RCMP union touring Alberta to build support, stave off provincial force

The federation representing Mounties says it will raise questions about the cost of adopting provincial police.

The Alberta government has dozens of its own meetings planned for early 2022 to shop around the idea of creating a provincial police force.

"It is important for us to get the message out there — the true message out there — to make the people of Alberta … fully aware of the full implications of going down this path," said Kevin Halwa, a regional director with the National Police Federation, which represents the RCMP.

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