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Former RCMP officers to appeal Federal Court pension ruling, lawyer says

Friday, June 16, 2017 @ 06:27 AM | By Paula Kulig

The lawyer representing three retired female members of the RCMP who claimed that the police force’s pension plan discriminated against them on the basis of sex and parental status said his clients will be appealing a Federal Court of Canada ruling that dismissed their application.

Paul Champ, Champ & AssociatesOttawa lawyer Paul Champ of Champ & Associates said in an interview he’s been instructed by the applicants to challenge the decision before the Federal Court of Appeal.

He called the ruling a setback for women making...