Nov
01

EVENT: 2012 Remembrance Day at Victory Square

Come join us in annual remembrance of those who fought — and still fight — for our freedom. Victory Square, Vancouver, about 10:15 am to about 12:30 pm, including ceremony, wreath laying, fly-past, and military parade.

Jun
12

Coming soon: Videos and Pictures from the 125th Anniversary of the VFRS

The weather was spectacular, the crowd was fantastic, and the music was hot! (Or so we were told…)

And now we’re beat…

Stay tuned for some pictures and videos from today’s event, the celebration of the 125th Anniversary of the Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services! Also today, we commemorated 125 years since the Great Fire, also called the Gastown Fire, that levelled the newly-incorporated City of Vancouver in a matter of hours.

We’ll get those pictures and videos up as soon as we […]

Mar
09

Fallen Firefighters’ Memorial Service 2011

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On March 7, 2011, hundreds of BC firefighters joined together on the lawns of the Legislature in Victoria to commemorate the untimely passing of 14 of our comrades. All of them died from cancer, an occupational hazard that was recognized as a work-related injury in 2005.

Here’s a link to the Times-Colonist newspaper article, that tells a little more about the story behind the ceremony, the first one to be held here in BC. Here’s a link to the […]