Local 1075 News
F/F Craig Smith For the past eight years, myself and Brother Jim O’Toole have organized a fundraiser through the members of the St. John’s Firefighters Association and also members of the SJRFD management. Collectively we have consistently raised about $3000-$3500 from members and in addition we contribute another $1000-$2000 from our unions charitable account. From […]
Members of the St. John’s Firefighter’s Association took up a collection and provided hampers for some of our less fortunate citizens just in time for Christmas. In all more than $6,200.00 was raised to purchase food, presents and winter clothing, everyone chipped in, including Sobeys Mount Pearl store. The picture show above shows our members […]
The St. John’s Fire Fighters IAFF Local 1075 would like to take this opportunity to congratulate and welcome all twenty two new recruits to the St. John’s Regional Fire Department who began their employment today. They are joining a proud professional organization with a long history of exemplary service to the community.
From The Telegram Joyce said that the previous Tory government never took any action on a 2014 statutory review of the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation legislation, but there’s been a lot of work done since the election. Joyce said that so many changes are planned that the government will introduce an entirely new act […]
President Doug Cadigan, Secretary John Stamp, Vice President Gerard Hayes and Sgt.-at-Arms Craig Smith on Parliment Hill to visit Newfoundland Senators and MP’s during the IAFF Lobby Day as part of the 23rd IAFF Legislative Conference.
Representatives of the St. John’s Fire Fighters Association are in Ottawa today for the International Association of Fire Fighters annual Legislative Conference. Today they are being addressed by Prime Minister Trudeau and others, tomorrow they will visit Parliament to meet with Newfoundland MP’s and Senators. Issues being discussed include the PTSD epidemic among First Responders, […]
JOINT FIRST RESPONDERS OF NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR WORKERS COMPENSASTION FACT SHEET INTRODUCTION The Joint First Responders group consists of representatives of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Association, St. John’s Fire Fighters Association, Paramedic Association of Newfoundland & Labrador, Newfoundland and Labrador Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officer Association, Newfoundland and Labrador Correctional Officers and Deputy Sheriffs of […]
Members of the St. John’s Fire Fighters Association will be at the Avalon Mall this Saturday October 17th from 1 to 5 PM. Please come out and visit us and make a contribution to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Anyone who makes a 20 dollar donation will get one of our new special T-shirts created […]
On Sunday Sept 27th Members of the St. John’s Regional Fire Department held the 3rd annual pull for Muscular Dystrophy in Paradise. Mayor Dan Bobbitt was on hand to welcome the competitors and said he was very excited to have it held in the town, so much so he actually made me promise to hold next years event in […]
From NTV First responders face hazards every day – whether they’re police officers, or fire fighters or prison guards. there are no guarantees over safety and in the long term there are other problems, like PTSD. Today, those first responders called on the province for better backup when things go wrong. http://ntv.ca/the-carter-file-first-reponders-ptsd/
From NTV News First responders in this province are banding together to fight for better compensation for injured workers. As NTV’s Heather Gillis reports they say there isn’t a safety net for those providing public safety. http://ntv.ca/first-responders-seeking-better-compensation-for-injured-workers/
From The Telegram Doug Cadigan, president of the St. John’s Firefighters’ Association, echoed that sentiment. “We deal with an unpredictable workplace, and if one of the members of any of these organizations end up getting hurt in the line of duty, because of the workers’ compensation rules, they end up in hard financial straits,” Cadigan […]
Members of IAFF Local 1075 attend the Atlantic Provinces Professional Fire Fighters Associations Biennial Convention in Sydney Nova Scotia
The Association would like to congratulate to the following members who participated in the Royal St. John’s Regatta on Aug 5th: Sister Wendi Young, Brothers Jay Cole and Colin Stapleton. Sister Young rowed with Roebothan McKay Marshall and posted times of 5:13 in the morning and 5:18 in the championship race. For Sister Young it […]
Members of your Executive are in Sydney this week attending the Biennial Convention of the Atlantic Provinces Professional Fire Fighters Association. Learning how to serve our membership better.
Yesterday Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau addressed the 22nd annual IAFF Canadian Legislative Conference. He made a number of pledges including: Trudeau vows to repeal Conservative anti-labour legislation if elected. Trudeau pledges a Liberal government would pass the Public Safety Officer Compensation Benefit within its first year, and gets standing ovation. Trudeau announces a plan for restoring funding […]
President Cadigan and Secretary Stamp are in Ottawa this week meeting with our Federal elected representatives on subjects important to all firefighters in Canada including: The need to establish a National Public Safety Officer Compensation (PSOC) Benefit Amending the National Building Code to Improve Fire Fighter Safety A National Action Plan for Post Traumatic Stress […]
April 12th to the 18th has been proclaimed National Public Safety Telecommunications Week. This week honors the thousands of men and women who receive emergency calls, dispatch emergency professionals and equipment, and render life-saving assistance to the public. Please join your The St. John’s Fire Fighter’s Association in congratulating our dedicated and professional brothers and sisters […]