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by bigsmoke
Wed May 22, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Toronto 2019
Replies: 68
Views: 29441

Re: Toronto 2019

Invites will be going out very very very soon. Keep your emails fresh!
Good luck!
by bigsmoke
Wed May 08, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Oshawa 2018
Replies: 20
Views: 7802

Re: Oshawa 2018

Heads Up - conditional offers are released. Phone calls out today.
Congrats to those who were successful!
by bigsmoke
Wed May 08, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Toronto 2019
Replies: 68
Views: 29441

Re: Toronto 2019

Update: Current class is scheduled to finish on August 2. Still, no date as to when the next class is to start.
by bigsmoke
Sat May 04, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Toronto 2019
Replies: 68
Views: 29441

Re: Toronto 2019

Hey All,
No interview dates as of yet but medicals have been booked for June. So the next few weeks should produce invites.
Keep your head up and stay healthy.
by bigsmoke
Mon Mar 11, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: Gear and Equipment
Topic: Looking For Bunker Gear Rental
Replies: 2
Views: 1679

Re: Looking For Bunker Gear Rental

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Province: Ontario
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by bigsmoke
Sat Jan 19, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Physical Fitness & Nutrition
Topic: Medical Clearance
Replies: 5
Views: 1129

Re: Medical Clearance

You are correct, high protein diets when combined with protein supplements can cause your kidneys to have a higher reading of creatinine (not creatine). Elevated levels of this is an indication of kidney failure. If you test high for this most often the Doc will request a second test. In TFS that me...
by bigsmoke
Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: Physical Fitness & Nutrition
Topic: Medical Clearance
Replies: 5
Views: 1129

Re: Medical Clearance

In my experience TFS has the most intensive medical exam compared to other municipalities. I am not aware of anyone being denied a medical clearance due to tobacco use.

Obviously if that has morphed into a lung / breathing issue or worse cancer etc. ...........
by bigsmoke
Tue Jan 08, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Toronto 2018
Replies: 205
Views: 73419

Re: Toronto 2018

Interviews are most often proceeded by a "Document Review". While not official it has been the most often past practice that those selected for an interview have already received a Doc Review request.

The current opening applications may receive a request for a document review also.
by bigsmoke
Mon Jan 07, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Toronto 2018
Replies: 205
Views: 73419

Re: Toronto 2018

Interviews will most likely take place over the next couple of weeks. Notice is likely short
by bigsmoke
Fri Dec 14, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Toronto 2018
Replies: 205
Views: 73419

Re: Toronto 2018

Where is Bigsmoke when you need him Here's what I know, rumour that interviews may start again in mid to late January. My guess is, these interviews will be for those who applied when the recruitment was open previously and received a doc review. My other guess is the recruitment should open around...