Firefighter Safety Educational Day - March 2, 2019 - Comox, BC

Sessions are FREE and open to FIREFIGHTERS and their SIGNIFICANT others.

Please book your seat in advance. Refreshments and lunch provided.

No charge

Contact: Chief Gord Schreiner This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register as seating is limited.

FPOABC Annual Conference - May 6-9, 2019 - Parksville, BC 

Registration is open for the 2019 Conference - REGISTER early to get the earlybird rates (before March 31)

2019 Conference is the FPOABC’s 50th Annual Conference and will be held in Parksville, BC at Tigh-Na-Mara Resort.  The Conference dates are May 6 - 9, 2019.

Click here for more information and to register. 

2nd Annual Labour Relations Seminar - February 27 & 28, 2019 - Richmond, BC

We've brought together a team of legal experts, labour relations specialists and notable speakers for insight and guidance on a broad range of current labour, organizational and HR topics. This event is now a two-day program with the first day open to exempt Fire Officers and HR Professionals from any industry, including local governments, that participate in labour relations. We invite all members of the fire service, HR Professionals and local governments to join us for the second day for presentations on cultural and diversity programs plus how to build a just organizational culture with high-reliability practices.

For information and to register, click here.

BC First Responder's Mental Health Conference - January 31 - February 1, 2019 - Richmond, BC

The BC First Responders Mental Health Committee invites you to attend an interactive two-day conference on January 31st and Feb 1 2019 aimed at creating a positive conversation about mental health in the first responder community. Learn about resources to help support your team and discover new tools to support first responders in caring for their mental well-being. Hear from top speakers, including Ellen Kirschman, recipient of the American Psychological Association’s 2010 award for outstanding contribution to the practice of police and public safety psychology, Dr Stephanie Conn, former police officer and author of Increasing Resilience in Police and Emergency Personnel, and Fire Chief Bobby Halton, editor in chief of Fire Engineering magazine and education director of the Fire Department Instructors Conference.

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