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Michel Bastarache speaks Wednesday, October 13, 2010 in Quebec City. An independent report on harassment of women in the RCMP says the national poiice force’s culture is toxic and tolerates hateful and homophobic attitudes. The report released today by former Supreme Court justice Bastarache says it is well past time for the federal government to take meaningful and radical action to address these issues, which have caused incalculable damage. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

Report on harassment, assault calls for major changes to rid RCMP of toxic culture

The report concludes that change cannot come from within the RCMP, but must be initiated from the outside

 

Commissioner Michèle Audette listens at the final day of hearings at the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, in Richmond, B.C., on April 8, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

RCMP needs structural changes to address racism: MMIWG commissioner

Audette said police officers who are well-trained and sensitive can protect Indigenous people and save lives

 

Bill Blair Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Bill Blair answers a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Info commissioner slams RCMP, Liberals on rampant access-to-information failures

Liberals promised during 2015 federal election to strengthen Canada’s access-to-information regime

 

The Supreme Court of Canada is seen at sunset in Ottawa, Tuesday Sept. 1, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Supreme Court of Canada sides with women in RCMP pension dispute over job-sharing

The women said the RCMP pension plan breached their equality rights under the charter

The Supreme Court of Canada is seen at sunset in Ottawa, Tuesday Sept. 1, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday April 13, 2018. The RCMP has eased restrictions that sidelined bearded officers, including some Sikh and Muslim members, from front-line policing during the COVID-19 pandemic.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

RCMP eases mask policy for bearded members, allows return to front line in some cases

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Public Safety Minister Bill Blair stressed the need to accommodate members

The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday April 13, 2018. The RCMP has eased restrictions that sidelined bearded officers, including some Sikh and Muslim members, from front-line policing during the COVID-19 pandemic.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on April 13, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

No safe mask option for bearded members, RCMP says, but force is exploring solutions

RCMP says respirator not mandatory in all front-line situations, but sometimes needed to reduce risk

The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on April 13, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

Speakers acknowledge criticism during police and peace officer memorial services

Smoke speakers defended police officers against recent criticism

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
8 charged, $260K in drugs and cash seized in massive Alberta drug bust

8 charged, $260K in drugs and cash seized in massive Alberta drug bust

Eight people are facing 33 charges in what police have dubbed Project Incumbent

8 charged, $260K in drugs and cash seized in massive Alberta drug bust
Jasper National Park. (Wikimedia Commons)

Searchers find bodies in Jasper National Park, remains believed to be missing couple

RCMP along with the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner continue to investigate

Jasper National Park. (Wikimedia Commons)
The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday April 13, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

RCMP investigating after far-right groups disrupt anti-racism rally in Alberta

Red Deer Mayor Tara Veer said she respects the right of peaceful assembly, but denounces racism and violence

The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday April 13, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
RCMP officers prepare to enter an apartment complex in connection with the mailing of ricin to President Trump, Monday, September 21, 2020 in St-Hubert, Que.,.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Quebec woman faces charge of threatening Trump after ricin envelope mailed

Officials in the U.S. say the letter sent to Washington, D.C., was intercepted at a mail sorting facility

RCMP officers prepare to enter an apartment complex in connection with the mailing of ricin to President Trump, Monday, September 21, 2020 in St-Hubert, Que.,.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

Six injured, man in custody following BB gun incident in Alberta, RCMP say

Airdrie’s downtown core was told to shelter-in-place, while others nearby were asked to stay inside

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
UPDATE: Last kidnapping suspect arrested

UPDATE: Last kidnapping suspect arrested

Amber Knickle has been arrested and remains in police custody

UPDATE: Last kidnapping suspect arrested
The Tesla Model S with reclined seats. Photo: RCMP
The Tesla Model S with reclined seats. Photo: RCMP
The AquaEye being tested in the marina from the Wetaskiwin RCMP boat. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.

Wetaskiwin RCMP, Fire, Fish and Wildlife and Alberta rescue divers train for water search and rescues

First responders practiced coordination to make future water rescues and recoveries more efficient.

The AquaEye being tested in the marina from the Wetaskiwin RCMP boat. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.
(Kelowna RCMP photo)

Alberta man’s body recovered from Okanagan Lake after five-day search

‘The depth of the water, as well as the topography of the lake, made the recovery of the deceased very challenging’ - RCMP

(Kelowna RCMP photo)
RCMP estimate about 500 people gathered on the weekend near Garrington Bridge along the Red Deer River, in a July 28, 2020 story. (File photo by Advocate staff)
RCMP estimate about 500 people gathered on the weekend near Garrington Bridge along the Red Deer River, in a July 28, 2020 story. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Bridgewater police said they found Tobias Charles Doucette after searching a wooded area in the nearby village of Hebbville, in a July 26 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Bridgewater police said they found Tobias Charles Doucette after searching a wooded area in the nearby village of Hebbville, in a July 26 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue and Shuswap Search and Rescue crews were combing the water off Canoe Beach on Thursday evening, July 23, 2020. (Jim Elliot-Salmon Arm Observer)

Edmonton man, 22, presumed drowned near popular B.C. beach

RCMP dive team to continue search of water by Canoe Beach

Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue and Shuswap Search and Rescue crews were combing the water off Canoe Beach on Thursday evening, July 23, 2020. (Jim Elliot-Salmon Arm Observer)
Manhunt continues in Nova Scotia for accused of stabbing officer, police dog

Manhunt continues in Nova Scotia for accused of stabbing officer, police dog

Manhunt continues in Nova Scotia for accused of stabbing officer, police dog

Manhunt continues in Nova Scotia for accused of stabbing officer, police dog