This message is only visible to admins:
Unable to display Facebook posts

Error: (#32) Page request limit reached
Type: OAuthException
Code: 32
Click here to Troubleshoot.

Shift Schedule

March 2019
SMTWTFS
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31 
2A
1B
1A
2B

THANK YOU #Oshawa. Because of your calls and emails @oshawacity council listened to YOU. We now send the #NFPA internationally recommended # of FFs to a house fire immediately. We saw the positive impact that has on the outcome yesterday. @opffa @OshawaFire @IAFFCanada @NFPA

Today we celebrate the International Day to End Racism. Let’s work together in Solidarity to end racism! @opffa @IAFFCanada @oshawacity @OshawaFire #internationaldaytoendracisim @UN @RegionofDurham

2

Today was International Day of Happiness. Do more of what makes you and other happy! Keep smiling. @opffa @IAFFCanada @oshawacity @OshawaFire #InternationalDayofHappiness

Load More...

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 info@iaff465.com

 

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.