News & Announcements
The Annual Conference of the Fire Service Association of Nova Scotia was held in Truro on May 13 and 14; it was a fantastic turnout once again! This year’s theme was “Fire Fighting and Hot Topics” and the line-up of speakers this year was impressive.
December 11, 2018
During a council meeting in New Germany, the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg (MODL), together with the Canadian Volunteer Fire Services Association, presented a unique commemorative plaque and long-service medal to Wilfred Feener for 52 years of dedicated service to the Dayspring and District Fire Department, including 21 years as chief for two separate terms. Presenting the plaque and medal to Feener (centre) were MODL councillor and former Conquerall Bank fire chief Martin Bell, mayor Carolyn Bolivar-Getson, councillor and former Bridgewater fire chief Reid Whynot, and MODL fire services co-ordinator and former Hebbville fire chief Chris Kennedy.
New Victoria Fire Department recently received four new sets of turnouts.
The New Victoria Fire Department in Nova Scotia recently received four new sets of turnouts, compliments of Globe by MSA, through the 2018 Globe Gear Giveaway. A highlight of their award can be found HERE, and a press release by CLICKING HERE.
The Globe Gear Giveaway is a partnership between Globe, DuPont Protection Solutions, and the National Volunteer Fire Council. Since 2012, the following six departments in Canada have received Globe gear through this invaluable program:
- 2012 - Moose Creek Fire Department, Ontario
- 2014 - Osler Fire Department, Saskatchewan
- 2015 - L’Orignal Fire Department, Ontario
- 2016 - Norton Volunteer Fire Department, New Brunswick
- 2017 - Louise Fire Department, Manitoba
- 2018 - New Victoria Fire Department, Nova Scotia
Additional information can be found at HERE.
Province of Nova Scotia TMR Updates and Information
Check out the “ Training Videos Fire Services” section on our webpage. There are several helpful videos on TMR 2 for the fire service. As well there are also links to our new quick Reference card Quick Reference Card – Detailed All Regions
As well watch a full TMR 2 Fire Service training session right at their own station at this link VFD full TMR Training session There are videos on how to manipulate portable and mobile TMR 2 radios as well as videos on the radio’s fleetmap.
Please note – that Paul Maynard is the new TMR Volunteer User Group Radio Coordinator, Paul can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 902-223-3194
Any further questions please contact Scott Hawkes, Training Coordinator at email@example.com