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3 hours ago
Oshawa Firefighters

After a 2 year hiatus due to the pandemic, it was great to get back together for our annual Retirees Lunch. It was a great to see so many familiar faces and honour our 21 members that retired in 2019, 2020 and 2021.

Thank you to all that attended and we look forward to getting back together in 2023.

City of Oshawa - Municipal Government
Ontario's Fire Fighters
IAFF Canada - AIP
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After a 2 year hiatus due to the pandemic, it was great to get back together for our annual Retirees Lunch. It was a great to see so many familiar faces and honour our 21 members that retired in 2019, 2020 and 2021. 

Thank you to all that attended and we look forward to getting back together in 2023. 

City of Oshawa - Municipal Government
Ontarios Fire Fighters
IAFF Canada - AIP

This week during #policeweek2022 we honour, remember and thank all our police officers, who give their time protecting our community here in Oshawa and across Canada.

We are proud to work along side the dedicated men and women of the Durham Regional Police Association and the Ontario Provincial Police Association.

Ontario's Fire Fighters
IAFF Canada - AIP
City of Oshawa - Municipal Government
Durham Regional Police Service
Ontario Provincial Police - Highway Safety Division
#policeweekMay 15-21 is #PoliceWeek. This week we honour, remember and thank all of our police officers who give their time protecting our communities.
#PoliceWeek2022
Police Association of Ontario
Ontario Provincial Police Association
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This week during #policeweek2022 we honour, remember and thank all our police officers, who give their time protecting our community here in Oshawa and across Canada. 

We are proud to work along side the dedicated men and women of the Durham Regional Police Association and the Ontario Provincial Police Association. 

Ontarios Fire Fighters
IAFF Canada - AIP
City of Oshawa - Municipal Government
Durham Regional Police Service
Ontario Provincial Police - Highway Safety Division
#policeweek

President Peter Dyson joined #IAFF 13thDVp Fred LeBlanc and other local International Association of Fire Fighters leaders today to learn how this partnership can be accessed for our members quickly and efficiently. Another example of what our union does for its members.

IAFF 13th District
Ontario's Fire Fighters
IAFF Canada - AIP
City of Oshawa - Municipal Government
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President Peter Dyson joined #IAFF 13thDVp Fred LeBlanc and other local  International Association of Fire Fighters leaders today to learn how this partnership can be accessed for our members quickly and efficiently.  Another example of what our union does for its members. 

IAFF 13th District
Ontarios Fire Fighters
IAFF Canada - AIP
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2 weeks ago
Oshawa Firefighters

This week, during #nursesweek2022, we celebrate and recognize our nurses for the incredible strength and dedication they have demonstrated over the past few years.

We celebrate and recognize our nurses for their amazing resilience and commitment through it all.

#nurse #nurses #nursesweek #hospital
Lakeridge Health
City of Oshawa - Municipal Government
Ontario's Fire Fighters
IAFF Canada - AIP
Ontario Nurses' Association
Ontario Hospital Association
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This week, during #nursesweek2022, we celebrate and recognize our nurses for the incredible strength and dedication they have demonstrated over the past few years. 

We celebrate and recognize our nurses for their amazing resilience and commitment through it all.

#nurse #nurses #nursesweek #hospital 
Lakeridge Health
City of Oshawa - Municipal Government
Ontarios Fire Fighters
IAFF Canada - AIP
Ontario Nurses Association
Ontario Hospital Association
2 weeks ago
Oshawa Firefighters

Happy Mothers Day from our family to yours.

Thank you to all MOMS working on the frontlines of #publicsafety in our community today who are not able to be with their families.

Ontario's Fire Fighters
IAFF Canada - AIP
City of Oshawa - Municipal Government
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Happy Mothers Day from our family to yours.  

Thank you to all MOMS working on the frontlines of #publicsafety in our community today who are not able to be with their families. 

Ontarios Fire Fighters
IAFF Canada - AIP
City of Oshawa - Municipal Government
#mothersday
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The Oshawa Professional Firefighters Association (OPFFA) represents the men and women that make up the Oshawa Fire Service. The Association has a long a proud history in the community of Oshawa. In 1936 the Oshawa Professional Firefighters became affiliated with the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF).

The IAFF was formed in 1918 when 24 locals with 36 delegates representing firefighters from across North American gathered in Washington, DC. The first order of business for this group of firefighters was to adopt a constitution and bylaws then that was followed by decisions that included publishing a firefighting magazine, a salary structure for officers and creating a firefighters fund to benefit orphaned children of firefighters.

The founding group of firefighters worked hard to unite in order to improve working conditions for the fire service which suffered form long working hours (84 hour work weeks), low wages, and minimal safety standards. This affected not only their own lives, but the service they were able to give to their communities.

Over the years the IAFF has been instrumental in areas of occupational health and safety, working towards fire-based emergency medical services, hazardous materials training, RIT training and many more.

The OPFFA, also known as IAFF Local 465 works to ensure that the firefighters that protect the City of Oshawa are treated fairly and with respect. The OPFFA represents members in all divisions of the fire department; Suppression, Training, Mechanical, Prevention and Communications.

The OPFFA is also a member of the Ontario Professional Firefighters Association.

The OPFFA is active in our community, the City of Oshawa, through the benevolent committee, that’s works to raise money each year through donations that can in turn be donated to support local charities and organizations. The largest event is the annual boot toll that takes place at the end of the summer at the Oshawa Center.

The Association is run through a democratic process by the Executive Board that is made up a President, Vice President, Secretary-Treasurer, and Executive Assistant.

For more information on the Association and how the Association works in our community please email [email protected]

 

We Do More Than Save Lives!

 Oshawa Fire Fighters would like to thank everyone who has supported our donation drives throughout the years. With the generosity of our friends, we have been able to provide the community throughout the Oshawa area with funds designed to help the public and Muscular Dystrophy Canada. Through our non-profit charity, Oshawa Fire Fighters continue to support local area programs and services as well as the MDC.