BGCP est le regroupement des services d'incendie pour les municipalités de Bryson, Ile-du-Grand-Calumet et Portage-du-Fort. Le chef de pompier est Gerald Stewart.
BGCP is the union of the fire departments for Bryson, Grand-Calumet Island and Portage du Fort. The fire chief is Gerald Stewart.
To become a part-time Firefighter with the B.GC.P Fire Department, applicants must meet the following criteria:
Be at least 18 years of age
Be legally entitled to work in Canada
Live in or own a residence in Bryson, Ile-du-Grand-Calumet or Portage-du-Fort.
Quebec Class 5 Driver's Licence
Satisfactory physical fitness assessment (to be conducted by the department on selected applicants)
Once accepted, complete the Fire Fighter 1 training program
Along with earning 15.00$ per hour, the Volunteer Firefighters Tax Credit provides a 15% non-refundable tax credit based on an amount of $3,000 for volunteer firefighters who perform at least 200 hours of service for their communities during the year.