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Spring Social

      Veteran Dorothy Martinson sent us the following information and photos.           HAZELMERE GOLF & TENNIS CLUB,” SURREY, B.C. This special buffet dinner event was held on a lovely spring evening, starting at 4:30 p.m. for a “meet and greet” with our Guest Speaker,” former R.C.M.P. Commissioner (Rtd.), Beverly […]

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Spring Reception – April 27, 2017

        The Vancouver Division is hosting its first 2017 Spring Reception and the special guest speaker will be retired RCMP Commissioner Bev Busson.         Details about this reception are outlined in the following poster:

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Bone Marrow Is The Gift Of Life

        Veteran Ric Hall sent us Veteran John Gould’s wonderful story.         This story is dedicated to a young woman, Susanne Ruhle, 21 years of age, who was from the German village of Kobern-Gondorf. Sadly she was diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia. All treatments had failed and […]

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Bruce Dennison Bone Marrow Society

      The Vancouver Division supports the Bruce Dennison Bone Marrow Society and many members serve as couriers.           The Bruce Denniston Bone Marrow Society is a registered charity and was founded in 1988 with a mandate to help build the Unrelated Bone Marrow Donor Registry. We educate the public […]

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New Tradition Established: Burnaby Detachment

      On June 3, 2016, Burnaby Detachment commenced a new tradition to honour their retiring Detachment Commander – C/Supt. Dave Critchley.  According to S/S/Major John Buis, “this new honouring tradition is regularly used by many Fire Department.”       On this date, Chief Superintendent Dave Critchley departed the Detachment to commence his […]

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Royal Canadian Mint Honours National Heroes With Silver Collectors Coin Series

        Mint to donate $10,000 and portion of proceeds of the “Firefighters” coin to Red Cross Alberta Fires Appeal (Fort McMurray)           WINNIPEG, MANITOBA, MAY 17, 2016 – The Royal Canadian Mint is proudly honouring Canada’s national heroes with a new silver collector coin series. The series features […]

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Vancouver RCMP Ladies’ Auxiliary Donation

        Ladies Auxiliary President Peggy Blakley sent us the following photograph.         In the photograph Peggy Blakley is presenting Melissa De Genova (Director & Chair of Fundraising – Honour House in New Westminster, BC) with a cheque for $4,500. Check out webpage from last year on Honour House here. […]

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Veterans: North Vancouver Detachment

      In January 2016, North Vancouver Detachment had an unveiling ceremony hosted by Supt. Chris Kennedy (Officer i/c North Vancouver Detachment).           Retired Officer’s Commanding North Vancouver Detachment and their wives were invited to this special ceremony.  A special photographic wall display was unveiled displaying the photographs of 20 […]

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New Book: Silenced: The Untold Story Of The Fight For Equality In The RCMP

    A new thoroughly researched book is now available and was written by RCMP Veteran Dr. Bonnie Reilly Schmidt. The book is entitled “Silenced: The Untold Story Of The Fight For Equality In The RCMP.”  In light of the class action facing the Force, this book provides some insight to what circumstances female members […]

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Vancouver Maritime Museum – Schedule of Events

      With the low exchange rate of the Canadian dollar compared to that of the United States dollar, Canadians should consider exploring and learning more about our own proud history.         One such place is the Vancouver Maritime Museum. Beside the RCMP St. Roch and its historical artifacts, there are […]

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