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Kitimat won’t be affected by provincial RCMP budget cuts

Kitimat RCMP’s acting detachment commander said Kitimat is unlikely to be affected by the projected provincial budget shortfall of $10.7-million budget shortfall in the force’s provincial budget. Read the full article here: https://www.bclocalnews.com/news/kitimat-wont-be-affected-by-provincial-rcmp-budget-cuts/

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Surrey RCMP doesn’t expect big hit in light of projected $10M cut in B.C. budget

Surrey RCMP’s operating budgets “will not be touched” despite a projected $10-million cut for RCMP’s policing costs in B.C. The RCMP must cut more than $10 million from its policing costs in B.C., as first reported by the Vancouver Sun after obtaining a copy of an email from the province’s top Mountie, Deputy Commissioner Jennifer…

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Mounties still in unionization limbo

Nearly four years after the RCMP won the right to organize, rank-and-file Mounties are still in limbo, waiting for a secret vote to pick their first police union. Brian Sauvé, co-chair of the National Police Federation (NPF) — which is seeking certification to become the force’s union — said he’s gearing up for the historic…

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Governor General Honours 12 RCMP Members

Her Excellency, the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, honoured and recognized 12 of our own on July 6 at the Citadelle of Québec, in Québec City. We too would like to recognize these outstanding individuals, three of them posthumously, for their exceptional service and bravery and sacrifice. We would also like to…

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NPF scores another WIN for the RCMP Membership

When the NPF filed for certification with the FPSLREB in April 2017, a “freeze” was invoked on altering terms and conditions of employment. This freeze is not absolute but there is a regulated process around how our employer can make changes. One of those requirements is to seek consent or ask permission of the NPF…

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

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada has appointed the first woman as permanent leader of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, which has been dogged in recent years by accusations of discrimination, sexual assault and other scandals. Mr. Trudeau said on Friday that Brenda Lucki, who has been with the national police force for 31 years, would…

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