2020 OMERS Report


OMERS Reports 2020 Financial Results After seeing an 11.9% net return in 2019, Covid-19 has brought that crashing into negative territory for 2020… “The effects of the global COVID-19 pandemic negatively impacted our portfolio in 2020, particularly our business- and consumer-facing investments, contributing to an investment return net of expenses of -2.7% for the year. Widespread lockdowns in investments that … Read More

Live Stream – LODD Glenn Sherwood

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LODD of Active Member  – Acting Platoon Chief Glenn Sherwood *UPDATED with Ceremony Information* A funeral service will be held on Friday, February 26, 2021, at 11 a.m. at Kane – Jerrett Funeral Homes, Thornhill Chapel (8088 Yonge St, Thornhill). Please understand that due to covid restrictions, the funeral service will be by invitation only. Relatives and friends are invited … Read More

R.E.(Bob) Symington Funeral Notice

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Capt. R.E.(Bob) Symington – April 1931 – February 2021. Robert (Bob) Earl Symington passed away Wednesday, February 17th, 2021 at Peterborough Regional Health Centre from complications of COVID-19. He was predeceased by his wife Margaret, daughter Sharon, son John and daughter-in-law Dorothy. He is survived by his four remaining children – Wayne, Bryan (Sandra), Janine (Terry), and Keith (Huong) – … Read More

Warren Young Funeral Notice

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Warren Young – August 1932 – February 2021 Young, Warren Charles – With heavy hearts and profound sadness, the family announces the passing of Warren Charles Young in his 89th year, on February 17, 2021, at the Reactivation Care Centre in North York, Ontario. He is reunited with his late wife Arleene (nee MacFarlane) 2016. Loving father of Michael (Deborah), … Read More

Ray Cook Funeral Notice

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Funeral Information For DC Raymond “Ray” Cook Retired Scarborough L626 It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of former Scarborough Fire retired District Chief Ray Cook #230. Peacefully on Saturday, February 13, 2021, at Lakeview Manor in Beaverton at age 84. Ray Cook beloved husband of Wendy (nee Skyvington) of Leaskdale. Loving father of Darlyne and her … Read More

Coffee Zoom


Weekly Coffee Zoom — Active Retired Members only Dear Active Retiree’s, Every day we are hearing that Covid-19 is yet another wave and the government is finding the need to tighten restrictions. We were all hoping that by now the restrictions would be going in another direction. With the Holiday Season behind us, we think it’s important for us to … Read More

Ron Merriman Funeral Notice

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Captain Ronald J. Merriman March 2, 1932 – February 2, 2021 It is with regret we advise of the passing of retired Captain Ronald James Merriman and former president of Local 626 (Scarborough Firefighters) passed at the age of 88. Captain Merriman started with the Scarborough firefighters on January 18, 1960, and retired after 32 years of service on March … Read More