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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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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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The Long Patrol…. Very Long!

The Long Patrol…. Very Long! Imagine you were sitting in your warm and comfortable office in Maple Creek, say around 1914, a senior officer approaches you and says we want you to head north and be part of a team to search for some Inuits who murdered two white men, one American hunter named Harry Radford and a young Canadian […]

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A Story to be Told!

The Cartoonist Who Became the Commanding Officer of “E” Division When I began doing stories for the Vancouver Division website it always amazed me how one person’s story connects him or her to another person or event.  In reality this should not surprise me as I have found when you meet a serving member or veteran you […]

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Where Were You February 15, 1965?

        The following story was written by RCMP Veteran Ric Hall (#24394/O.1330) and published on this website in August 2016:         “Where Were You February 15, 1965? In 2017 there will be Canadian flags and RCMP members in Review Order in abundance when Canada celebrates its 150th Anniversary.   […]

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Never Seen Before Hope Slide Pictures

Who are these members?  Photos captured at the Hope Slide, January 1965.   The Ministry of Transportation has released never before seen photos of the disaster that became forever known as the Hope Slide.  RCMP members are seen in various forms of uniform….who are they?  For more information and photos see:   PHOTOS: Ministry of Transportation releases never-before-seen […]

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Archie “Pete” Peterson

The nephew of Archie Lloyd Peterson, known as “Pete”, is attempting to find any pictures of his uncle while he served on the Musical Ride, probably in the 1950s or early 1960s.   “Pete” joined the RCMP in 1947 and served in Manitoba and British Columbia.  His Regimental # was 15239.   His last posting  apparently was in Richmond […]

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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 […]

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Christmas in Cambridge Bay 1935

RCMP Veterans’ Association Veterans Helping Veterans and Their Families This information is being provided to all Association Members The St. Roch in Cambridge Bay – 1935 Dear Association Members, The daughter of Supt. Henry Larsen, Doreen Riedel Larsen has found an unusual story from amongst her fathers writings. She observed, “A few weeks ago I […]

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