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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 specific date. Nearly every day, Larry […]

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The Days of Whisky Gap

I recently found a National Film Board of Canada film called, “The Days of Whisky Gap”.  It is a 21-minute film, produced in 1961, with rousing tales of the North West Mounted Police brought to life through photos and artist sketches.  Note the spelling of “whisky” in the film, and the “e” was added to “whiskey” for the now deserted town of Whiskey Gap. The film […]

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Membership Dues

The annual membership dues for Active Members of the Vancouver Division is $65 and is payable on January 1 of each year.  Membership dues can be paid in two ways:  Cheque or cash to be paid to the Division Treasurer when attending a Division function; or  Cheque mailed to:  RCMP Veterans’ Association – Vancouver DivisionMailstop 100414200 Green Timbers […]

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Next General Meeting – Feb. 21, 2019 – Guest Speaker: Leslie Gaudette (National Association of Federal Retirees)

The next general meeting of the Vancouver Division is being held on February 21, 2019 at Hazelmere Golf & Tennis Club, 18150 8th Avenue, Surrey, BC. The doors open at 11:00 AM and the cost of the lunch is $30.00 per person. Our guest speaker will be Leslie Gaudette, National Association of Federal Retirees (NAFR). […]

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Latest Quick Updates

Death of Reg. No. 16705 Robert Malcolm VanNorman – Service at 11:00 HRS on 2019-JAN-26 – Hazlemere RCMP Vancouver Veterans Member and Executive Meeting Dates 2019 Employment Opportunities Article on Civilian Oversight in the RCMP How Well Does the Canada Pension Plan Fare? Vancouver Real Estate Report 2019 January VSPOA Newsletter 2019 January Nova Scotia […]

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Nov. & Dec. 2018 and Jan. 2019: 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 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 the […]

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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 specific date. Nearly every day, Larry […]

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Have You Got A Match?

In 2008, due to a back injury at home, Veteran John Gould, Reg. #35693, ended up in hospital for a week.  During that time, while conducting routine blood work, John was diagnosed with an extremely rare form of blood cancer, Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia, which is a treatable but non-curable cancer.  The disease progressed to the point […]

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Passing of Sergeant Dan Gibbons (Rtd.) – A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, January 5, 2018 at 11:00am at the Precious Blood Parish in Surrey, BC

  Retired Sergeant Dan Gibbons passed away peacefully at home on December 29, 2018, at the age of 61. During his short battle with cancer, Dan remained gracious, humble and accepting of his diagnosis as he fought with courage and dignity. He will forever be remembered for his kind and generous spirit. Dan joined the […]

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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 specific date. Nearly every day, Larry […]

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Website Restructered

The RCMP Veterans’ Association, Vancouver Division, website no longer has a ‘Members Only’ page.  Therefore, a Userid and Password are not required.  All information (other than Frank’s Facts & Funnies), that was posted under this category previously, is now accessible to the general public. For instance, as you will see, a separate category for issues […]

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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 specific date. Nearly every day, Larry sends […]

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Ridge Meadows RCMP Christmas Video

“Every Who in Ridge Meadows” Today (Dec. 20, 2018), Ridge Meadows RCMP are releasing their short Grinch, Christmas-parody film, “Every Who in Ridge Meadows”. At Ridge Meadows RCMP we wanted to share with our communities a very special Holiday Christmas message wrapped up with some good old crime prevention messaging.  We probably won’t be nominated […]

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