September 4, 2018

In the Quarterly’s Summer Issue

Cover: The Coming Legalization of Marijuana and its Impact on Canadian Law Enforcement By Senator Vernon White The legalization of cannabis in Canada has been 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   December 12, 2017 Draft   December 13, 2016 Draft  
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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 […]
October 25, 2017

Ralph Mahar – Executive Officer, RCMP Veterans’ Association

Ralph began; his position as the Executive Officer(EO) for the Association on the 23rd October 2017. On behalf of President, Al Rivard and members of the […]
October 25, 2017

In the Quarterly’s Fall issue

Cover: RCMP Spend Summer Fighting British Columbia Fires By E Div. Communications ServicesThis past summer, RCMP in British Columbia were mobilized from all over the province […]
October 19, 2017

RCMP Gender Harassment and Discrimination Class Action – Notice of Settlement Approval

If you are a female or identify as a female and were an RCMP Regular Member (for purposes of this Settlement includes Regular Members, Special Constables, […]
October 18, 2017

M.P. Ralph Goodale’s response to Al Rivard – Compensation to RCMP members

Dear Mr. Rivard: Thank you for your correspondence regarding compensation for Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) members. First, I would like to take this opportunity to […]
October 18, 2017

Nominations Committee – Annual General Meeting, May 25, 2018

The 2018 RCMPVA Annual General Meeting will be held in Winnipeg, Manitoba on May 25. Please be advised that at its Meeting on September 20th, 2017, […]
October 15, 2017

Letter of Appreciation for John Coupland

From Left to Right: Ian Sharp, Willy Burki (Secretary) John Coupland (President) and Dennis Duclos. Dear John, On behalf the Board of Directors and the members […]
October 6, 2017

President’s Update, September 2017

Another year of social activities are underway and I look forward to read about what divisions are doing. As for the Board of Directors, we held […]
September 5, 2017

Letter of congratulations to the Honorable Seamus O’Regan from RCMPVA president

The following letter of congratulations has been sent from President Al Rivard to the Honorable Seamus O’Regan P.C. M.P. upon his appointment as Minister of Veterans […]
September 5, 2017

Vacancies in RCMPVA office

As of September 8, 2017, the positions of Executive Officer and Executive Assistant are vacant. We are in the process of staffing the two positions and […]