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BC North Division Coins

  Challenge Coins from BC North Division – Prince George Region Dear Veterans and Collectors We have embarked on a fundraising scheme by commissioning the production of an initial 200 Challenge Coins through a Canadian Calgary Firm known as SGS Marketing run by a Susan and Jason McINNIS ( Jason is Calgary City Police). The […]

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(Clarification) Class Action Against the RCMP

A Letter From The President Dear Members of the Association, The following message was received from Joanne Rigon, the Director General, RCMP Compensation Services. I had asked her why the Class Action notices had been sent to former members who joined the Force as far back as 1953. The following is her response: Sincerely A.P. […]

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Notice of Passing – Retired VPD Staff Sergeant 945 Tom CARROLL

SENT ON BEHALF OF INSPECTOR 1878 KEVIN BERNARDIN EXECUTIVE OFFICER   PASSING OF RETIRED VPD MEMBER   It is with great sadness that we announce the death of retired VPD Staff Sergeant 945 Tom CARROLL who passed away on October 9, 2021 at the age of 81. Tom joined the VPD August 11, 1969 and […]

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Cst. Shelby Patton Memorial Park – Update

Honouring Cst. Shelby Patton The Town of Indian Head, Saskatchewan Cst. Shelby Patton ***Update*** Tax Receipts Available*** On June 12, 2021, Indian Head Detachment member Cst. Shelby Patton was tragically killed in the line of duty at Wolseley, Saskatchewan after responding to a stolen vehicle report. The Town of Indian Head, working with a community-based […]

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Merchant Navy Commemoration Event –  Invitation to RCMPVA

Merchant Navy Commemoration Event – October 14, 2021 – Invitation to RCMP Veterans’ Association I believe this ceremony will be of particular interest to those Divisions who have a connection to or interest in the RCMP Marine Services. A member of Ottawa Division will be representing Marine Services for the laying of the wreath, and […]

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Class Action Lawsuit

  RCMP Medical Examination Class Action Good day folks, Apparently, some of you recently received messages from the law firm, “Kim Spencer McPhee Barristers P.C, regarding the RCMP Medical Examination Class Action. The message apparently implies you are participating in this action and refers to your ability to opt out, stating you must do so […]

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RCMP Veterans Diagnosed with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

  Seeking Information About RCMP Veterans Diagnosed with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Eric Howard (Reg. # 33553) is a retired member living in Cochrane, AB. He was diagnosed with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (scarring of the lungs from an unknown cause) – IPF in November 2019 – his conditioned worsened to the point of requiring full time […]

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Police and Peace Officers Memorial at Beechwood

  Police and Peace Officers Memorial at Beechwood Dear Members, Ottawa Division has asked that you be notified of a virtual event that they are hosting in recognition of the noted Memorial at Beechwood Cemetary on Sunday, September 26th. The event will be streamed live on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/BeechwoodCemetery/ to give everyone the opportunity to […]

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Association Dues Increase Announcement

  A Letter From The President Greetings to All By now, most, if not all of you, have been advised by your respective Presidents there is a need to increase the Association portion of your overall Fees. I will go into the details further on within this message. Firstly, further to my message to you […]

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Job Opportunity Public Health Agency of Canada Screening Officer

  Dear Members, The Association has been advised of the following job opportunity. James Forrest Director of Communications Public Health Agency of Canada Screening Officer ARE YOU A RETIRED PEACE OFFICER WANTING TO SUPPORT THE COVID-19 EFFORT? The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is currently seeking candidates to surge our enforcement capacity. If you […]

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