Winnipeg, MB - June 14, 2022 – Winnipeg Police Association (WPA) President Maurice ‘Moe’ Sabourin today released the following statement on reports that Winnipeg Police Service (WPS) Chief, Danny Smyth, has been nominated for President of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police:
"The WPA and its members are extremely troubled by recent reports that WPS Chief, Danny Smyth, is actively seeking to be appointed President of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police.
WINNIPEG, MB: Today, the Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad (MRFD) celebrated its 14TH Ride and attracted over 1,000 registered riders. The record of 1,547 riders set in 2019 is safe for another year. Funds raised from today’s Ride will total close to $350,000 bringing the 14-year fundraising total to over $3.2 million dollars. Proceeds stay in Manitoba for prostate cancer research and education.
All Ride for Dad prizes and 50/50 were claimed at the Wind-up on May 28, 2022.
The 50/50 total sales were $5,774 and the winner took home $2,887.
Jacquelyn Schwartz - ticket number 0139711 - winner of the 2022 Winnipeg Police Association 50-50 in support of the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba. The jackpot was $40,390 and Jacquelyn receives half – $20,195. Thank you FundingChange.ca and everyone who kindly purchased tickets. See you next year.
RIDE DAY – SATURDAY MAY 28, 2022
PRE-REGISTRATION: THURSDAY MAY 26 & FRIDAY MAY 27 – 4PM TO 8PM – EARLS POLO PARK
WINNIPEG, MB: With no one ‘Ride Day’ this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Manitobans were again asked to ‘Ride Alone Together’ in support of the 13th Annual Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad (MRFD). Riders registered online, collected pledge donations and enjoyed their ‘RAT Ride’ on the days and routes of their choosing – all in the fight against prostate cancer. Today, Saturday, October 2, was the last day for ‘RAT Rides’ and over $115,000 was raised for the cause with pledge donations continuing to come in.
The WPA was the official Game Sponsor of the Winnipeg Goldeyes game on Sunday, September 5, 2021. The opening pitch of the game was delivered by Special Olympic athlete, Jordyn Hiebert, accompanied by WPA President, Moe Sabourin and friends. Fans received free Cool 2Be Kind sunglasses and sticker sheets from WPA member volunteers. A great day all the way around… GO GOLDEYES!
The Winnipeg Police Association (WPA) are proud sponsors of the 2023 World Police & Fire Games and played an instrumental role – together with the United Fire Fighters of Winnipeg – in securing the Games for Winnipeg.
WINNIPEG, MB: The Winnipeg Police Association (WPA) in partnership with the Behavioural Health Unit of the Winnipeg Police Service (WPS) are proud to announce a new partnership agreement with Wounded Warriors Canada (WWC). A national mental health service provider, WWC offers programming to support Veterans and First Responders including all current and retired members of the WPA/WPS and their families.
WPA 50/50 winner the Winnipeg Police Credit Union represented by CEO Cal Berzuk, receives a $46,282.50 cheque (50% of money raised) from Moe Sabourin and Jeremy Cull of the Winnipeg Police Association. Cal then donates the entire amount back to the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba represented by Kathryn McBurney for a total of $92,565.00!