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RCMP Veterans’ Association Levee Photos

The RCMP Veterans’ Association, Vancouver Division Levee was held on December 9, 2022.  One of our members, Peter Bond, took photos of the RCMP “E” Division Pipes and Drums who performed at the Levee.      

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2023 Dues and Updating RCMPVA Profile

Happy New Year to All 2023 DUES: Your 2023 Annual dues are now payable.  Unlike what seems like everything else, your annual dues have not increased and remain at $65.00.  All renewals are done through National headquarters at this time. On January 1, 2023, the National portion of your dues increased from $45.00 to $50.00.  After a […]

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Keian Blundell with dad Ryan and RCMP Staff Sgt. Major John Buis at Canuck Place

Keian’s Holiday Wish Toy Drive

Christmas 2022 Keian’s Holiday Wish Toy Drive Once again, the Vancouver Division RCMP Veterans were generous in helping to make Keian’s Holiday Wish Toy Drive a continued success. At our annual Levee, held on December 9, 2022, cash and toys were collected from those who were in attendance.  A number of our Veterans, who were […]

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RCMP 150th Anniversary Promotion

Mark your calendars! Special offer coming soon. Celebrate the RCMP with our 150th Anniversary Promotion Along with our wishes for a happy, healthy Christmas season, we thank you for your past, enthusiastic participation in Pillars of the Force in support of the RCMP Heritage Centre. The Princess Royal Walk is fast becoming a living legacy and […]

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Troop 21, 1977/1978 Reunion, Attempt to Locate

The following is a message from A.P. (Sandy) Glenn, National President: “Good morning folks. A troop reunion for Troop 21, 1977/78 is being organized and assistance is requested to locate the former members noted below. In order to assist the organizer, would you mind asking folks within your respective divisions if they happen to know […]

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UPDATE INFORMATION – RETIRED OFFICERS

The Officers’ Mess Executive is hoping the Veteran’s Association can help us.  We maintain a long list (over 400) of retired officers in ‘E’ Division; over time the phone numbers and emails are no longer in service.  I would like to ask all retired officers interested in hearing about upcoming Mess events to update their email […]

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Vancouver Division Levee – December 9, 2022

VANCOUVER DIVISION LEVEE The 2022 RCMPVA, Vancouver Division Levee will be held on Friday, December 9, 2022 at Hazelmere Golf & Tennis Club, 18150 – 8 Ave., Surrey, BC.  The doors will open at 3:30 p.m., buffet turkey dinner at 6:00 p.m. and entertainment by the Vancouver RCMP Pipe Band at 7:00 p.m. The cost is $60.00 per person. […]

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The Caparisoned Horse

The Caparisoned Horse Right off the top you are probably asking yourself what is a “The Caparisoned Horse”. It is the practice of having a horse of a deceased military officer led in the funeral procession is a remnant of an ancient custom of sacrificing a horse at the burial of a warrior. Generally the […]

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Duty Done – Memories of Fairmont Barracks

Many on this site will have worked or lived at Fairmont in Vancouver. After 2 1/2 years, Duty Done – Memories of Fairmont Barracks, has been published. The book is a collection of stories received from retired RCMP members, employees and/or their families of memories from times spent working, living or visiting this beautiful Tudor […]

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