Celebrating Women In The RCMP

        To celebrate the 40th anniversary of women in the Force, the RCMP Veterans’ Association – Vancouver Division’s 2014 levee theme has been designated as “Celebrating Women in the RCMP.”     For this levee, the Vancouver Division has extended an invitation to all serving and past members of the Force.  Posters […]

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UPDATED – Help Identify: 1956 Photo Of Unknown RCMP Member

      Veteran Ric Hall sent us the following information and is seeking to identify the unknown RCMP member.  Photograph was taken in 1956 in Vancouver, B.C.         Many of us growing up in Vancouver can remember walking down Granville Street, when it was a family outing, and having your picture […]

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Larry Burden’s This Day In The Force

      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 […]

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Barry Bradley’s Old Newspaper Clippings

      Throughout his career in the Force (1960 – 1995), Veteran Barry Bradley developed a newspaper scrapebook containing notable news stories about the RCMP in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia.       Each week, we will post three or four of these old newspaper clippings for the interest of Veterans and […]

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The Quarterly: Fall 2014

        The Fall 2014 edition of The Quarterly is now being distributed.           This edition includes: On The Cover Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2014, INTERPOL is poised to make a significant advancement towards service delivery of its 190-member countries.  This construction of the INTERPOL Global Complex for […]

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UPDATED – Help Identify: RCMP Chapel Member

      Veteran Ric Hall forwarded to us the following photograph which he discovered in the Alberta Archives.  Noted photograph was taken in the RCMP Chapel at “Depot” Division in 1960.       There is no indication of the names of the member or chaplain. The following is a magnified image of these […]

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New Book: The Caloris Rim Project

  Our website normally posts new books that are either fictional or non-fiction accounts of the RCMP or its members. Most are written by retired members and we are committed to supporting them. In keeping with that theme of support, we have a new book to announce, but this one is considerably different than our […]

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Surrey Detachment: Fallen Members’ Memorial

      For this week, Ric Hall’s Photo Corner theme is Surrey Detachment’s “Fallen Members’ Memorial.”           The first member to be killed on duty at Surrey Detachment was Constable Archie Lepine (Reg.# 21512) – July 15, 1960.  Then in the mid-1970, three members were killed in the line of […]

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Nov. 15 – 21: Gone But Not Forgotten

        As a retired member of the Force, each Veteran is a component of an extended family regardless of where they reside.           When a RCMP Veteran passes away – their old colleagues pause for a moment to reflect on the good times they had and the memories […]

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Veterans: Retirement Travel

        Over the past week, we have searched for the most recent and notable articles relating to retirement travel.         Based on our search, we selected the following articles for your reading pleasure. GENERAL 5 Reasons You Should Travel During An Economic Slump – It’s official: The economy may […]

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Veterans Submitted: Top Twelve Videos

        Over the past week, we have received many videos from various individuals and Veterans across Canada.         Based on our review of these videos, we have selected the top twelve and they are included below for your viewing pleasure. 1) Veteran John Toews submitted “Dog Wants A Kitty” […]

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Reflecting On Remembrance Day

        Last week, there was a significant number of Canadians attending Remembrance Day services across Canada.  In fact, citizens arrived two hours before the commencement of services.     As many stood through the service, one reflected on the sacrifices our Canadian soldiers have made on behalf of our country. Canada is […]

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Preparing A “Show” Rose Garden

      In a member’s spare time or as a retirement hobby, RCMP Veterans develop a passion for a particular interest.  Some decide upon photography or travel or model trains. Veteran Phil Juby developed an interest in Rose Garden Shows.  The following article was forwarded to us by Phil and for the benefit of […]

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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 […]

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