FireSmart Canada is excited to launch our Indigenous Artist Call. This call aims to celebrate the creativity of Indigenous artists from across Canada. An important part of creating your wildfire-related illustration is to make beautiful artwork that also communicates one of the following wildfire-related themes: advancing Indigenous knowledge through wildfire, healing and protecting the land, respecting wildfires as living entities, and connecting with communities. Please visit www.firesmartcanada.ca/indigenous-informed-firesmart-booklet for more information! ... See MoreSee Less
Important stats from the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety. As many as 90% of homes and buildings are damaged or destroyed during a wildfire due to embers! Maintain a 1.5 metre non-combustible surface around your home!! ... See MoreSee Less
What is on and around your home or business matters when living in a wildfire-prone region. In fact, as many as 90% of homes and buildings damaged or destroyed during a wildfire were first ignited by embers or other fires set by embers, and not the main wildland fire front.