Benefits – What to expect at 65.


Your Benefits – What to expect when you turn 65. When you turn 65 you will move from the benefits you know to the Health Care Spending Account. To ensure everything transitions smoothly there are a few things everyone should be aware of as they approach their 65th Birthday. All of which can be done a month or two before … Read More

Donald K. Goodwin Funeral Notice

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Captain Donald K. Goodwin – Nov 1933 – Oct 2020 Donald passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 28, 2020. Born in Amherst, Nova Scotia on November 10, 1933, he moved to Toronto, Ontario at a young age and joined the Toronto Fire Department on the 20TH of Sept 1957, and retired as a Captain in 1989. He will be missed … Read More

October General Meeting Cancelled



Dear Members, Every day we are hearing that Covid-19 is in a second wave and the government is finding the need to tighten restrictions again. Therefore, it is with regret that we advise of the cancellation of the October 2020 General Membership meeting. The Executive Committee did looked at the idea of doing the meeting virtually, unfortunately that did not … Read More

Cyber Security Awareness Month


From banking, to purchasing, to talking with our grand children so much of what we do is done through our electronic devices via the internet. Now more than ever we need to be cyber smart, that is we need to know how to keep what we do safe and secure. We need to take time to look before we leap … Read More

Estate Planning


No one likes to think about their own mortality. Estate planning is one of those thing that does just that. Recently, we have had a number of inquiries from Estate Executors regarding the possibility of entitlements from the former employer. For some it may be the City of Toronto, for others it may be from one of the six pre-amalgamation … Read More

John Mason Wood Funeral Notice

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John Mason Wood – Retired Toronto Fire Services(Former YFD) WOOD, John Mason February 4th, 1944 – October 15th, 2020It is with broken hearts that we say goodbye to an amazing man and real-life hero of our family, John Wood, long time resident of the Town of Aurora. John was a dedicated Fire Fighter in the Borough of York/Toronto Fire Department … Read More

Retirement Seminar


Are you still active or have a family member still working with the TFS and considering retirement, if so this is a worthwhile seminar where you can get many questions answered to help with the big decision of retirement. UNION NOTICE: #20-161 The Local 3888 Pension and Benefits Committee is pleased to announce a Retirement Information Seminar scheduled for 0900hr … Read More

Roy Waterfield Funeral Notice

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Its with deep regret we advise of the passing of Roy Waterfield on October 14, 2020. Roy was 69 years old and started with the Scarborough Fire Department July 5, 1976 and retired from Toronto Fire Service with 26 years of service December 31, 2002 Our condolences go out to his wife Kim, their family and friends on behalf of … Read More

Ed Kennedy Funeral Notice

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October 7, 2020TPFFA President and Active Member, Captain Ed Kennedy Funeral Information The Ceremony for Active Member Captain Ed Kennedy will be held tomorrow, Thursday, October 8th, 2020. Pine Hills Cemetery and Funeral Home625 Birchmount Rd, Scarborough, ON M1K 1R1Celebration of life ceremony will start at 4 pm. Visitation and Service will be limited to family and invited guests. Covid … Read More

Bill Wainwright Funeral Notice

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Captain Bill Wainwright – Aug 1935 – Oct 2020 Retired Toronto Firefighter, Captain Bill Wainwright, passed away peacefully on Friday October 02, 2020, surrounded by his family. During his 35-year career with the Fire Department, he was well respected and admired by his colleagues and during his 25 years of retirement in the Madawaska Valley he forged many enduring friendships. … Read More