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The RCMP Need The Resources To Meet Rising Demands

Colin Kenny | Posted 04.06.2017 | Canada Politics
Colin Kenny

A 2017 survey dealing with pay ranked the RCMP 72nd out of 82 police services in Canada. Pay discrepancies are having a huge impact on both morale and recruiting. But compensation isn't the only problem plaguing the RCMP. Long back up times are a huge health and safety issue.

Parliament Misses Supreme Court's Deadline For RCMP Union Bill

CBC | Alison Crawford, CBC News | Posted 05.17.2016 | Canada Politics

Sixteen months after the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that Mounties have the right to collective bargaining, Mounties now have even less of a voice w...

Court Deals Blow To Harper's Senate Reform Dream

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - The Harper government's most recent attempt at Senate reform has been declared unconstitutional in a stinging court ruling rendered Thursda...

Quebec To Fight Tories On Senate Reform

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.01.2012 | Canada Politics

QUEBEC - There will be another court battle pitting Quebec against the Harper government — this time over Senate reform.The Quebec government has as...

Senate Reform Brings Power to the People

Sen. Bert Brown | Posted 12.06.2011 | Canada
Sen. Bert Brown

Democratic elections by provinces of their future senators would change the focus of its members away from the two-party system that the Senate was not intended to be. For the first time since confederation, our current prime minister is trying to do just this.