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National | September 4, 2018

Cover: The Coming Legalization of Marijuana and its Impact on Canadian Law Enforcement By Senator Vernon WhiteThe legalization of cannabis in Canada has been a discussion point since the 2015 election campaign. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made the legalization of cannabis a central plank of his election platform and promised that [...]


AGM 2018 Nomination of Directors and Resolutions

The BOD has completed the Resolutions and the Chair of [...]

In Harm's Way: Confronting Operational Stress Injuries

Operational Stress Injuries (OSIs) are a real and growing concern [...]

RCMPVA president's 2017 National AGM/Executive Council review

The RCMP Veterans’ Association held its Executive Council and Annual [...]

NS Division hosts productive Annual General Meeting "at sea"

The 92nd Annual General Meeting of the RCMP Veterans’ Association [...]

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National | September 4, 2018

Reprinted from Frank’s Facts & Funnies Newsletter, August 29, 2018 Frank (FR): Good morning Steve, congratulations on becoming our RCMP Veterans’ Association President. Steve (SW): Thank you, Frank. And, thank you for offering me the opportunity through your regular Frank’s Facts and Funnies newsletter, [...]

National | September 2, 2018

This summer, the provincial government of British Columbia has issued a survey to residents of the province to solicit their views on the merits of enhancing eligibility to BC Veteran vehicle licence plates for members of the RCMP. At present, BC [...]

National | August 3, 2018

As many of you will have realized logging onto our website in recent weeks, the e-Commerce functionality is now active. e-Commerce offers you - our members - more options to manage your annual dues payment, to order & renew your subscription [...]

National | August 3, 2018

RCMP Veterans were saddened to hear of the passing of former Cst. Eugene C. "Dean" Hadley, the last surviving crew member who served upon the St. Roch; an RCMP patrol vessel, during its historic voyage as the first ship to [...]

National | July 27, 2018

On Monday, June 25, 2018, RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki appeared as a witness before the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) at an Institutional Hearing in Regina, SK., that focused upon Police Policies and Practices. In [...]

National | July 27, 2018

On July 7, 2018, family and friends gathered together to honour a proud RCMP Veteran, Harold Searle and to celebrate with him a marvellous milestone; his 100th Birthday! Assistant Commissioner Brian Brennan, Commanding Officer, "H" Division, hosted Harold and [...]

National | July 12, 2018

President Steve Walker was deeply saddened to learn of the reported death by suicide of former Constable Krista Carle in British Columbia on July 6, 2018. President Walker has released a statement expressing condolences to Ms. Carle's family on behalf of [...]

National | June 27, 2018

On March 27, 2018, Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) quietly cancelled a project underway with the Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) to develop a national standard for service dogs. The establishment of a national standard is correctly seen as pivotal to ensuring [...]

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Ottawa Division | July 6, 2018

Save the Date: 2018 RCMPVA / Denniston Bone Marrow Golf Classic

We are open for business! It is time to plan your annual golf tournament schedule. This is your invite to join us on Monday, September 10, 2018 for the annual RCMP Veterans / Denniston Bone Marrow Golf Classic. Don't [...]

Ottawa Division | February 7, 2018

Volunteers Needed for Open House and Food Drive: Saturday, February 24

The Musical Ride is in need of volunteers to support its 2018 Musical Ride Open House and Food Drive which will take place on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the Musical Ride Centre at 1 Sandridge Road, Ottawa. Volunteers duties will [...]

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