May 7, 2019

The Making of “Have You Got a Match?”

In early spring 2016, two retired Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) former colleagues met over a cup of coffee. They say the RCMP is a family, […]
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 […]
May 11, 2018

Generational / Territorial Insignia Pins: Applications Now Accepted from All Eligible RCMP Veterans

On Tuesday, May 8, 2018, during a teleconference, your Board of Directors reviewed Association policy respecting the receipt of applications from Veterans applying to receive the […]
May 10, 2018

A Corporate Membership for RCMP Veterans’ Association

Following a very positive response to our survey from Association members respecting your interest in having a GoodLife Fitness corporate membership established for RCMPVA, we have […]
May 8, 2018

Choosing a New Veterans’ Ombudsman: Letter to Minister O’Regan

On April 10, the Government of Canada announced the criteria it established for the selection of a new Veterans’ Ombudsman to succeed Mr. Guy Parent who […]
May 8, 2018

Centre of Excellence on PTSD Established Statement by RCMPVA President

The Ministers of Veterans Affairs and National Defence made a joint announcement this morning, at the start of Mental Health Week, that the Government of Canada […]
May 4, 2018

Letter to Minister Goodale: Another Call for Better Compensation and More Officers

As the Treasury Board of Canada has offered Border Service Officers a compensation package that amounts to a 17.5% increase over four years, RCMP Veterans’ Association […]
May 4, 2018

In the Quarterly’s Spring issue

Cover: First Female RCMP Commissioner Appointed to Lead the Force On March 9, 2018, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau named Brenda Lucki as Canada’s first permanent female […]
April 30, 2018

Disability Benefits Program – An Overview

On Wednesday, March 7, 2018, Sgt. Kim Hendricken, RCMP Liaison Officer to Veterans Affairs Canada, gave a presentation at RCMP NHQ, Ottawa, respecting the Disability Benefits […]
April 25, 2018

Letter of Condolence to Victoria PD Chief Del Manak respecting the death of Cst. Ian Jordan

On behalf of all RCMP Veterans, President Al Rivard expressed condolences to Chief Del Manak of the Victoria Police Department, on the occasion of the passing […]
April 11, 2018

New applications welcome for Generational / Territorial Insignia pins

With the thanks to RCMP Corps Sergeant Major Alan McCambridge, the RCMP Veterans’ Association has been authorized to accept new applications for Veterans for the Generational […]
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 […]