Human rights complaint
- Toronto officer Heather McWilliam, who's been on leave
since early 2014, diagnosed with post-traumatic stress
disorder, says she was harassed and humiliated for years
by her supervising officers and punished for speaking out
about the alleged mistreatment.
Next class-action harassment
- The RCMP will soon face another class-action harassment
lawsuit - this time on behalf of male Mounties and
civilian employees of the force.
RCMP has moved beyond
OTTAWA - Canada's top Mountie told the federal
government last spring the RCMP had 'moved beyond' internal issues of
harassment and bullying through 'concrete actions' that had fostered a
more respectful workplace, newly disclosed records show.
Boys' club still exists
ON - A researcher from the University of Western Ontario,
herself a former police officer, has found that despite a
growing number of women joining police ranks, the
profession is still predominantly a man's world.
took the blue pill
Culture of bullying
OTTAWA - The RCMP must target
its culture of bullying and intimidation to eliminate
sexual harassment in the workplace, Commissioner Bob
Canadian Police College
Minister expresses outrage
Association calls for overhaul
OTTAWA - RCMP
Commissioner Bob Paulson made the apology as he announced the settlement of two
class-action lawsuits stemming from the harassment allegations, some of
which date back to Sept 1974. He said the federal government has
earmarked $100M for payouts.
Harassment suit settlement
Without harassers held accountable
Commissioner once dismissed claims as outlandish
- Bought & Paid For
Harassment a 'deep-seated' problem
- More than 430 current and former female employees of the
RCMP have joined a class action lawsuit against Canada's
national police force.
More women want to join lawsuit
Mounted chauvinist police
OTTAWA - Liberal Public Safety
and Emergency Preparedness Minister Ralph Goodale says his
government is committed to federal workplaces free of
harassment or sexual violence and will review cases of
women with claims against the RCMP.
- RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson is apologizing to victims
and witnesses of 'egregious behaviour' at one of the
Mounties' top training facilities.
Allegations of harassment and sexual misconduct
Fraser called in
External body needed
Workplace harassment probe
OTTAWA - RCMP Supt. Bruno
Saccomani, Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s bodyguard since 2006 who is
about to become Canada’s ambassador to Jordan,
faces several ongoing investigations for workplace harassment.
Investigation is a 'witch hunt'
PMO lauds Mountie disciplined for bullying
VANCOUVER - The
College of Psychologists of BC has dismissed an RCMP
complaint against an outspoken critic
of the force.
BC-based police psychologist Mike Webster was
blacklisted by the Mounties last summer amid allegations
he had no right to focus on systemic changes to the
force rather than individual treatment. (CBC)
VANCOUVER - The Criminal Justice
Branch said the single count was approved against Insp.
Tim Shields following an investigation into alleged sexual
misconduct dating between 2009 and 2010.
Shields was heading the Strategic Communications
Unit of the E Division Headquarters in Vancouver at the
Alleged sexual assault
Legal aid program
VANCOUVER - The
association that represents Mounties says new federal
legislation will give RCMP commissioner Bob Paulson the
power to be "judge, jury and executioner" of officers
accused of wrongdoing. (CP)
RCMP has a
Gender and Respect - RCMP action plan
RCMP needs better tracking
Commission for Public Complaints
OTTAWA - Public Safety
Minister Vic Toews has ordered the RCMP’s commissioner to go back to the
drawing board to rewrite an action plan to address damning findings of
gender bias in the force. In an unprecedented and sharply-worded letter
to Commissioner Bob Paulson, Toews expresses a deep frustration
over the extent of the problem and the RCMP’s evident failure to address
it in any meaningful way. (Toronto Star)
Towes blasts RCMP boss
Toews demands action plan
RCMP culture needs to change
How to reinvent the RCMP
street cops in danger
Suspended officer sues
Social media complaints
VANCOUVER - An RCMP
inspector is being accused of continuing harassment of
former corporal Catherine Galliford, even after the force
her sexual harassment lawsuit, according to 2
complaints that have been filed about the
inspector's social media posts.
Insp Janis Gray made the comments about Galliford
regarding a blog written by Leo Knight.
will RCMP brass ever learn?
set for 2015
Seeking to dismiss
not paying to go away
Lawyer would rather settle
Harassment class-action begins
Chief hits back at claims
Bid to certify class-action suit
Class action goes to court
RCMP needs to reflect on its own
RCMP is a boys club
Near daily harassment
Senior allegedly aided accused
Years of harassment
Mountie claims sexual harassment
Mandatory skirts, heels scrapped
Aboriginal racism survey
Aboriginal RCMP members in Manitoba have
experienced racial discrimination by their colleagues
Aboriginal joining lawsuit
It gets better
BC RCMP who are members
of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community are featured in
a new video created to inspire others who may have faced struggles
growing up as LGBT Canadians. (CBC)
It gets better video
Treated with respect
Sexual misconduct survey
About 960 regular military members, or some 1.7% of the
regular force, have reported they were sexually assaulted
in the last year in the workplace or in situations
involving military members, National Defence employees or
contractors, a new survey by Statistics Canada has found.
Misconduct in Forces, 2016
Royal Military College of Canada
Order to ignore
External review sexual misconduct summary
Military suffers 'sexualized culture'
Report may overstate problem
Thomas J Lawson