1st Session, 43rd Legislature
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THE FIREFIGHTERS RECOGNITION DAY ACT (COMMEMORATION OF DAYS, WEEKS AND MONTHS ACT AMENDED)
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(Assented to )
HIS MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:
1 The Commemoration of Days, Weeks and Months Act is amended by this Act.
2 The following is added after Schedule 15.1:
FIREFIGHTERS RECOGNITION DAY
WHEREAS firefighters put themselves at risk every day to protect Manitobans, their property and the environment;
AND WHEREAS firefighters in Manitoba have been killed or injured in the line of duty;
AND WHEREAS many firefighters in Manitoba are volunteers;
AND WHEREAS firefighters play an integral role in Manitoba's fire and medical emergency response system;
AND WHEREAS it is important to recognize the hard work, dedication and sacrifices of all firefighters in Manitoba;
THEREFORE the following is proclaimed throughout Manitoba:
1 In each year, May 4 is to be known as Firefighters Recognition Day.
3 This Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.
The Commemoration of Days, Weeks and Months Act is amended to proclaim May 4 as Firefighters Recognition Day.