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 …

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 …

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 at 12 noon at the Stone Cottage in Scarborough that’s …

Queens Park Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial

Remembering our Fallen – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3rd This Sunday, October 3rd we would have traditionally gathered at the Queens Park Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial to honour the fallen whose names would be forever etched on the memorial.  Sadly this year, we will be adding 49 names to our memorial walls. Though we are all disappointed that we are unable to hold …

Travel Insurance

What Canadian Snowbirds Need to Know About Travel Insurance Prices Ever wonder how insurance companies determine travel insurance premiums or why premiums differ from provider to provider? We’re pulling back the curtain to give you the inside scoop. At Snowbird Advisor Insurance, our clients often ask us how insurance companies determine their rates, why rates differ from provider to provider …

LODD – Bill Hawkins (#264)

Further to William (Bill) Hawkins passing in February of 2020, it has come to our attention that his passing has been deemed a Line of Duty Death. Bill will be honoured with his name going on the Canadian Fire Fighter Memorial wall in 2021. Our condolences go out to Bill’s family and friends.

“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 the Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto. On January 1, 1998, it …

Gus Maple Member Profile…

PumpSno #11

Toronto Fire Watch Magazine The first issue of the Toronto Fire Fighters Fire Watch Magazine for 2021 is out. The theme for this issue is “Old School Edition” and has a number of interesting articles. One of those is a member profile on SFD’s very own Gus Maple (Sen #476). Gus is currently #1 on the TPFFA’s Personnel Seniority list …

Public Health Ontario

covid-19

By now most of us are aware of the many precautions we need to take for this nasty virus. Public Health Ontario is just another place where we can possibly find answers to questions that may arise. COVID-19 Public Resources Public Health Ontario Website

OMERS…

OMERS

The following is from 3888 Pres. Frank Ragmagnano in response to a question on the 3888 forum. I thought it may be of some interest to some. Special thanks to Frank for allowing it to be shared. What might the impact of Covid-19 be on OMERS. …it is too early to tell. I will speak about time lines and what …