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Job Opportunity – Insight Risk Services – All Areas

  RCMP Veterans’ Association Members Helping Members This information is being provided to all Association Members   Job Posting – Insight Risk Services Ltd. ALL AREAS Dear Association Members,Recently retired member Keith Derksen has sent a job listing to the Association that may be of interest to you.  The listing follows together with the anticipated […]

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Encased Badges

The Vancouver Division has been contacted by “E” Division HQs seeking our assistance in locating several retired members.   They all have been retired for more than seven years.  Their badges have been encased and  “E” Division has been unable to locate their current mailing address nor contact numbers for them. Should any of our division members know […]

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Retired Sgt. Arthur John BLAKLEY (#21134) – Deceased – January 23, 2020

Reg. #21134 Sgt. (Retired) Arthur John Blakley (1937 – 2020) Years of Service:  1959 – 1984                      E Div., HQ and FS Member of RCMPVA Vancouver Division 1984 – 2020. We have been advised that Art Blakley passed away on January 23, 2020.  Art was a long-time member and supporter of the Veterans Association and was awarded the 35-year Service […]

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RCMP Veterans’ Ladies Auxiliary (Vancouver Division) – January 2020 Report

RCMP VETERANS’ LADIES AUXILIARY(Vancouver Division) MONTHLY REPORT January 2020 February 6, 2020 Ladies Auxiliary Birthday Luncheon/Meeting:  The Vancouver Division’s Ladies Auxiliary’s 84th Birthday/Anniversary will be celebrated this date.  Ladies Auxiliary members are reminded to wear something red, to also celebrate Heart Month and February’s St. Valentine’s Day.  Mr. George Garrett, an Honorary Member of the Vancouver R.C.M.P. Veterans […]

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RCMP Veterans’ Association – Vancouver Division – 2020 Membership Dues

MEMBERSHIP DUES – 2020 Once again, it is time to renew your membership in the Association.  National circulated a message to members of the Association detailing a process to renew your membership for 2020 on the National website.  Although this may be a convenient way for some to renew, your Vancouver Division Executive would encourage you […]

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RCL Veteran Welcome Program

  RCMP Veterans’ Association Members Helping Members This information is being provided to all Association Members Free, 0ne-year Legion membership to welcome Veterans to the Legion Dear Association Members, Governor Rick Morris has provided a recent flyer that the Legion sent out that may be of interest to you.  A free year of membership at […]

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Veterans Quick Updates

January 19, 2020 VSPOA Newsletter 2020 January Vancouver Real Estate Report 2020 January 48th Annual E Division Golf Tournament 2020-SEP-15-18th Golf Tournament – Myrtle Beach – 2020-MAR-14 Welcome to the second decade of this century from the Vancouver RCMP Vets December 22, 2019 Christmas Message from the Past President of the RCMP VetsVSPOA Newsletter 2019 […]

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A Comment On The VAC RCMP Website

RCMP Veterans’ Association Members Helping Members This information is being provided to all Association Members The Value of Veterans’ Affairs Canada Dear Association Members, A few days ago we referred you to the really helpful VAC website – https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/rcmp.  John Leitch of Regina Division has agreed with the underlying value of VAC and sent in […]

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Gone But Not Forgotten – October 2019 to January 2020

        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 […]

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VAC Options for Serving and Retired Members of the Force

RCMP Veterans’ Association Members Helping Members This information is being provided to all Association Members VAC Options Dear Association Members, A helpful website was recently brought to our attention. This is a site being run by VAC that is specifically designed for the Force – serving and retired members. It is full of information.  The […]

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Never Seen Before Hope Slide Pictures

Who are these members?  Photos captured at the Hope Slide, January 1965.   The Ministry of Transportation has released never before seen photos of the disaster that became forever known as the Hope Slide.  RCMP members are seen in various forms of uniform….who are they?  For more information and photos see:   PHOTOS: Ministry of Transportation releases never-before-seen […]

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Equine Assisted Therapy for Operational Stress Injuries

    RCMP Veterans’ Association Members Helping Members This information is being provided to all Association Members Saving A Calf Dear Association Members, The message regarding the availability of equine-based therapy for OSI / PTS Injuries brought some memories back for one of our Association members. Sgt. Lindsay W. Sipley (rtd), Reg # 19888 of […]

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10 Year Anniversary of the Deaths of Doug Coates and Mark Gallagher

  In Memoriam JANUARY 12, 2010 OTTAWA, ON – January 12, 2020 – Ten years after the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12, 2010, we pause to remember the two Members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police serving in the United Nations Stabilization Mission who lost their lives in Port-au-Prince. Chief Superintendent Douglas […]

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Equine Assisted Therapy for Operational Stress Injuries

RCMP Veterans’ Association Members Helping Members This information is being provided to all Association Members Operational Stress Injuries Dear Association Members, Equine therapy for a number of illnesses / injuries in humans has been shown to be extremely effective.  Vancouver Division supports Pacific Riding for Developing Abilities (PRDA) and Toronto Division supports the Community Association […]

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RCMP Appreciation Day – Feb 1, 2020

In 1919 the Parliament of Canada voted to form a national police force by merging the North-West Mounted Police and the Dominion Police of Eastern Canada, and on February 1, 1920, the newly formed police force was named the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.  This day was proclaimed in the fall of 2019, by the Attorney […]

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