Tom Carlos Funeral Notice

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Funeral Information for Captain Tom Carlos Retired L752 North York Fire Captain Tom Carlos – April 30th, 1930 ~ October 31st, 2021 It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Captain Tom Carlos, who passed away in his 91st year. Tom began his career with the North York Fire Department on Aug. 18, 1958, and retired Apr. 28,1989 … Read More

TPFFA Cookbook Fundraiser


Christmas is coming and here’s a gift idea to get things going! The Toronto Professional Firefighters cookbook has arrived and is now ready for purchase!“Pot on the Stove” features recipes submitted by members past and present. From fire hall favourites to home-cooked classics, main course meals, and decadent desserts, there’s guaranteed to be a recipe that will become a favourite. … Read More

William David Ball Funeral Notice

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Funeral Information for William David Ball Retired L752 North York Fire William David Ball – November 9th, 1937 ~ October 28th, 2021 William “Dave” Ball passed away peacefully at Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket on Thursday, October 28, 2021, at 83 years of age. Loving husband of Ruth for 62 years. Beloved father of Cindy, Vicky, Stephanie, and Vivian. … Read More

William (Bill) Shannon Funeral Notice

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DC William “Bill” Shannon – Oct 1935 – Nov 2021 Bill peacefully passed away at Northumberland Hills Hospital on November 2nd, 2021 with his wife of 65 years, Yvonne Shannon at his side. A wonderful father to Bradley Shannon (Carrie), Christine Long (Garry), and Matthew Shannon (Tracey Kelly). A loving Grampa to Christopher Long, Jennifer Lawrie, Hollie McNulty, Lucas Shannon, … Read More

MOVEMBER Charity Hockey Game


MOVEMBER Charity Hockey Game **REMINDER** Looking to shake the rust off your skates? To raise funds for Movember we have rented a rink from 9am to 11am on Friday, November 12th, 2021 at Canlan Sports in Scarborough (Passmore and Markham). All skill levels are welcome. This is a shinny game. We’re looking for donations of $30 to participate. We’re looking … Read More

Job Related Illness/City of Toronto/OMERS Contacts


Below is the contact information for the City of Toronto and OMERS. Please note – in the event of a Retired Toronto Fire Fighters passing the estate/executor should contact the City to see if there are any entitlements owed (eg. life insurance). If the death is job-related the Estate/Executor should also contact the Toronto Professional Fire Fighters Association WSIB Committee … Read More

Travel Advisory Lifted


from Snowbirdadviser Insurance Canada lifts Global Travel Advisory to avoid non-essential travel for fully vaccinated Canadians On October 21, 2021, the Government of Canada lifted its Level 3 Global COVID-19 Travel Advisory to avoid non-essential travel for fully vaccinated Canadians COVID-19 travel advisories are now being issued on a country/regional basis. As a result, travel advisory levels have now been lowered for many popular snowbird destinations to Level … Read More

Celebration of Life for David Strauss


Friends and family of DC David Strauss are having an informal gathering: Date: Thursday, October 28, 2021 Location: Harp and Crown Pub 300 Kingston Rd, Pickering, ON L1V 1A2 Time: 6 pm till 8 pm Organized by: Brian Fogarty