General Meeting on March 21, 2024 – To Be Rescheduled

NOTE:  The General Meeting and luncheon scheduled for March 21, 2024 at Hazelmere Golf Club is being rescheduled.  Details will be announced when finalized.  

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Fallen Member

Gone But Not Forgotten

  When an RCMP Veteran passes away, their old colleagues pause for a moment to reflect on the good times they had and the memories they created. Despite the times that the deceased member was serving their communities and away from their families, the Veteran’s family members are extremely proud of the contributions made by […]

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Cst. Rick O’Brien’s Joint Forces Ball Hockey Memorial Jamboree

Click on the link below to view the poster for Cst. Rick O’Brien’s Joint Forces Ball Hockey Memorial Jamboree – May 25, 2024  

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Where Were You February 15, 1965?

        The following story was written by RCMP Veteran Ric Hall (#24394/O.1330) and published on this website in August 2016:         “Where Were You February 15, 1965? In 2017 there will be Canadian flags and RCMP members in Review Order in abundance when Canada celebrates its 150th Anniversary.   […]

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Memorial Service – Retired S/Sgt. David Grant PATTERSON

David Grant Patterson JULY 12, 1940 – FEBRUARY 1, 2024 A memorial service for ret’d S/Sgt David Patterson will be held Saturday, March 2, at 1130 hrs at the Crescent Beach Legion Hall at 2643 128th StSurrey.  Dave passed peacefully after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s on February 1, aged 83. All friends and former […]

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Request for Information

” Good day I’m Gerry McMillan, a RCMP Chaplain in ‘O’ Division. I had a close cousin in the RCMP. His name was Constable John Brian Baldwinson. He served in ‘E’Division in the Whiterock, Burnaby  Surrey BC area during the late 1960’s and early 1970’s. I will never forget the phone call I received on […]

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E Division Pipe Band Scotch Tasting Event – May 4, 2024

Good afternoon and Happy New Year; I am Michelle Merry, the current RCMP E Div pipe band executive president.  I’m also the bass drummer for the band. I am new in this role and excited about the band year upcoming.  We are in the planning stages of our Scotch Tasting event which has been a […]

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December 2023 Newsletter

Click on the link below to read the RCMP Veterans’ Association, Vancouver Division December 2023 Newsletter.

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What would an Alberta Pension Plan mean for the CPP?

View this email in your browser. What would an Alberta Pension Plan mean for the CPP? Dear Ronald, On Wednesday, Nov. 29 at 11 a.m. MST, the National Association of Federal Retirees will be hosting a webinar about the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and what it could mean for Alberta to leave and create its […]

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Notice of Settlement Approval Hearing

Below and attached is information about the settlement of Class Action against Veterans’ Affairs Canada (VAC) to settle the underpayment of VAC Disability Benefits. It may be beneficial to include this in the next Newsletter. Every RCMP & Military Veteran who is receiving a VAC Disability Pension will be paid by VAC in the usual […]

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Totem Pole

The Silent Sentinels of “Depot” – Part II

Three years ago, I wrote of about the “Silent Sentinels of Depot” (see http://www.rcmpveteransvancouver.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/The-Silent-Sentinels-of-Depot.pdf) universally known in RCMP speak as the “flagpole”. It was known that the flagpole that stood from 1943 to sometime in the 1980s was raised by the members of “P” Troop 1943. At the time of writing my story I could […]

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Honour House Volunteer Campaign

Honour House Volunteer Campaign Honour House is run on volunteer power and due to the loss of several volunteers (hired by various agencies, moved away, etc.,) they are struggling! It’s a wonderful and worthy place to volunteer, for anyone looking to do something that will help many deserving people! The VSPOA meets at the Cloverdale […]

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Ross MacAulay MacKenzie, Reg # 4746

As we fast approach the 11th day of the 11th month we start to think of those who have served and died protecting our country. This is a story about one of them, one out of so many stories. Click on the link below to read the full story:  

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