RCMP forced to shuffle cash, staff to meet terrorism duties, documents show
OTTAWA—The RCMP has been forced to shuffle more cash and officers into terrorism investigations as Ottawa’s contribution has remained static over the last decade, documents show.
The Mounties diverted $22.9 million from other operations to the Integrated National Security Enforcement Teams (INSETs) in 2013-14. The RCMP’s share of INSET funding has been steadily rising from $717,000 in 2003 to more than $20 million for each of the last three fiscal years.
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