Sunnybrook St. John’s Burn Rehabilitation

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2024 Symposium – Hold the Date

After our very successful Symposiums in London, we did not have a department or chapter volunteer to host the 2024 Symposium. Your executive team has been working hard to ensure the Symposium would go on. We have now secured a venue. The 2024 Symposium will be held in Richmond Hill, at the Sheraton Parkway Toronto

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Holiday Safety with Laura King

Here is the link for the combined OAFE/OMFPOA workshop with NFPA’s Laura King tomorrow:–grjkpHtTooEpKqni5O6cyuBX8zWPz

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The Canada Fire Engineering Summit

The Canada Fire Engineering Summit is a full day of important information about Li-ion batteries and storage systems, Federal and Provincial code harmonization, new technologies and initiatives in Fire Protection, and Building Life Safety Failures. Four panels of experts providing insight and information, which includes our very own president, Vince Tripp. It happens on Tuesday,

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Fire Service Partner Associations: 

In late 2020 one of our  OMFPOA directors was approached by a former volunteer firefighter regarding assisting with donations for St. John’s Burn Rehabilitation Program at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto.  

While attempting a fire rescue, the volunteer fire fighter suffered serious burns, and as a result he received continued treatment at the St. Johns Burn Rehabilitation Center, where he underwent a healing technique called myofascial release (MFR) which is a form of massage that improves the elasticity of skin affected by a burn.  

The OMFPOA would like to challenge all of our Ontario Fire Service partner associations and affiliated organizations to not only bring awareness of the fantastic work that the St. Johns Burn Rehabilitation Center provides, but also to challenge you to meet or exceed our donation of $1000 to the rehabilitation center so they can purchase a Cutometer which would assist with this treatment by measuring the elasticity of the skin that was affected by the burn.  

Without the outstanding care and treatment from the St. Johns Burn Rehabilitation Center this fire fighter could have lost the mobility of his right shoulder and arm.

Please consider the important work that this center does, more information about the Center can be found here.