March 27, 2019

As a member or a civilian member of the RCMP, were you a victim of abuse of power by one of your superiors?

This notice concerns a class action undertaken on behalf of RCMP members and civilian members who, during the course of their service in the RCMP, were […]
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 […]
August 30, 2017

VRAB Annual Report 2016-17

On behalf of the Veterans Review and Appeal Board, I am pleased to share with you the Board’s Annual Report 2016-17. This is a follow-up to […]
August 30, 2017

Letter to Minister Goodale

Following the government’s announcements concerning the RCMP pay raise , I felt oblige to write to our Minister expressing our disappointment with the insufficient retroactive pay […]
August 9, 2017

In the Quarterly’s Summer 2017 issue

Cover: 100 Years: Honouring the Fallen at Vimy Ridge One hundred years ago, in the coldness of dawn, Canadian soldiers waited in trenches to attack enemy […]
July 25, 2017

National Peacekeepers’ Day: Members sought to participate in National Ceremony Parade

The RCMP is assembling a troop of 25-32 police officers to participate in the National Peacekeepers’ Day ceremony which takes place in Ottawa on Sunday, August […]
July 21, 2017

Veterans Review and Appeal Board appointments

As you may know, the Veterans Review and Appeal Board recently welcomed seven new and six returning Members appointed by the Governor in Council, including four […]
July 17, 2017

Results of Quarterly Readership Survey

The challenges faced by most printed publications in North America are real and unsettling. One recent study indicated that sales of printed publications have decreased 40% […]