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Western New Brunswick communities eye swapping RCMP for regional force

April 28, 2023  By Shane Magee, CBC News

Apr. 28, 2023, New Brunswick – Two municipalities in western New Brunswick are proposing to drop the RCMP in favour of a new regional police force. Carleton North and Hartland councils are asking the provincial government, which is responsible for the RCMP contract, to allow the switch by January 2025. The mayors say it’s driven by the rising costs and concerns with the adequacy of the RCMP service. | READ MORE

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