NPF-FPN In The News

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Governor General Honours 12 RCMP Members

Jul 7, 2018

Her Excellency, the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, honoured and recognized 12 of our own on July … Read more

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NPF scores another WIN for the RCMP Membership

Jun 26, 2018

When the NPF filed for certification with the FPSLREB in April 2017, a “freeze” was invoked on altering terms and … Read more

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Whopping $1.1B for damages sought in lawsuit over culture of workplace bullying in the RCMP

Jun 26, 2018

The proposed class-action is intended for all past and present employees, including civilians, volunteers and students, with grievances that weren’t … Read more

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New York Times – Canada Names First Woman as Chief of the Mounted Police

Mar 11, 2018

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada has appointed the first woman as permanent leader of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, … Read more

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Globe & Mail Feature story

Mar 10, 2018

Globe & Mail story “The Thin Red Line: Is Contract Policing Unsustainable?” You may have read or heard a front-page … Read more

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Interviews underway for next RCMP commissioner

Nov 22, 2017

Interviews are underway this week for the next commissioner of the RCMP — and the government’s newly announced selection committee provides clues … Read more

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RCMP associations raise concerns after prisoner breaks free during transport

Nov 16, 2017

It isn’t uncommon for an RCMP officer to transport a prisoner on their own in rural Manitoba, but that doesn’t … Read more

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Judge rules Friday on whether RCMP protected slain, wounded officers’ safety

Sep 28, 2017

A ruling is expected Friday in the trial of the RCMP related to the shootings of 2014, when three Moncton Mounties … Read more

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‘It’s alarming’: RCMP vacancy rates above 8% in N.W.T., Nunavut

Sep 5, 2017

The RCMP divisions in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut have the highest vacancy rates among the provinces and territories. According to … Read more

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Staff shortage could risk RCMP officer safety, says police federation

Aug 22, 2017

Twelve per cent of positions unfilled nationwide http://www.ohscanada.com/staff-shortage-risk-rcmp-officer-safety-says-police-federation/  

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Staff shortage could risk RCMP officer safety, says police federation

Aug 22, 2017

(Canadian OH&S News) — A shortage of RCMP personnel across the country could create both long-term and short-term safety risks … Read more

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RCMP shortages leave Mounties in ‘crisis,’ officers say

Aug 4, 2017

A significant shortage of RCMP officers is raising concerns about their safety and the safety of the communities in which … Read more

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Brian Sauve on the Tim Powers Radio Show May 19, 2017

May 31, 2017

Listen to Brian Sauve as he speaks with Tim Powers about the RCMP and how they started on the path … Read more

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RCMP failed to fully fund and implement mental health strategy, auditor says

May 20, 2017

Ottawa Citizen – One in six RCMP members did not receive easy and timely access to the mental health supports … Read more

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RCMP braces for rough week as calls for a shakeup mount

May 14, 2017

THESTAR – A radical idea is being floated — or more precisely, revived — as a way for the RCMP … Read more

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CBC INVESTIGATES: RCMP vacancy rate in Manitoba hits 8%

May 12, 2017

CBC – At a time when the RCMP is already facing concerns about staff shortages, new numbers show the rate … Read more

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Get more police officers out there: RCMP vacancy rate in Manitoba hits 8%

Apr 26, 2017

CBC – At a time when the RCMP is already facing concerns about staff shortages, new numbers show the rate … Read more

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RCMP on trial: Stalled salaries, officer safety in focus

Apr 24, 2017

The Globe and Mail – Early this month, RCMP Sergeant Chris Backus and his colleagues purchased some neon pink and … Read more

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RCMP labour code trial to highlight concerns over wages, safety

Apr 24, 2017

SMUDGEDNEWSPRINT – A woman places flowers at a memorial to three RCMP officers gunned down in Moncton, N.B., in June, … Read more

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Mountie stripe protest continues

Apr 21, 2017

Coast Reporter – The commander of the Sunshine Coast RCMP says he wants to reassure the public that a protest … Read more

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Local Mounties ditching pant stripes for union, higher pay

Apr 19, 2017

VANCOUVER24HRS – Some B.C. Mounties are continuing to cover the stripes on their pants to protest in support of a … Read more

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