Ron Wretham Funeral Notice

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Retired Captain Ron Wretham – January 1955 – June 2021 It is with deep sadness we advise that Ron passed away early this morning with his family by his side. Ron was diagnosed earlier this year with ALS and had since suffered rapid decline and mobility. Ron started with the Scarborough Fire Department in February of 1980 (#Seniority #530) and … Read More

Johnie Walker Funeral Notice

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Captain Johnnie Walker – Feb 1951 – Jun 2021 It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Retired Captain Johnnie Walker at the age of 70. Captain Walker started with the Toronto Fire Department on November 2, 1981, at the age of 30 years old. Promoted to the rank of Captain on January 1, 2000, and retired on … Read More

TPFFA L3888 Election Results


Congratulations to all the successful candidates… UNION NOTICE: #21-117 The Elections Committee ( Mike Neely, Brent Barton, Marco Acerbi, Scott Dicks, Andrew Gliosca, Rob Ptolemy ) met at 14 Cosentino Drive earlier today and counted the returned ballots for the Local 3888  Executive Board Elections. Below are the final results of the entire 2021 elections: PresidentPaul Atkinson             … Read More

Active Retired Membership


Dear Retired Brother/ Sister, We hope everyone is staying safe and healthy during these unprecedented times. Even though the numbers are coming down, please continue to take all the precautions necessary to stay safe from the Covid-19 virus. May is membership renewal month. Unfortunately, 206 members have not renewed their membership in over a year, as such they have or … Read More

John Lang Funeral Notice

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John Douglas Lang – 1930 – 2021 Obituary (Peterborough Examiner) Our quiet, gentle, kind dad and grandpa passed away peacefully at Princess Gardens, on Friday, June 4, 2021, at the age of 90. Beloved husband of the late Doris (nee Holgate) d. December 12, 2003. John will be forever remembered by his children, David (Nancy), Douglas, and Mary (Dave). Dear … Read More

Brian Garwood Marquardt Funeral Notice

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Brian Garwood Marquardt – 1940 – 2021 It is with great sadness that Brian’s family shares his sudden, unexpected passing at the age of 80. Brian passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 30th, 2021 at Scarborough Centenary Hospital after watching his beloved Toronto Maple Leafs play the 6th game of the Montreal playoff series. Brian was born and raised in … Read More

Albert Bellisle Funeral Notice

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Captain Albert Bellisle – 1926 – 2021 It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Captain Albert “Bert” Bellisle. Bert was born on February 7, 1926, and passed away on May 26, 2021, and is under the care of Paul O’Connor Funeral Home. We wish his immediate and extended families our Sincerest Condolences. Bert Joined the Toronto Fire … Read More

BILL C-253


Please consider contacting your MP urging them to support this important issue. (use the link below) Bill C-253 — An Act to amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act is currently before the House. It is sponsored by Marilène Gill (MP, Manicouagan). It doesn’t cost taxpayers anything to ensure seniors get the pensions they worked … Read More

Gordon McCarrell Funeral Notice

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Captain Gordon McCarrell – 1927 – 2021 Gordon McCarrell passed away Sunday May 9th, 11:15am at Donwood Manor Personal Care Home with his wife Anne at his side. Gord just turned 94 on March 5th. They would have celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary on June 30th. Sadly, Anne passed away 8 days after her husband on the 17th of May … Read More

David Bruce Bell Funeral Notice

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David passed away in hospital on April 29th. He started with the North York fire department in January 1967 and retired with 30 years of service in July 1997. Respecting the current situation and pandemic restrictions, the funeral service and interment will be private. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family and friends. Obituary David Bruce Bell Passed away … Read More