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The Royal Canadian Mounted Police’s culture is so toxic, the federal government needs to conduct an external, independent review of the RCMP’s future as a federal policing organization, says a former Supreme Court of Canada justice tasked with dealing with the fallout from the force’s historic sexual assault settlement.
“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.
“The problem is systemic in nature and cannot be corrected solely by punishing a few ‘bad apples.'”
RCMP Commissioner is preventing the rank and file members the opportunity to organize and participate in collective bargaining. The Conservatives refused to agree to abide by Canada’s Supreme Court and to rid the Force of the antiquated and obstructionist Commissioner … Continue reading
Canada’s iconic law enforcement agency has been at the mercy of the federal government for everything from wages, personnel disputes to equipment and training. The members have not been able to organize themselves into a union for protection. Now they … Continue reading
“She also found that the conduct of the officers was “unquestionably egregious” and that they had engaged in exploitative sexual relationships with protected female witnesses.” Judge Catherine Wedge http://www.theprovince.com/Judge+rejects+application+Surrey+killers+stay+their+charges+over+alleged+RCMP+misconduct/10395536/story.html “282 join RCMP sexual harassment class-action lawsuit.” http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/282-join-rcmp-sexual-harassment-class-action-lawsuit-1.1346440 No Canadian will … Continue reading