Fallen Member

Gone But Not Forgotten – August 2020 to November 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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Membership Management Program

  Membership Management Program Dear Members of the Association, Our work on the membership management project is continuing. Given the rather large use of the online dues renewal system at this time of the year it has been suggested by our accountant, Brenda Picklyk that we delay implementation of the new system until the new […]

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Release of Merlo Davidson Settlement Agreement

Commissioner Lucki   NATIONAL DISTRIBUTION TO INDIVIDUAL MAILBOXES APPROVED BY COMMISSIONER BRENDA LUCKI ON NOVEMBER 19, 2020. Release of the Final Report on the Implementation of the Merlo Davidson Settlement Agreement Today, the Honourable Michel Bastarache released his Final Report on the Implementation of the Merlo Davidson Settlement Agreement. It details historical and more recent […]

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Division Despatches 2020-11-25 

News From Our DivisionsDear Members of the Association, We are pleased to provide a number of news items from our Divisions We would like to thank the Divisions for their contributions and please do keep them coming. James ForrestDirector of Communications Saskatoon Division Assistance to a Homeless Former RCMP Member A huge congratulations to Saskatoon […]

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President’s Tour of “H” Division Detachments

Travels in Nova Scotia Hello All Association Members, On November 19th., I returned from two days travelling with our Nova Scotia Support and Advocacy Coordinators visiting detachments along the south shore of Nova Scotia. 11 Detachments over two days and needless to say I was quite tired when I arrived home last night. The purpose […]

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Vancouver Division – November 2020 Newsletter

Attached is the Vancouver Division’s November 2020 Newsletter:   Click Here to Read the November 2020 Newsletter  

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RCMPVA – Vancouver Division Challenge Coin

Click on the link below to access the order form to purchase a RCMPVA – Vancouver Division Challenge Coin: RCMPVA Challenge Coin

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Gov’t Failed to Include Cost of Living in Disability Pensions

  Failure to Include Cost of Living in Disability Pensions Dear Members of the Association, The failure of the federal government to include cost-of-living allowances is referred to as an indexing adjustment. When Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) discovered this indexing error, which occurred between 2003 and 2010, notifications were sent out to everyone they had […]

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VAC Announces $20 million to Support Veterans Organizations

$20 million to support Veterans Organizations Dear Association Members, VAC has announced the creation of a $20 million Emergency Support Fund. The announcement from VAC follows. The Association will be looking into our options vis-a-vis the fund. James Forrest Director of Communications RCMP Veterans’ Association   Veterans Affairs Canada announces $20 million to support Veterans […]

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Monthly Veterans Affairs Meeting Update

  A Message from President Sandy Glenn Good day folks This is just a short note to brief you on the November 9th monthly meeting with the Deputy Minister Veterans Affairs, Walt Natynczyk. As I explained in an earlier briefing, these meetings take place monthly and are attended by a variety of Presidents representing their respective […]

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Nobody Fights Alone – Leaving the Streets Behind

Leaving the Streets Behind Dear Members of the Association, Sgt. Kim Hendricken, the RCMP/VAC Liaison officer has provided a link to a webpage describing a new project of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Toronto Police Service (TPS), Royal Canadian Legion (RCL) and Veterans’ Affairs Canada (VAC). The project describes itself as designed to identify and […]

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Wilson

Notice of Passing – Retired Veteran Donald K. WILSON – Reg. #20143 / O.686

  Donald K. Wilson Deputy Commissioner (Ret’d) Reg #20143 / O.686 1935 – 2019 Years of Service: 1957 – 1991 Postings:  “N”, “K”, “D”, HQ, “L” and E Divisions RCMP Veterans’ Association Member Vancouver Division April 15, 1935 – November 7, 2020

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Notice of Passing – Retired Veteran Trevor Winston THOMPSETT – Reg. #23537 / O.1250

Trevor Winston Thompsett Superintendent (Ret’d) Reg #23537 / O.1250 1942 – 2020 Years of Service: 1964 – 2002 Postings:  Depot, “F”, “O”, “K”, HQ and “E” Divisions  RCMP Veterans’ Association Member Vancouver Division Obituary and Condolences July 23, 1938 – October 28, 2020

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National Remembrance Day Ceremony in Ottawa

National Remembrance Day Ceremony in Ottawa Dear Members of the Association, Ottawa Division has drawn our attention to the work that the Royal Canadian Legion (RCL) is doing across Canada to remember those who have died in combat for Canada. November 11th., is fast approaching and the RCL’s substantial effort to continue our national practice […]

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Ottawa Division Remembrance Day Ceremonies

Remembrance Day Ceremonies Dear Members of the Association Ottawa Division has provided the following information covering their staging of a ceremony to remember those Canadians who gave their lives in the service of Canada. President Pelletier of Ottawa Division advises that members of the Musical Ride will be in attendance. The bulletins mentioned will affect […]

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