Toews Pleased With RCMP Gender Action Plan But Offers Few Details

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“Hummm.  I have a hard time seeing how C42, which doesn’t mention Sexual Harrassment, is going to solve it.




OTTAWA — Public Safety Minister Vic Toews says he has a “very good” relationship with Canada’s top cop and that the two are on the same page when it comes to tackling the RCMP’s gender bias problem.

Toews refused to speak to the specifics of a comprehensive action plan he demanded RCMP Comm. Bob Paulson produce by Dec. 11 in a tersely worded letter, but indicated he was happy with what he received last month.

“I didn’t want simply a re-hashing of what the problems are but I wanted what the solutions were and I’m quite satisfied with the approach that the commissioner has taken in the time I wanted him and I’m optimistic that we can continue to work on that file,” he said in an interview with Postmedia News.  Read more


2 Responses to “Toews Pleased With RCMP Gender Action Plan But Offers Few Details”

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  2. administrator/webmaster March 29, 2013 4:56 pm

    Yes, it was the topic of discussion at the Feb 12 Status of
    Women debate by several MP’s. Go to my web page and click on Status of
    Women-Feb 12, 2013. – Jane

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