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Welcome

Serving the Village of New Minas, Canaan, White Rock Road and Village Green Subdivision since 1968. 

Volunteers Needed!

Many people are unaware that the New Minas Volunteer Fire Department is solely provided by volunteers. Year after year men and women like you provide a valuable service to their family and friends when they need it most. If it were not for the sacrifices of these fine individuals, many calls for help would go unanswered and many lives would be lost. For over 50 years the New Minas Volunteer Fire Department has strived to provide a professional fire service to our fire protection area.  Be a hero to someone in your community today. Take up the challenge and become a volunteer Firefighter today! 


Did you know? 

Members of NMVFD do not have to live or work within the fire departments fire protection area! 


What is expected of you? 

As a member of the NMVFD you will be expected to attend Wednesday evening weekly training. It would be helpful to the NMVFD for you to obtain level 1 firefighter certification which we provide. Members would also attend one Friday evening bingo duty once per month. 


What will you get in return? 

Free Training

Sizeable Honorarium 

Free NS Vehicle license plate

$500 Provincial Refundable Tax Credit 

Federal Government Tax Credit

Respect and Appreciation. 


Junior Members Needed! 

We accept Junior Members between the ages of 16-18. Many Junior Members go on to pursue rewarding full time careers with the training they receive. 


Auxiliary Members Needed! 

Firefighting is not for everyone, but volunteering can be! 


It is diversity that leaves room for those that can help behind the scene. Communications, teaching fire prevention, public relations, teaching skills that may be helpful to emergency providers and fundraising. There is always a place for everyone who wishes to volunteer. 


Volunteering in emergency services is one of the most important decisions you may make. We hope that you give this decision the time and serious consideration it deserves, and decide to join our ranks. 

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Find out more ways to help!

There are so many ways to support our mission. Contact us to find out more about volunteer opportunities, fundraising events, and ways to get our message to your friends and family.

New Minas Volunteer Fire Department

902-681-6661