In Committee from the Senate of Canada

May 13th, 2013 Uncategorized

National Defence Senators hear from three panels made up of government officials and RCMP members as it continues its study of legislation (C-42) to increase accountability at the national police force. Treasury Board of Canada officials Dennis Duggan and Kim Gowing and RCMP Superintendent Michael O’Rielly respond to technical questions during the first panel. Mounted…

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Overwhelming Membership Response

April 10th, 2013 Uncategorized

Dear National Membership, Due to the overwhelming responses from the membership thus far, our office manager, has been overwhelmed and is working very hard to keep up with the membership requests from those who have signed up and are very happy with this program. We have 90% support so far from your responses. However, only…

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MPPAC Legal Assistance Program

March 31st, 2013 Uncategorized

Dear National Association Members, I write to you today in my capacity as your national president to share with you news which I believe will become the foundation of change forever in our RCMP. Many of you have been with us since the beginning, as members of our founding provincial associations (the BCMPPA, MPAO and…

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Bill C-42: Mounties Stripped of Basic Charter Rights

March 12th, 2013 Uncategorized

The Charter Rights that all Canadians universally enjoy will no longer apply to members of the RCMP, Canada’s largest police force, under provisions of Bill C-42, which recently passed third reading in Parliament. Canadian citizens being investigated for wrongdoing cannot be compelled to provide incriminating evidence against themselves. This is a right protected under section…

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Ipsos Reid Poll – A snapshot of management in the RCMP.

February 1st, 2013 Uncategorized

According to a new Ipsos Reid poll conducted exclusively for Global News and Postmedia News, released on January 2nd, 2013, the confidence of Canadians in RCMP management’s ability to manage the Force or to deal with RCMP regular members has vastly diminished. It goes without saying that the vast majority of members are not at all surprised…

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Supreme Court of Canada grants Leave to Appeal to RCMP members.

December 21st, 2012 Uncategorized

Ottawa, ON (20 December 2012) – The Mounted Police Professional Association of Canada (MPPAC) received encouraging news today when it was informed that Supreme Court of Canada Justices LeBel, Karakatsanis and Wagner granted Leave to Appeal a previous Ontario Court of Appeal (OCA) decision. In June 2012 the OCA overturned a lower court’s ruling that…

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Senate Committee conducting a study of Harassment in the RCMP.

November 14th, 2012 Uncategorized

Canada’s Senate Standing Committee on National Security and Defense  is conducting a study of Harassment in the RCMP. Your voice matters! The MPPAC Association has been advised that Senator Mitchell’s motion in regard to harassment in the RCMP has been passed in the Senate. As a result, the Senate Standing Committee on National Security and…

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MPPAC National Executives to appear Oct 29, 2012

October 27th, 2012 Uncategorized

MPPAC National Executives to appear Oct 29, 2012, to give Testimony at Committee in Parliament in regard to Bill C – 42 The RCMP Modernization Act. This act as in its current state is not Charter Compliant and our executives will be making presentations at Committee identifying these issues. Our executives will be standing up…

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