Memorial Grant Program for First Responders

"In recognition of the critical role of first responders in protecting Canadians, the Memorial Grant Program for First Responders will provide a one-time lump sum, tax-free direct maximum payment of $300,000 to the families of first responders who have died Read More

FIREWELL Research Champion: STEVE FRASER

The FIREWELL Research Champion series profile our firefighter collaborators and their critical contributions to our research on firefighter health and wellbeing.   Meet Steve Fraser Steve Fraser is an Acting Captain of Occupational Health and Safety with Vancouver Fire and Read More

FIREWELL Research Champion: REGAN BOLDUC

The FIREWELL Research Champion series profile our firefighter collaborators and their critical contributions to our research on firefighter health and wellbeing. Meet Regan Bolduc Regan Bolduc is a Professional Firefighter with Thunder Bay Fire Rescue and a member of the Read More

In the Media: FIREWELL Study on MSK Injuries in Firefighters

A recent FIREWELL publication on the high prevalence of painful sites and burden of musculoskeletal disorders in firefighters was featured in multiple media outlets. This study was co-authored by Dr. Joy MacDermid (Western University & McMaster University), Dr. Kathryn Sinden Read More

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