Presenters: Adam McFadden and Cara Kabay

Adam is the Owner and President of Firehouse Training, Canada’s Fastest Growing Fire Service Training Company. Firehouse Training provides career coaching services for aspiring firefighters and professional fire service training programs in both online and practical in-class formats. Adam has had the opportunity to work for multiple Fire & Emergency Services in both the private and public industry, is a former professor in the post-secondary Pre-Service Firefighter program, and has developed countless career coaching and training initiatives at the post-secondary level. Adam serves as a career firefighter and Hazmat Technician with the Toronto Fire Services, and is a shift training instructor. Subsequently, Adam and Cara are both graduates of the same fire service recruit training class, many years ago!


Cara is a graduate from York University with honours with a degree in Kinesiology. She completed the Humber College Pre Service Firefighting program, and graduated with the program excellence award.  Cara is Toronto Firefighter and serves on the busiest truck in city, at Station 314 in the downtown core.  Cara has had the chance to speak previously to Pre-Service Firefighter students about her experience as a female working in the fire service. Cara is an instructor for Firehouse Training, and is also an active volunteer with Girl Guides of Canada as a Sparks Leader for the past 11 years, and also volunteers with job related charities such as various boot drives and the toy drive.