Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the opportunity that the member is giving me to remind people that there is no provincial police force in British Columbia. The RCMP serves as the provincial police, and in B.C. it is the equivalent of the Ontario Provincial Police or the Sûreté du Québec. It is the province's responsibility to monitor the RCMP's conduct. The RCMP was acting in the capacity of a provincial police force in this case.
In the House of Commons on February 19th, 2020. See this statement in context.