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One patrol ship and 118 Crown vehicles vandalized, part of $24.2-million in lost property in 2018-19

By Laura Ryckewaert      

Federal court pay outs totalled roughly $28.1-million in 2018-19, including a roughly $10-million court award paid out by Global Affairs Canada under NAFTA’s Chapter 11.

An RCMP vehicle is pictured on Parliament Hill in July 2018. Fifty-six of the 118 Crown vehicles reported vandalized in 2018-19 belonged to the RCMP, along with 736 of the 1,077 Crown vehicles accidentally damaged, according to the 2019 public accounts. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

A vandalized mid-shore patrol vessel sent the total tally for government losses due to an offence or other illegal act skyrocketing to $12.1-million in 2018-19, as revealed in the 2019 public accounts.

Laura Ryckewaert

Laura Ryckewaert is a deputy editor at The Hill Times.
- lryckewaert@hilltimes.com


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