Updates

Three-day Tour in the North-West Territories Concludes

National President David Neufeld, Regional Vice-President Valda Behrens and Local President, Samuel Bourget, met with Mandi Bolstad, Assistant Deputy Minister and Solicitor General in the Department of Justice in the North-West Territories. This meeting aimed to highlight the role that USJE members play in keeping Canadians safe and transmit to the Premier Cochrane’s office the details around our Presumptive Injury Campaign.

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A word of gratitude to our members

The members of our union work tirelessly to keep Canadians safe. To accomplish this duty, our members constantly face up to immense moral and ethical responsibilities. They perform their job selflessly without a thought to the pernicious cumulative impact that job can have on their well-being.  At USJE, we wish to reiterate just how well-paced our trust in our members is. Our support and respect for our members is unwavering.

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Covid is still here, what happens if I get sick?

As we head into the fall, with many of our members returning to the workplace – either more frequently, or for the first time, within the new Hybrid working arrangements being developed by departments, we are still frequently receiving questions around leave, particularly 699 Leave, as it relates to Covid.

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USJE optimistic about the establishment of PCRC

The Public Complaint and Review Commission is the proposed independent and public review body for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Canada Border Services Agency. USJE considers that the creation of an oversight and review mechanism for both agencies is in keeping with the expectations of the Canadian public when it comes to trustworthy, reliable and accountable safety institutions to serve the country.

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President Neufeld and RVP Behrens in Yellowknife

The morning was spent at G Division where President Neufeld and RVP Behrens were given a tour of the detachment. In the afternoon, President Neufeld and RVP Behrens were given a tour of the Public Prosecutions Services Canada office.

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Québec RVPs join MPs on visit to Port-Cartier Institution

On September 1, 2022, Regional Vice-Presidents Patrick Ménard and Andréanne Samson accompanied the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Safety, Pam Damoff, and the Vice-Chair of the Standing Committee on Public Safety, Bloc Québécois MP Kristina Michaud, on a tour of the Port-Cartier Institution.

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Statement on the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II was the longest reigning monarch in the history of Canada. Her Majesty was an integral part of the fabric of our diverse and free society. The Queen was greatly loved across Canada, and She never failed to reciprocate that love towards the people of this country.

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