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April 21, 2017

In The Quarterly’s Spring 2017 issue

Moving on to Greener Pastures By Tanya Baglole The clip clop of horse’s hooves on the concrete stable floor rings in the background. Outside, yearlings munch […]
April 20, 2017

Happy 100th Birthday to S/Sgt Bill Fridgen (Ret.) Reg #13967

George William “Bill” Fridgen, a retired RCMP veteran of 40 years is celebrating his 100th birthday on April 27, 2017. A resident of Iroquois Ontario, Bill […]
April 18, 2017

Veterans, their families and friends invited to special Musical Ride performance

Veterans, their families and friends are invited to the grounds of the stables for a special encore performance of the Musical Rise on Wednesday, May 17, […]
April 12, 2017

Commissioner’s message on pay increases

Public trust and confidence in the RCMP are crucial to our mission. It is important that we all pause for a minute and reflect on how […]
April 10, 2017

RCMPVA President’s letter to Minister of Public Safety on regular member pay

Dear Minister (Hon. Ralph Goodale, P.C., M.P.), On behalf of the Board of Directors, Governors and members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Veterans’ Association, I […]
April 10, 2017

Employment opportunity for vets

The RCMP has five (5) job openings for the position of Peer Support Coordinator, Operational Stress Injury, OSI, Anticipatory (Reference Number: RCM17J-018486-000020) in Edmonton (Alberta), Vancouver […]
April 6, 2017

Regular member pay increase for 2015 and 2016

In a statement today, Commissioner Bob Paulson made the following announcement: “I am advised that the Treasury Board has approved a pay package for Regular Members […]
April 6, 2017

RCMP to commemorate 100th anniversary of the battle of Vimy Ridge

As part of the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge this year, the RCMP is proud to send a ceremonial troop to participate in […]
April 5, 2017

Veterans Bill of Rights turns 10

A decade ago, on April 3, 2007, the Canadian Veterans Bill of Rights was given Royal Assent. It is perhaps not widely known that the Veterans […]
March 31, 2017

Enhanced disability management and accommodation program to be launched

On April 1, 2017, the RCMP will launch an enhanced Disability Management and Accommodation Program for members. The purpose of this program is to provide coordinated […]
April 10, 2018

AGM 2018 Nomination of Directors and Resolutions

The BOD has completed the Resolutions and the Chair of the Nomination Committee has identified five (5) Director positions requiring nominees to fill five (5) positions […]
March 12, 2018

President Rivard’s Statement on Appointment of New RCMP Commissioner

On behalf of all the members of the RCMP Veterans’ Association, I want to convey warm congratulations to Commissioner-Designate Brenda Lucki on her appointment as the […]
March 2, 2018

In the Quarterly’s Winter issue

Cover: Missing Historical Photo Restored at Depot By Tanner Aulie A once-lost portrait by master Canadian photographer Yousuf Karsh is now hanging in a place of […]
February 22, 2018

Letter to Minister of Public Safety concerning RCMP Staff Shortages and Pay

On February 18, 2018, Al Rivard, our National President, wrote to the Minister of Public Safety, Hon. Ralph Goodale, to express to him the concerns our […]
February 13, 2018

Federal Court Order Issued in Merlo-Davidson Class Action

On February 7, 2018, the Federal Court issued an order effectively granting a 100-day extension to all primary class members who signal an intention to make […]
February 12, 2018

RCMP Veterans’ Association Supports the RC Legion response to the PM’s comments on Veterans’ Pensions at Edmonton Town Hall

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Veterans’ Association wholeheartedly supports the statement made by the Royal Canadian Legion on February 6, 2018, and entitled “Legion responds to […]
February 5, 2018

RCMP backlogged with access-to-information requests from its own staff: CBC – RCMP Veterans are offered informal access at Division HQs

CBC: The RCMP has reversed course after a policy forcing officers to use the Access to Information Act to get their own personnel and medical information […]
January 29, 2018

Vote called to unionize members of the RCMP: iPolitics

In a January 17, 2018 article, iPolitics reported on an upcoming certification vote of the RCMP’s dispatch operators and wiretap monitors that could make them the […]
January 26, 2018

Association President’s Statement on Sentencing of RCMP for Labour Code Violations in Moncton Deaths

Judge Leslie Jackson of the New Brunswick Provincial Court sentenced the RCMP this morning for Labour Code violations in relation to the incident in Moncton in […]
January 26, 2018

Alleged Sexual Assault of Members Atlantic Region – 1981 – 2003

On Friday, January 19, 2018, Assistant Commissioner Steven White, Acting Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) issued the following Force-wide communiqué. Alleged Sexual Assault of Members Some […]