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by TheGuy
Sun Jan 28, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: Firefighting and Rescue Headlines
Topic: Legal Cannabis and Firefighting
Replies: 4
Views: 10636

Re: Legal Cannabis and Firefighting

i use to smoke on occasion but after graduating pre service and starting to attend recruitment's i haven't touched the stuff. better safe than sorry its a great job and i wouldn't risk it for plant Like Smokey said, all things in moderation. The only thing you have to consider is that THC can stay ...
by TheGuy
Sun Jan 28, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: Firefighting
Topic: AB future Firie hopeful needs a helping hand
Replies: 7
Views: 5317

Re: AB future Firie hopeful needs a helping hand

Hey lads/ladies, I just joined this forum as I'm starting the process to become a Firefighter out in Calgary sometime this year. I'm an Australian Ex-pat waiting for my permanent residency application to go through who will be moving with the missus from Toronto to Calgary around May. I was wonderi...
by TheGuy
Sun Jan 28, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: Recruitment & Career Questions
Topic: British Firefighter advice needed
Replies: 3
Views: 2712

Re: British Firefighter advice needed

Hi all, I'm wondering if someone can help me? I'm a British firefighter with 16 years experience working for Greater Manchester Fire Service. My wife and I are currently in the process of applying to emigrate to Canada. We visited Canada last summer and I went to speak to the Fire department in Reg...
by TheGuy
Sat Jan 27, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: City of Toronto 2017
Replies: 285
Views: 35961

Re: City of Toronto 2017

sparky2018 wrote:Plus on top of retirements, they’re going to be hiring an additional 21 to staff a new station being built at Downsview that’s expected to open at the beginning of 2019. Hopefully means a few classes this year.
I'd be surprised if it opens beginning of 2019
by TheGuy
Sat Jan 27, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Special Operations
Topic: Extrication course RS rescue
Replies: 5
Views: 10070

Re: Extrication course RS rescue

RopeRescue101 wrote:So compliant isn’t the way to go ? Gotta be NFPA certified? Is this course a waste ?
Haven't taken it, can't say if it's a waste exactly. I'd just shop around to make sure you're getting the best course
by TheGuy
Thu Jan 25, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Special Operations
Topic: Extrication course RS rescue
Replies: 5
Views: 10070

Re: Extrication course RS rescue

Says right on their site "NFPA 1670 compliant Awareness Level and Operations Level Vehicle Rescue certificate will be issued upon completion"
by TheGuy
Thu Jan 25, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Gear and Equipment
Topic: Badges
Replies: 66
Views: 29815

Re:

[quote=""FiremanLGT""]EXACTLY!!! Cops are ISSUED a BADGE because technically they are never really off duty....so that's why they are issued them and the permission to carry their firearm. Most Canadian Police Services do not allow their sworn members to carry off duty unless they are on call or th...
by TheGuy
Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: City of Toronto 2017
Replies: 285
Views: 35961

Keep your chins up boys n girls.

You guys got this
by TheGuy
Thu Oct 05, 2017 2:28 am
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Toronto 2017-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 2120

[quote=""TFSFFer""]Not sure where you got that number?
Just over 100 vacancies.
That 100+ Vacancies does not account for recruits who 'overstaffed' in stations.

There should still be 2-3 classes in the new year though.[/quote]

Well, the number was gotten from TPFFA's pres, so that's where I got it?
by TheGuy
Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:31 am
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Toronto 2017-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 2120

They are looking for 50. There are give or take 200 vacancies from the trucks atm. Lots of spots !