Ray Green Funeral Notice

Raymond L. Green – 1939 – 2021 It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of retired D/C Ray Green, seniority #279 and #174. Ray passed away at midnight on Wednesday January 6th. of a cardiac arrest due to Covid-19 in ICU (Arizona). He was 81 years old. …

What Snowbirds need to know…

About New Covid testing requirements for Air travel. The following is from SnowbirdAdvisor.ca Last Updated: January 5, 2021 On December 31, 2020, the Government of Canada announced that beginning on January 7, 2021, all passengers 5 years of age or older will be required to provide a negative COVID test prior to travelling by air from another country to Canada. When this …

Promotion – John Davidson

Congrats go out to John Davidson (#790) on his recent promotion to TFS Division Chief, Technical Operations – effective Dec 30, 2020. John has an extensive background in technical operations. He started with Scarborough in January 1992 he spent 23 years on a Squad as a Firefighter and later as …

Opinion Column from C.A.R.P

It can be very easy to look the other way when it comes to how Long Term Care is managed or provided in Ontario. Unfortunately, we’re not getting any younger and could very well end up there one day. Maybe its time to have a say… Link to original article: …

A Year End Review?

Due to Covid-19, last March many of us enjoying our favourite winter destinations had our stays cut short. We had to come home and when we got there we had to quarantine, cities and towns were locked down, life was much different than we had left it. You all know …

Harold (Hal) Lapp Funeral Notice

Harold Wm Lapp – May 1938 – December 2020 SFD Seniority #215 Its with deep regret we advise of the passing of Hal Lapp on Wednesday, December 9, 2020. Hal started with the Scarborough Fire Department on March 26, 1962. He retired on December 31, 1993 (31 years of service). …

Barry Martin Funeral Notice

Its with deep regret we advise that Barry Ian Martin passed away at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital on Nov. 26, 2020 at the age of 81. Barry was predeceased by his parents Arthur & Vera Martin and his sister Maril├Żn Mason. Barry is survived by his partner Virginia Porter, daughter …

OMERS Increase…

OMERS

OMERS pensioners to receive an increase of 0.94% in 2021 November 19, 2020 (from OMERS.com) Effective with their first pay in January of 2021, OMERS pensioners will receive an increase of 0.94%. This increase reflects general changes in the cost of living as measured by the Consumer Price Index published …

TFS Command Restructure

In case you missed it, the TFS is under going some changes. This may be of special interest to those who use a scanner or a scanner App to follow TFS calls. The changes will see the current 4 Command Model move into a 2 Command Model – South-West Command …