Chief Gord Gray Retirement Party

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RETIREMENT PARTY FOR: CHIEF GORD GRAY Thursday March 21st, 2024 @ 7:00pm Please join us in Celebrating Chief Gord Gray’s 40+ Years of Dedicated Service. The festivities will be held on Thursday, March 21st at 7:00 pm, at Jack Astors located at 10 Colossus Drive, Woodbridge. Tickets are $20 per person – at the Door or in Advance from CAR … Read More

Rick MacEachern Funeral Notice

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Richard Willard MacEachern ~ July 4, 1952 – February 5, 2024 It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of Captain Rick MacEachern (Sen #400). Rick passed away on February 5, 2024, age 71, at his home in Burlington, Ontario. He leaves behind his sister Linda Eyes (David), Susan Lenthall,  nieces Jennifer, Kiersten, and Melissa, and nephew Stephen. Rick … Read More

Skin Cancer Awareness


TO ALL OPFFA LOCALS:Sent on behalf of the OPFFA’s Health & Safety Committee The Health & Safety Committee would like to use this first-ever Firefighter Cancer Awareness Month as an opportunity to shed some light on Skin Cancer which given our firefighting profession, makes us particularly susceptible to it.Our exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, benzene, metals, and polychlorinated biphenyls (which … Read More

TFFWVA Fundraising Coin


Payments can be made by e-transfer to TFFWVA, or by Cheque payable to “The Toronto Firefighters War Veterans Association” c/o 3 Bridlington Street, Scarborough, Ontario M1H 2L4.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2024


Notice 24-011 Date: February 9, 2024Subject:  St. Patrick’s Day Parade – Sunday, March 17, 2024To: All Members RE:  St. Patrick’s Day Parade – Sunday, March 17, 2024 The 2024 Toronto St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be held on Sunday, March 17, 2024. We would like to invite all firefighters to join us for “The March” in March. Toronto Fire Services will be … Read More

Michael Longo Funeral Notice

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The passing of Retired District Chief Michael Paul Longo Michael Paul Longo – April 9th, 1943 ~ February 2nd, 2023 We have been notified of the passing of retired District Chief Michael Paul Longo at the age of 81 years surrounded by his loving family. Brother Longo started with The Toronto Fire Department on November 13th, 1972, and retired after … Read More

Ronald Hill Funeral Notice

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The passing of Retired Firefighter Ronald Hill Ronald Hill – 1933 ~ 2024 We have been notified of the passing of retired Etobicoke Firefighter Ronald Hill in his 91st year. Brother Hill started with the Etobicoke Fire Department on August 29th, 1955. Our condolences to Retired brother Hill’s family, friends, and co-workers. Rest in Peace Brother! Cremation has already taken … Read More

Wills & Estate Planning Webinar


Life is unpredictable and we never know what might happen. That’s why it’s a good idea to have a plan for our estate and our will so that our loved ones can carry out our wishes when we are gone. Sometimes, things change in our lives and we forget to update our plans or our beneficiaries. That can cause problems … Read More

Norman Gogo Funeral Notice

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DC Norman Allan Gogo – 18 June 1921 – 10 January 2024 Norman Allan Gogo, a man of unwavering duty and boundless generosity, passed away suddenly on January 10, 2024, in Midland, Ontario. Born in Toronto on June 18, 1921, to George Allan Gogo and Maryanne, Norman’s life was a testament to his unyielding commitment to service and his love … Read More