The Sunshine Coast R.C.M.P. Staff Sergeant says he wouldn’t be opposed to forming a union, despite it taking a long time to get off the ground.
Vishal Mathura says several factors made last summer challenging.
He adds that numerous R.C.M.P. officers were deployed to help with the wildfires.
He says from the May long weekend until Labour Day, the population on the coast nearly doubles, but the police resources don’t.