ERC Update on Backlog

Following modifications made to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act in 2014, the number of cases to be reviewed by the ERC grew significantly which led to delays in the ERC’s review of grievances and appeals. In order to reduce the growing backlog of cases, the ERC had to review its processes and establish the following strategies:

Reduction of the backlog of cases is paramount to ensure that the ERC can provide Findings and Recommendations in a timely manner and ensure fairness for the parties involved. Other processes are being assessed and introduced to reduce the backlog of cases.

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