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Winnipeg council to vote on union president’s salary deal

By The Winnipeg Free Press   

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June 15, 2018, Winnipeg - Mayor Brian Bowman’s plan to get taxpayers off the hook for Winnipeg firefighter union president Alex Forrest’s salary once and for all passed its first hurdle Wednesday. The mayor’s executive police committee unanimously supported his motion seeking a council vote on the future of the controversial deal that’s seen taxpayers pick up the tab for Forrest’s salary during his 21-year stint as president of the United Fire Fighters of Winnipeg. The Winnipeg Free Press reports. | READ MORE

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