Winnipeg Police Association

Protecting What Matters

Cool 2Be Kind Kick off 2017

WINNIPEG, MB:  Today, at Lord Roberts School, in front of over 300 students and educators, George Van Mackelbergh, Vice President, Winnipeg Police Association (WPA) launched the 2017-2018 Cool 2Be Kind campaign. This is the 6th year of the anti-bullying-positive behaviour initiative.

WINNIPEG, MB – AUGUST 22, 2017:   Community support units are being redeployed as the members of the Winnipeg Police Association (WPA) continue to grapple with rising crime in Winnipeg. This sustained pressure on frontline members continues trends seen last year and sustained throughout 2017, said WPA President Maurice (Moe) Sabourin.

WINNIPEG, MB - JULY 25, 2017:  A 20 per-cent increase in the violent crime severity index in Winnipeg comes as no surprise to the members of the Winnipeg Police Association (WPA) as budget pressures restrict the amount of time members can spend on patrol, said WPA President, Maurice (Moe) Sabourin.

Following overwhelming ratification by its 1,900 members and approval today by Winnipeg City Council, a new five-year collective bargaining agreement is now in place for the members of the Winnipeg Police Association (WPA). This agreement provides for wages and benefits that recognize and reflect the unique and challenging job WPA members do every day to keep Winnipeg families safe, and presents a sustainable cost structure for the City of Winnipeg, as acknowledged today by the Mayor and members of City Council.

WINNIPEG,MB: Today,the TELUS Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad (MRFD) attracted 1,510 registered riders surpassing the old record of 1,437 set in 2014. Funds raised from today’s Ride will exceed $300,000. This brings the nine-year fundraising total to over $1.8M. Proceeds stay in Manitoba for prostate cancer research and education.



WINNIPEG, MB - MAY 12, 2017: As plans take shape to alter policies around the safe and secure management of intoxicated persons in Winnipeg’s downtown, the Winnipeg Police Association (WPA) wants to ensure any changes put public safety first and do not just focus on cutting costs, said Maurice (Moe) Sabourin, President, WPA.


WINNIPEG, MB - MAY 5, 2017 – Internal communications to Winnipeg Police Service (WPS) members show cuts to the training budget have reduced the ability for members serving in the WPS Specialized Investigation Division to attend a conference on missing and exploited children taking place right here in Winnipeg.

 Thank you to the hard working

The WPA is the presenting sponsor for the Special Olympics Manitoba Stars ‘FORE’ Special O golf tournament.

WINNIPEG, MB: More than 1.2 million men in Canada have prostate cancer and 80 per cent of them don’t know it. Today, the Telus Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad (MRFD) launched its 9th annual fundraising and awareness campaign.

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