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9/11 Parade

Members of Local 1075, led by the SJRFD Honour Guard along with Fire fighters from other Departments and members of the SJRFD Retiree’s Association, Motorcycle Club,  RNC and RCMP take part in a parade followed by a memorial service at the Bascilica of St. John The Baptist in St. John’s on the 10th anniversary of 9/11 […]

Politcal Action

Politcal Action

Members of Local 1075 and 1222 along with world renowned F/F Cancer expert Alex Forest, president of the Winnipeg Professional Fire Fighter’s Assn.   waiting to meet with Premier Dunderdale in 2012 as part of our ongoing campaign to gain Presumptive Cancer Legislation in this province.

Christmas Story

Christmas Story

  On December 16th E-11 (C-Shift) responded to a carbon monoxide call in their district. After the call was terminated E-11 crew spoke of what they had observed while on this call. A Firefighter with E-11 did some investigating and found out that 3 siblings were residing in this home under government care while waiting to be […]

Labatt Workers Still on Strike

Labatt workers are still on strike this holiday season. The NAPE members have been off the job since April, and there have been no negotiations for some time. Union president Carol Furlong says the workers have received lots of generosity from the public and their sister unions, some from far away, from places like Argentina, […]

Local 1075 Members Distribute Christmas Hampers

Local 1075 Members Distribute Christmas Hampers

St. John’s Fire Fighter’s Association members Sheldon Greene, Craig Smith and Jim O’Toole prepare to head out to distribute Christmas Hampers to a number of less fortunate families. Missing from the picture is Gary Comerford and Sean McCarthy. It takes a long, long grocery receipt to fill all those hampers

Our Second New Logo

Our Second New Logo

New Federation of Labour Executive Sworn In

New Newfoundland and Labrador Federation Executive

Local 1075 Members Attend Political Training Academy

Local 1075 Members Attend Political Training Academy

Congratulations to the Brothers Sheldon Greene and Gerard Hayes part of the IAFF Canadian Political Training Academy class of 2013! Your new skills are a great asset to your members.

Federation of Labour Convention

From December 2nd to 4th Brothers John Stamp. Doug Cadigan and Rick DeHann attended the first Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour Triennial Convention on behalf of our local. At this convention our own Brother Stamp was elected Group Affiliate Vice President

Interest Arbitration

Binding arbitration between the City of St. John’s and This Association is scheduled to take place from November 5th to 7th at the Courtyard Marriott in St. John’s before Mr. James Oakley. Presenting for the Association is Mr. Sean McManus, acting for the City is Dennis Mahoney. Negotiations broke off in December of 2011 when […]

Modern homes burn 8 times faster than 50 years ago

Firefighters say today’s homes, furnished with modern technology and oil-based products, burn faster and present dangers never seen before. “Typically, 50 years ago, if a wool or cotton sofa was on fire you didn’t see the wool or cotton sofa drip,” Windsor Fire and Rescue chief training officer Paul Acton said. “So, what you now […]

Local 1075 members are Passionately Pink

Local 1075 members are Passionately Pink

On Saturday October 26th 2013 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Local 1075 members participated in a fundraiser organized by our Association that raised $3,675.00 for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. In Photo: Sister Gina Burke, Brothers Justin Chow, Geoff O’Brien, Sheldon Greene and Matt Power

SJRFD Fire Truck Pull For Charity

SJRFD Fire Truck Pull For Charity

November 3rd 2013, at 2:00pm, SJRFD will be hosting a fire truck pull for Muscular Dystrophy. This event is open to everyone in the general public. All proceeds from this event will go to Muscular Dystrophy. The truck pull will be a heads up competition that will consist of teams of 6-8 people pulling the […]

Firefighters Want Legislation on Cancer

The St. John’s Fire Fighters Association is hoping a cancer fundraising tour will bring about awareness on Presumptive Cancer Legislation. Firefighters held a boot drive over the weekend to raise money for Daffodil Place through the Typically Canadian tour, a cross-country fundraiser that involves the grandson of former Premier Frank Moores, Kyle Braatz. His father […]