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Ian Whiston Retirement Stag

October 20, 2017

Great night out celebrating the thirty-three year career of Brother Ian Whiston at The Pint this evening.

We wish Ian a long and healthy retirement.

Maple st Renamed “Firefighter Way”

October 19, 2017

Winnipeg Firefighters were honoured earlier today with the dedication of Maple street between Higgins and Henry as “Honorary Firefighter Way”.

This re-dedicated portion of Maple fittingly runs in front of our firefighter museum.

Attending today’s event were Chief John Lane, UFFW VP Tom Bilous, members of the Firefighters Historical Society and crews from #1 station.

We would like to thank everyone who participated in this project including members of the Winnipeg Firefighters Historical Society: including Jason Loboz, Art Mitchelson, Ted & Jon Kuryluk, Micheal Lisowick, Terry Brisley and George Treddennick.

Children’s Hospital Book Market Raises $644K

October 18, 2017

We were pleased to get visitors from the Children’s Hospital Book Market who provided an update of this year’s sales totals: $644K!

These funds are raised at several book markets across the province using books donated at Winnipeg fire halls, and help fund services for children & parents at Children’s Hospital.

Fire Prevention Week Open Houses

October 11, 2017

‪All 27 firehalls in @cityofwinnipeg will be hosting open houses this Saturday Oct 14 from Noon to 4pm. ‬

John Maskerine Awarded Mary Beth Dolin Award

October 11, 2017

UFFW and the Manitoba Professional Firefighters Association were proud to attend & host a reception today for this year’s recipient of the Mary Beth Dolin award.

This annual honour is presented as Manitoba’s highest award in the fire service.

Congratulations to this year’s recipient, Thompson Fire and Emergency Services Department Chief John Maskerine.

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