Tag Archives: Status of Women

RCMP Workplace Harassment Probed By MPs

                  RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson says he’s doing everything he can to increase the number of women in uniform. Paulson made the commitment during testimony today before the House of Commons status of women committee. Paulson was testifying after the Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP […]

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Politics on TV: Brazeau, Estimates, and RCMP Harassment

      “Commissioner Bob Paulson said he would accept all of the recommendation from complaints commissioner.” – Jane Hall     Power & Politics had an MP panel of Candice Bergen, Randall Garrison and Francis Scarpaleggia to discuss RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson’s appearance before a Commons committee to discuss issues facing the Force. Bergen spoke of the need […]

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Women Bring a ‘thoughtful dynamic’ To Policing, Says Paulson

    RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson noted the value women bring to policing while responding to a question of misconduct during his appearance before a Parliamentary committee on Tuesday. “The value of having women in a police role is that you take the interaction with a citizen away from the force dynamic, and you put […]

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Standing Committee On The Status Of Women

    “I believe it is highly appropriate that the Status of Women’s subcommittee is championing the cause of women in the RCMP. After all, if it wasn’t for the original Royal Commission on the Status of Women’s (1967-1970), women would not have been allowed to break the gender barrier in the RCMP.” – Jane […]

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1967: Royal Commission of the Status of Women

  The Royal Commission on the Status of Women was a Canadian commission to examine the status of women and to make recommendations which should be undertaken by the Canadian federal government to ensure equal opportunities between men and women. Commission commenced work on February 16, 1967 and their chair person was Florence Bird.     The […]

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