Attention: From a strong sense of obligation to protect the health and well-being of our employees as well as you, the LFR workshop attendee in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the BC FireSmart Committee has made the difficult decision to postpone the Local FireSmart Representative (LFR) workshops that are scheduled for March and April, 2020.

It is our sincere hope that we are able to hold these workshops later in the spring once the situation in British Columbia improves. We will be in contact with you with updates as they become available and we appreciate your support. Now is the time to be safe, be smart and to take care of yourself, your family and your friends.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Courses

At FireSmart we strive to create a community of continued learning. We offer a mix of course types – from the FireSmart 101 online course to workshops throughout British Columbia.

This online course provides a great introduction to FireSmart. You'll learn about the Wildland Urban Interface, why FireSmart is needed more than ever, the seven FireSmart principles and much more.

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We regularly host in-person workshops and courses for Local Fire Representatives thoughout BC.

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February 2019

Nanaimo – Local FireSmart Representative Workshop

February 6, 2019 - February 7, 2019
Vancouver Island Conference Centre, 101 Gordon St
Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5J8 Canada
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Nanaimo FireSmart event

This workshop is currently full. To go on the waitlist please email firesmart@gov.bc.ca This LFR workshop was developed by the Partners in Protection Association to assist community leaders and fire professionals to become familiar with and implement all components of the FireSmart Canada Community Recognition Program (FCCRP). The training provided in this two-day workshop equips Local FireSmart Representatives with an understanding of current Wildland Urban Interface concepts and wildfire hazard assessments. It provides them with the tools and skills necessary…

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March 2019

Chilliwack – Local FireSmart Representative Workshop

March 13, 2019 - March 14, 2019
City of Chilliwack – Operations Centre, 44390 Luckakuck Way
Chilliwack, British Columbia V2R 4A7 Canada
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Chilliwack FIreSmart Course

This workshop is currently full. To go on the waitlist please email firesmart@gov.bc.ca This LFR workshop was developed by the Partners in Protection Association to assist community leaders and fire professionals to become familiar with and implement all components of the FireSmart Canada Community Recognition Program (FCCRP). The training provided in this two-day workshop equips Local FireSmart Representatives with an understanding of current Wildland Urban Interface concepts and wildfire hazard assessments. It provides them with the tools and skills necessary…

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April 2019

Smithers – Local FireSmart Representative Workshop

April 10, 2019 - April 11, 2019
Billy Barker Casino Hotel, 308 McLean Street
Quesnel, BC V2J 2N9 Canada
Smithers FIreSmart Course

This workshop is currently full. To go on the waitlist please email firesmart@gov.bc.ca This LFR workshop was developed by the Partners in Protection Association to assist community leaders and fire professionals to become familiar with and implement all components of the FireSmart Canada Community Recognition Program (FCCRP). The training provided in this two-day workshop equips Local FireSmart Representatives with an understanding of current Wildland Urban Interface concepts and wildfire hazard assessments. It provides them with the tools and skills necessary…

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Fort St. John – Local FireSmart Representative Workshop

April 24, 2019 - April 25, 2019
Billy Barker Casino Hotel, 308 McLean Street
Quesnel, BC V2J 2N9 Canada
Fort St. John FIreSmart Course

This LFR workshop was developed by the Partners in Protection Association to assist community leaders and fire professionals to become familiar with and implement all components of the FireSmart Canada Community Recognition Program (FCCRP). The training provided in this two-day workshop equips Local FireSmart Representatives with an understanding of current Wildland Urban Interface concepts and wildfire hazard assessments. It provides them with the tools and skills necessary to recruit and motivate volunteer community leaders, and mentoring abilities to work with self-organized groups of citizens as they plan and implement wildfire mitigations in their own neighbourhoods.

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October 2019

Local FireSmart® Representative Workshop – Cranbrook

October 23, 2019 - October 24, 2019
Days Inn by Wyndham Cranbrook Conference Centre, 600 Cranbrook Street North
Cranbrook, BC V1C 3R7 Canada
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Free

The Local FireSmart® Representative workshop was developed by the Partners in Protection Association to assist community leaders and fire professionals to become familiar with and implement all components of the FireSmart Canada Community Recognition Program (FCCRP). The training provided in this two-day workshop equips Local FireSmart Representatives with an understanding of current Wildland Urban Interface concepts and wildfire hazard assessments. It provides them with the tools and skills necessary to recruit and motivate volunteer community leaders, and mentoring abilities to…

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November 2019

Local FireSmart® Representative Workshop – Campbell River

November 20, 2019 - November 21, 2019
Coast Discovery Inn, 975 Shoppers Row
Campbell River, BC V9W 2C4 Canada
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Free

The Local FireSmart® Representative workshop was developed by the Partners in Protection Association to assist community leaders and fire professionals to become familiar with and implement all components of the FireSmart Canada Community Recognition Program (FCCRP). The training provided in this two-day workshop equips Local FireSmart Representatives with an understanding of current Wildland Urban Interface concepts and wildfire hazard assessments. It provides them with the tools and skills necessary to recruit and motivate volunteer community leaders, and mentoring abilities to work…

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January 2020

Local FireSmart® Representative Workshop – Kelowna

January 15 - January 16
Best Western Plus, Kelowna Hotel and Suites, 2402 Hwy 97 North
Kelowna, BC V1X 1J1 Canada
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Free

This workshop is currently full. To go on the waitlist, please email info@firesmartbc.ca - thank you. The Local FireSmart® Representative workshop was developed by the Partners in Protection Association to assist community leaders and fire professionals to become familiar with and implement all components of the FireSmart Canada Community Recognition Program (FCCRP). The training provided in this two-day workshop equips Local FireSmart Representatives with an understanding of current Wildland Urban Interface concepts and wildfire hazard assessments. It provides them with the…

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February 2020

Local FireSmart® Representative Workshop – Vancouver

February 26 - February 27
Pinnacle Hotel at The Pier, 138 Victory Ship Way
North Vancouver, BC V7L 0B1 Canada
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Free

This workshop is currently full. To go on the waitlist, please email info@firesmartbc.ca - thank you. The Local FireSmart® Representative workshop was developed by the Partners in Protection Association to assist community leaders and fire professionals to become familiar with and implement all components of the FireSmart Canada Community Recognition Program (FCCRP). The training provided in this two-day workshop equips Local FireSmart Representatives with an understanding of current Wildland Urban Interface concepts and wildfire hazard assessments. It provides them with the…

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March 2020

Local FireSmart® Representative Workshop – Quesnel *POSTPONED DUE TO PANDEMIC*

March 25 - March 26
Billy Barker Casino Hotel, 308 McLean Street
Quesnel, BC V2J 2N9 Canada
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Free

The Local FireSmart® Representative workshop was developed by the Partners in Protection Association to assist community leaders and fire professionals to become familiar with and implement all components of the FireSmart Canada Community Recognition Program (FCCRP). The training provided in this two-day workshop equips Local FireSmart Representatives with an understanding of current Wildland Urban Interface concepts and wildfire hazard assessments. It provides them with the tools and skills necessary to recruit and motivate volunteer community leaders, and mentoring abilities to…

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