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FINAL Press Release – 2020 D.S. Antle

PRESS RELEASE:  December 17th The Canadian Volunteer Fire Services Association (CVFSA) is proud to announce that Fire Chief Duane S. Antle of Come By Chance Newfoundland is the recipient of the 2020 CVFSA Lifetime Achievement Award.  Chief Antle was selected by a...

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Two scholarships administrated by the CVFSA

This year’s nomination period for the “Don McKee Memorial Scholarship” and the “Jim Hayter Memorial Scholarship” opens on January 15th and runs till the last Friday in April. Both of these scholarship awards are given to one applicant in the amount of $1,500.oo. The...

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2019 CVFSA Conference Highlights

This year, the annual CVFSA Conference & AGM was again hosted by the Kings County Firefighters Association in beautiful Wolfville, Nova Scotia. We would like to once again recognize and thank them for their leadership and tireless efforts to support such an...

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Conference & AGM 2019 Snapshots

Directors & Guests:  Each evening the participants got to eat at various locations to see local equipment and visit several local stations.  It's a good time to network with other firefighters. Outgoing President:  After serving four years as...

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Theft from the Walden Volunteer Fire Department

We learned recently of a very upsetting situation that occurred at the Walden Volunteer Fire Department. During the recent response to Hurricane Dorian, the Fire Department, which was functioning as a community comfort centre, had their 10,000 Watt generator stolen....

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An Action Plan on Post-Traumatic Stress Injuries

Today, Public Safety Canada announced an Action Plan on Post-Traumatic Stress Injuries and we are proud that the Saskatchewan Director of the CVFSA, Shayne LaMontagne was able to represent the Association at this important event. The Minister of Public Safety and...

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Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems Save Lives

During the past 13 months, Nova Scotian families have buried 12 young children who perished in house fires. How many more youngsters will lose their lives before influential political and regulatory leaders take action? Automatic fire sprinkler systems save lives,...

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