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2019 Campbell Valley Wine Run

2019 Campbell Valley Wine Run In support of Pacific Riding for Developing Abilities Donna Morse, Past President On September 22, 2019, the annual Campbell Valley Wine Run was held.  Unfortunately, this year, the weather was extremely rainy, but spirits weren’t dampened as we all had the opportunity to taste different varietals of wine from several […]

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Seeking Members to Fill Executive Positions (term 2020-21)

October 2019 – REPOST Update – Donna Morse, Past President Seeking Members to fill Executive Positions (term 2020/21) As Past President of the Division, it is my job to serve as the Chairperson of the Nominating Committee of the Division Executive.  Our elections are held each year in November, and it is imperative that the […]

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CHALLENGE COINS

The Vancouver Division is in the process of striking a Division Challenge Coin and we need the input of our membership in finalizing a design.   The face of the coin would be the RCMP Veterans Association crest similar to that depicted.  The inscription would read “RCMP Veterans Association, Vancouver Division, Established 1913”.   We […]

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NORTH WEST MOUNTED POLICE / Memoir of a Doctor’s Wife

NORTH WEST MOUNTED POLICE / Memoir of a Doctor’s Wife by Henrietta E. Haultain / edited by Donald J. Klancher I have felt an urge to make a record of life on the plains as I knew it, with my pen and my photographs, for the memory of it should not vanish with the passing of […]

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Upcoming General Meeting – October 17, 2019

RCMP Veterans’ Association, Vancouver Division Notice of Upcoming General Meeting October 17, 2019 Hazelmere Golf and Country Club, 18150 8 Avenue, Surrey, B.C. Doors Open at 11:00 AM “Blamed and Broken – The Mounties and the Death of Robert Dziekanski” By Curt Petrovich Earlier this summer, I had the opportunity to read the book “Blamed […]

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SEEKING VOLUNTEERS

IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR, AGAIN!!  HO, HO, HO!! As in past years, the E Division NCO’s mess is seeking volunteers from our Vancouver Division Veterans and Ladies Auxiliary Members to assist with the annual Children’s Christmas Party.   The Christmas Party is being held on Sunday, December 7th, 2019 from 0900 – 1300 hours at “E” Division Headquarters, […]

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The Future of Fairmont Barracks – Plans for the Heather Lands

The Future of Fairmont Barracks – Plans for the Heather Lands As many of you may be aware the Fairmont Lands situated in the City of Vancouver was ceded to the First Nations in 2014.  Since the fall of 2017, your Vancouver Division Executive have been in discussion with the City of Vancouver regarding the retention of the […]

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Scheer Promises Free Admission at Regina’s RCMP Museum

RCMP Veterans’ Association Veterans Helping Veterans and Their Families This information is being provided to all Association Members Scheer promises free admission at Regina’s RCMP museum Dear Association Members,This message is certainly not a political endorsement for any particular party.  Rather it is a simple report from the CBC on the status of the RCMP […]

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On the Okanagan Rail Trail for 60 hours for PTSD Awareness

RCMP Veterans’ Association Veterans Helping Veterans and Their Families This information is being provided to all Association Members Walking for PTSD Awareness Dear Association Members,A very interesting news item recently appeared on the CBC website.  It deals with a 239 km walk to heighten awareness of the PTSD factor in the career of first responders […]

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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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