Regina ​Chief Layne Jackson along with the SAFC organizing committee is pleased to present the the 68th Annual Saskatchewan Association of Fire Chiefs’ Conference. This year’s committee is thrilled to announce Retired Chief DARBY ALLEN of Fort McMurray as Saturday nights guest speaker. Chief Allen became a global household name in the summer of 2016 when wildfires force the largest evacuation in Canadian history.

    Applications for the 2017 Wildfire Community Preparedness Day Funding are now open!

    Up to twenty $500 project funding awards are available to help prepare your community for the dangers of wildfires in 2017. You can submit project funding applications from now through to Friday, March 21, 2017 at 23:59 MST. A panel will then review the applications and select up to 20 project award recipients.

    Go to the FireSmart Canada website for more information or click here for the informational handout.

    The Chlorine Institute (CI), partnering with the Prairie Region TRANSCAER Committee (PRTC), CN, CP and RAC, will be hosting a FREE Chlorine training event at CN’s Chappell Yard in Saskatoon in August 2017. This is the only stop on the Chlorep tour in Western Canada this year. You can register by clicking on one of the dates in the PDF flyer (click here) or by visiting The Chlorine Institute website to register online.

    The STARS community education team would like to share an important notification with regard to landing zone safety. 

    Please take a moment to read this important notice about overlooked hazards at or near a LZ. Click here to read the safety bulletin.

    Adoption of the 2010 National Building Code (NBC) and the 2010 National Fire Code (NFC) is scheduled for September 1, 2010. The 2010 editions of the NBC and NFC will replace all earlier editions.

    The Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs (CAFC) is an in-dependent, non-profit organization with a voluntary membership. Founded in 1909, CAFC was incorporated in 1965 under the Canadian Corporations Act with its head office in Ottawa, Canada.

    To view the newly amended 2016 SAFC constitution, click here.

    Emergency Management and Fire Safety would like to share an important notification on behalf of STARS. Now that Spring has arrived, STARS would like to pass on a message in regards to landing the helicopter.

    Please take a moment to read. Click here to read the safety bulletin.

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