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Webcast Foundational Document: RCMP Public Communications, Witnesses: Cpl. Jennifer Clarke, Glenn Mason and Supt. Dustine Rodier

June 7, 2022 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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Truro, Nova Scotia

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  • Witness: Cpl. Jennifer Clarke, to provide insight as to when she received the photograph of the replica cruiser, to explain the timing between her instructions from Lia Scanlan to draft a tweet about the cruiser, her doing so, receiving approval from S/Sgt. Halliday and posting the tweet, and any factors that account for delays in the above actions.
  • Witness: RCMP EMS Emergency Planning Coordinator Glenn Mason, to provide insight as to his conversations with the Emergency Management Office on the morning of April 19, 2020, to discuss his telephone conversation(s) with Superintendent Rodier on the morning of April 19, 2020, to discuss his understanding of RCMP awareness of the Alert Ready system and to discuss his telephone call with S/Sgt. Ettinger and his understanding of what had been approved.
  • Witness: Superintendent Dustine Rodier, to provide insight as to her awareness of the Alert Ready program on April 19, 2020, to discuss her telephone discussion with Glenn Mason and to discuss the rationale for her approval of the Alert Ready tweet on April 19, 2020.


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