Update – IAFF LODD: Firefighter Jason Arno, Buffalo Fire Department, NY

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Subject: UPDATE REV – LODD Firefighter Jason D. Arno, IAFF 1st District Local 282, Buffalo, New York. Local 3888 Members: Thank you for your overwhelming interest in attending and traveling with us to Brother Arno’s LODD ceremony this coming Friday, March 10th, 2023. Emails have been already sent to members that have expressed an interest. The following link will be … Read More

Ernest “Bud” Thorm Funeral Notice

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Funeral Information for Captain Ernest “Bud” Thorn Retired L752 North York Fire Ernest “Bud” Thorn – 11 May 1943 ~ 01 March 2023 With heavy hearts, we inform you of the passing of Ernest (Bud) Thorn on March 01, 2023, after a short illness. Bud was in his 92nd year. He will be missed by his loving wife Lois, sons … Read More

Kenneth M. Philips Funeral Notice

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Kenneth M. Phillips – 11 March 1933 ~ 18 February 2023 Phillips, Ken – Retired City of Toronto Firefighter, #860, passed away peacefully at the age of 90 on Saturday the 18th of February 2023. Lovingly remembered by family, extended family, and many friends. Ken began his career with the Toronto Fire Department on the 9th of August 1957 and … Read More

Terry Nepotiuk Funeral Noptice

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The passing of Retired Captain Terry Nepotiuk Retired Captain Terry Nepotiuk – Nov 26th, 1951 ~ Mar 2nd, 2023 We have been notified of the passing of Retired Captain Terry Nepotiuk at the age of 71.Captain Nepotiuk was hired by the Etobicoke Fire Department and retired after more than 30 years of service from station 411. Our Condolences to Retired … Read More

Ontario Expands Fire Fighter Cancer coverage

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The Ontario Government announced today that workplace cancers for fire fighters will include pancreatic and thyroid cancers. Minister of Labour Monte McNaughton says the changes will be retroactive to 1960 in order to cover both active and retired fire fighters. If any of the prescribed cancers apply to you or someone you know please make sure they are aware and … Read More

Update 12 – City of Toronto Benefits Verification


While the Association suggests not supplying the information until after the Arbiter makes an award this is a personal decision and if the City follows through could see your benefits revert to single coverage if you don’t. Please take the time to make the decision that is right for you. (Note – All updates and information are available by scrolling … Read More

Gary Poole Retirement Party

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Retirement Party for Gray Poole GARY POOLE IS RETIRING! Please help us celebrate his career on Thursday, March 23rd @ 7:00 PM at Jack Astors in Newmarket, located at 17830 Yonge Street. The cost per ticket is $10.00 and goes towards a gift and apps at the bar. Please Contact Cathy, P112, C shift, ctremblett2002@hotmail.com, to RSVP. Ticket purchases can … Read More

DAVE SADLER Retirement Party

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CHIEF DAVE SADLER IS RETIRING! On Tuesday, March 28th come out and celebrate the Retirement of Chief Dave Sadler 35+ years of service. The Event takes place at Scruffy Murphy’s located at 255 The East Mall, a long-standing Etobicoke tradition, at 7:30 PM. The cost per ticket is $20.00 in advance or at the door, which includes appetizers.You can call/text … Read More

Peter McCourt Funeral Notice

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Funeral Information For Fire Fighter Peter McCourt – Retired TFS (Former Scarborough L626) Peter William McCourt (#391) – 27 December 1945 – 25 February 2023 McCourt, Peter William (30-year First Class Firefighter in Scarborough): At his home following a brief illness on Saturday, February 25th, 2023 in his 78th year. Peter, beloved husband of Wendy (nee Fairclough). Loving and devoted … Read More

MROO Annual Spring Zone Meetings


ANNUAL SPRING ZONE MEETINGS Greetings! For the first time since 2019, in-person MROO Zone meetings return across the province. See old friends and meet new ones. Get a free lunch and maybe win a prize. Know an OMERS pensioner that’s not a member of MROO? Bring them out to join and you’ll be entered to win a special gift from … Read More