CPRA Rodeo - August 15, 2015
Airdrie Rodeo Grounds
2018 Alberta Federation of Police Associations AGM
The 2018 Alberta Federation of Police Associations AGM took place in Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta from May 29 - 31 2018. The AFPA would like to thank the Blood Tribe Police Association for their hospitality in hosting this years event.
2017 Alberta Federation of Police Associations AGM
The 2017 Alberta Federation of Police Associations AGM will take place in Lacombe, Alberta from May 2 - 4, 2017. The AFPA would like to thank the Lacombe Police Service for their hospitality in hosting this years event.
AFPA attend CPA AGM for Wynn's Law and Parole Reform
In March 2017, the AFPA attended the Canadian Police Association AGM in Ottawa, ON. While there, they met with lawmakers to speak regarding parole reform. Prior to leaving, it was announced that Wynn's Law (Bill S217) had passed its second reading and was sent for judicial review.
First Responder Suicide Awareness Conference, Calgary, AB, Sept 13, 2016
The Calgary Police Association is sponsoring a conference aimed at creating awareness and understanding when it comes to suicide in the first responder community.
For more information and Registration, visit the link below:
Canadian Police & Peace Officer Memorial, Ottowa, ON, Sept 25, 2016
The Canadian Police and Peace Officer Memorial will take place on September 25th, 2016; at Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario.
“They are our heroes. We shall not forget them.”
Alberta Police & Peace Officer Memorial, Edmonton, AB, Sept 25, 2016
The Alberta Police and Peace Officer Memorial will take place on September 25th, 2016; held at the south grounds of the Alberta Legislature, Edmonton, AB.
“Join us is honouring the law enforcement officers in our Province who gave the ultimate sacrifice.”
2016 Alberta Federation of Police Associations AGM
The 2016 Alberta Federation of Police Associations AGM will take place in Taber, Alberta from May 3 - 6, 2015. The AFPA would like to thank the Taber Police Service for their hospitality in hosting this years event.
2015 CPRA Rodeo - August 15, Airdrie Rodeo Grounds
In addition to the rodeo, this family-orientated event includes a children's carnival, exhibitions and concessions while in the evening, cowboys and adult spectators enjoy a barn dance featuring country music entertainment.
The Airdrie Rodeo grounds open at 8:00 AM on Saturday, August 15th, 2015, with a free children's carnival. Rodeo action kicks off at 1:00 PM. Tickets are available at the gate on the day of the rodeo.
The rodeo will be followed by the ever so popular barn dance featuring Drew Gregory and Domino, which will also be taking place at the Airdrie Rodeo Grounds, starting at 8:00 PM.
2015 Alberta Federation of Police Associations AGM
The 2015 Alberta Federation of Police Associations AGM will take place in Edmonton, Alberta on May 5 - 7, 2015. The AFPA would like to thank the Edmonton Police Association for thier hospitality in hosting this years event.
2015 Western Labour Conference Victoria, BC
The 2015 Western Labour Conference will be held in Victoria, BC from October 14 - 16, 2015.
New Tool to Protect Alberta's Emergency Responders
New legislation will allow compulsory testing for communicable diseases of individuals who expose police, firefighters, paramedics and other emergency responders to bodily substances. The Alberta government is moving to protect emergency responders by introducing new rules to provide access to information that can help in assessing their risk of contracting communicable diseases when exposed to body fluids.
Beginning October 1, Alberta's Mandatory Testing and Disclosure Act will allow peace officers, firefighters, paramedics and "Good Samaritans" providing emergency assistance to apply for a court order to obtain a blood sample for testing from an individual who may have exposed them to HIV, Hepatitis B or Hepatitis C.
The court order will also enable Alberta's chief medical officer of health to check the individual's health record as a first step. Any pertinent information would be shared with the emergency responder's designated physician.
"This legislation responds to a request from emergency responders whose health may be put at risk in the performance of their duties," said Thomas Lukaszuk, MLA for Edmonton-Castle Downs. "This new process recognizes the important and valued roles they play in society."
The Act builds on the Blood Samples Act, which was introduced as a private member's bill by Lukaszuk. Changes include additional notice and appeal provisions, enhanced privacy protection, expansion of categories of applicants who may apply, and the application of a court-based procedure.
"This legislation provides the appropriate balance of meeting the needs of emergency responders, while protecting the privacy and rights as much as possible of the individuals who are required to undergo testing," said David Hancock, Minister of Health and Wellness.
Additional information regarding the act, the supporting regulation and associated forms, including the application for testing order and physician's report, is available online at www.health.alberta.ca.