Federal Volunteer Fire Fighter Income Tax Benefit
    The Federal Volunteer FF income tax benefit is for $3000 and requires a letter confirming that the FF has a minimum of 200 hours of firefighting services for the year. See the link above for more information.

    Sask. Provincial Volunteer Fire Fighter Income Tax Benefit
    The Sask. Provincial FF income tax benefit can be claimed in 2020 and the firefighter must have a minimum of 200 hours of firefighting service. See the link above for more information.

    Saskatchewan Building Standards 
    This is the site of Saskatchewan Building Standards. Check it out for updated information in regards to the UBAS Act in Saskatchewan and other concerns.

    Government of Saskatchewan 
    This is the website of the Government of Saskatchewan.

    Saskatchewan Office of Protocols and Honours
    The Office of Protocol and Honours manages a comprehensive honours
    and awards program including awards for the fire service. 

    Three categories of honours

    1. Orders are fellowships of honour usually recognizing a long record of distinguished achievement or service. Some orders have three or more levels or grades of membership. In some countries, such as the United Kingdom, orders may include knighthoods (the recipient becomes a "knight" or "dame").

    2. Decorations recognize bravery, professionalism and exceptional devotion to duty, in three categories:

    • Military valour
    • Civilian bravery
    • Meritorious service

    3. Medals recognize general service with distinction or long or exemplary service or commemorate special occasions and anniversaries. Examples include:

    • War or military service medals
    • Canadian Forces, police and firefighters exemplary service medals
    • Canada's Centennial, Silver Jubilee and 125 Anniversary commemorative medals

    For more information about honours and awards in Saskatchewan, contact:

    Saskatchewan Honours and Awards Program
    15th Floor, 1855 Victoria Avenue
    Regina SK S4P 3V7
    Phone: 306-787-8965
    Toll-free: 877-427-5505
    Fax: 306-787-1269

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