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Fire and emergency services are facing a precarious future according to the Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs. One-third of volunteers, who make up the ...

One-third of firefighter volunteers, who make up the majority of the members across the country, are over the age of 50 — and it's a safe bet that number is higher in parts of Nova Scotia. | SaltWire

Fire and emergency services are facing a precarious future according to the Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs. One-third of volunteers, who make up the ...

Sheldon MacLeod · Columnist | Posted: 6 hours ago | Updated: 6 hours ago | 1 Min Read One-third of volunteers, who make up the majority of the members across the country, are over the age of 50, according to Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs.https://www.https://www.https://www.

STORY CONTINUES BELOW THESE SALTWIRE VIDEOS Fire and emergency services are facing a precarious future according to the Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs.One-third of volunteers, who make up the majority of the members across the country, are over the age of 50 — and it's a safe bet that number is higher in parts of Nova Scotia.com/atlantic-canada/communities/world-figure-skaters-celebrate-the-sport-with-young-fans-in-truro-nova-scotia-100802620/ HALIFAX, N.Op-ed Disclaimer SaltWire Network welcomes letters on matters of public interest for publication.S.All letters must be accompanied by the author’s name, address and telephone number so that they can be verified.— It has been our privilege to have the trust and support of our East Coast communities for the last 200 years.Letters may be subject to editing.Our SaltWire team is always watching out for the place we call home.

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