WHO WE ARE
The Edmonton Firefighters Piping and Drumming Society was established in 2016. We are a registered non-profit society as defined and regulated by the province of Alberta. Our membership contains both active and retired members of Edmonton Fire Rescue Services. The membership is currently only open to those past or present Edmonton Fire Rescue members. We were established to honour and represent the past, present and future members of the Edmonton Fire Rescue Service, its members and families, I.A.F.F Local 209, The City of Edmonton, The Province of Alberta, Canada and beyond, Including other fire services and first responder members and families both locally and nationally, by providing Scottish highland Pipes and Drums music. To provide emotional support and solace to the family and friends of fellow firefighters who have lost their lives in the line of duty; foster good will towards to the Edmonton Fire Rescue Services, the Edmonton Firefighters’ Union and the City of Edmonton, its citizens and beyond; provide dignity, honour and pride to Edmonton Fire Rescue Services through ceremonies and functions while building and maintaining the tradition and spirit of the firefighter.
All of our members volunteer their time to learn, practice, take lessons & attend functions. Our members will trade shifts or volunteer their days off to attend most events. For Edmonton Fire Rescue functions, EFRS may grant our members special assignment from their regular duties.
The Edmonton Firefighters Piping & Drumming society operates under its own elected executive. Our Pipes & Drums President & Executive will liaison with EFRS administration and I.A.F.F Local 209, in regards to ongoing band business & events.