Vancouver Division


The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Veterans Association has been in existence since 1886.

Force Veterans in Vancouver commenced meetings in 1912 and these meetings have continued since that time.

The Association was incorporated under the name Royal Northwest Mounted Police Veterans’ Association by Letters Patent under the Companies Act on January 14, 1924 and steps were taken on December 1, 1954 to change the Association’s name to the current RCMP Veterans’ Association.

The Vancouver Division is one of 31 regional components of the RCMP Veterans’ Association.   Association and is a not-for-profit organization with a national headquarters in Ottawa.

Our Association endeavours to preserve and strengthen the bonds of friendship amongst retired members of the Force by:

  • promoting and assisting in the promotion and advancement of the best interests of Canada;
  • serving the Government of Canada when required and requested;
  • co-operating with and rendering assistance to the Police, especially the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, in all matters of common interest or concern;
  • promoting the physical, social and economic welfare of the Association’s members or the members of their immediate families; and
  • providing support to worthy community services or organizations of a charitable or benevolent nature.

Regardless of the passing of time, Force Veterans have been proud of the contributions they have made to the keeping of the peace.

Currently, the Vancouver Division has approximately 430 members who are dispersed throughout the Lower Mainland of British Columbia.