Updated: Jun 11
Enraged by the RCMP’s inability to provide a safe work environment. “What I learned led me to conclude that a toxic culture prevails in the RCMP. This culture encourages, or at least tolerates, misogynistic, racist and homophobic attitudes among many members of the RCMP,” wrote Michel Bastarache in his final report — “Broken Dreams Broken Lives” — which was released today.
“What the women told the assessors shocked them to their core. This process has forever tarnished the image of the RCMP as a Canadian icon.”
“Might a friend or relative be in danger living with an abuser during these stressful times coping with the coronavirus?”
What if the abuser is your employer? What if your abuser is the Royal Canadian Mounted Police? When your family are your colleagues and the desert you in your time of need, a time of failed management.
Commissioner Brenda Lucki was a trainer at the RCMP Depot for three years. It is difficult to believe she was unaware of this toxic culture and zero changes have been made as she climbed the career ladder. “RCMP Training Academy for three years.”
Hopefully she will comply with the prime minister’s directive to change the toxic RCMP culture. She is two and a half years into that mandate. Let’s expect the change in five years.
Read the CBC's report on the RCMP.
RCMP tolerates ‘misogynistic, racist, and homophobic attitudes:’ former Supreme Court justice. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO