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AANDC-AADNC Fire Prevention & Awareness
Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs
Canadian Fallen Firefighters' Foundation
National Fire Protection Association
First Nations National Building Officers Association


About Us


The Aboriginal Firefighters Association of Canada (AFAC) is united body of regional First Nations Fire Protection Associations from across Canada established to:

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September 19th 1991 - Portage La Prairie, MB
AFAC was founded when a group of fire service personnel from across Canada committed to forming a national aboriginal firefighters association.

June 23rd 1992 - Fredericton, NB
The Assembly of First Nations passed a resolution officially recognizing AFAC.*

April 21st 1995
AFAC was incorporated in accordance with Section 65 of the Canada Corporations Act.

* This link opens a document in Adobe Acrobat, you can download the reader for free here.

Board of Directors

Arnold Lazare Richard Kent

President - Arnold Lazare, Collaboration Director
Term 2018 to 2020

Vice President - Richard Kent, Saskatchewan region representative
Term 2017 to 2019

Secretary / Treasurer - Allan Peters, Atlantic region representative
Term: 2016 to 2019

Billy Moffat VACANT

Director - William (Billy) Moffat, Quebec Region representative

Leon Smallboy, Alberta representative

Wayne Schnitzler,BC representative

Darcy Houle, Manitoba representative

Nunavut - vacant

Matt Miller, Ontario region representative
Blaine Wiggins    

Executive Director - Blaine Wiggins



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Constitution & Bylaws

Click here* for a copy of the Association's current Constitution and Bylaws.

Audited Financial Statements

Click here* for our audited financial statements

Annual Reports

2017/18 Fiscal Year*

2016/17 Fiscal Year*

2015/16 Fiscal Year*

2014/15 Fiscal Year*

2013/14 Fiscal Year*

2012/13 Fiscal Year*

2011/12 Fiscal Year*

2010/11 Fiscal Year*

2009/10 Fiscal Year*

* This link opens a document in Adobe Acrobat, you can download the reader for free here.

Contact Us


Telephone: 1(250) 267 2579

Mail: 7-3405 Mountain House RD, Williams Lake, BC V2G 5L5



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