Beaches Easter Day Parade 2023


Beaches Easter Day Parade – Sunday, April 9th, 2023 Notice 23-038 Whether you’re active, retired or a recruit come out for a fun afternoon. On Sunday, April 9th, 2023, come out and join the Toronto Fire Service’s Pipe and drums Band, Toronto Fire Services Honour Guard, Toronto Fire War Vets’ Colour Guard, and our members in a short casual walk … Read More

Peter Koehler AND Donnovan Bennett Retirement Party

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PETER KOEHLER AND DONNOVAN (DEVO) BENNETT ARE RETIRING! Please join us to celebrate their careers on Wednesday, April 26th at 7:00 pm at The Goose & Firkin. The Goose & Firkin is located at 1875 Leslie Street  (North of York Mills) in North York The Cost is $20 (includes appetizers/snacks) Cash Bar Please RSVP Gord Connery  111A  and  Dan Bellio  … Read More

Donald Mcleod Funeral Notice

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Funeral Information for Inspector Donald Grant McLeod Retired City of York Donald McLeod – February 1935 – March 2023 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Don McLeod on Saturday, March 18th, 2023, in Toronto. Don will be missed by all who knew him. Don recently turned 93 and was a long-serving member of YFD. He … Read More

President’s Message


UNION NOTICE: #23-029 Tuesday, March 14, 2023Subject: President’s MessageUnion Notice 23-029 Date: March 14, 2023Subject: President’s MessageTo: All Members Where do I begin to show appreciation to those who have supported and trusted me for almost two and a half decades? We have been through some exciting and very challenging times. Along the way, we enjoyed a laugh, had many … Read More

Benefit Verification Settlement

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BENEFIT VERIFICATION SETTLEMENT The Toronto Professional Fire Fighters Association and the City have resolved the Benefit Verification Grievance. Approximately 1100 active members and retirees were suspended, resulting in approximately 2500 spouses and children having their benefits retroactively turned off on February 1, 2023. For those impacted, the reinstatement of benefits will start immediately. Apparently, it is a time-consuming process and … Read More

Don Cavanagh Funeral Notice

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Don Cavanagh – March 13, 1941 – March 7, 2023 Donald Andrew Cavanagh of Georgetown passed away on March 7, 2023, at the age of 81. Don was born in Toronto and was a career fire-fighter for the City of Etobicoke. He retired after three decades of service. He was predeceased by his parents, John and Margaret Cavanagh; and his … Read More

Donald Gilbert Leslie Funeral Notice

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Funeral Information for Captain Donald Gilbert “Red” Leslie Retired L752 North York Fire Donald Gilbert “Red” Leslie – 1931 ~ 2023 Peacefully passed at Southlake Regional Health Centre on Tuesday, March 7, 2023, at the age of 92. Don (Red) is reunited in heaven with his beloved wife Ellen Rose Mary. Don will be missed by his loving children David … Read More



Transfer Sheet Time again! Join with us in welcoming the newest members of the “R” Shift. We wish you all well in your retirement.

Gillian Guthrie Retirement Party

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Subject: Retirement Party for Gillian Guthrie GILLIAN GUTHRIE IS RETIRING!Please join us in honoring Gillian’s 30 years of service in Operations, Fire Prevention & Public Education! The celebration will be held on Thursday, March 30th @ 6:00 pm – At The Crooked Cue, located at 3056 Bloor Street West. Please RSVP by March 27th to Melissa Ciccocelli,