Accomplish something great and organize neighbours, friends or a community group and participate in a project that reduces your wildfire risk.
Commit a couple of hours, or the entire day and join others throughout the nation making communities a safer place to live on Saturday, May 6, 2017. Challenge your neighbourhood, friends, family members, co-workers, community service group, youth organization, club or any eligible group to create a project and accomplish something great together! (click here to see the Official Rules for eligibility)
Efforts will raise community wildfire awareness, help protect homes and help neighbourhoods and entire communities work towards becoming FireSmart
In collaboration with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR), and The Co-operators, FireSmart Canada is pleased to present the third annual National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day on May 6, 2017.
During Wildfire Community Preparedness Day, communities across Canada are encouraged to participate in local mitigation projects to help reduce the risk of wildfire damage to their homes and neighbourhoods.
Is your community working towards to becoming nationally recognized through the FireSmart Canada Community Recognition Program? Use this day as your FireSmart Day and enter to win $500 for use towards it!Visit www.firesmartcanada.ca/firesmart-communities, or email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more about the FireSmart Canada Community Recognition Program
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I am committed to contribute to a FireSmart committee.— Chris McGuinty, Firefighter, St. Albert, Alberta