RCMPVA launches clarification letter to the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

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Letter to the Inquiry from the RCMPVA   Bernée Bolton Director of Communications National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls PO Box 500, Station A Vancouver, BC V6C 2N3 Dear Ms Bolton, This letter is in regards to the July 27, 2017, statement “National Inquiry has forensic team reviewing police files,” a […]

RCMP Veterans’ Assoc., Seeking Seat on Commissioner Selection Committee

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July 24, 2017 Mr Frank McKenna c/o Ms Kathy Thompson Assistant Deputy Minister Public Safety Canada 269 Laurier Avenue West Ottawa, Ontario KIA OP8 Dear Mr. McKenna, On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Veterans’ Association, I congratulate you on your appointment as the Chair of the Selection Committee […]

Galloping off in all directions: An analysis of the new federal– provincial agreement for RCMP contract police services and some implications for the future of Canadian policing

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CANADIAN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION / ADMINISTRATION PUBLIQUE DU CANADA VOLUME 55, NO. 3 (SEPTEMBER/SEPTEMBRE 2012), PP. 433–450 © The Institute of Public Administration of Canada/L’Institut d’administration publique du Canada 2012 By Robert F. Lunney – Toronto Division Secretary abstract: In 1874, the original 275-officer contingent of North-West Mounted Police left Manitoba for what is now Alberta, […]

Commissioner’s message on pay increases

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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

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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 […]