Fire Prevention Week has been officially declared in Canada. The proclamation–in English and French–was issued today and has been published in today’s edition of the Canada Gazette, the official newspaper of the government of Canada.
The proclamation has been issued by command of Deputy Registrar General of Canada John Knubley and Deputy Attorney General of Canada William Pentney. The proclamation highlights the campaign theme, “Don’t Wait–Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years," designates Sunday, October 9th through
Saturday, October 15th as Fire Prevention Week, and designates Saturday, October 15th as Fire Service Recognition Day.
The Canada Gazette has been published regularly by the Queen’s Printer since 1841 and includes new statutes and regulations, proposed regulations, and government notices.
Communities looking to promote Fire Prevention Week by drafting a proclamation can use the sample proclamation provided on the NFPA website.
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