CBC Investigates – RCMP suit alleges racist, sexist work environment – CBC

by ahnationtalk on August 8, 201775 Views

Vancouver Island officer claims supervisors did nothing despite complaints

Aug 08, 2017

A lawsuit filed in B.C. against the RCMP alleges that a supervisor in the Comox Valley detachment harrassed and made derogatory comments against women and First Nations people.

The documents, filed in B.C. Supreme Court, name several supervisors, including the former commanding officer of British Columbia’s E-Division, claiming they did nothing to stop the harassment.

Cpl. Jill Swann’s suit says her immediate boss, Cpl. Roger Collin, called her names like “meth face” after she had some facial surgery, and “Big Red Machine” referring to her hair, and weight gain.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/rcmp-suit-alleges-racist-sexist-work-environment-1.4234530

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