, on Thursday, September 3, 2020, at the…

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Fire Marshal Directive 2020 – 001 (Fire Drills in Schools During COVID-19)

By Vince Tripp | September 9, 2020

Please see the attached Fire Marshal Directive 2020-001 issued under the provisions of the Fire…

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OFM Staffing Announcement – Ryan Betts Retirement

By Delbert Blakney | August 26, 2020

Please see the following staffing announcement from John McBeth, Director (A), Training, Certification and Public…

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