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Systemic Racism in the RCMP

  Click on the link below to read an article written by Supt. E.C. MacAulay (Rtd), BBA, MBA, LLB.   Ernie is a member of the PEI Division of the RCMPVA. systemicracisminthercmp

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Police Encounters

I’m a Canadian Police Officer. I have been stunned and concerned with the very constant media coverage which has labelled policing in Canada as a racist and broken system. I’ve also struggled to understand the public backlash at Police Officers in Canada. This has made me step back and ask some tough questions of myself. Am I a […]

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A Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau

A Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau Dear Members of the Association, Ottawa Division has provided a copy of a letter sent to Prime Minister Trudeau from the Former Deputy Commissioner of Operations, Gilles Favreau. It has been copied to Commissioner Lucki, the various heads of the opposition parties and the newspapers, Le Droit and the […]

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Updates on Vancouver Division Chaplain Jim Turner

Updates on Chaplain Jim Turner July 2, 2020 The following information is the latest update sent to Robert Underhill, President, from Jim’s wife, Shelley: “We are now approaching 7 weeks since my dad first went into the hospital and, to say that we’re ready to have him come home is an understatement. I don’t have […]

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Response From Senator Bev Busson

  Response From Senator Bev Busson Dear Members of the Association We are most pleased to provide a statement from Senator Bev Busson supporting Canadian Police Services and more particularly the RCMP. It will be recalled that our Association President, Sandy Glenn penned a similar letter and it is most rewarding that Senator Busson has […]

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Payments as a Result of an Error Made in Disability Pensions

Payments as a result of an error made in disability pensions under Pension Act between 2003-2010 Dear Members of the Association, The following information has been provided by RCMP – VAC Liaison Officer, Sgt. Kim Hendricken Sgt. Hendricken is urging RCMP veterans to reach out to estates of members who had been in receipt of […]

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The Association Charities

  The Work of our Divisions in Supporting Charities Dear Members of the Association, President Russ Hanna of Manitoba Division has provided an update on the work of Manitoba in supporting local charities as has President Leo O’Brien of Newfoundland & Labrador Division President Hanna’s summary, “In response to the many emails and phone calls […]

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Happy Canada Day

#RCMPSTRONG Happy Canada Day! ” No democratic country in the world seems to love and revere it’s police force as much as Canadians do the RCMP.”-Paul Palango, The Last Guardians In these tumultuous times, being a police officer is more difficult than ever. We ask that you show your support to all RCMP officers, both […]

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Crisis Response Virtual Training -Veterans Community Last Dates

Crisis response Virtual Training Dear Members of the Association, President Sandy Glenn has asked that information about upcoming courses in Crisis Response be provided to you. These are virtual courses and there is no charge for them. This originates from Johanne Isabel at VAC. James Forrest Director of Communications RCMP Veterans’ Association Good morning, Please […]

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Link to Departmental Plan to Address Wait Times

  Link to Departmental plan to address wait times. Dear Members of the Association, Director of Pension Information, Steve Walker has provided the following information received from the Minister of Veterans Affairs, Lawrence MacAulay. Minister MacAulay is also the Associate Minister of National Defence. Minister MacAulay’s message provides a link to an explanation of steps […]

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RCMP Heritage Centre, Pillars of the Force Initiative

RCMP Heritage Centre, Pillars of the Force Initiative President Sandy Glenn has asked for the distribution of this message to all our members. We are also pleased to note that the RCMPVA is heavily involved in the Pillars project and is providing as much support as possible to bring it along. James Forrest Director of […]

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Gone But Not Forgotten – March 2020 to June 2020

G   When a 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 […]

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Supporting Our Serving Members

    Dear Members of the Association, Calgary Division has undertaken a remarkable initiative to strenghten the resolve of the serving members of the Force to continue to work in its traditions of service, competence and loyalty. Calgary Division President, Bob Ellergodt has penned a letter to Association President Sandy Glenn that lays out the […]

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Vancouver Division – June 2020 Newsletter

The Vancouver Division would not normally meet in July, August and September and uncertainty remains for the fall.  We will keep you posted as we go through the phased reopening of facilities.  Please check the Vancouver Division website (www.rcmpveteransvancouver.com) frequently for updates. Stay safe and stay healthy.  Enjoy the summer. Attached is the June 2020 newsletter.  […]

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Supporting the RCMP

    Dear Members of the Association This is to advise you that the following letter from President Sandy Glenn has been sent to all Parliamentarians and Senators seeking their support for the Force. It has also been posted on the Association website rcmpva.org and will be posted to the Association Facebook page. James Forrest […]

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