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PROUDLY
REPRESENTING
~20,000 RCMP
MEMBERS ACROSS
CANADA.

PROUDLY
REPRESENTING
OVER 20,000 RCMP
MEMBERS ACROSS
CANADA.

The mission of the National Police Federation is to provide strong, fair and progressive representation to promote and enhance the rights of RCMP members who serve across Canada, from coast-to-coast-to-coast and internationally. Our members provide effective and committed policing services to uphold our laws and support safer and more livable communities large and small.

Founded in 2016, the National Police Federation was certified by the Federal Public Sector Labour Relations and Employment Board as the sole, certified bargaining agent for ~20,000 members and reservists of the RCMP below the rank of Inspector in July 2019.

The NPF confirmed its first Board of Directors, elected by members, in January 2020. We are committed to negotiating fair and respectful compensation and resources to maximize the safety and security of all our members and the communities we serve.

NPF-FPN In The News

January 19, 2020 – RCMP union warns of officer burnout after pandemic delays training

By NPF-FPN Administrator | January 19, 2021

The union representing thousands of Mounties says it fears pandemic-related delays at the RCMP training depot will worsen its staffing crunch and increase the risk of officer burnout. “The RCMP [has] always had a challenge, from our perspective, of having enough resources in the field,” National Police Federation president Brian Sauvé told CBC News.

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January 12, 2020 – RCMP union calls for clear guidelines on when body cameras can be turned off

By NPF-FPN Administrator | January 15, 2021

The union representing more than 19,000 Mounties is seeking clearer guidelines on when body-worn cameras can be turned off – and tougher penalties for those who make false accusations against officers. “We believe that body-worn cameras will contribute to a greater level of context, transparency and accountability for both police and citizens,” said National Police…

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December 16, 2020 – N.S. Mounties facing ‘big morale challenges’ in year marked by trauma, criticism

By NPF-FPN Administrator | December 16, 2020

Union says RCMP decision not to comment further on mass shooting ‘difficult’ for front-line officers. The union representing RCMP officers in Nova Scotia says its members are finding it challenging that the force has stopped releasing information about the April mass shooting, especially as they continue to struggle with the personal toll of responding to the killing…

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December 2, 2020 – RCMP gets $238 million to fund body cameras for officers across the country

By NPF-FPN Administrator | December 2, 2020

OTTAWA – The federal Liberals are ponying up nearly $240 million to equip RCMP officers across the country with body-worn video cameras in a bid to improve police accountability, but there are more big tickets asks coming from rank and file Mounties. The new funding was announced in Monday’s fiscal update and includes $238.5 million…

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October 23, 2020 – National Police Federation Supports Launch of Nova Scotia Public Inquiry

By NPF-FPN Administrator | October 23, 2020

Ottawa, ON – Following is a statement from Brian Sauvé, President, National Police Federation, regarding the Nova Scotia Public Inquiry into Canada’s largest mass shooting: The National Police Federation welcomes yesterday’s appointment of Dr. Kim Stanton as the third Commissioner in the Nova Scotia Public Inquiry, and is calling on the federal and provincial governments…

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October 19, 2020 – Short-staffed RCMP can’t clean up political mess in lobster dispute

By NPF-FPN Administrator | October 19, 2020

For years, significant cutbacks and wage freezes have eroded staffing levels, recruitment, training and other resources, and — most importantly — the morale and well-being of RCMP members. In Nova Scotia and all across Canada, officers are consistently being asked to do more with less. And yet, despite their ongoing brave and selfless service in…

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October 19, 2020 – Opinion: Governments need to resolve fisheries disputes, not the RCMP

By NPF-FPN Administrator | October 19, 2020

By Brian Sauvé President, National Police Federation Across the country, and against the ongoing backdrop of COVID-19, front-line RCMP Members continue to deal with new and unforeseen challenges and risks. Years of cuts to front-line services by governments of all levels, political stripes and jurisdictions have left police officers across Canada increasingly tasked with responding…

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October 15, 2020 – After pandemic delays, RCMP union’s quest for salary bump resumes

By NPF-FPN Administrator | October 15, 2020

Union wants Mounties’ pay brought closer to what municipal police officers earn After a series of pandemic-related delays, the head of the union representing Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers says salary negotiations are back in full swing — a process that could see policing costs swell across much of the country. https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/rcmp-union-salary-bargaining-1.5716946

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July 15, 2020 – The response to calls for action on racism is what’s really disappointing

By NPF-FPN Administrator | July 15, 2020

The RCMP says it’s “disappointed” by those who took note of the very dichotomy between the arrest of the white man that barreled through the gates of Rideau Hall armed to the teeth with a message fro Prime Minister Trudeau….. Read more: https://www.hilltimes.com/2020/07/15/the-response-to-calls-for-action-on-racism-is-whats-really-disappointing/256519  

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June 29, 2020 – Support for Surrey police transition waning, but remains strongest in South Asian community

By NPF-FPN Administrator | June 29, 2020

Surrey residents appear to be divided along political and racial lines in their support for the city’s transition from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police to a municipal police force, poll numbers show. About two thirds of NDP voters oppose moving forward with the plan, but that opposition jumps to 81 per cent among NDP voters…

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June 24, 2020 – BRIAN SAUVÉ: RCMP acted heroically to stop gunman’s Nova Scotia rampage

By NPF-FPN Administrator | June 24, 2020

Two months after the horrific events in Nova Scotia, it is still difficult to find the words to describe the tragic loss of life and lasting trauma. The Members of the National Police Federation (NPF), along with all Canadians, continue to mourn those lost due to the barbaric acts on that tragic day, passing on…

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June 20, 2020 – RCMP union boss says cops are on board with body cameras plan

By NPF-FPN Administrator | June 20, 2020

RCMP officers won’t get in the way of a new plan by the national police agency to outfit cops with body cameras, the head of the officers’ union says, as long as careful discussion is had about the privacy concerns that come in tow with collecting the videos. Read more: https://ipolitics.ca/2020/06/19/rcmp-union-boss-says-cops-are-on-board-with-body-cameras-plan/

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June 16, 2020 – National Police Federation Welcomes Government Discussions regarding Police and Social Services Needs

By NPF-FPN Administrator | June 16, 2020

OTTAWA, June 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The following is a statement from Brian Sauvé, President of the National Police Federation, regarding ongoing discussions by governments in Canada about the provision of community police services: “The National Police Federation supports efforts by various levels of government to consider ways to better deliver police services in…

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June 14, 2020 – Violent arrest investigation in Prince George took too long: IIO

By NPF-FPN Administrator | June 14, 2020

PRINCE GEORGE (NEWS 1130) — The police watchdog in B.C. admits it took too long to investigate a violent arrest in Prince George. On Monday, British Columbia’s prosecution service announced it approved charges against three RCMP officers in Prince George relating to an arrest of two suspects in February 2016. Read the full article here:…

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June 9, 2020 – RCMP union says mass shooting review must tackle ‘under-resourced social support system’

By NPF-FPN Administrator | June 9, 2020

The union representing RCMP members says any inquiry into Nova Scotia’s mass shooting should look at not only the immediate police response, but also at the gunman’s history of domestic abuse and whether he had enough access to mental health supports. On Tuesday, the National Police Federation called on the governments of Canada and Nova Scotia to make…

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June 7, 2020 – NPF Local Rep Voting continues – make your voice count

By NPF-FPN Administrator | June 7, 2020

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May 29, 2020 – NPF Local Rep Voting set to begin – make your voice count

By NPF-FPN Administrator | May 29, 2020

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May 28, 2020 – NPF Wins Unfair Labour Practice & Upcoming Canada BTB Sessions

By NPF-FPN Administrator | May 28, 2020

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May 25, 2020 – Brian Sauvé: 83 per cent of Surrey residents surveyed say now is not the time to replace the RCMP

By NPF-FPN Administrator | May 25, 2020

Opinion: The mayor, or the provincial government, could decide that now is not the time for this expensive, disruptive proposal. In the last couple of months, many British Columbians have lost their jobs, experienced loss of income, and had significant disruption to their day-to-day lives. This has been an incredibly unstable period of time, and…

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April 25, 2020 – Slain N.S. Mountie likely saved ‘countless’ lives by stopping fake police car: union

By NPF-FPN Administrator | April 25, 2020

An RCMP constable’s final — and fatal — decision removed a killer’s most potent advantage, likely saving many lives, the president of the National Police Federation said Saturday. “She was a hero,” said Brian Sauve, head of the union representing 20,000 RCMP members across Canada. Read more: https://globalnews.ca/news/6869074/slain-n-s-mountie-likely-saved-countless-lives-by-stopping-fake-police-car-union/

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January 19, 2020 – RCMP union warns of officer burnout after pandemic delays training

January 19, 2021

The union representing thousands of Mounties says it fears pandemic-related delays at the RCMP training depot will worsen its staffing crunch and increase the risk of officer burnout. “The RCMP [has] always had a challenge, from our perspective, of having enough resources in the field,” National Police Federation president Brian Sauvé told CBC News.

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