The Canadian Progressive: RCMP Macho Culture Displayed During Announcement Of Terror Plot?

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive:  The Toronto Star’s Heather Mallick suggests that the RCMP’s notorious macho culture was on full display during the announcement of the unveiling terrorist plot to derail a Via Rail passenger train. Mallick says: Call me cynical. I’m not, I am hopeful credulity itself, but the anti-terror bill […] The post RCMP Macho ...

The Canadian Progressive: RCMP Macho Culture Displayed During Announcement Of Terror Plot?

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive:  The Toronto Star’s Heather Mallick suggests that the RCMP’s notorious macho culture was on full display during the announcement of the unveiling terrorist plot to derail a Via Rail passenger train. Mallick says: Call me cynical. I’m not, I am hopeful credulity itself, but the anti-terror bill […] The post RCMP Macho ...

Canadian Progressive World: High profile ex-Mountie joins hundreds of Canadian women in RCMP lawsuit

Earlier this week, I blogged that hundreds of current and former female Mounties from across Canada had launched a class-action lawsuit alleging harassment within the ranks of the RCMP. Yesterday, Valerie MacLean, a well-known British Columbian and former head of the Better Business Bureau, joined the lawsuit, according to the CBC News. MacLaren’s story echoes that of Corporal Catherine Galliford, who filed a claim of being ...

Canadian Progressive World: Senator Kenny: “The RCMP was a white man’s club for a long time”

That was part of Ottawa Senator Colin Kenny‘s take on the ongoing harassment and reputational issues bedeviling the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). In an opinion piece published by the Ottawa Citizen today, the Senator posited that: “When it comes to harassment at the RCMP, sex is only the tip of the iceberg.” Canada’s national ...