Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has been selected as the Canadian Association of Journalists 2021 recipient of the Code of Silence Award for Outstanding Achievement in Government Secrecy in the law enforcement category.

The Mounties received an unprecedented double-citation from this year’s jury. The first citation was bestowed on the RCMP for their efforts to impede journalists from covering public opposition to the logging of an old-growth forest at Fairy Creek, on Vancouver Island. In particular, the jury took note of the RCMP’s efforts to obstruct journalists’ access toContinue reading “Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has been selected as the Canadian Association of Journalists 2021 recipient of the Code of Silence Award for Outstanding Achievement in Government Secrecy in the law enforcement category.”