RCMP Faces Four OHS Violations in Shooting Deaths of Four Officers

Justin Bourque shot four constables to death in a targeted attack on police in New Brunswick. He was sentenced to life in prison with no eligibility for parole for 75 years. In response, the RCMP was charged with four violations of the Canada Labour Code, including failing to provide appropriate weapons and equipment to deal with ‘active shooter’ incidents and to provide officers or supervisors with the necessary training and information needed to respond properly to such incidents [May 19, 2015].