Institution of Fire Engineers Canada Branch
Overview of the Institution
Established in 1918, IFE is a non-profit organization with a rapidly growing membership of over 9,000 and a global reach that extends through 42 international branches.
Licensed by the Engineering Council, Britain's regulatory authority for registration of Chartered and Incorporated engineers and technicians, IFE upholds professional standards within all public and private fire sectors by offering assessment of knowledge, experience and development, and engages with major stakeholders to offer international conferences, identify and promote good practice, and enhance technical networks worldwide.
IFE Canada Branch, (previously known as the Ontario Branch) was inaugurated on June 1, 1994 by the International President at the then Fire Fighters' Club in Markham, Ontario. Over the years we have expanded our membership base and have gained membership in every province of Canada. Our objective; To encourage and improve the science and practice of Fire Extinction, Fire Prevention, Emergency Management, Life Safety, Fire Engineering and all operations and expedients connected therewith, and to give an impulse to ideas likely to be useful in connection with or in relation to such science and practice to the members of the Institution and to the community at large.
Promoting the safest possible Canada through progressive and professional collaboration between Fire Engineering practitioners.
To encourage and continually improve the science and practice of Fire- Engineering, Prevention, Extinction, and all associated processes and technologies; and to foster and facilitate such progressive Fire Protection practices and concepts, to the members of the Institution through opportunities for continuous professional development and recognition, and to Canadian society at large.
The IFE is comprised of 42 Membership Branches across the globe. With 19 branches within the United Kingdom, we are proud to be one of 22 international branches of the Institution of Fire Engineers! Join us with our 9,000+ strong membership today!