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Jan 18

THE FOLLOWING IS AN IMPORTANT AND TIME SENSITIVE ISSUE RELEVANT TO MEMBERS OF THE FFAO: There are proposed released regulation changes to the Fire Protection and Prevention Act that will require mandatory certification of NFPA standards. Included in these changes is the brief opening of the “Grandfather” policy from 2014. This policy concerns the certification…

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Jan 18

All are welcome to attend Lambton County Firefighter’s 22nd Annual Fire Trade Show on Saturday, January 27, 2018. Vendors information: Lambton County Fire Trade Show 2018 Vendor Details New Time:  8:00am- 2:00pm Set Up Friday January 26, 2018 2:00pm – 8:00pm Location: Holiday Inn, Point Edward, Ontario 1498 Venetian Boulevard To register: E-mail- davekaz@golden.net  

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Jan 18

The 2018 FFAO Annual Convention is set and we’re very pleased to announce this year’s event will be hosted by the Grand Valley Firefighters’ Association and The Grand Valley & District Fire Department.  Mark your calendars: July 30 to August 3, 2018 REGISTER FOR TRAINING NOW! FFAO 2018 TRAINING COURSES

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Oct 17

It’s on! Get ready for the FFAO 2018 Convention. This year’s host is The Grand Valley Firefighters’ Association and Grand Valley & District Fire Department. Mark your calendars!  July 30- August 3, 2018 Register to train with us this summer in certified courses: FFAO 2018 TRAINING COURSES Don’t miss a minute of the action. Stay with us….

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Oct 17

It has come to the attention of the FFAO (Fire Fighters’ Association of Ontario) that there are some publishing companies soliciting our vendors, members and other organizations. These publishing companies are offering advertising or sponsorship opportunities with fire fighting-related magazines on behalf of the Fire Fighters’ Association of Ontario. The FFAO  has a sole contractual agreement…

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Sep 17

The Ontario Fire Fighters Memorial Ceremony will take place this year on October 1, 2017 at 1pm at Queen’s Park, the Ontario Legislature in Toronto. (111 Wellesley St. W.) Firefighters please meet at 12pm at the practice/warm-up area located on the north lawns and parking of the main legislature building for the march.

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Sep 17

We are on Ottawa today, proudly taking part in Firefighters’ National Memorial Day. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement to mark the first annual Firefighters’ National Memorial Day: “Today, on the first annual Firefighters’ National Memorial Day, we take a moment to remember those who have answered their last alarm. “We…

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Jun 17

GRAVENHURST — Firefighters from across Ontario gathered on Saturday, June 24 for a memorial honouring fallen firefighters, both professional and volunteer, at the Gravenhurst Fire College. The event, which takes place annually on the Saturday after Father’s Day, is open to the public and includes the laying of wreaths, a parade with members of the…

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Dec 16

We take the issue of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) seriously, and want to ensure we keep the conversation going for our members in the Fire Service. We share this short (47 sec) public service announcement, titled “No Warning”- PTSD and First Responders, created by Brand Health Canada. “No Warning” – PTSD & First Responders PSA While…

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Dec 16

The FFAO is honoured to congratulate our former president, Captain (Ret.) Gord Krantz, the Mayor of the Town of Milton, on becoming Canada’s current longest serving mayor. Gord Krantz Originally recruited as a part-time firefighter, Gordon A. Krantz has been serving the Milton community since 1960. In 2010, Mayor Krantz celebrated 50 years of continuous…

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