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Chapter 12 Recruitment

Good Day, OMFPOA Chapter 12 which includes North Eastern Ontario (Nipissing District, Parry Sound District, Sudbury District, Timiskaming District, Cochrane District and Algoma District) has been inactive for a little while. Assistant Deputy Chief Nathan Melin of Greater Sudbury would like to get it up and running again. The newer technologies Zoom etc. can help…

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OMFPOA Branded Clothing Store

                                                                                            The OMFPOA is proud to announce that the clothing…

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Portrait Photographer Mykhail (Myscha) Baehr

This year we are very lucky to have Firefighter Photographer Mykhail (Mysha) Baehr in attendance at the Symposium on Wednesday 8 June for the Gala Dinner. Mysha will be available from 6-7 pm to take personalized dress uniform portraits or group shots, a firetruck will be on site as the backdrop. Make sure to bring…

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Fire Prevention and Public Education Grant

Dear Members; The OMFPOA (Ontario Municipal Fire Prevention Officers Association) Executive Officers are continuously working hard to ensure that our members concerns and needs are being met. Over the years we have strived to address the many issues we are faced with on a day-to-day basis along with the struggles and challenges Fire Prevention Officers…

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It’s time to submit nominations for annual awards.

OMFPOA Executive are requesting annual nominations for: Jim Copeland Award Dave Sylvester Student Bursary Al Suleman Award (Fire Prevention Employee of the Year) Fire Chief of the Year Award The deadline for submissions is 10 May 2022. Additional information about these awards and previous recipients can be found on the “ABOUT” tab on our website…

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64th ANNUAL OMFPOA SYMPOSIUM Sponsorship Application

Interested in attending the 2022 Symposium in London this June? Any Ontario Municipal Fire Department can apply for a sponsored attendance provided the department is in good standing with the OMFPOA. The registration deadline is 10 May 2022. Click here to download the application form.

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Symposium Key Note Speaker Joe Roberts the Skid Row CEO.

Introducing Joe Roberts, Key Note Speaker for the 64th Annual OMFPOA Symposium June 7, 2022, 10:30-12:00 Come out and be inspired by his inspirational message, and leave looking at the world with a Possibility Mindset Registration is ongoing for the 64th Annual Symposium. You can register here

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Symposium Venue and Registration

Registration is ongoing for the 64th Annual Symposium. You can register here. Our venue the Delta London Armouries can be seen in this video. Accommodations at the Delta Hotel London Armouries can be booked at here. Be very specific if the registration page asks for the group name , ON Municipal Fire Prevention, this will ensure you…

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April Training Session: Assessment, Testing, and Maintenance of Smoke Control Equipment in High-Rise Buildings

Hi there, You are invited to a Zoom webinar. When: Apr 14, 2022 09:30 Eastern Time (US and Canada) Topic: OMFPOA Training & Education Program / Assessment, Testing, and Maintenance of Smoke Control Equipment in High-Rise Buildings In this presentation, the requirements for some typical smoke control measures that are commonly found in new and…

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March Training Session on NFPA 25 and Hypoxic Fire Prevention Systems

Hi there, You are invited to a Zoom webinar. When: Mar 23, 2022 09:00 Eastern Time (US and Canada) Topic: OMFPOA Training & Education Program/ NFPA 25 and Hypoxic Fire Prevention Systems 9:00 – 9:10 Greetings 9:10-10:10 NFPA 25 vs. Ontario Fire Code Steve Steele Director of Training National Sprinkler Industry JTAC 10:10 – 10:30…

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