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Oct. – Dec. 2018: 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 […]

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Arnold Friberg's RCMP painting

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 by specific date. Nearly every day, Larry sends […]

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Jack Nesbitt – Service & Open House – Dec. 8/18

# 28646 Sgt. Jack Duncan Nisbet- 1949-2018 It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Jack.  Jack passed away peacefully in his home on November 16th, 2018 after a long and courageous battle with MS.  Jack was born in Milden Saskatchewan and raised in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He joined the RCMP on January 11, 1971 […]

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RCMP “E” Division Pipes and Drums

  The Vancouver Division has provided financial support to the RCMP “E” Division Pipes & Drums (Buffalo Celtic Music Society).  

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Larry Burden – 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 by specific date. Nearly every day, Larry sends […]

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Mert Rowden Celebrates 90th Birthday

At the Veterans General Meeting held on November 15, 2018, all those present celebrated Mert Rowden’s (Reg. #15409) 90th Birthday.  Congratulations Mert!!      

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Pillars of the Force

“PILLARS OF THE FORCE” is a major initiative of the Friends of the Mounted Police Heritage Centre and RCMP Veterans’ Association, dedicated to recognizing all Members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) who have honourably served; Officers who, day in and day out, answer the call to duty often under difficult and challenging circumstances. […]

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Veterans Ombudsman Advisory Council (VOAC)

On  October 11th,  I received an email from Guy Parent, Veterans Ombudsman (VO) inviting me to join the Veterans Ombudsman Advisory Council (VOAC)  to replace outgoing Governor Dave Leblanc.  The RCMPVA Past President has had the privilege of being part of this Council to represent our membership and provide input to the activities of that Office. […]

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