A Beautiful Story…

This month will mark four years since the tragic loss of Earl Strong (#804). This is a beautiful heart touching story from Janice Hoy, Earl Strongs wife. (Listen to the audio if you have time) As January 22nd approaches remember Earl and have Janice and the boys in your thoughts. She lost her husband, then found the son she placed …

Ontario Staycation Tax Credit

If you are planning to ‘explore’ the province this year this tax credit may work for you. While the sums aren’t huge any money back is better than none! “To help the tourism and hospitality sectors recover, and encourage Ontario families to explore the province, the government is proposing a new temporary Ontario Staycation Tax Credit for 2022. The credit …

Seniors Home Safety Tax Credit

As the years slide by and we get up there in age, some may be looking for ways to upgrade their homes so they may stay in them longer. If this is you then this tax credit may be of interest. Please see the overview and link below for more information. Stay safe, and stay healthy. Overview From Government Ontario …

2021 – A Look Back

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As we slide into 2022, the spread of the Omicron variant is certainly trying to push things backward. The Ford government is looking to change how case numbers are reported and for some recommending dose number four. Who’s already trying to book the fourth dose for three months from now? But really looking back we have a lot to be …

Ross Stanley Bedford Funeral Notice

Ross Stanley Bedford – May 1931 ~ Dec 2021 Father of Kim Bedford #469 BEDFORD, Ross Stanley – Passed away peacefully on December 23, 2021, at Oshawa Lakeridge Hospital at the age of 90. Ross was a retired firefighter. Beloved husband of the late Stella. Cherished father of Gary (Theresa), Kim (Nancy), Debbie (Steve), and Ken. Loving grandfather of Jacqueline …

Don Christensen Funeral Notice

Don Christensen – Stepson of John Zancanaro – 1978 – 2021 It is with deep regret we advise of the passing of Don Christensen (Jacob Andrew Christensen) he was 43. Don endured a long battle with brain cancer. He was able to be at home this past month and passed with his family by his side. Don leaves behind his …

Merry Christmas

On behalf of the Scarborough Retired Fire Fighters, John, Roy, and Gord, we wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a healthy and prosperous 2022. As always our thoughts and gratitude will be with our brother and sister firefighters working during this holiday season. Stay safe, Stay healthy

Margaret Love Funeral Notice

Margaret Love – 1936 – 2021 It’s with regret we advise of the passing of Margaret Love, mother of Paul Love (#571), on December 18, 2021, at the age of 85. Our sincerest condolences go out to Paul and all of Margaret’s family and friends. From Paul… I’m saddened to announce the passing of my Mother – Margaret Love. She …

Alice Summers Funeral Notice

Alice Laura Summers – June 10, 1926 – December 21, 2021 It’s with the deepest sympathy we advise of the passing of Linda Summers’s (#831) mother Alice. Alice lived a beautiful full life to the age of 95. Linda describes her mom as being a “one of a kind lady, avid adventurist, world traveler, skier and swimmer, baking enthusiast, OR …

UPDATE – ARRIVECAN App

UPDATE – as of Dec 21st a COVID test is required for return to Canada from the USA even for trips of 72 hours or less. Please do your homework and make sure you are aware of all requirements and insurance coverage before you travel. By now most have heard of the need to fill out documentation when returning from …