28 Feb 2018 - Rob D'Amico
IAFF 100 year Anniversary

On this date 100 years ago, delegates representing 24 of the 65 original fire fighter unions affiliated with the IAFF on February 28, 1918, founded the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF). Our forefathers had a vision for the future - to better the lot of those it represented, make a difference in their lives and livelihoods, and make their job safer. The IAFF became the voice of the fire fighter. In commemoration they  are unveiling an IAFF history as part of an online timeline [ ... ]

10 Jan 2018 - Rob D'Amico
Tim Hortons workers

As you all are undoubtedly aware since the minimum wage rate increased on January 1 some Tim Hortons franchises have announced they’re reducing employer paid benefits and eliminating paid breaks.  The Executive Board supports the workers of Tim Hortons and all workers to receive a fair, livable and appropriate wage.  We hope for a positive resolution for these workers and all other workers who may be treated unfairly.


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17 Dec 2017 - Rob D'Amico
2017 Christmas Party

The 2017 Christmas Party was held at Waterdown Bowling lanes.  There were close to 100 members, retirees and families in attendance including Santa and Mrs Claus.  It was a fun afternoon by everyone there and all the kids left with a big smile on their faces.  Great work by Kris Hazen and the Entertainment Committee for putting on a wonderful time.  Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to everyone.

25 Oct 2017 - Rob D'Amico
2017 Charity Hockey Tournament

Our 2017 annual Charity hockey tournament was another huge success with all money raised in support of  for Hamilton Food for kids.  A special thank you to Tandia Credit union for their support.  Also thank you to all the volunteers you helped over the two day tournament.  This year the tournament had 24 teams competing with 4 divisions including our first feamle division.  Teams from all over southern ontario and western New York and New Jersey participated.  We look [ ... ]

06 Oct 2017 - Rob D'Amico
2017 Pensioners Banquet (2)

The 2017 Pensioners Banquet took place on Thursday October 5 at Marquis Garden Banquet Center.  There were close to 240 retirees, active members and special guest that help celebrate close to 30 members who have retired this past year.  In nattendance also was Fred Engelbrecht our oldest pensioner at 97 years young.  This years Walter Baumann award winner is Brad Norris.  Brad has shown a commitment to the general elevation of our association inside our community.  Congratulations [ ... ]

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