Exclusion hurts & belonging is a basic human need. Pink Shirt Day encourages us to foster belonging by being kind & inclusive. We're pleased to have the support of Fire Chief Ayotte & Mayor Watson for our Proud To Be Me fundraiser. Our members are wearing pink February 23-26! ... See MoreSee Less
Note: Interested members can also register for the 'home edition' as an individual or household (www.bbbso.ca/donate/bowl/), organize a fun bowling event at home, and fundraise through their own network. If you do so, please join the OPFFA team to help boost our total! ... See MoreSee Less
Very grateful to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute for saving our brother Derek Bowker – a great firefighter (and a fighter) who's raised so much for charity in Ottawa. His story is a stark reminder during Heart Month of how precious life is. Let's honour Derek and his Hockey for Little Hearts tournament by supporting the University of Ottawa Heart Institute.
Ottawa Fire was on the scene in minutes to battle the 1916 blaze, but sadly 7 lives were lost and Centre Block destroyed. Clerk Michael MacCormac saved the Parliamentary Library by closing its iron doors. His grandsons Mike and John became Ottawa firefighters (and are now retired). ... See MoreSee Less