The Mashteuiatsh Police Service will not be abolished. An agreement with the two levels of government allows its maintenance until March 31, 2018.
“This is good news for our First Nation is in full autonomy process and ensures at all times to act as a responsible government. It is also and above all good news for those women and men who make up our police force and can now continue to believe in their important mission to serve their community. We are pleased with the openness shown by the prime minister Philippe Couillard and the Minister of Public Safety Martin Coiteux, as well as advanced solutions with administrative representatives from both levels of government, “said the Vice Chief of External Relations Marjolaine Étienne.
The two governments have each committed $ $ 400,000. In addition, a sum of 126,000 from Quebec will be used for prevention. Finally, the loan of a resource of the Sûreté du Québec will be extended.