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Statement from Minister Blair on recent acts of violence in Nova Scotia

Saturday, October 17, 2020 - 8:59pm

The Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, made the following statement today:

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  • The Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, made the following statement today:
    OTTAWA, ON, Oct. 17, 2020 /CNW/ - The recent acts of violence in Nova Scotia are unacceptable and I strongly condemn them.
  • The Nova Scotia RCMP have increased their police presence in the affected area each day.
  • More details will be released by the Nova Scotia RCMP and provincial authorities as they become available.
  • I am confident the unacceptable acts of violence will be thoroughly investigated, and the perpetrators will be held to account.

Media Statement: Supreme Court of Canada Decision a Progressive Step for Women RCMP Members

Friday, October 16, 2020 - 6:32pm

The NPF strongly supports legislation and workplace policies that, in particular, allow women and especially working mothers the same benefits and opportunities as all RCMP Members.

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  • The NPF strongly supports legislation and workplace policies that, in particular, allow women and especially working mothers the same benefits and opportunities as all RCMP Members.
  • The Federal Court of Canada previously dismissed their application, and the Federal Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal.
  • About the National Police Federation:
    The National Police Federation (NPF) was certified to represent ~20,000 RCMP members serving across Canada and internationally in the summer of 2019.
  • Better resourcing and support for the RCMP will enhance community safety and livability in the communities we serve, large and small, across Canada.

National Police Federation statement regarding explosive new sworn affidavit re proposed Surrey Police Service

Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 8:41pm

SURREY, British Columbia, Oct. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The following is a statement from Brian Sauv, President of the National Police Federation (NPF), regarding explosive allegations about the proposed Surrey Police Service made in a sworn affidavit:

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  • SURREY, British Columbia, Oct. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The following is a statement from Brian Sauv, President of the National Police Federation (NPF), regarding explosive allegations about the proposed Surrey Police Service made in a sworn affidavit:
    The National Police Federation has been ringing the alarm bell for months about the sham process to hire a Chief Constable in Surrey.
  • About the National Police Federation:
    The National Police Federation (NPF) was certified to represent ~20,000 RCMP members serving across Canada and internationally in the summer of 2019.
  • The NPF is the largest police labour relations organization in Canada, the second largest in North America, and is the first independent national association to represent RCMP members.
  • Better resourcing and support for the RCMP will enhance community safety and livability in the communities we serve, large and small, across Canada.