RCMP Act must be ‘carefully examined’ to protect police independence from political interference, says senior civilian Mountie
‘The evidence is clear that there was interest by the minister's office with respect to specific information about firearms,’ says RCMP Chief Supt. Darren Campbell, doubling down on allegations that the RCMP commissioner spoke of political pressure in an April 2020 call.
RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki appeared before the House Public Safety Committee on July 25, where she denied that the government had applied any inappropriate pressure on the RCMP to release information about the type of firearms used by the gunman. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade