Jennifer Keir's (PhD candidate, University of Ottawa) collaborative research with Ottawa firefighters on toxic exposure and post-fire decontamination was featured in the Chemistry World article, "The complexity of fire". To read article (open-access): click here Read More
The July issue of The Dispatch is now available. In this issue: - mental health - female firefighter health - biomonitoring - cardiovascular health To read newsletter: click here To view newsletter archive: click here Subscribe to The Dispatch belowRead More
Updated info from CAFC website: It will come as no surprise to Canada’s Fire Chiefs that Fire Rescue Canada (FRC) 2020 will not take place in person as planned for Montreal, September 13-16. Provincial and public health orders aside, theRead More
The second Sunday in September of each year is designated in memory of firefighters who have fallen in the line of duty. On that day, the Canadian flag will be half-masted on all federal buildings and establishments. Read More
Research to improve the health and safety of firefighters.