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TSSA Training Opportunity hosted by Chapter 11.

              We are excited to announce the next OMFPOA  Chapter 11 meeting on Feb 2 from 9am-12pm at  the County of Brant Fire Department 61 Dundas St E, Paris ON (519-449-3300 x4409).  All OMFPOA members are welcome to attend via Microsoft Teams. Our guest speakers for the day are

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Step in to 2023 with Steps to Safety! 🏃

Start 2023 with Steps to Safety The first of the 2023 OAFE/OMFPOA Workshop Series with NFPA is happening… and we’re thrilled to announce that Laura will be talking about the NEW Steps to Safety program!!   Before we know it, all Baby Boomers will be 65 or older. Older adults are at greater risk of

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12 Days of Holiday Fire & CO Safety Campaign

Fire Marshal’s Public Fire Safety Council Announcing our 11th Annual 12 Days of Holiday Fire & CO Safety Campaign ————————————- 12 DAYS OF HOLIDAY SAFETY MESSAGING 12 DAYS OF GIVEAWAYS ————————————- Team up with your local radio station to help promote fire & CO safety this holiday season. We are inviting your department to give

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OFM Public Service Announcement

Partner with the OFM for the unveiling of our new hard-hitting public service announcement The Office of the Fire Marshal (OFM) will unveil a new, hard-hitting public service announcement (PSA) showing the fatal consequences of not having working smoke alarms. The Cause for Alarm video, a fictitious 911 call involving a fatal home fire where

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TSSA Labour Disruption

The Office of the Fire Marshal has been made aware of strike action of some members of TSSA, which may have some impact on their operations and we wanted to bring it to the attention of the OMFPOA as one of our stakeholders. The following link to you to provide some further details on the

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Synchronous Courtroom Procedures Course

Synchronous Courtroom Procedures Course Ontario Fire College is offering a synchronous online Courtroom Procedures course in September and have some openings still available.  This course will be run through Adobe Connect online.  Dates: Friday September 16 – 1700-2100; Saturday September 17 – 0830 to 1230 and Sunday September 18th – 0830 to 1230 with an

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Fire Code Error

Please note there exists an error, in the Ontario Fire Code February 2020 compendium version, of significance related to the standards to be referenced in Part 6. In the fire code compendium, page 106 of Div. B- under NFPA 25 you will see the year 2011 showing- this is the error. It should read 2014.

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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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