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Wasaga Church Urges Seniors to Be Prepared for an Emergency Simcoe News

MPP Ernie Hardeman Teams Up with Insurance Bureau of Canada to Put Carbon Monoxide Alarms in Ingersoll, Norwich and Tillsonburg Homes Cision News Release

Is a Smart Home Monitoring System Pitched by the City of Cornwall Smart Enough? Cornwall Standard-Freeholder

Fire Services Across Niagara To Take Part in Test it Tuesday Next Month Niagara This Week

What Happens When You Put Water on a Grease Fire? This. Hamilton Spectator

Ajax Wants Residents to Get Real About Fire Safety Durham Region News

‘A Smoke Alarm Costs Less Than a Big Mac Combo’: Shelburne Firefighters Vexed By Repeated Failures to Comply with Ontario Fire Code Orangeville Banner

Rockwood Fire Department Held a Pizza Party Wellington Advertiser

Why the Emergency Preparedness Movement Has Gone Mainstream Globe and Mail

MPP Ernie Hardeman Teams Up with Insurance Bureau of Canada to Put Carbon Monoxide Alarms in Ingersoll, Norwich and Tillsonburg Homes Cision News Release

City Pitches Home Monitoring System Cornwall Seaway News

Power Surge Protectors The Best Option, Says Electrical Safety Expert Ottawa Citizen

Cheaping Out on Your Phone Charger? You Could Get Burned Literally CBC News

Four Ways to Survive Mother Nature’s Wrath in Muskoka Muskoka Region News

Are You Ready for a Potential Ice Storm? Minto Fire Offers Tips to Keep You Safe and Prepared in the Event of an Ice Storm Southwestern Ontario News

Dufferin County Emergency Responders Advise Citizens Pack Emergency Kits in Advance of Icy Weather Forecast Orangeville Banner

Hamilton First Responders Launch ‘Move Over’ Awareness Campaign Global News

Hamilton Emergency Services Unveil ‘Move Over’ Campaign CHCH News

Do You Live in One of Brampton’s Hot Zones for Residential Fires? Find Out Here CBC News

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Maclean’s Magazine Is Canada Prepared for a Chemical Weapons Attack Like the One in the U.K.?

NFPA Fire Safety Challenges of Tall Wood Buildings: Phase 2: Task 4 – Engineering Methods

NFPA Fires in Vacant Buildings

New York Times San Francisco’s Big Seismic Gamble

US Fire Administration Clear Boarding Creates a ‘No Ply” Zone

Events

Various Dates Grimsby Regional Training Centre Course Offerings

Various Dates Canadian Automatic Sprinkler Association (CASA) Seminars and Symposiums

April 23-25 Certified Fire Plan Examiner: 3-Day Training with Optional Certification Exam at Seneca College, Toronto, ON

April 25 NFPA 25 Hands-on Inspection, Testing and Maintenance of Water Based Fire Protection Systems: 3-Day Training at Seneca College, Toronto, ON

May 4-5 OAFC 2018 Trade Show, Mississauga, ON

May 16 OAEM Annual General Meeting 2018, Toronto, ON

June 5 Northern Communities – Emergency Management Needs of Persons with Disabilities, Sudbury, ON

June 7 International Hazardous Materials Response Teams Conference, Baltimore, MD

June 23-24 Heroes Festival, Wasaga Beach, ON

June 24-26 2018 CASA Annual Conference Charlottetown, PEI

June 26-28 Pickering Nuclear Generating Station Licence Renewal Hearing, Part 2, Pickering, ON

July 16-19 15th FORATOM-IAEA Management Systems Workshop, Ottawa, ON

August 20-22 NFPA 13 Hands-On Installation of Sprinkler Systems: 3-Day Training at Seneca College, Toronto, ON

September 16-19 Fire-Rescue Canada 2018, Ottawa, ON

October 3-4 Ontario Disaster & Emergency Management Conference, Toronto, ON

October 22-24 NFPA 25 Hands-on Inspection, Testing and Maintenance of Water Based Fire Protection Systems: 3-Day Training at Seneca College, Toronto, ON

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Shenzhen Wismec Electronics Co., Ltd. recalls Wismec Exo Skeleton Vaporizers Health Canada

Toys"R"Us recalls BRU B is for Bear Robe and Koala Baby Fish Robe Health Canada

Kohler Co. recalls Automatic Transfer Switch Health Canada

Primark Recalls Decorative Cushions Due to Fire Hazard US Consumer Product Safety Commission

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