Canadian Fallen Firefighters Foundation
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    [first_name] => Steven
    [nickname] => 
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    [last_name] => Crites
    [category] => Full Time
    [rank] => Firefighter
    [birth_date] => 1960-05-31
    [joined_date] => 1981-11-02
    [death_date] => 2016-08-18
    [funeral_date] => 2016-08-25
    [cemetary] => Cremated
    [age] => 56
    [department] => Toronto Fire Department
    [station] => Toronto 226
    [city] => Toronto
    [province] => Ontario
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Work Related Illness - Skin Cancer: Squamos Cell Carcinoma

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Firefighter Steven Crites
Toronto, Ontario
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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.

If you have booked a room at the Delta Ottawa City Centre for the Friday and/or Saturday evenings for this year’s memorial and need to cancel, please do not cancel directly with the hotel. If you need to cancel, please advise us at Thank You! 

Si vous avez réservé une chambre au Delta Ottawa Centre Ville pour le vendredi et/ou le samedi  soir pour le mémorial de cette année et vous devez canceler, veuillez ne pas canceler directement avec l'hôtel. Si vous devez canceler, veuillez nous en aviser à Merci!

The 2022 schedule of events can be found here

Ceremony Weekend Hotel 

The host hotel has been completely booked for the Saturday night. Please visit our ceremony page to see options in the same area.

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Education Program

Scholarship & Bursaries

The Foundation awards Scholarships and Bursaries to the children and spouses of Fallen Firefighters recognized by the Foundation. 

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Honouring the Fallen

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.

LODD Recognition Application

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Courage Publication

Volume 16 is now available - View all the publications of Courage magazine online in digital format.

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2022 Canadian Firefighter Memorial Ceremony

The 2022 Canadian Firefighter Memorial Ceremony will be held in-person on the 11 September at 10:30 AM

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BCU Golf Tournament

Join us for a fun day of golf to support the CFFF on May 30th, 2022!

More information and registration here

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June 2nd, 2021

LAMBTON COLLEGE 9/11 MEMORIAL STAIR CLIMB Lambton College is hosting the 2021 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb that will help fund the... Read More