Frontline Fire Service Leadership Workshop in Kelowna - October 7 & 8, 2014

October 7&8, 2014
Hosted by the Kelowna Fire Department
Chief Jeff Carlisle and DC Lou Wilde
This two day workshop is based on the Canadian Associations of Fire Chiefs 
“It Depends” program and will probe the leadership challenges faced by frontline 
fire service personnel and the importance of strong leadership today and into the 

JIBC Job Posting - Instructor/Coordinator for Fire Service Division

Funeral Arrangements for Retired Lieutenant Rick McFarlane, Campbell River, B.C.

Rick McFarlane a member of our fire  department for thirty six years before his retirement in 2006 passed away at his home, Thursday, July 23rd. Rick lost his fight with the occupational illness Leukemia.   A Service will be held Friday, August 8th at the Campbell River Community Centre at 1300 hours. Our thoughts are with Rick’s family during this difficult time.


Rapid Intervention Team (RIT), September 13 & 14 presented by Campbell River Fire Rescue

Course: Rapid Intervention Team (RIT)

Location: Campbell River Fire Rescue

Dates: September 13 & 14, 2014

Times: 08:30-16:30



Information needed: Elevator Rescue and Emergency Operations

Captain Allan Scramstad is looking for any information on elevator rescue and emergency operations. He is looking for any info or lessons. Allan's contact information is below.


Many thanks,


Capt. Allan Scramstad

Comox Valley Fire Chiefs Association Presents "Ignite Your Leadership" by Chief by Les Karpluk


Contact to register. 

A huge thank you goes out to the City of Parksville for hosting our BCFTOA Members at our 2014 Conference!!

Thank you letter from the British Columbia Fire Training Officers Association:

June 12, 2014

City of Parksville
100 Jensen Avenue East

PO Box 1390

Parksville, BC V9P 2H3

Mayor Chris Burger,

On behalf of the British Columbia Fire Training Officers Association, I would like to send my thanks and congratulations to the City of Parksville Fire Department for their excellent planning and delivery efforts towards the 2014 BCFTOA Annual Education Conference (May 26 – 29) and the Hot Training Weekend (May 24 - 25).

Fire Apparatus Needed - Sunshine Valley Fire Department

The Sunshine Valley Volunteer Fire Department is looking for a used (1999 or newer) Triple Combination Pumper at a reasonable cost.  If you have anything that would fit their plans, please contact Mark at the link below.  If there is anything else that you feel may be of interest I am sure Mark would also like to hear about it.

Sunshine Valley Volunteer Fire Department
71731 Meadow Road
Hope, B.C.
V0X 1L5


Contact:  Mark Wilson, Fire Chief
Tel: 604-526-6141

LAST CALL FOR REGISTRATION...JIBC Fire & Safety Upcoming Regional Training Weekends and Events

Registration for this event closes Friday, June 27, 2014.

Click the link for details:


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