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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 04/19/2007

RCMP’s head of HR suspended

Ottawa — Amid allegations she covered up fraud and abuse of management of the RCMP pension and insurance plans, the RCMP has suspended the head of its human resources department. In March, Deputy Commissioner Barbara George told a parliamentary committee she and former commissioner Giuliano Zaccardelli had nothing to do with removing officers who were investigating alleged misuse of RCMP pension and insurance plans. However, earlier this month four Mounties testified before the committee that senior Mounties, including Zaccardelli, tried to thwart the investigation. George will continue to receive her pay until the code-of-conduct investigation is concluded.

Firefighter’s cancer death ‘unexpected’