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Valley firefighters, businesses ready to welcome CVFSA guests

Pictured here at the Canadian Volunteer Fire Services Association flag raising ceremony are, from left, Cpt. Bill Hazel (Hantsport Fire Department) Burnell Lyons (store manager of Sweetgrass Convenience) Deputy Fire Chief Paul Maynard (Hantsport Fire Department and a CVFSA director) and Chief Todd Crowell (Wolfville Fire Department).
Pictured here at the Canadian Volunteer Fire Services Association flag raising ceremony are, from left, Cpt. Bill Hazel (Hantsport Fire Department) Burnell Lyons (store manager of Sweetgrass Convenience) Deputy Fire Chief Paul Maynard (Hantsport Fire Department and a CVFSA director) and Chief Todd Crowell (Wolfville Fire Department).

GLOOSCAP, N.S. — The Canadian Volunteer Fire Services Association flag was raised at the Glooscap Landing site at the Ben Jackson Road Sept. 25 in conjunction with Hantsport and Wolfville fire departments to welcome members and guests from across Canada to the CVFSA's national AGM.

The annual general meeting will take place Sept. 30 at Acadia University. This will be the first time the AGM has been hosted outside of Ottawa.

Firefighters from across Canada began arriving Sept. 26. While in the province, they will participate in various events throughout the Valley region, including a one-day training symposium.

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