Firefighters

New Tax Credit Helps SAR And Volunteer Firefighters

Victoria – The Province intends to introduce a new tax credit for B.C.’s volunteer firefighters and search and rescue volunteers as part of Balanced Budget 2017, Minister of State for Emergency Preparedness Naomi Yamamoto and Finance Minister Michael de Jong…


Extended Benefits For Seasonal Firefighters (Forest Fire Crews)

Victoria – The Province and the BC Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to make it easier for seasonal firefighters with the BC Wildfire Service to access health and welfare benefits, Premier Christy Clark…


Hope Firefighter On Leadership

Hope BC – Vince MacKenzie , a Newfoundland Fire Chief wrote a piece on firefighters and in part, about Hope Fire Chief Tom DeSorcy. It was published in the May 2015 Edition of Firefighting in Canada/Canadian Firefighter: My colleague, Tom…