Rick Stephanchew Retirement
August 14, 2018
UFFW Vice President Tom Bilous presenting Brother Rick Stephanchew Reg#1501 with his UFFW retirement gift.
Rick’s last day is this Friday, August 17.
City work history:
-WAD May 2, 1988
-WFD October 18, 1993.
Rick retires with 30 years of dedicated service to the citizens of Winnipeg.
All the very best and welcome to 5 pltn Rick!
2018 PR Spot #9 Stephen Nixon
August 11, 2018
Our Winnipeg firefighter-paramedic crews know first-hand the importance of quick response times when responding to your emergencies. This is Stephen. #NeverOffDuty
Dave Naaykens Honoured By IAFF
August 9, 2018
Congratulations to current MPFFA President and former UFFW Vice-President Dave Naaykens who was awarded the IAFF Local Leadership Award for the 13th District.
Dave has worked tirelessly for our members throughout his more than three decades of union involvement.
Brother Naaykens truly embodies the values of our brother & sisterhood. #IAFF100Years
UK Union Leader Addresses Convention
August 8, 2018
FBU (UK) General Secretary Treasurer Matt Wrack delivering a powerful speech describing the shameful way firefighters are being treated by politicians in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster.
These politicians are attempting to blame firefighters as a way to distract from the those truly responsible for the building codes, staffing and policies that led to the tragedy which ultimately cost over seventy people their lives. #IAFF100Years
August 8, 2018
UFFW principal officer Derek Balcaen speaking in favour of amendments to strengthen our fire crews’ abilities to deliver quality patient care across our international. #IAFF100Years