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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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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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