Veterans Submitted: Top Ten Photos

      Over the past several weeks, we have received several photographs.           Based on our review of these photographs, we have selected the two top.  Noted photographs are provided for your viewing pleasure.  Our Association does not support any products included in these images. 1) Veteran Sheldon Boles photographed […]

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Your Spurs, Sir!

  As a someone who spent a few years as a Drill Instructor at “Depot,” albeit it does seem like a hundred years ago, and having been involved with many parades over the ensuing years and the same goes for many like me, when preparing troops for parade the eyes always do a quick check […]

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Larry Burden’s This Day In The RCMP

      The achievements and contributions of the Force have been built upon the individual contributions of many past Veterans. These contributions have largely been forgotten.         Veteran Sgt. Larry Burden ( #35982) served in “E” Division for 20 years has spent over ten years researching and summarizing these achievements by […]

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An Event To Celebrate 40 Years Of Women In The RCMP

    Toward the end of 2014, the Vancouver RCMP Veterans’ Association was approached by a committee of members from “E” Division, RCMP Headquarters, who had been tasked with organizing events to celebrate the 40th anniversary of women in the RCMP.         The committee asked if the Veterans’ Association would be interested […]

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Ric Hall’s Photo Corner

    As has been the practise in small Canadian communities, RCMP members have been apart of the official opening of community buildings.           Cpl. Sean Chiddenton of the RCMP “Depot” Communications and Management Services provided the following photograph to Ric Hall. This is a colourized photo appears to be Constables […]

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John Stolarski’s Old Newspaper Clippings

        With the exception of his first two years in the Force, John Stolarski spent his entire career as a Police Dog Services handler.         Throughout this career, John clipped newspaper articles about members who he had worked with. Despite the fact that John has passed away, his family […]

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Help Identify Members – Part II

      Another Case Solved on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen!             Recently we reached out to our Veterans to see if they could help identify two members in a photograph taken of then Princess Elizabeth when she visited Canada in 1951 filling in for her ailing father […]

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May 23 – 29: Gone But Not Forgotten

        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 deceased member was serving their communities and away from their families, the Veteran’s family members are extremely […]

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Veterans Submitted: Top Twelve Videos

      Over the past week, we have received many submitted internet videos from various Veterans across the country.           Based on our review of these videos, we have selected the top twelve.  These videos are provided for your viewing pleasure.  Our Association does not support comments or products presented […]

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Larry Burden’s This Day In The RCMP

    The achievements and contributions of the Force have been built upon the individual contributions of many past Veterans. These contributions have largely been forgotten.           Veteran Sgt. Larry Burden ( #35982) served in “E” Division for 20 years has spent over ten years researching and summarizing these achievements by […]

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John Stolarski’s Old Newspaper Clippings

      With the exception of his first two years in the Force, John Stolarski spent his entire career as a Police Dog Services handler.         Throughout this career, John clipped newspaper articles about members who he had worked with. Despite the fact that John has passed away, his family has […]

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New Book: Second Careers For Street Cops

      A new book has just been published and is now available.   The book provides retiring police officers with a resource to assist them in preparing for a fulfilling retirement and a second career.         As police officers approach retirement, they will transition through three stages: 1) thank God […]

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Photo Trivia – Help Identify Members

      Veteran Ric Hall sent us this photograph and asking Veterans to help identify the two RCMP members in the photograph.           I received the attached photograph from Dan Lemiuex. Based on the fur coat and hat found in other photos this was probably then “Princess Elizabeth” on her […]

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Cst. Kenneth Kornelson’s 50th Anniversary Memorial Service

    On May 14, 2015 a memorial service was held for 3/Cst. Kenneth Kornelson (Reg.#23837) at the Atzic Cemetery 34867 Cemetery Avenue Mission, B.C.           Constable Kornelson was electrocuted on May 17, 1965 while swimming in the “Depot” Division swimming pool.  Veteran Joe Healy did an article entitled “The Mystery […]

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