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The Canadian Fallen Firefighters Foundation was created to HONOUR and REMEMBER firefighters who have been killed in the line of duty and to SUPPORT their families. The CFFF is a registered charity and operates by fundraising.
The 2018 Memorial Ceremony will take place on Sunday September 9th at 10:30 AM. The Honourary Host for the 2018 ceremony will be the Department of National Defence Fire Service.
The 15th Annual Canadian Firefighters Memorial will take place on Sunday, September 9th, 2018 in Ottawa, ON.Read More
Photos of the 2018 Canadian Firefighters Memorial can be viewed by visiting Official CFFF Photographer Linda Matta's website gallery.Read More
2014 CFM Ceremony DVD's are now available.
The Ceremony Videos make a great keepsake.
$20.00 ea. plus shipping.
The Foundation awards Scholarships and Bursaries to the children and spouses of Fallen Firefighters recognized by the Foundation.
The Canadian Fallen Firefighters Foundation is a registered, non-profit charitable corporation, governed by a Board of Directors composed of member of the Canadian Fire Service and other interested Canadians dedicated to honouring Canada's fallen firefighters.