Tag Archives: RCMP

Say It Ain’t So

Many years ago I worked for Canada’s famed national police force, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, colloquially known as the “Mounties.” I was a civilian employee, not a police officer and had the opportunity to view many officers first-hand in my work both in the national and eastern Ontario headquarters. As with any organization, the […]

Useless Political Correctness

The headline reads “Document reveals RCMP strategy for possible ‘flood of foreign fighters’ fleeing Mosul offensive.” I think it is supposed to make me feel safer. I am pleased to read that the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) are prepared to deal with returning fighters. I would expect no less of our national police force. […]


I suppose an explanation is in order. Certainly a fellow blogger thought so, sending me an email asking if somehow something had been dropped from my post on stuffed animals. The short answer is no. I just didn’t think to explain myself. And I suppose I really should explain why my son’s stuffed toy rabbit, […]

Two Thoughts For A Wednesday

We start with the wrongful dismissal case, where a fired employee was successful on his suit against his employer. He worked for the RCMP, a clerk for Canada’s national police force. At a social event at a superior’s house he consumed large quantities of alcohol and smoke marijuana. This led to his termination. He sued. […]

The Path of Progress

Once upon a time, more than 30 years ago, I worked for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). No, I was not a policeman; I was a civilian employee, a Micrographic Equipment Operator. I’m not surprised you have never heard of such a thing. It is a trade that has been rendered obsolete by changes […]