Mountie transferred from Bella Bella, B.C., after complaints about Facebook posts

The Canadian Press 30/05/2024 12:08 The leadership of a First Nation on British Columbia’s central coast says an RCMP officer has been transferred after the community called for his removal from Bella Bella over social media comments he made before joining the Mounties. A statement posted by the Heiltsuk Tribal Council on Wednesday says RCMP told the nation that the transfer process for the constable was complete and he would be leaving the community this weekend. In an earlier letter to the local RCMP detachment, Heiltsuk Chief Marilyn Slett said the officer had posted “racist text and images” on a personal Facebook account under a different name. Slett’s letter included images of a social media post showing a man dressed in a colonial-style uniform in front of a Union Jack…

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