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Fed up with waiting, Quebec’s Mounties attempt to form own union

Mounties in Quebec have decided to try to go it alone on the unionization front.

April 5, 2017  By Alison Crawford

The Quebec Mounted Police Members Association filed its bid for certification with the federal labour relations board on Tuesday.

The RCMP won the right to unionize at the Supreme Court of Canada more than two years ago. To date though, members of Canada’s national police force have largely been split in their support for two groups seeking to represent them: the National Police Federation and the Mounted Professional Police Association of Canada.

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