North Vancouver RCMP alter uniforms in protest over low wages

NSNEWS – RCMP officer are getting their first raise in years, although some local members are staging a protest in a labour dispute with the federal government.

A contingent of officers reported for duty at the North Vancouver detachment Thursday morning after removing the distinctive yellow stripes from their pants. The significance of the stripe stems from the Royal Irish Constabulary, the police force after which the RCMP was modelled.

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