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2020 CVFSA AGM to be held November 16th, 2020 at 1:00pm EST

The CVFSA 2020 Annual General Meeting will be held November 16th at 1:00 pm EST.  This year's AGM will be done a bit differently as a result of COVID preventing us from holding an in person meeting.  We will be holding the AGM via ZOOM this year. An invitation to the...

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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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2020 “CVFSA Lifetime Achievement Award” ©

You can now submit your nomination for the 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award. Nominations are due by May 01st 2020.  Nominations received after May 01st may be considered for 2021. For over ten years the CVFSA Lifetime Achievement Award has been a benchmark tradition of...

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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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