Organization Profile - Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

The information presented on the following pages is for reference purposes only and should not be considered or relied on as an authoritative or exhaustive source of all Governor in Council appointments or positions.

Minister Responsible

Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

Appointment Provisions

Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act

The Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police is established, consisting of a Chairperson and not more than four other members, one of whom may be a Vice-chairperson, appointed by the Governor in Council.

A person is not eligible to be a member of the Commission if that person

  • is a member or former member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police; or
  • is not a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident within the meaning of subsection 2(1) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.

The Governor in Council shall, before appointing a person as a member of the Commission, consider the need for regional representation in the membership of the Commission.

A member of the Commission is eligible for reappointment on the expiry of that member’s term of office.

The Chairperson is a full-time member of the Commission. The others members may be appointed as full-time or part-time members of the Commission.

Each member of the Commission holds office during good behaviour for a term of not more than five years but may be removed for cause at any time by the Governor in Council.

Members of the Commission are to be paid the remuneration that is to be determined by the Governor in Council.

The Chairperson is the chief executive officer of the Commission and has supervision over and direction of the work and staff of the Commission.

In the event of the absence or incapacity of the Chairperson or if the office of Chairperson is vacant, the Vice-chairperson has all the powers, duties and functions of the Chairperson. In the event of the absence or incapacity of the Vice-chairperson or if the office of Vice-chairperson is vacant, the Minister may authorize another member of the Commission to exercise the powers and perform the duties and functions of the Chairperson, but a member of the Commission so authorized is not entitled to act as Chairperson for more than 90 days without the approval of the Governor in Council.

Remuneration

Vice-Chairperson and Member

  • Fixed by GiC: Position;
    per diem ($625 - $730)

Appointments

Appt/Expiry
Date
Position
Level
Interim Chairperson
Bujold, Guy
Ottawa, Ontario
During Good Behaviour
2017-09-28
Interim Vice-Chairperson and Member
Bujold, Guy
Ottawa, Ontario
Appointed Full or Part Time
During Good Behaviour
2017-09-28
2018-03-26