“THE VOLUNTEER” is the official newsletter of the Volunteer Firefighters’ Association of BC. The Volunteer is published three times a year: February, June and October. Editorial Deadlines are: February 15, June 15 and October 15. The newsletter is distributed throughout the province of BC and the Yukon. Copies are distributed to manufacturers across Canada. About 650 newsletters are mailed out for each issue. Non-members may be sent a copy of the newsletter for information purposes.