April 30, 2014

CUPE members help make the District of Mission safer with City Watch

CUPE BC Secretary-Treasurer Paul Faoro with CUPE Local 1267 President Donna-Lee Lakes and member Vic Barron, Coordinator, Mission Crime Prevention Services

MISSION – The District of Mission is the latest partner community in CUPE BC’s City Watch program, which brings CUPE workers together with management and local
police to help make communities safer and more secure.

March 30, 2012

Qualicum Beach partners with CUPE Local 401 to make the town safer, more secure

CUPE BC’s Successful Town Watch comes to Qualicum Beach

QUALICUM BEACH –The Town of Qualicum Beach, CUPE Local 401, CUPE BC and the local RCMP detachment are partnering to make the town the latest BC community to participate in the Town Watch program in which Town employees work with the RCMP to help make Qualicum Beach safer and more secure.

March 29, 2012

Grand Forks partners with CUPE Local 4728 to make town safer, more secure

CUPE BC’s successful City Watch comes to Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS—Grand Forks is the latest BC community to join with CUPE in City Watch, a partnership between the local government, CUPE Local 4728, CUPE BC and the local RCMP detachment that will see Grand Forks employees work with the RCMP to help make the community safer and more secure.

January 12, 2011

Surrey latest BC municipality to partner with unionized city staff to make communities safer

SURREY—The City of Surrey is the latest community to partner with CUPE’s successful “City Watch” program that brings the eyes and ears of civic workers to fight and reduce crime and increase public safety, CUPE BC General Vice President Cindy McQueen said today.

“City Watch” is an initiative of the Canadian Union of Public Employees which combines the efforts of City of Surrey staff, CUPE Local 402, and the Surrey RCMP to prevent and reduce crime by encouraging municipal employees to be alert to suspicious and criminal activity they may witness on the job.

“The City of Surre

June 22, 2010

New Westminster launches “City Watch”

NEW WESTMINSTER—The Royal City has become the latest B.C.

June 22, 2010

New “City Watch” program boosts community safety

NEW WESTMINSTER – Additional eyes and ears on the street is one of the key benefits of a new program launched in New Westminster today to promote community safety and assist local police in the fight against crime.

“City Watch” is an initiative of the Canadian Union of Public Employees which combines the efforts of City of New Westminster staff, CUPE 387, New Westminster Fire and Rescue Service and the New Westminster Police Service to prevent and reduce crime by encouraging municipal employees to be alert to suspicious and criminal activity they may witness on the job.

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June 21, 2010

CUPE, City of New Westminster to unveil “City Watch”

Royal City the latest B.C. community to adopt program aimed at reducing urban crime

NEW WESTMINSTER—A new joint program combining the efforts of municipal workers, local police, fire and rescue services, and the City of New Westminster in tackling crime will be unveiled tomorrow (Tuesday, June 22) with a press conference at City Hall starting at 10:00 a.m.

New Westminster is the latest municipality to launch “City Watch”, a successful initiative of CUPE BC in which municipal workers co-operate with local police and civic authorities to improve community safety.

November 28, 2009

Vernon gets ‘value-added’ service from civic workers with City Watch

VERNON—The latest B.C. community to adopt CUPE BC’s highly-regarded City Watch initiative rolled out the program on Tuesday with an outdoor press conference in front of City Hall that emphasized the important role that civic workers play in improving public safety.

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