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Time For Civilian Governance At RCMP, Watchdog Says In Harassment

                  The RCMP has done so little to reform its dysfunctional workplace culture that the Mounties’ watchdog is calling for the federal government to introduce civilian governance of the national police force. “The RCMP will not be able to bring about the necessary change required to address […]

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Former Officer Hopes RCMP Turns A Page On Harassment

                  Earlier this month, the Harbour Grace native was among hundreds of former Mounties and civilian members who welcomed news of a settlement to a pair of class-action lawsuits. The federal government has agreed to a $100-million payout. “I was saying it’s almost like getting out of […]

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Merlo Davidson Settlement

                  “All regular and civilian members, as well as public service employees who worked for, or still work for, the RCMP since 1974 should review this article and video. There will be a time limit on the opportunity to participate, so please, everyone who is effected, or […]

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RCMP harassment suit settlement: Here’s what you need to know

        “It is wonderful that the RCMP has shorn up the holes in its discipline system. That alone won’t change a culture.” – Jane Hall     Former Mountie Janet Merlo called it a great day for “women in Canada” after RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson offered a tearful apology to hundreds of […]

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Tim Shields Lawsuit The Second To Allege Sexual Assault By RCMP Officer

                    An RCMP officer, formerly the top media spokesperson in B.C., Tim Shields, is facing a second civil suit alleging sexual harassment and assault of a civilian member of the force. Anitra Singh has filed a Notice of Civil Claim in the Supreme Court of British […]

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Senators Call For ‘Zero Tolerance’ On Harassment In RCMP

    “The committee encouraged leaders to look to the experience of the Canadian military in grappling with similar problems in the recent past.” – Jane Hall         The RCMP should amend its code of conduct to explicitly define and prohibit harassment, a Senate committee recommends. In a newly tabled report, the […]

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Senate Study Targets Harassment In RCMP

                  OTTAWA — Updating the RCMP code of conduct, barring transfers of both victims and perpetrators of harassment to avoid dealing with the issue and creating an RCMP ombudsman are among the recommendations contained in the latest report into harassment in the national police force. The Senate […]

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Summary Report On Gender Based Harassment and Respectful Workplace Consultations

  “With approval from the RCMP, I have included the “E” Division report on Gender Based Harassment. I applaud D/Commissioner Callen’s courage to ask the tough questions, then followed up with  tangible strategies to not only investigate complaints, but to eliminate barriers which may cause under reporting of complaints.  It is a good beginning.” – Jane […]

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