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Alberta firefighters receive new cancer supports from province

The Government of Alberta says it is making sure firefighters who contract ovarian and cervical cancer will receive workers’ compensation benefits and supports. The minimum exposure period will be 10 years for these cancers. Government is also reducing the minimum exposure period from 20 to 10 years for compensation for testicular cancer. […]

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Combat Challenge puts firefighter skills to the test

by Stephen Dafoe

Rushing into a blazing building to save lives and fight fires is a serious enterprise that requires a proper mixture of skill and stamina, something few people get to see close up. But last weekend’s St. Jean Baptiste Festival provided attendees the unique opportunity to see firefighters from Morinville, Namao, Bon Accord and Hinton putting those skills to the test during the Morinville Fire Department’s Fire Within Combat Challenge… […]