November 27, 2018

Pillars of the Force

“PILLARS OF THE FORCE” is a major initiative of the Friends of the Mounted Police Heritage Centre and RCMP Veterans’ Association, dedicated to recognizing all Members […]
July 7, 2016

New Corps Sergeant Major appointed

Staff Sergeant Major Al McCambridge, currently posted to “G” Division, has been appointed as the new Corps Sergeant Major of the RCMP. Al joined the RCMP […]
July 6, 2016

Victoria Division recognizes RCMP employees’ community service

Victoria Division of the RCMP Veterans’ Association held an awards presentation and luncheon at the Royal Colwood Golf Club on May 27, 2016 to recognize three […]
July 5, 2016

RCMP employees being invested into the Order of Merit of the Police Forces

Twenty-three RCMP employees are among the 71 Canadian police service employees being recognized by His Excellency, the Right Honourable David Johnston, for their achievements and contributions […]
June 30, 2016

Amended Bill C-7 passes third reading in Senate

The Senate Standing Committee on National Security and Defence concluded its clause-by-clause study of Bill C-7 on June 14, 2016, the day after Commissioner Paulson testified […]
June 24, 2016

Commissioner announces changes in senior ranks

I am pleased to announce the following changes to our senior ranks. Assistant Commissioner Brenda Butterworth-Carr, currently Commanding Officer of “F” Division, will be promoted to […]
June 21, 2016

Mounted Police Legal Fund issues important message

The Mounted Police Legal Fund, a not-for-profit corporation that is not affiliated with the RCMP or with any RCMP employee representation organizations, has been in existence […]
June 16, 2016

Sunset Ceremonies donations to help Fort McMurray

The RCMP is presenting the Canadian Sunset Ceremonies on June 22 to 26, 2016, at the RCMP Musical Ride Centre in Ottawa, Ontario. The theme this […]
June 15, 2016

Message from commissioner on Bill C-7

Further to my March 9, 2016, broadcast about the Government of Canada’s proposed legislation (Bill C-7, An Act to amend the Public Service Labour Relations Act, […]
June 9, 2016

Review on support available to ill and injured members and families released

Veterans Ombudsman Guy Parent has released Supporting Ill and Injured RCMP Members and their Families: A Review. This comprehensive document was prepared in consultation with the […]
June 9, 2016

Commission reviewing RCMP workplace harassment seeks assistance

The Civilian Review and Complaints Commission is currently undertaking a comprehensive review of workplace harassment at the RCMP as requested by the Honorable Ralph Goodale, Minister […]
June 7, 2016

Report on set-up of missing and murdered aboriginal women inquiry released

The final report of the pre-inquiry engagement process for the pending National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIW) has been released by […]
June 7, 2016

Growing the association

In the first five months of 2016, the RCMP Veterans’ Association has welcomed more than 160 new members, which bodes well for the next important phase […]
June 3, 2016

RCMPVA testifies at standing committee on Veterans Affairs

The RCMP Veterans’ Association gave testimony June 2 at the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs, which was examining the topic “Service Delivery to Veterans.” The […]
June 1, 2016

Bill C-7 passes in Parliament without clauses opposed by RCMPVA

Bill C-7, the proposed legislation to permit collective bargaining by RCMP members, has passed third reading in the House of Commons. It will now be considered […]
May 17, 2016

RCMP Commissioner message: Supreme court decision effective today

Earlier this year, I committed to keeping you informed on next steps as we prepare for the implementation of the Supreme Court of Canada’s January 2015 […]
May 12, 2016

In The Quarterly’s Spring 2016 issue

Hidden Gem Celebrates 75 Years as RCMP Summer Camp on Long Island By Joanne Small-Greenall There is a little-known oasis on the Rideau River near Ottawa, […]
May 12, 2016

RCMP Commissioner update: Alberta wildfire

RCMP members and employees continue to demonstrate great professionalism and dedication in facing the serious situation in and around Fort McMurray, Alberta. I couldn’t be more […]
May 11, 2016

Alberta RCMP Sergeant Major update for RCMPVA: Fort McMurray wildfire

The RCMP Veterans’ Association received the following update on RCMP operations dealing with the wildfire situation in the city of Fort McMurray and the Regional Municipality […]
May 10, 2016

RCMPVA president welcomes members and visitors to new association website

On behalf of the Board of Directors, I welcome members and visitors to the RCMP Veterans’ Association’s “new” website. Over the next few months, we will […]
May 8, 2016

Fourth annual Ride for the Vets performed by RCMP Musical Ride

On a fine spring day at the Canadian Police College the RCMP Musical Ride performed for the members and families of the RCMP Veterans’ Association, Ottawa […]