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 Marilýn Mason. Barry is survived by his partner Virginia Porter, daughter …

OMERS Increase…

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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 …

Retirements / Promotions

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RETIREMENTS Congrats go out to Dave Montgomery (#574), Mike Innes (#637), John Robinson (#678) and Jim Egerton (#701) on their move to the ‘R’ shift. Best wishes in your next chapter – Enjoy your retirement gents. Promotions Congrats go out to the following on their TFS promotions… Scott Harrison (#644) …

BOLTON, John Henry Funeral Notice

It is with deepest sorrow that we advise of the passing of Paul Bolton’s father John on October 28th. Our deepest condolences go out to Paul, his family and friends from the Scarborough Retired Fire Fighters. John Henry Bolton – father of Paul Bolton (Sen #471) September 8, 1931 ~ October 28, …

Benefits at 65…

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Your Benefits – What to expect when you turn 65. If you were employed with the TFS when the Health Care Spending Account (HCSA) was awarded there are a few things to consider as you approach your 65th birthday. To ensure everything transitions smoothly the following should be considered. All …