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Gone But Not Forgotten – May 2020 to August 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 contributions made by […]

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Updates on Vancouver Division Chaplain Jim Turner

Updates on Chaplain Jim Turner   August 7, 2020 The following information is the latest update sent to Robert Underhill, President, from Jim’s daughter, Anita: “I have been waiting to send you all an update on my dad as there have been many wonderful milestones over the past week: 1. Dad has been able to […]

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Upgrades to Our Online Membership System

Upgrades to Our Online Membership System Dear Members of the Association The Board of Directors is pleased to announce that on August 3rd a contract to renovate The Association’s website-based membership facility was approved and adopted by the Board. This followed a search for suitable suppliers and a selection based on the skill-set of the […]

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Visits to Detachments Continued

    Operation Morale Builder – Detachment Visitations Dear Members of the Association In our last message we noted the work of Lethbridge and Cypress Hills Divisions in the morale builder program initiated by President Bob Ellergodt of Calgary Divison. Presidents Ken Taylor (Lethbridge) and Heinz Hauser (Cypress Hills) have very successfully spearheaded the support tours […]

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Divisions Supporting Detachments

    Operation Morale Builder – Detachment Visitations Redcliff Visit During the week of July 8th to 15th, Redcliff, Brooks (with an invite to Bassano detachment) and Bow Island/Foremost Detachments were visited by 11 members of the Cypress Hills Division. Our members brought with them Tim Horton’s treats/coffee and messages of our association’s support and […]

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Notice of Passing – Retired Veteran Assistant Commissioner Randolf Roland Schramm

Notice of Passing Randolf Roland SchrammRCMP Assistant Commissioner (Retired)Reg. #18552/O.593September 29, 1929 – July 24, 2020 Click on the following link to view details for Randolf Schramm:   Randy-Schramm-funeral-service-folder-2020-08-01Download

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Operation Morale Builder

  Helping the Members of The Force Dear Members of the Association Calgary Division’s “Operation Morale Builder” which involves showing support for the serving members of the Force has been wildly successful So sucessful that a local artist has created a painting of the Calgary Division members driving by Airdrie Detachment showing their support. The […]

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It Happened 70 Years Ago!

It Happened 70 Years Ago! At the request of the Province of British Columbia the RCMP assumed responsibility for provincial policing and absorbed the members of the British Columbia Provincial Police Force (BCPP) into its ranks.  August 01, 1950, the Force takes over the BCPP, 492 members immediately switch over to the RCMP.  The BCPP […]

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Bogus Email

Spoofing Email Dear Members of the Association, Over the past while notifications have been received from our members that they are receiving odd emails from known senders. Requests for a favour, usually a loan of money are the most common. The most disconcerting part of this phenomenon is that, as mentioned, these requests come from […]

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The Road to Mental Readiness

Hello, The Road to Mental Readiness (R2MR) App, created by DND, has been updated with RCMP resources for all RCMP employees and their families as well as a tab for former RCMP members. The resources for former members (and their families) include VAC Assistance Services and the Support for Operational Stress Injury (SOSI) Program. The […]

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Victoria Division Visits Sooke Detachment

  Supporting The Members of The Force Dear Members of the Association, It is a great pleasure to announce that Victoria Division is continuing the work of the Association in rendering support to the serving members of the Force. The role of the Association in this vital service cannot be overstated. Working in common cause […]

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Notice of Passing – Retired Veteran S/Sgt. Donat L. Paquette – Reg. #17771

Donat (Don) Leonard Paquette Staff Sergeant (Ret’d) Reg #17771 1931 – 2020 Years of Service: 1952 – 1979 Postings:  “E” Division (Creston, Cloverdale, Burnaby, Salmon Arm, Trail, Princeton, Nanaimo, Surrey Detachments & HP) RCMP Veterans’ Association Member Vancouver Division There is no funeral at Don’s request and his ashes will be laid at a family gathering […]

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Manitoba Minister of Justice Replies

    Manitoba Minister of Justice Reply Dear Members of the Association, Manitoba Division member David Mauro has written a letter to Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister and the Manitoba Minister of Justice Cliff Cullen regarding the issue of sytemic racism in policing. David has received a most courteous reply from the Minister of Justice and […]

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Undermining Trust in Police is Dangerous For Us All

    Undermining trust in police is dangerous for us all Dear Members of the Association, RCMP Commissioner Giuliano Zaccardelli (ret) has written an op ed in the July 20th edition of the Globe and Mail condemming the anti-police rhetoric of recent weeks. The op ed is available on the Association website by clicking here. […]

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RCMP Celebrates 70 Years in Newfoundland and Labrador

    Virtual Book Launch – In Search of Adventure 70 Years of the RCMP in Newfoundland and Labrador Saturday, Aug. 1st on Facebook live                             Ches Parsons                             […]

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