NATIONAL POST – HIGH RIVER RESIDENTS PAID $2.3M FOR CONTROVERSIAL RCMP HOME AND GUN SWEEPS DURING 2013 FLOOD
NATIONAL POST – HIGH RIVER RESIDENTS PAID $2.3M FOR CONTROVERSIAL RCMP HOME AND GUN SWEEPS DURING 2013 FLOOD – Residents who wished to file a damage claim were instructed to file a report with the RCMP and include photographs and receipts for repairs they performed. More than 2,100 claims were submitted. Douglas Quan | June 14, 2016 | Last Updated: Jun 14 2:06 PM ET http://news.nationalpost.com/news/canada/high-river-residents-paid-2-3m-for-controversial-rcmp-home-and-gun-sweeps-during-2013-flood
CALGARY SUN – DAMAGE CLAIMS FROM RCMP’S HIGH RIVER GUN GRAB TOTAL $2.3 MILLION – The damage the RCMP caused to the public trust through unlawful searches and seizures, and violation of privacy, isn’t something money will fix. BY MICHAEL PLATT, CALGARY SUN – UPDATED: MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2016 08:34 PM MDT
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GLOBAL NEWS – RCMP SAY OFFICERS WON’T ENTER FORT MCMURRAY HOMES LOOKING FOR GUNS
Sgt. John Spaans said Tuesday that officers have taken one or two guns found in public places, but are not going into homes looking for more.
He said he’s not sure if the decision had anything to do with what happened in High River during the floods. “That’s a decision that came through our unified command. I don’t know the rationale.”
By Staff The Canadian Press – May 10, 2016 11:20 pm
NOTLEY GOV’T: RCMP will only enter Fort Mac homes if they hear someone in distress or have to pick up an abandoned pet
WILDROSE LEADER AND FIRE VICTIM BRIAN JEAN PUSHES TO GET ANSWERS FOR THE PEOPLE OF FORT MCMURRAY
This time, says the Notley government, the RCMP will go in only if they hear someone in distress or have to pick up an abandoned pet.
BY RICK BELL, CALGARY SUN – UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 2016 07:42 AM MDT