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Community Recognition Program

Citizen involvement is the cornerstone of a FireSmart Canada. Learn how you can help your community become FireSmart.

FireSmart your Yard

Let the FireSmart Landscaping Guide lead you through the choices you can make in your yard to create a FireSmart space.

Take FireSmart actions

Simple steps can help you live with the wildfire reality. Make the commitment to take one FireSmart action today.

Free FireSmart® Home Assessments

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Maintaining a 1.5 metre non-combustible surface around your entire home and any attachments is critically important. The proof is in the research. #resilience #adaptation #wildfire #IAMFireSmart #FireSmart #community #homeignitionzone #research #fireresistantbuildingproducts ... See MoreSee Less

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Look what some past recipients of $500 did to protect their communities from wildfire. Applications for $500 for Wildfire Community Preparedness Day 2020 open on Nov. 1. What will you do to educate your community?
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Save the date! Applications for Wildfire Community Preparedness Day 2020 will open on November 1.
Fire departments, community groups, Indigenous communities can all apply for $500 to support a FireSmart event in your region! #IAMFireSmart
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National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
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The application window for Wildfire Community Preparedness Day opens one month from today! Start thinking about a project that will help your community become more #FireSmart and be ready to apply for $500 to use toward your event.
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FireSmart and Urban Residents – It Does Matter

We are facing a new wildfire reality in Canada – we need to take action – no matter where we live, we need to take proactive steps to reduce the potential for wildfire impacting us.

How can gardening and landscaping be FireSmart?

FireSmart Canada’s President, Laura Stewart joins industry experts in a discussion with @CBCEdmonton – May, 13, 2019

Science behind FireSmart: Hear FireSmart Canada’s President, Laura Stewart on @yourforestrypdcst

FireSmart, as Laura explains, is "living with, preparing for, and reducing the impact of wildfire on our communities and homes". Wildfire events that impact or threaten communities result in health, socio-economic, and economic impacts, with everything from losing a...

FireSmart Home Development Guide

FireSmart Home Development Guide
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I commit to have nearby water supply for emergencies

— Victoria Harrington, Community Member, Edmonton, Alberta