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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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Photograph of retired RCMP Superintendent Ric Hall (Source of the photo - Ric Hall's Photo Collection).

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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Toy Drive - 2021

Surrey RCMP 2022 Keian’s Christmas Wish Toy Drive

Surrey RCMP 2022 Keian’s Christmas Wish Toy Drive In 2021, the RCMP Veterans’ Association, Vancouver Division, supported Surrey Detachment in the collection of toys and monetary donations which were turned over to the Surrey Detachment “Santa” aka A/Commr Brian Edwards.  Funds in the amount of over $800.00 were collected at our 2021 Christmas Luncheon where […]

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Pension Indexing Rate for 2023

  View as a web page Visit our website | Member Login Nov. 10, 2022 This just in: Pension indexing rate for 2023 At the end of each year, the Treasury Board Secretariat provides the Association with information on the pension indexing increase that is effective Jan. 1 for federal public sector pensions. The pension indexation […]

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Public Safety Personnel (PSP)

Over the past few years I have been taking part in the RCMP Wellness monthly meetings in “O” Division.  The “O” Div. Wellness Coordinator sent out info regarding the services of PSPNET.  I contacted the PSPNET Coordinator to confirm if our veterans’ association membership could take advantage of this service.  I received a phone call […]

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General Meetings

There will NOT be a General Meeting (luncheon) in November. The Levee this year will be held at the Hazelmere Golf & Tennis Club, 18150 – 8 Ave., Surrey on Friday, December 9, 2022.  More details will follow.

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Assist Book Author

Greetings; If anyone can provide any assistance to Faye she can be contacted at her e-mail address shown at the end of the attachment. Terry Hluska Central Vancouver Island Vets  twh22583@gmail.com

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