Recent Free Press Poll Results
Yesterday, September 19th, the Winnipeg Free Press featured poll asked, â€œShould the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service implement a plan to cut overtime costs?â€
The results of this poll are now in and 65 percent of respondents said that they didnâ€™t want any cuts made in fire department unless it could be done without affecting safety. 45 percent said just hire more firefighters.
Yes, the rising costs are out of control 35% 1934 votes
Only if it doesn’t affect service/response times 20% 1093 votes
No, hire more firefighters pay less overtime 45% 2456 votes