Leader

Collapse

Announcement

Collapse

Firehouse.com Forum Rules & Guidelines

Forum Rules & Guidelines

Not Permitted or Tolerated:
• Advertising and/or links of commercial, for-profit websites, products, and/or services is not permitted. If you have a need to advertise on Firehouse.com please contact [email protected]
• Fighting/arguing
• Cyber-bullying
• Swearing
• Name-calling and/or personal attacks
• Spamming
• Typing in all CAPS
• “l33t speak” - Substituting characters for letters in an effort to represent a word or phrase. (example: M*****ive)
• Distribution of another person’s personal information, regardless of whether or not said information is public knowledge and whether or not an individual has permission to post said personal information
• Piracy advocation of any kind
• Racist, sexual, hate type defamatory, religious, political, or sexual commentary.
• Multiple forum accounts

Forum Posting Guidelines:

Posts must be on-topic, non-disruptive and relevant to the firefighting community. Post only in a mature and responsible way that contributes to the discussion at hand. Posting relevant information, helpful suggestions and/or constructive criticism is a great way to contribute to the community.

Post in the correct forum and have clear titles for your threads.

Please post in English or provide a translation.

There are moderators and admins who handle these forums with care, do not resort to self-help, instead please utilize the reporting option. Be mature and responsible for yourself and your posts. If you are offended by another member utilize the reporting option. All reported posts will be addressed and dealt with as deemed appropriate by Firehouse.com staff.

Firehouse.com Moderation Process:
Effective immediately, the following moderation process will take effect. User(s) whose posts are determined by Firehouse.com staff to be in violation of any of the rules above will EARN the following reprimand(s) in the moderation process:
1. An initial warning will be issued.
2. A Final Warning will be issued if a user is found to be in violation a second time.
3. A 3-day suspension will be issued if the user continues to break the forum rules.
4. A 45-day suspension will be issued if the user is found to be a habitual rule breaker.
5. Habitual rule breakers that have exhausted all of the above will receive a permanent life-time ban that will be strictly enforced. Reinstatement will not be allowed – there is no appeal process.

Subsequent accounts created in an effort to side-step the rules and moderation process are subject to automatic removal without notice. Firehouse.com reserves the right to expedite the reprimand process for any users as it is deemed necessary. Any user in the moderation process may be required to review and agree to by email the terms and conditions listed above before their account is re-instated (except for those that are banned).

Firehouse.com reserves the right to edit and/or remove any post or member, at any time, for any reason without notice. Firehouse.com also reserves the right to warn, suspend, and/or ban, any member, at any time, for any reason.

Firehouse.com values the active participation we have in our forums. Please ensure your posts are tasteful and tactful. Thank you very much for your cooperation.
See more
See less

PM Bill C-273: Tax Break for Volley-FF's

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • PM Bill C-273: Tax Break for Volley-FF's

    I just received a package in the mail today from the office of Rick Casson, MP for Lethbridge AB. The package contains an outline of a private members bill to amend the tax act regarding volunteer emergency responders.

    The letter explains his efforts, and the efforts of another MP (Roger Cuzner of Cape Breton), to table legislation ensuring a tax credit for volunteer firefighters. The package included some sample letters to send to the PM's office, which I plan to do.

    I am sure this is something that interests all of us, so if you have not seen this package yet, you can review the topic at his site here:

    Rick Casson MP

    The transcript from the last debate in the house is here:

    Regarding PM Bill C-273: An act to amend the Income Tax Act regarding Volunteer Emergency Responders

    And the bill is here:

    PMB C-273

    Remember, your opinion does count!
    Last edited by mcaldwell; 02-21-2005, 07:41 PM.
    Never argue with an Idiot. They drag you down to their level, and then beat you with experience!

    IACOJ

  • #2
    Hmmmm it is nice to see that someone in government is finally looking to reward the job we do as volly fire fighters. Although I am a little skeptical that this will garner the support necessary to pass. We all have to do our part to spread the word and help the Hon. Member gain the support necessary.
    Dave Burn
    (EMT-P Student)
    Effort only fully releases it's reward on someone who refuses to quit!

    Comment


    • #3
      I remember this from 2003 and filling out a letter of support - in fact we did a generic letter and had all of our members sign it. I think that is the easiest way to get the support needed for this bill!
      Print a copy for all of your members and have them sign it!
      The tax man cometh!
      -I have learned people will forget what you said,
      -People will forget what you did,
      -But people will never forget how you made them feel!

      Comment


      • #4
        I have forwarded the link to members of our FD. Obviously, I'd like to see this Bill passed. I also intend to mention it at one of our meetings. It will be interesting to see what the opinions at our Hall will be.
        IACOJ
        If you are willing to teach;
        I am willing to learn.

        Comment


        • #5
          Lets get on this one brothers and sisters, send out those letters, when you have a minority gov't is the time to strike with a hot iron on these types of issues. It looks as though the Liberals are going to vote in favor of this bill but lets get as much pressure on them to make sure that it happens.

          Comment

          300x600 Ad Unit (In-View)

          Collapse

          Upper 300x250

          Collapse

          Taboola

          Collapse

          Leader

          Collapse
          Working...
          X