RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson, who delivered a tearful apology to hundreds of female RCMP members who allege they were harassed, abused and sexually assaulted, previously dismissed some of their claims as "outlandish."
RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson apologized at a news conference Thursday to hundreds of current and former female officers and employees who were subjected to alleged incidents of bullying, discrimination and harassment. A text of the statement of apology was released by the RCMP:
RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson has delivered an abject apology to hundreds of current and former female officers and employees who were subjected to bullying, discrimination and harassment dating back as long as four decades.
Hundreds of female Mounties who came forward with allegations of sexual harassment and bullying while employed by the RCMP are expected to receive financial compensation from the federal government based the severity of their cases, CTV News has learned.