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2015 News Archives:

January - HMCS Toronto Homecoming!, Delta Fire’s Captain Mark Janson, Fire at a Senior’s Residence in Texas, David Goodyear!

February-March - ECABC Sponsors Fire Alarm Tech Talk!, CFAA’s British Columbia Technical Seminar, ASTTBC Heading for Disaster!, Ontario’s Electrical Safety Authority Looking for a Few Good Men (and Women)!, Massive Fire at Dubai Hotel, Bob Furlong Appointed New ASTTBC Fire Protection Program Manager, New Stories From the Wild-Wild-West!, Jeff Jordan Speaks Out About Sprinklers!

April-May - Arkady Tsisserev Honoured with CFAA Life Membership, ECABC Sponsors Fire Alarm Tech-Talk, Ontario’s Electrical Safety Auhtority Looking for a Few Good Men (and Women)!, Inspection Practice Keeps Lowering!, Kitchen Fire Caused by Unattended Cooking Kills Child in Toronto!

June-July - 3, 2, 1, Launch!, Naughty Technicians Botch High-Rise Verification, Port Coquitlam Paints the Town Fireplugs!, Chubb-Edwards Gets Hotter (Like 451 Degrees Hotter)!

August-September - Vancouver adopts 2012 Fire Code, Condoms, Pickles, and Smoke Detectors, Editorial - Case #14-36 - ASTTBC’s Descent

October-November - The Great Fire Protection Technician Challenge!, January 2016 Meet and Greet, The New Column, The Great New Brunswick Smoke Alarm Test!

April 2015 EXTRA! - Are BC’s Testing Standards Falling?

June 2015 EXTRA! - It’s Officially Summer! Misbehaving Technicians Abound!

 

TOP TEN MOST-READ PAGES, NEWS ARTICLES & EDITORIALS
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FAQ's Page
Search Terms: CFAA, Extinguisher Hydro-Test, Fire Alarm Verification, Testing Isolator Modules
Glossary of Industry Terms
Search Terms: Active Communication, AHJ, DVACS, Battery De-rating Factor
Fire Alarm Field Device Installation Guide
Search Terms:  Fire Alarm Installation, Fire Alarm Isolators, Manual Station Height, Fire Alarm Wiring Guide
TECH-NEWS AND VIEWS! - November 2016
Search Terms: Verification, CFAA, ASTTBC, Fire Alarm Technician Certification
Use of Signalink’s Firelink II in Canada - A Special Report
Search Terms: Mircom, Signalink, Firelink 2, McConchie Law, David Sylvester
EDITORIAL - December 2015
Search Terms: CFAA, Annual Inspection, CAN/ULC-S536, Inspection Estimator Tool
FORMS Page
Search Terms: Fire Alarm Verification Form, Extinguisher Inspection Form, Fire Alarm Inspection Form
TECH-NEWS AND VIEWS! May 2012
Search Terms: AFSA, Rich Morris, CFAA
EDITORIAL! October 2016
Search Terms: Verification, CAN/ULC-S537, Verification testing forms
TECH-NEWS! October 2010
Search Terms: Active Fire, Potter Electric Signal, Active Fire and Safety, Frank Kurz

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In Memoriam
G. Richard (Rich) Morris
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remarkable life!

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