Moncton RCMP did not have proper equipment or training, Crown tells labour code trial

Posted on 1 CommentPosted in News from The Force

By Gabrielle Fahmy, CBC News Posted: Apr 24, 2017 7:00 AM AT The RCMP officers who responded to the Moncton, N.B., shootings that left three Mounties dead and two others wounded in 2014 did not have the proper equipment or training, the Crown said Monday, the first day of the national police force’s trial on charges of violating the Canada Labour […]

With 10,000 members, union files to represent Mounties

Posted on 5 CommentsPosted in News from The Force

By Alison Crawford, CBC News Posted: Apr 18, 2017 5:52 PM ET Mounties are one step closer to forming their first union. The National Police Federation filed an application for certification at the Public Service Labour Relations and Employment Board in Ottawa late Tuesday. The federation is seeking to represent 17,945 members of the RCMP under the rank […]

Commissioner’s message on pay increases

Posted on 1 CommentPosted in News from The Association, News from The Force

In what may be, in part, a response to the RCMPVA letter identifying the inadequacy of proposed pay increases for serving RCMP members, Commissioner Paulson has sought to justify that inadequacy in the following letter.  He also expresses concern about disenchantment within the Force and the impending unionization of the Force and the ability of the […]

RCMPVA Tackles inadequate RCMP Pay Increase

Posted on 2 CommentsPosted in News from The Association, News from The Force

To help the serving members of the RCMP the following letter was sent by the President of the RCMP Veterans’ Association to the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness. Dear Minister (Hon. Ralph Goodale, P.C., M.P.), On behalf of the Board of Directors, Governors and members of the Royal Canadian Mounted […]

RCMP appeals finding of egregious harassment against sergeant

Posted on Posted in News from The Force

A ruling that senior RCMP officers mercilessly harassed a sergeant after deciding he had lied about his run for political office should be set aside as flawed, the federal government said Thursday. In its notice of appeal, Department of Justice lawyers argue Ontario Superior Court Justice Mary Vallee made numerous mistakes, including forcing RCMP Commissioner […]