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Upcoming Event October 4, 2022

Janet Merlo: The cop who challenged gender abuse in the RCMP


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#3 in CFE Series: Why Whistleblowers Matter

Janet Merlo In conversation with James L. Turk

Janet Merlo, an RCMP constable for almost 20 years, began speaking publicly in 2012 about the gender-based harassment and discrimination that was the everyday experience of women in the RCMP. She wrote a best-selling book, No One To Tell: Breaking My Silence on Life in the RCMPAfterwards, she helped launch a successful class action lawsuit against the RCMP. The retaliation was fierce.  Join Janet in conversation with CFE Director, James L. Turk, about what happened, why this matters for all of us, and what still needs to be done.

Co-sponsors: Edmonton Public Library, Milton Public Library, Toronto Public Library, Vancouver Public Library.

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This is a free event and no registration is required.

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