TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 22, 2014) - The Toronto Professional Fire Fighters' Association (TPFFA) will address the issue of how planned City of Toronto budget cuts will further increase the response times of Toronto Fire Services, and put public safety at risk.

Who: Ed Kennedy, President of the TPFFA
Irene Atkinson, Toronto and District School Board Trustee
Pat Burke, Former Ontario Fire Marshall
When : Wednesday, January 22, 1 :00 pm.
Where: Members Lounge, City Hall, Toronto
Photo Opportunity: Mr. Kennedy with Ms. Atkinson, who was seriously injured in a fire at her home in March, 2013.

About the Toronto Professional Fire Fighters' Association

The Toronto Professional Fire Fighters' Association (TPFFA) represents the 3,000 fire fighters of the Toronto Fire Services. Formed in 1998 with the amalgamation of the City of Toronto, the TPFFA brought together the former associations into a new cohesive bargaining unit. The association is affiliated with the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), as Local 3888, and the Ontario Professional Fire Fighters Association.

Contact Information:

Media Relations
Julie Frost
Office: 416-466-1167
Cell: 647-984-6136