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 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. […]
December 23, 2017

In Harm’s Way: Confronting Operational Stress Injuries

Operational Stress Injuries (OSIs) are a real and growing concern for members of the RCMP. Whether serving in communities here at home or on foreign missions […]
December 19, 2017

Merry Christmas, Seasons Greeting & Happy New Year

As you celebrate the glory of this miraculous season, may your home be filled with love, peace, and joy. May these blessings follow you throughout the […]
December 8, 2017

Annual General Meeting (AGM) Documents

Reports   2018 Nomination Committee   2017 Nomination Committee Agendas   December 11, 2018 Minutes: Draft   December 11, 2018 Minutes: Final   December 12, 2017   December 13, 2016  
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November 30, 2017

Acting RCMP Commissioner’s Statement Respecting PM’s Apology to LGBTQ2 Canadians

On Tuesday, November 28, Acting Commissioner Daniel Dubeau issued a Force-wide communique following the apology issued to LGBTQ2 Canadians by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the […]
November 30, 2017

Update on Civilian Member Pay and Deeming

On Tuesday, November 28, Acting Commissioner Daniel Dubeau issued a Force-wide communique announcing that the deeming of RCMP Civilian Members and their transfer to the Phoenix […]
November 24, 2017

Letter of condolence to Chief Constable Bob Rich, Abbotsford PD respecting death of Cst. John Davidson from RCMPVA president

The following letter of condolence has been sent by President Al Rivard to Chief Constable Bob Rich, Abbotsford Police Department, on the occasion of the death […]
November 10, 2017

New Gender and Harassment Advisory Committees

The RCMP will be implementing new Gender and Harassment Advisory Committees (http://infoweb.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/comm/com/ghac-ccesh/index-eng.htm) across all divisions, and one nationally. These Advisory Committees will provide advice to the […]
November 10, 2017

Minister Goodale’s response to RCMPVA offer re: Commissioner’s Selection Committee

The following letter was recently received from Minister Goodale in response to a letter from President Al Rivard regarding the appointment of a new Commissioner.   Minister […]
November 10, 2017

100th Birthday Congratulations to S/Sgt. Mike Pepe (Rtd.)

The following letter was recently sent to RCMP Veterans, Association Life Member Michael Pepe from RCMPVA President Al Rivard on the occasion of his 100th birthday. […]
November 3, 2017

RCMP Veterans’ Memorial Flame lighting ceremony

On this 150th year of Confederation, a ceremony to commemorate RCMP employees, Veterans and their families was held to light a torch at the Centennial Flame, […]
October 27, 2017

First Poppy Ceremony 23rd October 2017 – Rideau Hall

The following RCMPVA members had the honour of attending the above ceremony held by Governor General, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette. From left to […]