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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
January 26, 2018

Mental Health First Aid for RCMP Veterans and Caregivers

Mental Health First Aid was first established in Australia in 2001. It has since expanded to over 20 countries and was first introduced in Canada in […]
January 24, 2018

RCMP launches new Auxillary Program for volunteers

On January 18, 2018, the RCMP announced the establishment of a new Auxiliary Program for volunteers. The program was developed following extensive consultation with Auxiliaries, provincial, […]
January 23, 2018

Joint Letter to Minister of Veterans Affairs Canada

On November 4, 2017, David Flannigan, Dominion President of the Royal Canadian Legion (RCL), hosted a meeting at the Dominion Branch in Kanata, Ontario of leaders […]
January 8, 2018

Chantal Renaud formally accepts position as RCMPVA Executive Assistant

It gives us great pleasure to welcome Ms. Chantal Renaud to the position of Executive Assistant (EA), RCMP Veterans’ Association – National Office. Ms. Renaud is […]
January 5, 2018

Mike Pepe’s 100th birthday celebration

The 2016 Canada Census reported 8,230 Centenarians with more than 8,000 living in Ontario (Statistics Canada, 2016). On December 2, 2017, RCMP Veteran, Michele (Michael) A. […]