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International Women’s Day: Gender Equality In The Workforce

                  Four women spoke about their journeys to find inner strength while working in male-dominated fields in celebration of International Women’s Day last Saturday. The Vancouver Public Library hosted the event, They Went Whistling: Women Working in a Man’s World. Kate Braid, Sylvia Taylor, Sue Doro and Jane Hall each read from their memoirs […]

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New Book: Former RCMP Officer Alleges Systemic Harassment

        “A book worth reading.” – Jane       Another new book has been released on the topic of the RCMP.  Book was written by RCMP Veteran Janet Marlo and is entitled “No One To Tell: Breaking My Silence On Life In The RCMP.” The following is the first review of […]

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New Head Of Kings RCMP Has Local Ties

      “Congratulations to Chris MacNaughton on her promotion” – Jane Hall         The new commanding officer of Kings District RCMP can be excused if she feels her new posting is like coming home. Insp. Chris MacNaughton, who took over Kings District RCMP on July 4 from Insp. Mike Payne, grew up […]

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New Top Cop At RCMP Training Academy In Regina

      “Congratulation to  Louise Lafrance.  With this promotion, Louise becomes the second female member to become the Commanding Officer to the RCMP’s “Depot” Division” – Jane Hall.       The RCMP Depot Division in Regina is welcoming a new commanding officer. Chief Superintendent Louise Lafrance took over in a colourful ceremony Wednesday morning […]

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Former top Mountie urged changes to “old boys’ network”

“Ian McPhail was correct when he broadening the terms of his commission to non-gender terms. Work place harassment and bullying is gender neutral, for both victim and offender.  It is nice to hear retired Deputy Commissioner Line Carbonneau was proactive on the issue before it became fashionable. I think we all would like to see […]

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RCMP Defence States Constable Consented To Affair She Calls Assault

        “This case is one to watch.”  It may end up setting workplace policy, not just for the RCMP but also for employers in B.C., and depending on appeals, for all of Canada.” – Jane Hall.     RCMP defence states constable consented to affair she calls assault – A female Mountie […]

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November 2012: Videos

      We have included three most recent videos which highlight women in policing today:         B.C. Gay Lesbian Mounties Release ‘It Gets Better’ Video –  First Woman Sworn In As RCMP’s Top Cop In Newfoundland (Oct 2012) – (video) The first female assistant commissioner of the RCMP was sworn in […]

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RCMP: Alleged Harassment

      The reported allegations of sexual harassment within the Force has been disturbing to the general public as well as current and past members of the Force. Over the past few weeks, the following news articles have appeared in various newspapers across Canada:   RCMP Harassment Claims Tip Of The Iceberg – Sex gets […]

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