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Half Of Complaints Against RCMP Lead To Discipline, Data Suggests

                  Using RCMP aircraft to poach caribou, leaving a loaded gun at a gas station, sexual offences involving children and not responding to calls for help are among 700 cases over the last five years where the RCMP found its employees had broken its rules or the […]

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Alice Fox, RCMP Officer In ‘It Gets Better’ Video, Sues Force For Harassment

                  One of 20 Mounties who told their stories in a video for the “It Gets Better” campaign, is suing a superior officer for alleged harassment and bullying. In a B.C. Supreme Court notice of civil claim, Fox alleges Staff Sgt. Marc Alexander subjected her to years of humiliating […]

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Update: Sexual Harassment Class Action v. Royal Canadian Mounted Police

                    On February 15, 2013, we wrote a post about the increase in the number of female Royal Canadian Mounted Police (“RCMP”) who are filing sexual harassment lawsuits Mounties Vow To Stamp Out Sexual Harassment We noted that “to their (belated) credit, the Mounties are promising […]

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New RCMP Deputy Commissioner

      “Congratulations Janice” – Janice Hall.           Ottawa, November 13, 2013 – RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson today announced that Assistant Commissioner Janice Armstrong has been appointed to the position of Deputy Commissioner Contract and Aboriginal Policing (CAP). This promotion comes following A/Commr Armstrong’s arrival in Ottawa last spring as Assistant […]

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New Book: No Easy Ride: Reflections Of My Life In The RCMP

        “A book worth the read.” – Jane Hall.         Veteran Ian Parsons has documented his life in the Force.  Since the book has been published, he has received several book reviews: From beginning to end, I could feel the author’s humour, compassion and grave concerns for the future […]

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New Book: Former RCMP Officer Alleges Systemic Harassment

      “A good books worth a read.” – Jane Hall         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 […]

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Former RCMP Spokesman Sued For Alleged Sexual Assault

      A former civilian member of the RCMP’s B.C. communication division is suing the force and a former top spokesman for alleged sexual assault.       In a claim filed today in B.C. Supreme Court, Atoya Montague alleges Insp. Tim Shields abused his position of authority over her to commit acts of […]

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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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RCMP Muzzling Testimony At Senate Committee, Says Officer

      A British Columbia RCMP officer on stress leave says the force is preventing him from travelling to a Senate committee hearing in Ottawa to testify about harassment in the force.       Cpl. Roland Beaulieu was supposed to be in Ottawa on Monday, but late last week an RCMP doctor sent […]

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Conservatives’ RCMP Legislation May Violate Charter Of Rights, Critics Say

      BEFORE THE HOUSE of Commons approved third and final reading of a bill that amends the RCMP Act, Winnipeg Centre NDP MP Pat Martin brought up the name of Edgar Schmidt.       Schmidt is a senior justice department lawyer, and the reason why he’s relevant to the debate has something to do not only […]

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