that effects our Industry
The Manitoba government has established a new retail crime task force to support a safe and thriving retail community that benefits all Manitobans, Justice Minister Cliff Cullen announced yesterday.
Recent years has seen an increase in crime directed at retail and hospitality businesses in Winnipeg. The MRFA listened to our members’ concerns and reached out to government, law enforcement, and other business associations to find a solution.
The task force is a direct result of the Manitoba Retail Crime Round Table, an event hosted by six local business associations, including the MRFA, in January of 2020. Over 90 participants representing 68 private- and public-sector organizations participated. Issues around crime were and possible solutions were discussed at the event.
The MRFA will continue to be part of this effort moving forward and as always, we encourage our members to reach out to us with any and all feedback.
PRESS RELEASE FROM PROVINCE:
PROVINCE ANNOUNCES NEW RETAIL CRIME TASK FORCE TO SUPPORT SAFER COMMUNITIES