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 …

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 …

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 …

“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 …

Gus Maple Member Profile…

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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). …

Public Health Ontario

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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…

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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 …

SFD Museum Tours

Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 restrictions, there will not be any museum tours booked until further notice. MUSEUM TOURS The SFD museum is the Original Fire Hall and Police Station of Scarborough (Old Hall #1) and is located at 351 Birchmount Rd at Highview. Old Hall #1 is still in use today …

Terraview Fire

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Terraview Blvd Fire – 1954 These pictures were received from John Novakis compliments Jim Park. They are of a fire in the Pharmacy & 401 area back in 1954

Jeff David Retirement

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Mar 29/20 Cancelled – Jeff David Retirement Party This event has been cancelled until further notice Congrats go out to Jeff David (#654) has joined the ‘R’ Shift, a retirement party is set for April 17 @6:30 pm. The location is the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #11 (9 Dawes Road …