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Time for a Fresh Look at the Canadian Police Services Model

24-05-2017

By the Hon. Perrin Beatty, President and CEO of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and the Hon. Christian Paradis, Senior Vice President, Strategic Development, Protective Services at Garda World

When we visit the dentist’s office, the individuals working there are not all dentists. The reasons for this are obvious to us: we want to free up the professionals so they can focus on providing the services that only they can perform.

In our police forces, on the other hand, trained and qualified police officers are required to perform tasks that have nothing to do with their essential duties – chores for which their expertise is not at all required, from routine administration to non-essential procedure ...

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Bring It On: Canadian Chamber Welcomes Opportunity to Improve NAFTA for Canadian Businesses

Ottawa, May 18, 2017 –“We’ve been waiting for this and we’re ready. NAFTA has been a positive agreement for all three countries involved but it is over 22 years old. A number of improvements can be made, and we look forward to working with the Canadian government to get a better, modern deal for Canadian businesses,” said the Hon. Perrin Beatty, President of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, reacting to the U.S. Administration’s triggering renegotiation of the North American free-trade agreement.

Posted on 18-05-2017

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