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VFIS of Canada – Firefighter Insurance

Canada's largest insurer of firefighters. Check out the plans here: VFIS of Canada.

Fire Service Exemplary Service Medal Program – Online Application Form

The Fire Services Exemplary Service Medal, created on August 29, 1985, honours members of a recognized Canadian fire service who have completed 20 years of service, ten years of which have been served in the performance of duties involving potential risks, and were employed on or after the date of creation of the Medal. Recognized fire services include Canadian fire departments, fire marshals' offices, fire commissioners' offices and the Canadian Forces fire services. Exemplary service is characterized by good conduct, industry and efficiency.

An Exemplary Service Medal nomination form has been developed to facilitate the nomination process. The form(s), duly completed and signed, shall be forwarded, by e-mail only, to, for processing by the Chancellery of Honours. For further information on the nomination process or on any aspect of the Exemplary Service Medal programs, please contact the program officer by e-mail at the electronic address mentioned above, or by calling 613.993.8200 or 1.800.465.6890 (toll free).

Maritime Fire Chiefs' Association

The Maritime Fire Chiefs Association (MFCA) is a non-profit organization with a voluntary membership. Founded in 1914, and dedicated to reducing loss associated with fire.

Fire Service Association of NS

The FSANS Standards Committee is actively working on developing policies for minimum standards for the Nova Scotia Fire Service.

Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs

An independent, non-profit organization with a voluntary membership representing approximately 3,500 fire departments across Canada, whose primary mission is to promote the highest standard of public safety in an ever changing and increasingly complex world to ensure the protection of the public through leadership, advocacy and active collaboration with key stakeholders. CAFC acts as 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.

Canadian Volunteer Fire Service Association

The Canadian Volunteer Fire Services Association is a national organization created to benefit the community by maintaining and strengthening Canadian volunteer fire services through the provision of education and training, administration and organizational standards for volunteer firefighter units.

Canadian Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Honouring the fallen! The Canadian Fallen Firefighters Foundation was created to HONOUR and REMEMBER firefighters who have been killed in the line of duty and to SUPPORT their families. The CFFF is a registered charity and operates by fundraising.

The Canadian Firefighters Memorial

The Canadian Firefighters Memorial is located in the heart of Canada's Capital at LeBreton Flats, site of the Great Ottawa Fire of 1900. It is a national monument to all firefighters in Canada and their contributions to the health, safety and prosperity of our nation. Here is a site that contains many images of the memorial:

Page Honouring LDFD Member and Canadian Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Ottawa

Honouring Doug Greek, a retired Captain, honourary firefighter, and now Sargent at Arms for the Lunenburg & District Fire Department. This web page outlines Doug's service to the Town of Lunenburg and the Canadian Fallen Firefighters Foundation. As you explore the website, you'll find it to be part of a blog looking at the history of the Memorial in Ottawa.

The Canadian Firefighters Museum

In Port Hope, Ontario, The Canadian Firefighters Museum opened its doors in 1984. Since then the Museum has evolved into a national centre for documentation, preservation, education and celebration of Canadian firefighting heritage and safety awareness. The Museum houses a collection of artifacts that tell the story of the vital role that firefighters have played in the lives of communities across Canada. The Museum strives to represent all Canadian firefighters – professional or volunteer, industrial, military, wild land, or airport. The apparatus collection focuses on three eras: Hand Drawn and Hand Powered (1754-1902), Horse Drawn (1850-1938), and Motorized (1907 to present day).

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