News and Opinions

January 15, 2021

Manitoba RCMP officer rescues man from icy waters of Saskatchewan River

Shane Gibson Global News Manitoba RCMP say an officer tied a rope around himself and crawled out onto thin ice on a river in Grand Rapids […]
December 19, 2020

HMCS Winnipeg returns to B.C. after master sailor lost at sea

Today, we welcomed home HMCS Winnipeg to CFB Esquimalt to honour the memory of Master Sailor Duane Earle, who we tragically lost at sea earlier this week. We are thinking about his family, friends & loved ones today, and we’ll be there to support them in their grief,” he wrote.
December 19, 2020

Rebuttal of an Accusatory Article in the Toronto Star

Under the headline "RCMP displays 'pure cruelty' in charging shooter's wife", she proceeds to state the RCMP, “arguably the meanest and most incompetent police force in Canada, really outdid itself before, during and after the mass slaughter of 22 people". (Why?) "That's because it's Nova Scotia, a have-not Province where it's easier to disdain the population you police and get away with it".
December 18, 2020

Christmas messages from the outgoing and incoming Ottawa Division presidents

Michel Pelletier (Outgoing President) “In this last message as your President, I certainly want to acknowledge the exceptional work of your ODVA Executive Committee. We have […]
November 26, 2020

Fallen OPP Officer Marc Hovingh

The RCMP Veterans’ Association wishes to express its sincerest condolences to the family, colleagues and friends of Cst. Marc Hovingh who was killed during an altercation […]
November 12, 2020

Cost of Living Error

Between 2003-2010, Veterans Affair Canada (VAC) clients (RCMP and DND) and survivor’s pensions were affected by the government failing to include the Cost of Living in their yearly Disability pensions
October 6, 2020


SUPPORTING ALL 52 “H” DIVISION RCMP (NOVA SCOTIA) DETACHMENTS In early August 2020, the Nova Scotia Division of the RCMP Veterans’ Association launched a campaign within its membership that was geared to demonstrate support to all the Nova Scotia Detachments and personnel.
October 3, 2020


Strategic Planning and Development for the Association: Under the direction of the Board, the CAO: • Develops the Mission Statement and sets the goals for the departments; • Develops and supports strategic priorities, community/corporate relationships and industry partnerships; • Develops business and procedural plans community/corporate relationships and industry partnerships;
September 30, 2020

Ottawa Division 2020 Education Awards Winners

On September 18, RCMPVA Ottawa Division President Michel Pelletier drew five names for the Education Awards with Ron Lewis, Chair, Education Awards Program. In partnership with […]
September 2, 2020

The RCMP must change

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