Local 1075 News

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 […]

Line-of-Duty Death

It is with deepest regret and sorrow that Local 1075 reports the line-of-duty death of Fire Fighter Terrence “Terry” A. Graham of IAFF Local 771 – Saint John, New Brunswick. Brother Graham, (50) was well known to members of your executive as a member of Local 771’s executive board. He passed away on Thursday, July […]

Corner Brook adds Chiefs

Two new management positions have been created in the Corner Brook Fire Department. More information can be found in this Western Star article: http://www.thewesternstar.com/index.cfm?sid=144655&sc=23

Chapliain Merve Moving On

After years of sterling service to this association and its members Major Mervyn Halvorsen, Chaplain of the St. John’s Regional Fire Dept. is being reassigned to Thunder Bay Ontario in July by the Salvation Army . He will be hard to replace, both as Chaplain and in his integral role in Critical Incident Stress Management. […]