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 […]

RCMP appeals finding of egregious harassment against sergeant

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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 […]

RCMP commissioner warns continued IT failures will have ‘catastrophic’ consequences

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Posted: Feb 27, 2017 5:00 AM ET Last Updated: Feb 27, 2017 10:22 AM ET Canada’s top cop is warning that ongoing computer network failures and slipshod service from Shared Services Canada could have “catastrophic” consequences for police and the public. CBC News has obtained a blistering Jan. 20, 2017, memo to Public Safety Minister […]

RCMP commissioner expresses fears over militarization of police forces

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By Lee Berthiaume The Canadian Press RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson referenced the Mounties’ decision to give rifles to more frontline officers as he expressed fears Monday about the increasing militarization of Canadian police forces. Appearing before the Senate national security committee, Paulson said he wants his officers to have the best equipment possible to uphold […]

First Nations chiefs sign agreement with RCMP to address racism within force

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By Susana Mas, CBC News Posted: Jul 12, 2016 5:00 AM ET Last Updated: Jul 12, 2016 3:52 PM ET The Assembly of First Nations signed an agreement with the RCMP on Tuesday to address racism and discrimination within the force as the two sides look for new ways to improve relations ahead of the federal government’s much-awaited national […]