Winnipeg paramedics recognized with honourary street designation | National Union of Public and General Employees

Winnipeg paramedics recognized with honourary street designation

“Paramedics provide a valuable public service and are a vital part of our city and province.”  — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President 

Winnipeg (10 July 2018) — Winnipeg has recognized the invaluable services of paramedics and dispatchers within the city.  The Manitoba Government and General Employees’ Union (MGEU/NUPGE) and the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service announced on July 9, 2018 the honourary designation of St. Mary’s Road, between St. Anne’s Road and Mager Drive, as Paramedic Way.

MGEU President Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU Local 911 President Ryan Woiden and Vice-President Troy Reidy, and MGEU Component Director Rebecca Clifton, were part of the unveiling.

24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year

MGEU Local 911 members are paramedics and dispatchers that provide Winnipeggers with emergency medical services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. 

This recognition is well deserved and highly appreciated

“Paramedics provide a valuable public service and are a vital part of our city and province,” stated Michelle Gawronsky.  “This recognition is well deserved and highly appreciated.”

The honourary street designation will be in effect for 5 years.


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The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is one of Canada's largest labour organizations with over 390,000 members. Our mission is to improve the lives of working families and to build a stronger Canada by ensuring our common wealth is used for the common good. — NUPGE

 

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