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Strengthening the relationship of members and representing their health and well-being.
A registered not-for-profit under the Society Act of BC.

The Port Hardy Volunteer Firefighters Association (PHVFA) is a not-for-profit organization incorporated in British Columbia, and funded in part by grants-in-aid through the District of Port Hardy and independent fundraising iniatives.


The PHVFA represents the membership of Port Hardy Fire Rescue, and has several purposes.  Most important, the PHVFA serves to strengthen relationships among members, and to thank them for their service.  Throughout the year, the PHVFA plans several events including an annual camp-out and fishing derby which provide members with an opportunity to socialize outside of their firefighting role.


The PHVFA is also passionate about supporting Muscular Dystrophy Canada, an organization that firefighters across Canada loyally support.  A portion of fundraising efforts throughout the year is dedicated towards MD Canada.


The PHVFA also includes fire prevention education in its mandate, and works closely with Port Hardy Fire Rescue to improve prevention education in the community.


Current Leadership Structure

President: Lionel Gunson

Vice-President: Chris Ranger


Treasurer: Brad Tolmie

Firefighters celebrate after a successful fundraiser with Mowi Canada West.
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