In the Community

Kidde Canada takes part in numerous projects and campaigns across the country to educate and create conversations about home safety. Here’s what we’ve been up to!


Featured FPW Video & PSAs – Never Crossed My Mind Parody

- Barrie Fire and Emergency Service kicked off Fire Prevention Week with the premiere of its latest fire safety music video. Willie Nelson fans won’t want to miss this. acknowledges this creative video, by Barrie Fire and Emergency Service, entitled #NeverCrossedMyMind, a take-off on the classic Willie Nelson tune. Released during Fire Prevention Week 2016, READ MORE

Massive Kidde Donation Helps Fort McMurray Households

- 3,000 Smoke and CO Alarms Donated by Kidde for Exchange Program HIGH RES IMAGES: Close-up of Skids & Alarms | Skids Wide View | Exchange Program Graphic Massive donation helps rid Fort McMurray households of potentially affected smoke and carbon monoxide alarms Returning residents urged to test existing alarms; local Fire Halls administer Exchange Program READ MORE

Peace of Mind For Your Piece of Heaven

- Safety officials are urging all GTA leisure-seekers to think about fire and carbon monoxide detection – before they head north Peace of Mind for your Piece of Heaven TORONTO, ON – Vehicles traveling Ontario’s highways, overflowing with cottage cargo, signal that summer is coming. The annual “Peace of Mind for your Piece of Heaven” cottage READ MORE

By First Nations for First Nations Model Pilot Project

- One-of-a-Kind Fire Safety Campaign “By First Nations for First Nations” to be launched as kick-off to Fire Prevention Week … BC Pilot Project Could Guide National Efforts. Gwen Point unveils the campaign's symbolic raven that her husband Steven Point painted especially for the First Nations fire safety outreach By First Nations for First Nations One-of-a-Kind READ MORE

Why John Gignac Has Extended His Mission to BC

- Now retired, Gignac is making it his mission to see that every home, by law, is required to have a carbon monoxide (CO) alarm Carbon monoxide detectors promoted Roger Knox - Vernon Morning Star - May 11, 2016 A professional firefighter for 34 years, John Gignac advocated for smoke detectors in every home. Now retired, READ MORE
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Dawson City Boosts Fire and CO Safety

- Cases of Kidde "Worry-Free" smoke and carbon monoxide alarms sit awaiting distribution to all residents in Dawson City, Yukon. Dawson City Shows Leadership in Protecting Its Residents DAWSON CITY, YUKON - Firefighters from the Dawson City Fire Department and the Klondike Valley Fire Department have undertaken a special job: to visit homes across the Klondike READ MORE

Toronto’s Largest-ever public assembly of Fire Inspectors

- 101 Toronto Fire Inspectors Kick-off Ontario’s 4th Annual “12 Days of Holiday Fire Safety” Campaign TORONTO, ON – The Toronto Fire Services officially launched Ontario’s 4th annual “12 Days of Holiday Fire Safety” campaign today with its largest-ever public assembly of Fire Inspectors at the Scarborough Town Centre. The 101 Fire Inspectors joined Minister of READ MORE

Enforcement Date Arrives for Ontario’s New Mandatory CO Alarm Law

- Enforcement Date Arrives for Ontario’s New Mandatory CO Alarm Law Education, not penalties, most important aspect of new CO alarm law says former firefighter who lost four family members to the Silent Killer In under 3 minutes, gain vital information to help protect your home from CO the Silent Killer - Credit Photographer: READ MORE

Carbon Monoxide Alarms Become Law in Ontario

- Oxford MPP Ernie Hardeman (L) and John Gignac celebrate the passage of the "Hawkins-Gignac Act" in the Ontario Legislature, named after John's family members who perished in a carbon monoxide tragedy in 2008. Life-Saving Legislation Passed in Ontario OTTAWA, ON - With the passage of the province’s new carbon monoxide (CO) law – Bill 77, The READ MORE