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Gone But Not Forgotten

  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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He who collects all things RCMP

He who collects all things RCMP My friend from Germany! Several years ago, I connected via e-mail with Tim Jöckel who lives in Germany and is a collector of all things RCMP.  I have become his advisor when he is interested in acquiring additions to his collection and is not sure of the item’s authenticity.  I have learned that in the world of […]

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North West Mounted Police in the late 1800’s

  North West Mounted Police in the late 1800’s Dear Members, Recently our newly-formed Office of Public Engagement was involved in some discussions regarding a project they are currently embarked upon. Gibson Glavin of that office mentioned that he had been interviewed at one time regarding the role of the Force in Canada from its […]

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Between Blade & Bullet

Tim Short is a member of the RCMP Veterans’ Association, Vancouver Division.  Tim’s wife, Margaret Franz, has just published a book “Between Blade & Bullet”.  It refers to the “41-hour Hostage Taking” at BC Pen in 1975. Mary Steinhauser, the only one killed that day, was Margaret Franz’s sister.   Mary Steinhauser is the only peace […]

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Photograph of retired RCMP Superintendent Ric Hall (Source of the photo - Ric Hall's Photo Collection).

Photos From the Past

Photos From the Past Recently I have been helping out the daughter of a former member of the RCMP. She sent me a colourized photo of her father receiving his Long Service Medal at Fairmont Barracks. The photo was probably taken around 1952. In the background are the stables of Fairmont Barracks. The member is […]

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Surrey Detachment 70th Anniversary

Surrey Detachment 70th Anniversary In 2021, the Surrey RCMP will mark 70 years of service to the City of Surrey. In order to honour this important milestone, Surrey Detachment is reaching out to veterans who served at Surrey to work on a special commemorative project. We would like to put together a collection of photos […]

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Amber Alert during Portapique Shooting

  Amber Alert during Portapique Mass Shooting Dear Members of the Association, In the year following the tragic events that unfolded at Portapique, N.S. there have been extensive discussions on the use of the Amber Alert system by the Force. In a recent television interview with Global news the Association’s Chief of Public Engagement, Steve […]

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Presentation of a Commemorative Coin

Presentation of a Commemorative Coinand Certificate in memoryof Heidi Stevenson Letter from the President I wish to share with everyone, an outstanding act of compassion and caring provided by our Victoria Division and in particular, President Rosie Bowman.We were all devastated, learning of the death of our serving sister, Heidi Stevenson, who courageously fought face to […]

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Anniversary of Portapique Mass Murder in Nova Scotia April 18th

From Brian Carter – President of Nova Scotia Division 1st Anniversary of the Portapique Mass Murder in Nova Scotia April 18th On April 18th 2020, a madman began his murder spree killing 22 people. As RCMP Veterans, our sympathies continue to go out to all of the families of the victims of this horrible crime, […]

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The Passing of The Duke of Edinburgh

RCMP Veterans’ Association Members Helping Members This information is being provided to all Association Members Garth Hampson Passing of The Duke of Edinburgh Dear Members of the Association Ottawa Division Member, Garth Hampson has shared some of his experiences when working with the Royal Family. They are rather intriguing and thus are being shared given […]

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