Statement from the City of Bathurst regarding decision rendered in Arbitration Hearing
The position of the Bathurst Police Force has always been to have a process that would respect operational and legislative tenets, this ensuring that such a process maintain public trust. This trust is fundamental in order to maintain stability and integrity in the delivery of effective and efficient police services to this community.
We recognize the arduous work done during this process and the decision rendered by Arbitrator Joël Michaud today. This stated, our immediate responsibility is to take the necessary time to carefully analyse the decision.
There will be no further comment from staff and representatives of the City of Bathurst or the Bathurst Police Force at this time.