On November 24, 2019, six leading business advocacy organizations delivered an urgent message to Premier Brian Pallister regarding the rising tide of retail crime and its negative impact on workforce and overall public safety. The group asked the government to call an urgent retail crime summit, resulting in a discussion during the legislature’s Question Period on November 27 regarding Manitobans’ security. To read the letter, click here.

To read a government announcement from November 28, 2019, regarding Operation Safe Streets, an initiative that will combine the forces of the Winnipeg Police Service, RCMP and other representatives from law enforcement, including security from Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries, click here.