FRAUD ALERT

Its no secret we all worked hard for our pensions and/or salaries. Its also no surprise that there are thieves out there just looking to scam us out of those hard earn dollars. The Canadian Anti Fraud Centre is reporting an increase in fraud directed towards most everyday facets of …

OMERS – Shared Risk Indexing

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If you haven’t heard OMERS is considering a change or move if you will too ‘Shared Risk Indexing’. A previous post from the OPFFA gave information on this possible change. The following is from OMERS and better explains why and who it may affect. “The change under consideration means that …

IAFF Leadership Award

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Ed Kennedy Receives IAFF Leadership Award. Ed started with the Scarborough Fire Department in 1981. He has advocated for fire fighters for the majority of his fire fighting career. As a Scarborough Fire Fighter he served as an Executive Officer and Vice President for the Scarborough Professional Fire Fighters Association …

Reopening Ontario

As the Coronavirus (Covid-19) case numbers continue to decline the province is slowly opening up more of the province. In addition to the areas announced for June 12th the following can move to Stage 2 on Friday June 19th. Which means more businesses opening and more people getting back to …

Memorial Grant Program for First Responders

“When firefighters, police officers and paramedics put their safety on the line, they are acting in service to all Canadians. In recognition of the critical role of first responders in protecting Canadians, the Memorial Grant Program for First Responders will provide a one-time lump sum, tax-free direct maximum payment of …

IAFF – 6 million Unaccounted For

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As mentioned in a previous post things at the IAFF may not be well. In doing some quick searches it appears a recently new Secretary Treasurer found the IAFF President may have been doing some creative book work. It will be interesting to see where the accusations go. The following …

Toronto Fire Fighters Decline Pandemic Day

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These are certainly unprecedented times. The Provincial Government has has come up with a $4.00/hour pandemic pay. The following press release speaks for itself where the fire fighters believe this money should go to those who are experiencing real hardship and greater need.

Welcome to Scarborough Retired Fire Fighters

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Welcome to Scarborough Retired Fire Fighters formerly ScarboroughFireFighters.org. While the name on the home page is different you still reach us at www.scarboroughfirefighters.org. The revamp of this site has been sometime in the making and should work better on all devices than the previous one did. As you can see …

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Info Links

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COVID-19 & VACCINE Information Links The information regarding this outbreak is very fluid and evolves daily. In an effort to help our members keep informed and make the right choices we thought it may be of some help if some of the Government and Municipal links were easy to find …