RCMPVA

March 8, 2019

Association e-commerce program update

Early in July 2018, our e-commerce program was launched with a pilot program to attract new members, to offer subscriptions to The Quarterly, and to introduce […]
February 15, 2019

Call for Nominations for the Veterans Ombudsman Commendation

The Office of the Veterans Ombudsman has recently called for nominations for the Veterans Ombudsman Commendations. The announcement is reprinted herebelow. We’re proud that RCMP Veterans […]
February 15, 2019

Toys for the North 2018 campaign video

The Ottawa, Kingston and Toronto Divisions of the RCMP Veterans’ Association works to promote the Toys for the North campaign and provides support in sorting and […]
February 11, 2019

RCMPVA Appearance before Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs – Homeless Veterans

The Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs examines all matters relating to the mandate, management and operation of the Department of Veterans Affairs and of the Veterans […]
December 27, 2018

Statement by President Steve Walker on Recent CBC article; “Short-staffed RCMP look at lifting ban on recruits with criminal records”

An article published by CBC on December 22, 2018, “Short-staffed RCMP look at lifting ban on recruits with criminal records” has understandably raised deep concern and […]
November 27, 2018

Pillars of the Force

“PILLARS OF THE FORCE” is a major initiative of the Friends of the Mounted Police Heritage Centre and RCMP Veterans’ Association, dedicated to recognizing all Members […]
November 22, 2018

AGM 2019: Notice of Attendance

The President and Board of Directors of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Veterans’ Association and Yukon Division cordially invite you to attend the Royal Canadian Mounted […]
September 11, 2018

Retiring Soon, but Not Quite Ready to Stop Working?

If you are soon retiring but not quite ready to stop working, we may have the ideal opportunity for you. Central Departmental Security Section is seeking […]
September 4, 2018

In the Quarterly’s Summer Issue

Cover: The Coming Legalization of Marijuana and its Impact on Canadian Law Enforcement By Senator Vernon White The legalization of cannabis in Canada has been a […]
September 4, 2018

Interview between President Steve Walker and Frank Richter, FFFs

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 […]
September 2, 2018

BC Survey on Changes to Eligibility Criteria for Issue of Veterans Plates to RCMP

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 […]
August 3, 2018

Joining RCMPVA Online Trial Offer for New Members – $55

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 […]
August 3, 2018

The Passing of a Pioneer

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. […]
July 27, 2018

Respecting Apology to Families of Missing and Murdered Women and Girls

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) […]
July 27, 2018

Happy 100th to Sgt. Harold Searle

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 […]
July 12, 2018

Statement of RCMP Veterans’ Association President Steve Walker concerning the death of former RCMP Constable Krista Carle

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. […]
June 27, 2018

Cancellation of Ongoing Project to Establish a National Standard for Service Dogs

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 […]
June 19, 2018

Steve Walker, Our New RCMP Veterans’ Association President

We are very pleased to welcome Steve Walker as the new President of the RCMP Veterans’ Association. Mr. Walker succeeds Al Rivard, now formally Past President […]
June 19, 2018

A Banking Program for Veterans – Partnering with BMO and CDCB

The RCMP Veterans’ Association (RCMPVA) and BMO Bank of Montreal are pleased to jointly announce today the launch of a partnership that will provide Veterans of […]
May 16, 2018

Getting the Word Out: Cpl. Shane Burridge Needs a Kidney; Can You Help?

RCMP Cpl. Shane Burridge, presently stationed in “B” Division, is suffering from lupus nephritis; an ailment that is damaging his kidneys, requiring daily dialysis. He needs […]
February 3, 2020

RCMP Musical Ride Reunion 2020

Dear Association Members, 2020 is a commemorative year for the Force celebrating 100 years since officially being named the Royal Canadian Mounted Police after merging with […]
January 28, 2020

A Home for Life

Dear Association Members, We are most pleased to be able to convey news provided by Quebec Division regarding their participation in the fund-raising program L’appart à […]
January 24, 2020

Health and Safety Concerns Identified at RCMP Training Facility in Kemptville, Ontario

As you may already be aware, there have been historical safety concerns originating from the training facility in Kemptville, Ontario that was used by the RCMP […]
January 13, 2020

S/Sgt. (Retired) Jack Douglas Hearfield awarded Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers by RCMP Commissioner

S/Sgt. (Retired) JACK DOUGLAS HEARFILED Regimental Number: 23742, Member of the Ottawa Division Veteran’s Association December 12, 2019 was a special day for many however this […]
January 13, 2020

Belairdirect expands RCMPVA partnership

We are very excited to announce the expansion of our partnership between the RCMP Veterans’ Association and belairdirect! As of January 12th, 2020, members of the […]
January 10, 2020

Commissioner’s Force Wide Broadcast: Missile Strikes in Iraq and Tehran Plane Crash

By now, you are aware of missile strikes on Tuesday that targeted two US military installations in Iraq as well as an unrelated plane crash near […]
December 18, 2019

Announcing the Association’s New Membership Renewal Service

The RCMP Veterans’ Association has launched its new online membership renewal service for existing Active members.  Following a successful inaugural year of the Association’s offering of […]
September 24, 2019

Commissionaires awarded Nova Scotia Power security contract

HALIFAX, Sept. 23, 2019 /CNW/ – Commissionaires Nova Scotia (CNS) has been selected by Nova Scotia Power Incorporated (NSPI) for the provision of security and related services at […]
July 22, 2019

In the Quarterly’s Summer 2019 Issue

Summer 2019, Volume 84, No. 3 Greetings from the Arctic Circle By Cst. Chris Kelly Cst. Chris Kelly has been capturing the northern lights, the sun […]
June 12, 2019

Civilian Interim Management Advisory Board Members Named

In January 2019, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale announced that the Government of Canada was establishing an Interim Management Advisory Board for the RCMP to provide […]