Saturday February 20, 2016

'Unacceptable toxicity' at the RCMP needs to be cleaned up, says Ralph Goodale

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said in an interview with CBC Radio's The House that the latest harassment and bullying allegations have made the RCMP an "embarrassment."

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said in an interview with CBC Radio's The House that the latest harassment and bullying allegations have made the RCMP an "embarrassment." (Sean Kilpatrick/Canadian Press)

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This week on The House, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale discusses the shocking reports of sexual harassment, bullying and other offensive behaviour that rocked the RCMP this week. He also discusses upcoming oversight measures for Canada's security agencies, and why the federal government chose to drop its appeal of an Alberta Court of Appeal ruling that allowed Omar Khadr to be released on bail. 

Then, Quebec's Economic Development, Innovation and Trade Minister, Dominique Anglade presses Ottawa to invest in the struggling aerospace and transportation giant Bombardier.

Immigration and Citizenship Minister John McCallum brings us an update on the Syrian refugees file and his cabinet colleague, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett, does the same about the missing and murdered indigenous women pre-national inquiry consultations.

Finally, In House panelists Emmanuelle Latraverse and Terry Milewski break down the big political stories of the week.

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