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News & Update: RCMP Class Action

2019

RCMP to get more money to settle sexual harassment lawsuit

Supplementary estimates include an extra $50 million to the settlement

CBC News - RCMP to get more money to settle sexual harassment lawsuit
2019

Halifax police wait for documents as investigation of former RCMP doctor hits 1-year mark

Halifax police wait for documents as investigation of former RCMP doctor hits 1-year mark
2018

RCMP’s sexual harassment suit bigger and more expensive than predicted

RCMP’s sexual harassment suit bigger and more expensive than predicted
2018

TROOP 17 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS ANNOUNCED

As a part of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Harassment settlement, also known as the Merlo Davidson settlement, the RCMP has initiated a scholarship for students who have made significant contributions to the prevention of bullying and harassment in their schools and communities.  The Troop 17 Scholarship recipients were recently announced. Klein Lawyers would like to recognize the amazing efforts of the following students:

  • Marie-Ève Simard, Quebec City, Quebec
  • Rebecca J. Bagan, Outremont, Quebec
  • Sebastian Bodine, Nelson, British Columbia
  • Shelly Robichaud, Bathurst, New Brunswick
  • Taylor Osarchuk Maddox, Port Robinson, Ontario 

Each recipient will receive $1000.  Brenda Lucki, Commissioner of the RCMP, stated “The RCMP is proud to support the education of students who have made a real difference in their schools and communities by having the courage to stand up to bullying and harassment. I congratulate this year’s recipients on their accomplishments, and thank them for helping support a culture of inclusion and respect across Canada.”.  For more information about the scholarship, please visit: http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/en/news/2018/announcing-troop-17-winners?iw

TROOP 17 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS ANNOUNCED
2018

Retired RCMP doctor in Nova Scotia accused of ‘numerous’ sexual assaults on female recruits, officers

Retired RCMP doctor in Nova Scotia accused of ‘numerous’ sexual assaults on female recruits, officers
2017

RCMP Class Action Update

RCMP Class Action Update
2017

Landmark deal in RCMP sexual-harassment class action ins court approval

2017

RCMP harassment class action could cover up to 20,000 women

CBC News, "RCMP harassment class action could cover up to 20,000 women"
2016

Ottawa expected to compensate 500 past and present female RCMP employees over harassment claims

CBC News, "Ottawa expected to compensate 500 past and present female RCMP employees over harassment claims"
2016

‘We failed. We hurt you’: RCMP commissioner apologizes in landmark settlement for harassment lawsuits

National Post, "‘We failed. We hurt you’: RCMP commissioner apologizes in landmark settlement for harassment lawsuits"
2016

RCMP earmarks $100M in compensation for sexual harassment against female Mounties

Global News, "RCMP earmarks $100M in compensation for sexual harassment against female Mounties"
2016

Head of RCMP: ‘We failed you. We hurt you. I am truly sorry.’

Maclean's, "Head of RCMP: ‘We failed you. We hurt you. I am truly sorry.’"
2016

Statement of Apology to Woman in the RCMP and Announcement of Settlement

RCMP Statement of Apology to Women in the RCMP and Announcement of Settlement
2016

Mounties offer apology and $100M compensation for harassment, sexual abuse against female members

CBC News, "Mounties offer apology and $100M compensation for harassment, sexual abuse against female members"
2016

CPAC, Video of Ottawa news conference announcing historic settlement

CPAC, Video of Ottawa news conference announcing historic settlement
2016

Latest RCMP harassment allegations

Latest RCMP harassment allegations an ‘embarrassment’ public safety minister says. http://www.cbc.canews/politics/ralph-goodale-rcmp-harassment-1.3455802

CBC News, "Latest RCMP harassment allegations an 'embarrassment,' public safety minister says"
2015

Ontario decision in Davidson v. Canada (Attorney General)

Ontario decision in Davidson v. Canada (Attorney General)
2015

More women alleging harassment want to join lawsuit against RCMP

CBC News, "More women alleging harassment want to join lawsuit against RCMP"
2015

RCMP is ‘toxic’ for women, class-action lawyer argues

CKNW, "RCMP is ‘toxic’ for women, class-action lawyer argues"
2015

RCMP systematically discriminated against women, lawyer says

CTV News, "RCMP systematically discriminated against women, lawyer says"
2015

RCMP Class-Action Lawsuit: Lawyer Calls Force Toxic To Women

Huffington Post, "RCMP Class-Action Lawsuit: Lawyer Calls Force Toxic To Women"
2013

25 June

Justice Gropper set the following schedule for delivery of the materials:

  1. the plaintiff delivers a notice of application and affidavits in support of the certification application on June 3, 2013;
  2. the defendants deliver the application response and affidavits in response of the plaintiff’s certification application by September 30, 2013;
  3. the plaintiff delivers the certification reply affidavits, if any, application response to the defendants’ strike application and certification and strike application arguments by November 29, 2013;
  4. the defendants deliver certification argument by January 22, 2014;
  5. the plaintiff delivers the reply certification argument, if any, and the defendants deliver reply strike application argument, if any, by February 19, 2014; and
  6. the certification application and strike application is set for five days in April or May 2014, commencing on the first available date that is convenient for the court and counsel.
2013

Professor adds voice to proposed harassment suit by women against the RCMP

Professor adds voice to proposed harassment suit by women against the RCMP (new window)
2013

282 join RCMP sexual harassment class-action lawsuit

282 join RCMP sexual harassment class-action lawsuit (new window)
2013

Retired sergeant joins the fight

Retired sergeant joins the fight (new window)

2013

Lawyer for women Mounties urges RCMP to settle case

Lawyer for women Mounties urges RCMP to settle case (new window)
2013

RCMP Class Action Hearing – Tuesday, June 4th in Vancouver

RCMP Class Action Hearing – Tuesday, June 4th in Vancouver (61 KB)
2013

RCMP has ‘no interest’ in discussing harassment suit settlement

RCMP has ‘no interest’ in discussing harassment suit settlement (new window)
2012

Global Edmonton: Ex-Mountie alleges superior propositioned her as RCMP class action goes to court

Global Edmonton: Ex-Mountie alleges superior propositioned her as RCMP class action goes to court (1.9 MB)
2012

Globe & Mail: Hundreds Join RCMP Harassment Case

Globe & Mail: Hundreds Join RCMP Harassment Case (3.2 MB)
2012

Sexist comments, harassment of female Mountie spurs class-action lawsuit

Sexist comments, harassment of female Mountie spurs class-action lawsuit (new window)
2012

CLASS ACTION FILED AGAINST RCMP Lawsuit Alleges Widespread Sexual Discrimination and Harassment

CLASS ACTION FILED AGAINST RCMP Lawsuit Alleges Widespread Sexual Discrimination and Harassment (66 KB)
2011

Dozens of women willing to join potential RCMP lawsuit

Dozens of women willing to join potential RCMP lawsuit (new window)
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