Key Message

Wildfire frequency and season length has increased in northern Ontario due to climate change, but prevention (e.g. FireSmart) and emergency planning can decrease a community’s vulnerability and employ local people.

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Jeff Eustache, First Nation Emergency Society

Wildfire Prevention and Mitigation: BC First Nations Perspective

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Larry Fremont, Saskatchewan Ministry of the Environment

Saskatchewan FireSmart Program                   

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Dave Cleaveley, Ontario Minisitry of Natural Resources and Forestry

Forest Fires and Climate Change in Ontario    

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Cliff Buettner, Prince Albert Grand Council

Saskatchewan Wildfire Risk, Wildfire Suppression Services & FireSmart principles

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