Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman asks that the United Fire Fighters of Winnipeg (UFFW) acknowledge the existence of systemic racism within its ranks and to share their efforts to address ithospitalizations in ontario, amid calls from the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) for the resignation of four Winnipeg firefighters following a troubling incident last yearThe at-risk populations fast, and that new, more dangerous variants don.
The Mayor’s appeal and the MMF’s call comes from a recent report by Equitable Solutions, which suggested that four Winnipeg firefighters showed a lack of concern over an injured Indigenous woman in the city.
The report noted that while there was no explicit bias in the patient’s treatment, it did state the firefighters demonstrated some apathy for the patient’s physical and emotional well-being.
“I am urging the UFFW and frankly, other leaders throughout the community within the City of Winnipeg workforce to acknowledge that systemic racism exists because it needs to be saidBritish Columbia, and it needs to be said often,” said Bowman during a media availability on Friday.
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