Canada’s chief law enforcement officer cannot be questioned

But Canadians are dumbfounded by RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson’s decision not to proceed with charges against a public official who, by his own admission, paid $90,000 to a public officer holder to make a political problem go away.

RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson, pictured in this file photo on Parliament Hill. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Sheila Copps

PUBLISHED : Friday, May 2, 2014 2:44 AM

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