Public Safety Canada

Public Safety Canada

December 18, 2007 12:08 ET

Re-appointment of Mr. Paul Kennedy as Chair of the Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 18, 2007) - The Honourable Stockwell Day, Minister of Public Safety, today announced the re-appointment of Mr. Paul Kennedy as Chair of the Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP (CPC).

"The Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP plays an essential role in helping to ensure that the RCMP is accountable to the public," said Minister Day. "Since his appointment in October 2005, Mr. Kennedy has provided strong leadership and achieved notable results. With his re-appointment, I have every confidence that he will build on these successes. As this Government continues its work to make the RCMP a stronger, more accountable organization, the contributions of Mr. Kennedy and his staff will be invaluable."

The Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP is an independent federal agency established in 1988 to review public complaints about the conduct of RCMP members in a fair and impartial manner. For more information about the Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP, including a biography of Mr. Kennedy, please consult the CPC Web site at www.cpc-cpp.gc.ca.

For more information, please visit the website www.publicsafety.gc.ca.

Contact Information

  • Office of the Honourable Stockwell Day
    Minister of Public Safety
    Melisa Leclerc
    Director of Communications
    613-991-2863
    or
    Public Safety Canada
    Media Relations
    613-991-0657