Presumptive Cancer / Estate Planning

Presumptive Legislation / Occupational Illness… As fire fighters we are aware of the health risks we faced on the job. There are numerous cancers recognized under presumptive legislation. Should you find yourself diagnosed with one of them there may be entitlements from the employer or WSIB due to these illnesses …

TPFFA L3888 Election Results

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Running for an Association position is no easy task, below are the results of the recent 3888 Executive Board elections. Congratulations to all the successful candidates. The Elections Committee ( Mike Neely, Brent Barton, Marco Acerbi, Scott Dicks, Andrew Gliosca, Rob Ptolemy ) met at 14 Cosentino Drive earlier today and counted …

Thank you from Bev Green

Dear Friends, I am overwhelmed with your kindness and donations.   Thanking every one from the bottom of my heart.  It certainly will help with the move and storage.   God Bless you all, I just have to deal with the loss of the love of my life.   I …

IAFF Parkison’s Survey

IAFF Canada has launched an online survey which they would like firefighters in Canada affected by Parkinson’s Disease to complete. Please share with your Brother and Sister Fire Fighters. IAFF Canada on Facebook

Metro Pension Plan

As plan members may be aware the City of Toronto decided some time ago to transfer the plan to OMERS. After negotiations, an agreement was reached with regards to the transfer and any surplus. It’s been a long time coming but, for those who were part of the old Metro …

Fire Fighter Quarterly Magazine

The (IAFF) Fire Fighter Quarterly 2021 winter edition has been published and is available for viewing. As COVID numbers rise almost out of control in Ontario the timing of this edition may be just right. Especially, if you find yourself unsure about getting vaccinated. This edition has a good article …

TFS Promotions

Congratulation go out to Doug Jones (#660), Scott Harrison (#644), Gerald (Gerry) Loftus (#665), and Vernon Hiller on their promotion to District Chief with the TFS. Best wishes for much success and enjoyment in your new roles.

“A Day In The Life Of A District Fire Chief”

“Original Air Date: February 27, 1988 on Scarborough Cable 10. Spend the December 19, 1987 day shift (B2 shift working) with the Scarborough Fire Department District Chief at SFD’s Markham Road headquarters’ station and experience the work of the firefighters first hand. The City of Scarborough was a municipality in …

Proof of Residency Required

The Snowbird Advisor is reporting that Florida has changed vaccine requirements… “On January 20, 2021, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis updated the state’s rules regarding eligibility to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in Florida. ” (National Post) “The governor announced that in addition to the current age requirement to receive the vaccine – you …

U.S. Requires Negative Covid Test

“The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Tuesday (Jan. 12) that it will require a negative COVID-19 test from all air passengers entering the U.S. as it implements new measures to halt the spread of the coronavirus” “Air passengers will be required to get a viral test within three days (72 …