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Ottawa — Federal Court Order Issued in Merlo - Davidson Class Action

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 14:45
On February 7, 2018, the Federal Court issued an order in the Merlo-Davidson class action concerning the deadline to file claims.  For more information, including a copy of the Court Order (English only), please visit the Assessor’s website at www.merlodavidson.ca.
Categories: Law Enforcement

Ottawa — RCMP will not appeal <em>Canada Labour Code</em> sentencing decision

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 15:15
On January 26, the RCMP was sentenced after being found guilty last fall on one of four Canada Labour Code charges. The RCMP's statement from January 26 can be read here: http://www.rcmp.gc.ca/en/news/2018/canada-labour-code-prosecution-sentencing The RCMP will not appeal this decision, and will pay the $100,000 fine and make contributions in the amount of $450,000 to the following recipients, as set out in the Judge's ruling:
Categories: Law Enforcement

Ottawa — RCMP Academy hosts a youth leadership workshop

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 12:30
This week, 15 teens selected from across Canada will have an opportunity at Depot, the RCMP’s training academy in Regina, to learn how to make their communities safer.
Categories: Law Enforcement

Innisfail — Kids! February is RCMP Name the Puppy month

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 09:00
Again this year, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) needs help naming the puppies that will become Canada's future RCMP police service dogs. We are asking Canadian children to choose the names of 13 German shepherd puppies that will be born at the RCMP Police Dog Service Training Centre (PDSTC) in Innisfail, Alberta, throughout the year. The winning names will be original and imaginative and will serve the puppies well during their careers as police dogs.
Categories: Law Enforcement

Ottawa — <em>Canada Labour Code</em> Prosecution – Sentencing

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 10:00
Today, New Brunswick Provincial Court Judge Leslie Jackson, handed down his sentencing decision after finding the RCMP guilty on September 29, 2017 on one of four Canada Labour Code charges, specifically: failing to provide members with appropriate use of force equipment and user training when responding to an active threat or active shooter event. The court has ruled that the RCMP must pay a monetary penalty of $550,000 broken down between a fine of $100,000 and $450,000 in contributions in the following amounts, to the following recipients:
Categories: Law Enforcement