Canadian Fallen Firefighters Foundation
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    [first_name] => Lawrence
    [nickname] => Larry
    [middle_name] => W.
    [last_name] => Hart
    [category] => wildland
    [rank] => Pilot
    [birth_date] => 
    [joined_date] => 
    [death_date] => 1990-08-12
    [funeral_date] => 
    [cemetary] => 
    [age] => 24
    [department] => Shuswap Air
    [station] => 
    [city] => Salmon Arm
    [province] => British Columbia
    [incident_location] => Mable Lake near Enderby
    [incident_province] => British Columbia
    [circumstances] => patrol plane crash (with Peacher)
    [url] => 
    [other] => Flying Cessna 172, Air Patrol
    [exclude] => 0
    [use_department] => 0
    [wsib_rec_date] => 
    [date_entered] => 2005-03-03
    [source] => Aaron Feldman
    [note] => 
    [ceremony] => 
    [photo] => 

    [panel_number] => 23
    [story_EN] => 
    [story_FR] => 
    [dod] => 1990-08-12
Pilot Lawrence 'Larry' W. Hart
Salmon Arm, British Columbia
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2020 Canadian Firefighters annual memorial ceremony postponed

The Foundation regretfully announces that due to the COVID19 pandemic, the 2020 Annual Memorial Ceremony scheduled for the 13 September 2020 has been postponed. Please read the full details in our News section or click here

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Honouring the Fallen

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 2019 Canadian Firefighters Memorial was broadcast live as it happened. The recording of the live feed will remain available on our Facebook page at   The Live Stream was provided courtesy of M&L Supply.




    2019 Ceremony Photos


    Photos of the 2019 Canadian Firefighters Memorial can be viewed by visiting Official CFFF Photographer Linda Matta's website gallery.

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    2020 Ceremony


    2020 Ceremony Date:  September 13

    The 17th Annual Canadian Firefighters Memorial will take place on Sunday, September 13th, 2020 in Ottawa, ON. The Calgary Fire Department will be the 2020 Honourary Host.

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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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Memorial DVD


2014 CFM Ceremony DVD's are now available.
The Ceremony Videos make a great keepsake.
$20.00 ea. plus shipping.

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Courage Publication

Volume 15 is now available - View all the publications of Courage magazine online in digital format.

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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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2020 Canadian Firefighters Memorial Postponed

May 22nd, 2020

Canadian Firefighters Memorial Ceremony Postponed in 2020 OTTAWA – For the first time in 17 years, Canadian firefighters who died in... Read More


2020 memorial ride to ottawa

September 9th, 2020

The Toronto Professional Firefighters Celtic Society is embarking on their fourth three day ride from Hamilton to Ottawa covering close to... Read More