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Why RCMP tactics—not weapons—failed against Justin Bourque

Justin Bourque killed three RCMP constables in Moncton in 2014—and with the national police force now on trial, a key point is being missed
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Fixing the RCMP: an open letter to the next commissioner

Park your ego. Embrace an officers’ union. A former RCMP watchdog weighs in on how to lead the scandal-plagued Mounties
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A harassed Mountie prevails

Finding of "outrageous" conduct by RCMP bosses vindicates Sgt. Peter Merrifield, and may spur RCMP union drive
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An ugly homicide number we need to discuss

Aboriginal people account for a disproportionate share of homicide victims and accused murderers, a reality Canada must confront in order to halt the violence
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Who will pay for the RCMP’s epic failure?

The careers and lives of women in the RCMP were ruined. Yet an apologetic RCMP refuses to truly be accountable.
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Head of RCMP: ’We failed you. We hurt you. I am truly sorry.’

For the record, RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson’s apology
RCMP Commissioner Paulson takes part in a news conference with Canada’s Public Safety Minister Blaney in Ottawa

Paulson’s complaint of harassment made in error, says senior Mountie

Case was ’miscommunicated’, says senior RCMP officer
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The RCMP’s latest harassment complainant?

Charlie Gillis on why Canada’s top Mountie may be recalled to testify at one of the force’s messiest trials.
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The little court case that turned into a tire fire for the RCMP

Inside an Ontario courtroom, a seemingly inconsequential trial is getting bigger as the months roll by. So are its consequences.
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A troubling inconsistency at the Merrifield RCMP trial

Charlie Gillis on the latest from the civil trial of Sgt. Peter Merrifield