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

November 16, 2019

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…

Mounties first ever union just elected a president — and now they’re looking for a raise

November 14, 2019

Mounties make less than officers in most municipal forces right across the country, with a starting annual salary of $53,144 for an RCMP officer. Read the full article here: https://edmontonjournal.com/news/mounties-first-ever-union-just-elected-a-president-and-now-theyre-looking-for-a-raise/wcm/87a4e453-f50d-4e04-b940-17b0c441968e

National Police Federation wins right to represent Mounties in collective bargaining

July 12, 2019

Supreme Court in 2015 struck down law that forbade Mounties from unionizing. Read the entire story here: https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/national-police-federation-union-rcmp-mounties-1.5210796  

Mounties still in unionization limbo

September 26, 2018

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…

Governor General Honours 12 RCMP Members

July 7, 2018

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…

NPF scores another WIN for the RCMP Membership

June 26, 2018

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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