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Phishing Email Advisory

RCMP Veterans’ Association Veterans Helping Veterans and Their Families This information is being provided to all Association Members Email Advisory – Phishing Dear Association Members, One of our members from Kingston Division received an email message yesterday that appeared to be a phishing attempt.  I’m sure that virtually all of us have received these things […]

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Kemptville Training Centre – Hazardous Materials

RCMP Veterans’ Association Veterans Helping Veterans and Their Families This information is being provided to all Association Members Kemptville Training Centre – Hazardous Materials Dear Association Members, This message is further to the CBC article concerning the RCMP training facilities that appear to have contained hazardous materials. President Sandy Glen of Nova Scotia has asked […]

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RCMP Confirms Hazardous Conditions at Kemptville Training Centre

RCMP Veterans’ Association Veterans Helping Veterans and Their Families This information is being provided to all Association Members Secretive RCMP training facility had mould and asbestos, force confirms Dear Association Members, Attached is an article that the CBC recently produced regarding the Special I training centre in Kemptville, Ont. The article describes the serious health […]

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Gone But Not Forgotten – August to December 2019

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 the […]

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

For Those of a Certain Vintage, Some Fond Memories or Maybe Not!

Remember these shirts, manufactured by “Rugged Wear” of Hamilton, proudly claiming that the shirt was “sanforized”.  I don’t recall that having a “sanforized” shirt was a bonus throughout my training.   Note the unilingual shoulder flash, first adopted in 1954 and worn on shirts and brown tunics till 1970 when the bilingual shoulder flash was introduced.  A narrow tie was […]

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Telephone Scam Alert – Protect Your Personal Information

RCMP Veterans’ Association Veterans Helping Veterans and Their Families This information is being provided to all Association Members VAC Warning Dear Association Members, President Steve Walker has received an alert from VAC concerning attempts by criminal entitities to acquire personal information from unsuspecting individuals. The alert, which follows is being sent out to caution you […]

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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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Operation Red Nose

Operation Red Nose

I am one of the organizers for Operation Red Nose in the Langley Surrey area for the 2019 holiday season.   Operation Red Nose is a driving alternative service where we get you and your vehicle home after a night of indulging. The entire campaign is run entirely on volunteers doing their part to help […]

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It’s a Family Affair!

Since the early days of North West Mounted Police family members have joined the Force.  Many brothers joined together and as time went by sons of NWMP members joined and that tradition has gone on to this day.  In the 1970s, serving and retired family members of recruits in training were able to present their son with his […]

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A Member Helping With Autism

RCMP Veterans’ Association Veterans Helping Veterans and Their Families This information is being provided to all Association Members ‘A man of his word’: Retired RCMP sergeant shows up every week for man with autism Dear Association Members, Our always alert former Director of Communications has forwarded a really heart-warming CBC article on the work of […]

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