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The IFMO National Database: Information for us, by us

The IFMO National Database: Information for us, by us

The Aboriginal Firefighters Association of Canada (AFAC) Indigenous Fire Marshal Office (IFMO) Project and the Province of British Columbia have signed a memorandum of understanding with respect to the use of the Fire Inventory Reporting and Evaluation system (FIRES)....

Housing Conditions and Fire Safety: It’s Time to Act

Housing Conditions and Fire Safety: It’s Time to Act

A recent UN report found that safe and secure housing remains a considerable concern for Indigenous Peoples. Housing conditions in many Indigenous communities are inadequate, to the point of being called abhorrent. Overcrowding and poor infrastructure are just two of...

IFMO Technical Engagement Session Results

IFMO Technical Engagement Session Results

Five technical engagement sessions this past summer allowed us to gather important expert opinion and observations from communities coast to coast. To move the IFMO project forward, we will begin building on the information gathered and address the gaps that were...