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Leadership in Action

By Graham Pawlett, President, CVFSA Last year, we embarked on a major change for the CVFSA. After holding our AGM in Ottawa for nine consecutive years, we mad two major changes. First, we took the event on the road to Wolfville, Nova Scotia and were generously hosted...

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Meet the CVFSA Awards Committee for 2018

Later this week the CVFSA will announce the winner of this Year’s Lifetime Achievement Award.  We just wanted to briefly reflect on the committee of professionals who were tasked with selecting this year’s recipient. The committee was a gender-balanced committee...

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CVFSA LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

You can now submit your nomination for the  2018 Lifetime Achievement Award. Nominations are due by June 08th, 2018. (Nominations received after June 8th may be considered for 2019 award) Apply (Google Doc) Download (PDF) The Canadian Volunteer Fire...

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CVFSA MUNICIPAL LONG SERVICE AWARD

The medal is available from the CVFSA to municipal units who wish to recognize members of their volunteer firefighting community. This medal ensures that a national standard is maintained as to appearance, presentation, and awarding of such a medal. Municipal units...

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Diamond jubilee medal

The following individuals from the Canadian Fire Services have been awarded theQueen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubillee Medal # 1. Mr. Terry K. Diabo , Kahnawake First Nation, Mohawk Reserve Kahnawake Fire Brigade 40 years of service to his...

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CVFSA-Service Bar Award – 15 Years / 20 Years / 25 years

The service bar pin is available from the CVFSA to municipal units or fire departments who wish to recognize members of their volunteer firefighting community. This service bar pin ensures that a national standard is maintained as to appearance, presentation, and...

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Association Awards Honorary Life Membership

At the recent Volunteer Firefighters of Canada conference sponsored by the CVFSA and hosted by the Kings County Firefighters Association an Honorary Life Membership was awarded to Martin E. Bell. Martin Bell’s commitment to volunteer firefighting started as a spark...

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