Here's our design for Pink Shirt Day 2021! We're accepting pre-orders for these t-shirts by Interac e-transfer® until Jan 26th. The prices ($28/adult shirt, $25/child shirt) include postage & all proceeds go to non-profit Proud To Be Me which helps local youth in its mission towards inclusion & anti-bullying. The shirts are available in unisex, women's (scoop neck), and youth (8, 10, 12) styles. Please see the attached poster for more details and help spread the word by sharing this post!
Note: As communicated to the OPFFA membership via email, the prices for OPFFA members are $5 less per shirt ($23/adult shirt & $20/child shirt) since postage is not required. ... See MoreSee Less
Turn knowledge into action. Cancer is a big issue facing the fire service, but you can prevent or limit your exposure to carcinogens. This week addresses best practices that should be followed on the fire ground, at the station and in your personal lives. They include on-scene gross decontamination,...
Week 1 of the Fire Fighter Cancer Awareness Month addresses 'The Scope of the Cancer Problem in the Fire Service'. The pertinent IAFF resources are found here www.iaff.org/cancer-awareness-month/#week-1-scope & include personal stories, research, a training presentation, prevention practices, & fact sheets. ... See MoreSee Less
A visit to the OIM office from the fire department!....BUT ALL IS GOOD!!!!
Ottawa Firefighters delivered homemade lasagna that they cooked at their station for our InnerCity Arts youth on Wednesday, even taking care of those who are gluten-free! ❤
THANK YOU to all the Ottawa Firefighters who not only keep us safe, but also go above-and-beyond in serving our community! #OttawaFirefighters #OIM #Ottawa #InnerCityArts #ThankYou ... See MoreSee Less
Cancer is the top cause of fatal worker compensation claims for Canadian firefighters (see link below). In a call to action, the International Association of Fire Fighters has designated January as Fire Fighter Cancer Awareness Month and is providing firefighters with tools to reduce the chance of developing occupational cancer as well as guidance on supporting colleagues & retirees with a cancer diagnosis (www.iaff.org/cancer-awareness-month/).