Promotions and Retirements

Congrats go out to Linda Summers (#831) on her recent promotion to Captain with the TFS. We also want to wish Derrick Cotterill (#552) all the best in his retirement from the TFS. Welcome to the ‘R’ Shift. Enjoy your next chapters – cheers.

Pension Protection Petition

Petition to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry For your interest (From MROO Newsletter) Pension Petition: e-3893 We are asking for your help. Pension protection is sadly lacking and much needed in Canada. Here at MROO we support the Canadian Federation of Pensioners who have developed a strategy to pressure the government to …

MROO Annual Zone Meeting

Are you a member of MROO and interested in their Zone Meetings? This year there will be one Zone Meeting held virtually. Please see below for information from the MROO website. “This year, due to the rise in Covid-19 cases across Ontario, we have decided to forego an in-person meeting …

OMERS 2021 Report

OMERS

OMERS has released its 2021 Annual report. For 2021 OMERS saw a 15.7% net return on investments. For all the details this link will take you to OMERS News. OMERS AVC holders can go to their MYOMERS account to see how they performed. “OMERS, the defined benefit pension plan for …

Donations to Ukraine

If you are looking to support Ukraine during this war started by Russia, please be aware that there are phishing scams out there using doctored videos, etc. asking for donations. You may want to consider such places as –  The Friends of Ukraine Defense Forces Fund;  The Canada-Ukraine Foundation; and …

License Plate Sticker Scam

If you have not heard there is a scam going around regarding the license sticker refunds recently announced by the Ford government. Police are warning of a License Plate Sticker refund scam. Note:- Service Ontario DOES NOT refund via text messages. Below Peel Police released an image of a text …

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 …

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 …

Mac Burrell’s 90th Birthday Celebration

Hello Everyone, Mac Burrell is having his 90th birthday this Monday, November 29th. His Son Chris sent me the details of his bash below. Hi John, Hope all is well. It’s Chris Burrell. I’m setting up a little get-together for Mac’s 90th birthday on Monday, November 29th. It will be …