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RCMPVA Appreciation from “K” Division RCMP

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My purpose in writing today is to advise our Veterans about the current status of RCMP operations in the Fort McMurray area. I also want to emphasize what steps have been taken to assist our RCMP personnel from the Wood Buffalo Detachment. The wildfire situation in the Wood Buffalo Region is far from resolved, with […]

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NEW PARK NAMED FOR FALLEN RCMP MEMBER

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NEW PARK NAMED FOR FALLEN RCMP MEMBER EDMONTON, AB – April 27, 2016 – Parkland County has announced that a new 50-acre park will be named after Constable Chelsey Robinson who tragically passed away on duty on June 21, 2010, near Stony Plain, Alberta. She was 25 years old. Constable Chelsey Robinson Park – formerly […]

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RCMP spouses and retired Mounties speak up over contentious bill

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Bill C-7 contains changes to health benefits and excludes issues from bargaining table By Alison Crawford, CBC News Retired Mounties and spouses of RCMP officers say they are speaking out against a bill that could have wide-ranging consequences for officers, because members currently serving in the force are fearful of doing so. The government introduced Bill C-7 in response to a Supreme Court […]

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Mounted Police spokesperson critical of timeline for RCMP officer training, equipment

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A spokesman for the Mounted Police Professional Association says it’s unfortunate that it took the deaths of a number of RCMP officers to prompt the force to start providing necessary equipment. Rob Creasser says the improvements announced Tuesday in Moncton show the force is moving in the right direction, but it shouldn’t require incidents like […]