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

April 26, 2017

CBC – At a time when the RCMP is already facing concerns about staff shortages, new numbers show the rate of unfilled RCMP officer positions in Manitoba is sitting at eight per cent, CBC News has learned. The vacancy rate was released to CBC News through an Access to Information request. Click here to read…

RCMP on trial: Stalled salaries, officer safety in focus

April 24, 2017

The Globe and Mail – Early this month, RCMP Sergeant Chris Backus and his colleagues purchased some neon pink and orange duct tape. The West Coast Mounties stuck it on top of the traditional yellow pant stripes running the length of their legs. With that, they helped kick-start a workplace protest that spread like wildfire…

RCMP labour code trial to highlight concerns over wages, safety

April 24, 2017

SMUDGEDNEWSPRINT – A woman places flowers at a memorial to three RCMP officers gunned down in Moncton, N.B., in June, 2014. (Andrew Vaughan/THE CANADIAN PRESS) Early this month, RCMP Sergeant Chris Backus and his colleagues purchased some neon pink and orange duct tape. The West Coast Mounties stuck it on top of the traditional yellow…

Mountie stripe protest continues

April 21, 2017

Coast Reporter – The commander of the Sunshine Coast RCMP says he wants to reassure the public that a protest by some local RCMP members hasn’t had any impact on service delivery. During his quarterly update to Gibsons council April 18, Staff Sgt. Vishal Mathura described the movement, which began with members at the Sunshine…

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