Mollison, David – Funeral Notice

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Mollison, DavidWith great sadness, the family announces the passing of David James Mollison, of Durham, at Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound on Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 in his 78th year. Beloved husband of the late Bonita “Bonnie” Mollison (nee Marchand). Loving father of Cheri, Kim and her husband Jeff, and Michelle. Cherished grandfather of Taylor (Fin), Tara (Cat), Cierra, … Read More

Richard Arthur Shangrow – Funeral Notice

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Richard Arthur ShangrowJuly 9, 1931 – November 23, 2019 Retired as District Chief after 35 years’ service with the New Toronto and Etobicoke Fire Department. It is with deep sorrow that the Shangrow family announces the passing of Richard Arthur Shangrow in Mississauga, Ontario at the Credit Valley Hospital Palliative Patient Care Unit. Beloved husband of Betty (nee Singleton) for … Read More

OMERS Pensions to Increase…


“OMERS announced that pensions will increase by 1.89% as of January 1, 2020. This increase reflects general changes in the cost of living, as measured by the Canadian Consumer Price Index. “ Read more

David Atwell Funeral Notice

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It is with sadness that we announce the passing of David Atwell, retired District Chief of the Toronto Fire Services and Etobicoke Fire Department for 34 years. With heavy hearts we announce that, after a brief illness, Dave passed peacefully on November 8, 2019 surrounded by loved ones. Son of the late Ronald & Phyllis Atwell of Annapolis Royal, NS. … Read More

Update – Metropolitan Toronto Pension Plan



The following updates the time line for the merger. Paul Enright sits on the Metro Pension Board and advised of the following… “If you wish to inform your members that as it stands now we will be going into Omers as of Jan 8th 2020and they will start to collect their pension from Omers as of Feb 1st with the … Read More

H. Hammond LODD Funeral Notice

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DC Herbert Hammond (Retired) It is with deepest regret and sorrow to report the line-of-duty death of retired DC Herbert Hammond.  Herbert passed away on November 3, 2019 of Acute Myeloid Leukemia. DOB September 13, 1940.  Etobicoke Fire 1965-1996 (Approximation).  Wife Diane Hammond Celebration of Life to be held in Bancroft on November 16,  2019Visitation 11:30am to 1pmWith the service to follow … Read More

Fire Fighter Injuries


TPFFA L3888 Union Notice Union Notice #19-119: Firefighter Injuries Notice 19-119 Date: November 2, 2019Subject: Firefighter InjuriesTo: All Members As the news has been reporting we have had two Firefighters taken to hospital. The fire broke out at an abandoned building in the area of Jarvis and Shuter streets early Saturday morning. A Firefighter fell from the roof while ventilating the building. … Read More

Benefit Concerns


During both of our last two General Meetings there have been discussions on Green Sheild Canada (GSC) and the problems that have been encountered since the switch to GSC by the City. During the presentation we were advised 3888 was prepared to assist the retirees where they can. |To that end if you have GSC Benefits or are 65 AND … Read More