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Equine Assisted Therapy for Operational Stress Injuries

RCMP Veterans’ Association Members Helping Members This information is being provided to all Association Members Operational Stress Injuries Dear Association Members, Equine therapy for a number of illnesses / injuries in humans has been shown to be extremely effective.  Vancouver Division supports Pacific Riding for Developing Abilities (PRDA) and Toronto Division supports the Community Association […]

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RCMP Appreciation Day – Feb 1, 2020

In 1919 the Parliament of Canada voted to form a national police force by merging the North-West Mounted Police and the Dominion Police of Eastern Canada, and on February 1, 1920, the newly formed police force was named the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.  This day was proclaimed in the fall of 2019, by the Attorney […]

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Missile Strikes in Iraq and Tehran Plane Crash

Commissioner’s Force Wide Broadcast Missile Strikes in Iraq and Tehran Plane Crash By now, you are aware of missile strikes on Tuesday that targeted two US military installations in Iraq as well as an unrelated plane crash near the Iranian capital of Tehran.  Under the Canadian Police Arrangement, RCMP members and police officers from Halifax Regional, […]

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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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RCMP’s Suicide Prevention Programs’ Unwittingly Deficient

RCMP Veterans’ Association Members Helping Members This information is being provided to all Association Members RCMP’s suicide prevention programs ‘unwittingly deficient,’ says internal report on Mountie’s death Dear Association Members, The CBC has authored a story based on the findings of an internal Force team – the Hazardous Occurrence Investigation Team – that identifies gaps […]

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National Police Federation Event Flow Chart

RCMP Veterans’ Association Members Helping Members This information is being provided to all Association Members The Path to A Contract Dear Association Members, President Steve Walker has asked that you be provided with some details on the latest steps the National Police Federation is taking in arriving at a contract for the serving members of […]

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Murder of Mother and Son

RCMP Veterans’ Association Members Helping Members This information is being provided to all Association Members   Successful Conclusion to a 15 Year Investigation Dear Association Members, Insp. (ret) Gerry Belliveau of New Brunswick Division has brought to our attention an intriguing CBC drama entitled “The Detectives”.  It’s a factual series that uses the actual information […]

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Executive Officer Competition 2020

  This information is being provided to all Association Members Amended Copy of this Competition – Closing date has been corrected to February 7th., 2020 Executive Officer Competition 2020 The RCMP Veterans’ Association seeks a knowledgeable, energetic and experienced self-starting individual to be the Association Executive Officer. Under the direction of the Board of Directors, the incumbent […]

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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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AGM 2020 Accommodations

RCMP Veterans’ Association Veterans Helping Veterans and Their Families This information is being provided to all Association Members There’s no room at the Inn Dear Association Members, Regina Division’s Bob Warnke has advised the following, “Please be advised the accommodations at the Delta Hotels by Marriott – Regina are no longer available.  We have secured […]

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