Benefit Plan Verification

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Please be aware that the City of Toronto is undertaking a family benefit plan verification exercise this fall. It’s been said that some retirees have received a letter requesting help to ensure that all family members listed under their benefits plan are still eligible for coverage. For your information please …

Jake Roderick McKee Celebration of Life

Subject: Celebration of Life Notification for Jake Roderick McKee: Son of P233 A Platoon Captain, Rod McKee (SFD Sen #762) Brothers and Sisters, Today we have been made aware of the passing of P233 A Platoon Captain Rod McKee’s son Jake Roderick McKee at the age of 16. Our thoughts …

Update – Dennis Bugden Funeral Notice

Retired Captain Dennis Bugden (Sen #166) ~ 1935 – 2022 It is with much sadness we advise of the passing of Dennis Bugden this morning (August 7th, 2022) after a short illness, he was 87. Dennis started with the Scarborough Fire Department on September 19, 1960, and retired on January …

Scarborough Retired Fire Fighter Golf 2022

After a successful and enjoyable day in June, we thought we would give September a shot. Due to the IAFF tournament and many being away on vacation as well as a busy month for the golf course, the best workable date is later in the month. The format is to …

Retirement Darren Van De Walker

After 35 years of service, congrats go out to Darren Van De Walker on his retirement from the TFS. Darren started with the SFD (Sen #659) in January 1987 and rose to the rank of District Chief with TFS. Welcome to the ‘R’ shift Darren, enjoy this next chapter.

August Luncheon

Hello Everyone,  Our PORT PERRY August lunch is just days away. The usual time and location.  That being Thursday, August 11th., Starting at 11 am. The Location is THE PUB in PORT PERRY on Water Street.  Come out and see your old comrades.  See you there.  Fraternally,  John V 

Battle of the Bands

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For the interest of those still young at heart and looking to play! Union Notice Tuesday July 26, 2022 Subject: Movember BATTLE OF THE BANDS Hello Brothers and Sisters, The Charity Committee will be hosting a BATTLE OF THE BANDS to kick off our 2022 MOVEMBER Campaign and we need …

IARC/WHO – Occupational Cancers

“The IARC working group found that “occupational exposure as a fire fighter causes cancer.” The IARC found sufficient evidence for cancer in humans for mesothelioma and bladder cancer, and limited evidence for several other cancers. For decades, the IARC had classified fire fighter occupational exposures as “Group 2B” meaning the …

1960 Scarborough Acceptance Letter

Here’s a little trip down memory lane… I think most remember how much their starting salary was. In July of 1980, it was about $14,100. This acceptance letter shows it being a little bit less in 1960! In case you are wondering, today a TFS probationary firefighter starts at $69,847 …

Anne Rhodes Funeral Notice

Anne Rhodes – Mother of Cliff Rhodes (SFD Sen. #671) It’s with much sadness we advise of the passing of Cliff’s mother Anne. Our sincerest condolences go out to Cliff and Collen and all of Anne’s family and friends. The following can be found on the Pine Hills Funeral Centre …