29 Mar 2017 - Brad Norris

Click here for the March 2017 HPFFA Charity & Community Support Newsletter. Get all your news about recent and upcoming events, special promotions and programs.

 

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05 Jan 2017 - Brad Norris
SteelTown Stair Climb

On Saturday, February 4, 2017, the SteelTown Stair Climb supported by Healthcare and Municipal Employees' Credit Union will take place at Stelco Tower in downtown Hamilton.  Challenge yourself, family, friends and co-workers to climb 533 steps / 26 storeys to benefit the Lung Association - Ontario and the HPFFA Charity.  Visit SteelTown Stair Climb for complete details on how to register, donate or volunteer for the event.  Categories for youth, adults, teams, fire fighters, [ ... ]

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05 Oct 2016 - Ron Summers

On September 28th the Hamilton Professional Fire Fighters Association held its 79th Annual Pensioners Banquet.  Over 240 retired, active fire fighters and guests came out to hounour our new Retirees and those who have blazed the path before them.  President Watson recognized fire Administration,NDP Leader Andrea Horwath,  MPP Monique Taylor, Councillor Tom Jackson and Honourary Members Ed McGrane, Brian Stark, Larry Staples, Don Alford and Fred Morse

President Watson also [ ... ]

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30 Aug 2016 - Ron Summers

Again this year Local 288 is sponsoring Camp FFIT (Female Firefighters in Training), taking place at the MATC on October 14-16, 2016. The program is open to young women aged 16-19 who are interested in knowing more about careers in the fire service. The deadline to apply is September 23, 2016. More details can be found at https://www.hamilton.ca/emergency-services/fire/camp-ffit-hamilton or follow this link.

Yours truly, Hamilton Professional Fire Fighters Association

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22 Aug 2016 - Ron Summers

Two important resolutions addressing the physical and behavioral health of members passed as delegates at the IAFF 53rd Convention finished up the final business session.

Resolution 44 calls for the IAFF’s continued support for programs, initiatives and legislation that reduce cancer in the fire service and provide assistance to members fighting this disease. Research demonstrates that fire fighters are routinely exposed to cancer-causing carcinogens in the performance of their duties. [ ... ]

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