Eleventh Anniversary Of Gabrielle Roy fire

February 7, 2018

February 4th marks the eleventh anniversary of the Gabrielle Roy fire. This incident took the lives of two of our own and injured so many others both physycally and emotionally.

We will never forget and we will continue to help the firefighters who are still suffering from this fire.

Rest in peace Harold and Tom, we will never forget your sacrifice.
#NeverOffDuty

Click HERE for CTV news 10th anniversary coverage

Brother Kevin Steinke Retirement

February 7, 2018

UFFW executive Rob Campbell was proud to present Brother Kevin Steinke Reg#1890 with his retirement watch earlier this afternoon.

Kevin kept our fleet of trucks running for 13 years at EMSB Fire and another 21 years for Wpg transit for a total of 34 years with the city of Winnipeg.

Thank you Kevin for your years of dedication to keeping our members safe!
#NeverOffDuty

Ken Brunen Retirement

February 7, 2018

Tonight Brother Ken Brunen reg#1352 celebrated one of his final shifts with the WFD.

Ken is transferring to 5 platoon as a captain with nearly thirty years of dedicated service.
Congratulations and all the best Ken!

Alex Speaking at IAFF Cancer Summit

February 1, 2018

Alex recently presented at the IAFF Cancer Symposium. Below is a link to his presentation during the afternoon session. (44 minute mark)

Click HERE for video

Mental Health Awareness

January 31, 2018

On this day of Mental Health Awareness, On behalf of the executive of United Firefighters of Winnipeg, I again commit our full support to assist members and their families dealing with the challenges of mental health combined with the stresses of firefighting and paramedic response.

Almost Every day Myself and our executive work with members who are dealing with Mental Health Challenges.

Your union is here for you.