Manitoba Professional Firefighters Association Convention

June 25, 2016

MPFFA Pres Dave Naaykens & our 13th district bice president Fred Leblanc opening conv this morning for all MB prof firefighters. @IAFFCanada

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Ward Hobson Retirement

June 25, 2016

Captain Ward Hobson’s 30 year career was celebrated with family and friends last week at Nicolinos restaurant.

We wish brother Hobson all the best in his much deserved retirement from the WFD. image

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IAFF Western Cdn Conference This Week

June 18, 2016

Attention all Members of the IAFF in Manitoba: Next Week the United Firefighters of Winnipeg will be hosting The Western Canadian Firefighters Conference – one of the largest conferences of Firefighter Leadership in Canada.

The Conference will take place at the Inn at the Forks June 22 and 23rd.

Harold Schaitberger, the President of the IAFF, (largest Firefighter & Paramedic Union in the world) and Peter Marshall, the General Secretary of the United Firefighters of Australia will speak on issues affecting Firefighters and Paramedics in North America and Around the world.

We will also have The Fire Chiefs of Edmonton, Calgary and Winnipeg discussing the issues surrounding large city Fire Departments in Canada.

All are welcome but space is limited – we hope to see you there!

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Lyle Pogue Retirement

June 15, 2016

Packed house at tonight’s retirement function for Brother Lyle Pogue Reg#1249 who retires as captain after 32 years of dedicated service with the Winnipeg Fire Department.

Congratulations Lyle – we wish you a long and healthy retirement.

UFFW Executive Board Member Rob Campbell pictured below presenting Brother Pogue with his retirement watch.

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