September 4, 2018

Interview between President Steve Walker and Frank Richter, FFFs

Reprinted from Frank’s Facts & Funnies Newsletter, August 29, 2018 Frank (FR): Good morning Steve, congratulations on becoming our RCMP Veterans’ Association President. Steve (SW): Thank […]
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% […]
June 29, 2017

Happy 150th Canada, from the RCMP in the National Capital Region

All RCMP employees and veterans within the National Capital Region were invited to mark Canada’s 150th with a once-in-a-lifetime photo opportunity on June 27. The historic […]
June 22, 2017

RCMPVA president’s 2017 National AGM/Executive Council review

The RCMP Veterans’ Association held its Executive Council and Annual General Meetings on June 2, 2017, in Charlottetown, PEI. This was the first modified AGM, held […]
June 6, 2017

Photos from 2017 AGM

The following octogenarians (RCMPVA members over 80 years old) joined association president Al Rivard at the 2017 AGM held in Charlottetown, PEI on June 1 and […]
June 1, 2017

Photos of Interest

Visit the links below to view photos from Ottawa Division events held since 2013. Each event has its own folder containing associated photos.   2018 Photos of Interest […]
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May 26, 2017

Job opportunity: RCMP Foundation seeks President and CEO

Reporting to the Chairman and Board of Directors, the RCMP Foundation is seeking an outstanding President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to provide leadership to the […]
May 24, 2017

The RCMP Musical Ride Steele Spurs Award: Invoking the past to build the future

The RCMP Musical Ride held its first ‘Regimental Dining In’ night at the Ottawa Army Officers’ Mess on May 19, 2017. Over the years, The Ride […]
May 10, 2017

Invitation to September 16 RCMP Victoria Sub/Div. reunion

Your ad hoc volunteer committee has put the final touches on the 66-year RCMP Victoria Sub/Div. reunion. All retired and current employees/members, including spouses, of Victoria […]
April 28, 2017

To all RCMPVA division presidents

At the invitation of the Corps Sergeant Major, the RCMP Veterans’ Association has recently been involved in the planning and approvals process leading to the manufacture […]
April 27, 2017

The Quarterly’s Spring 2017 cover story

Moving on to Greener PasturesThe horse breeder for the RCMP Musical Ride retires after 40 years. By Tanya Baglole The clip clop of horse’s hooves on […]
April 21, 2017

In The Quarterly’s Spring 2017 issue

Moving on to Greener Pastures By Tanya Baglole The clip clop of horse’s hooves on the concrete stable floor rings in the background. Outside, yearlings munch […]
April 20, 2017

Happy 100th Birthday to S/Sgt Bill Fridgen (Ret.) Reg #13967

George William “Bill” Fridgen, a retired RCMP veteran of 40 years is celebrating his 100th birthday on April 27, 2017. A resident of Iroquois Ontario, Bill […]
April 18, 2017

Veterans, their families and friends invited to special Musical Ride performance

Veterans, their families and friends are invited to the grounds of the stables for a special encore performance of the Musical Rise on Wednesday, May 17, […]
April 12, 2017

Commissioner’s message on pay increases

Public trust and confidence in the RCMP are crucial to our mission. It is important that we all pause for a minute and reflect on how […]
April 10, 2017

RCMPVA President’s letter to Minister of Public Safety on regular member pay

Dear Minister (Hon. Ralph Goodale, P.C., M.P.), On behalf of the Board of Directors, Governors and members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Veterans’ Association, I […]