TPFFA L3888 Election Results

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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

IAFF Parkinson’s Survey

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IAFF Canada has launched an online survey which they would like firefighters in Canada affected by Parkinson’s Disease to complete. Please share with your Brother and Sister Fire Fighters. IAFF Canada on Facebook

Welcome Home Craig Wilson

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After a 120 day fight with COVID, Craig Wilson has come home. Craig worked many years at TFS Station 235, a short sprint at Station 224, and finished his career at Station 114. In January he was diagnosed with COVID – the short video below sums up his story and happy homecoming! Welcome Home Craig…

May 2021 Meeting Cancelled

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Dear Members, As we are hearing that Covid-19 is in a third wave and the government is finding the need to tighten restrictions yet again. It is with regret that we advise of the cancellation of the May 2021 General Membership meeting. The Executive Committee did look at the idea of doing the meeting virtually, unfortunately that did not pan … Read More

Fire Fighter Quarterly Magazine

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The (IAFF) Fire Fighter Quarterly 2021 winter edition has been published and is available for viewing. If you find yourself apprehensive about getting the COVID vaccine there is some good information starting on page 22. Filled with lots of good information you may also find President Schaitberger’s last column of interest he speaks to some of the accomplishments over his … Read More

TFD Station #7 – 1980s

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TFD 80’s at Station 7 – CBC, The Journal – We’re On The Way Thirteen minutes of life in the busy Fire Station in Canada. (Double click on video for full screen)

Proof of Residency Required

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Before you rush off to get the vaccine, know that The Snowbird Advisor is reporting that Florida has changed vaccine requirements… “On January 20, 2021, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis updated the state’s rules regarding eligibility to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in Florida. ” (National Post) “The governor announced that in addition to the current age requirement to receive the vaccine – you … Read More

What Snowbirds need to know…

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About New Covid testing requirements for Air travel The following is from SnowbirdAdvisor.ca Last Updated: January 5, 2021 On December 31, 2020, the Government of Canada announced that beginning on January 7, 2021, all passengers 5 years of age or older will be required to provide a negative COVID test prior to travelling by air from another country to Canada. When this policy was first announced there were many unanswered questions, however, … Read More

Carp Opinion Column

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Long Term Care is one of those things where it is easy to look the other way than admit there’s the possibly that we may one day need it. But seeing as we’re not getting any younger and may need it one day… May be its time to get involved and contact our MPPs? Link to original article: Opinion Column … Read More