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New security collaboration on Parliament Hill

According to an article published by CTV News, a memorandum of understanding has been signed by the House of Commons, the Senate and the RCMP for security co-ordination measures on Parliament Hill.


July 30, 2015
By Canadian Security

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According to the story: “The document, obtained by CTV News, was signed earlier this summer by Senate Speaker Leo Housakos, House Speaker Andrew Scheer, as well as Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney and RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson. The document outlines how the various security services on Parliament Hill will collaborate, including House and Senate security, and the RCMP. Ultimately, the RCMP is responsible for all security on the Hill, however responsibility for selecting personnel remains under the purview of the Senate and House speakers.”

Read the full article on the CTV News website here.