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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), who 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 out […]

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belairdirect Spring Letter

belairdirect Spring is In The Air Dear Association Members, We’ve just received and are happy to send out some helpful spring household tips from our sponsor, belairdirect. To view the letter simply click on the appropriate box below. James Forrest Director of Communications RCMP Veterans’ Association   Copyright © 2020 RCMP VETERANS’ ASSOCIATION  All rights […]

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All Lives Matter or No Lives Matter

  RCMP Veterans’ Association Members Helping Members This information is being provided to all Association Members All Lives Matter or No Lives Matter Dear Association Members, Our Past President, Al Rivard has written an op-ed (opposite the editorial page) in which he expresses his concerns about how our governments are deciding, in the face of […]

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TVO “Coppers” Takes a Look at the Lives of Retired Police Officers

RCMP Veterans’ Association Members Helping Members This information is being provided to all Association Members Coppers Dear Association Members, A quick note that TVO is offering tonight at 9:00PM (Eastern) a ” an unflinching, harrowing, and compassionate look at the careers of retired police officers. In a profession marked by adrenaline and chaos, but also […]

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A Member of The Force Shares His Struggles With PTSD

We  RCMP Veterans’ Association Members Helping Members This information is being provided to all Association Members Coping with PTSI Dear Association Members, The incidence, recognition and treatment of the Post Traumatic Stress Injury has come a long way in recent years. Members of the Force are no longer expected to just “suck it up” after […]

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A Message From The Board of Directors

RCMP Veterans’ Association Members Helping Members This information is being provided to all Association Members A Message from the Board of Directors Dear Association Members, When we think back on the reasons that we joined the Force many may come to mind. Through all those reasons though, one has been a driving internal motivator. The […]

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Update from Veterans Ombudsman

RCMP Veterans’ Association Members Helping Members This information is being provided to all Association Members Veterans Ombudsman, Craig Dalton A Message from Craig Dalton to Veterans Good Day, First, let me say that I hope all of you and your loved ones are safe and healthy. As our partner, I’d like to share with you […]

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New Members – Vancouver Division – Welcome!!

The following individuals have become members of the RCMP Veterans’ Association, Vancouver Division since January 1, 2020: March 2020 Name: Robert James (Jay) FULKS Reg. #: 40841/O.2463 Rank on Discharge: Inspector Joined Vancouver Division: March 2, 2020 Served In: K, E   Name: Stu CORBETT Reg. #: 51709 Rank on Discharge: Constable Joined Vancouver Division: March 5, […]

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Gone But Not Forgotten – January 2020 to April 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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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), who 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 out […]

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BC RCMP Saluting Healthcare Workers With Lights & Sirens

RCMP Veterans’ Association Members Helping Members This information is being provided to all Association Members Saluting Healthcare Workers Dear Association Members, Members of the Force have been recognizing the work of Canadian health professionals in British Columbia in quite a striking fashion What follows is a story from Narcity dated March 29 that describes the […]

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

MONTHLY REPORT MARCH 2020 March 5, 2020, Ladies Auxiliary Luncheon/ Meeting:   This meeting was held in the Fireside Room at “Hazelmere Golf & Tennis Club,” decorated in a “St. Patrick’s” theme, with many attendees wearing something ‘green.’  President, Denise Martinson, opened the meeting, and Auxiliary Member, Violet Holmes, said Grace.  Following the buffet luncheon, several Committee reports were readout, then everyone had […]

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Saskatchewan RCMP Charge 11 Suspects for Violating Public Health Order

RCMP Veterans’ Association Members Helping Members This information is being provided to all Association Members Violation of Public Health Order – Saskatchewan Dear Association Members, Association Secretary, Mark Gaillard has provided a news story from Global News regarding a violation of a Province of Saskatchewan Public Health order. The story is provided below. It may […]

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A Message From the RCMP Heritage Centre

RCMP Veterans’ Association Members Helping Members This information is being provided to all Association Members Dear Association Members, The following message has been posted on the Pillars of the Force Facebook Page. James Forrest Director of Communications RCMP Veterans’ Association We Salute ALL THE MEN AND WOMEN ON THE FRONT LINE DEDICATED TO KEEPING CANADIANS […]

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Notice of Passing – Retired Supt. Phillip Raymond ZERR – Reg. #17602

Reg. #17602 – Supt. (Retired) Phillip Raymond ZERR (July 5, 1929 – March 27, 2020) Years of Service:  1952 – 1985 Life Member RCMP Veterans’ Association – Vancouver Division It is with great sadness we share with you that Ray passed away at home from heart failure.  He was the beloved husband of Sheila Rankin, […]

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