RCMP Ladies Auxiliary Luncheon – February 7, 2019

The next RCMP Ladies Auxiliary luncheon/meeting will be held on February 7, 2019 at the Hazelmere Golf & Tennis Club, 18150 8th Avenue, Surrey, BC. in the ‘Fireside Room’. This meeting will celebrate its 83rd year since inception on February 26, 1936 in Vancouver, B.C. of the first RCMP Veterans Ladies Auxiliary formed in Canada. […]

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Membership Dues

The annual membership dues for Active Members of the Vancouver Division is $65 and is payable on January 1 of each year.  Membership dues can be paid in two ways:  Cheque or cash to be paid to the Division Treasurer when attending a Division function; or  Cheque mailed to:  RCMP Veterans’ Association – Vancouver DivisionMailstop 100414200 Green Timbers […]

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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) served in “E” Division for 20 years has spent over ten years researching and summarizing these achievements by specific date. Nearly every day, Larry […]

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The Days of Whisky Gap

I recently found a National Film Board of Canada film called, “The Days of Whisky Gap”.  It is a 21-minute film, produced in 1961, with rousing tales of the North West Mounted Police brought to life through photos and artist sketches.  Note the spelling of “whisky” in the film, and the “e” was added to “whiskey” for the now deserted town of Whiskey Gap. The film […]

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Photograph of bronze statue of RCMP member wearing a stetson

Found Stetson

Fallen Surrey Mountie’s Stetson turns up in Germany four decades laterA collector of RCMP memorabilia found the Stetson that had belonged to Const. Terry Draginda, who was killed in a car crash while on duty in 1974, in a market in Hamburg.https://theprovince.com/news/local-news/fallen-surrey-mounties-stetson-turns-up-in-germany-four-decades-later/wcm/887f13fd-d8a8-4634-8ada-d8b1e1a3ed4d

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Photograph of NWMP cap badge on map

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) 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 […]

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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) served in “E” Division for 20 years has spent over ten years researching and summarizing these achievements by specific date. Nearly every day, Larry […]

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Have You Got A Match?

In 2008, due to a back injury at home, Veteran John Gould, Reg. #35693, ended up in hospital for a week.  During that time, while conducting routine blood work, John was diagnosed with an extremely rare form of blood cancer, Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia, which is a treatable but non-curable cancer.  The disease progressed to the point […]

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Passing of Sergeant Dan Gibbons (Rtd.) – A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, January 5, 2018 at 11:00am at the Precious Blood Parish in Surrey, BC

  Retired Sergeant Dan Gibbons passed away peacefully at home on December 29, 2018, at the age of 61. During his short battle with cancer, Dan remained gracious, humble and accepting of his diagnosis as he fought with courage and dignity. He will forever be remembered for his kind and generous spirit. Dan joined the […]

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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) served in “E” Division for 20 years has spent over ten years researching and summarizing these achievements by specific date. Nearly every day, Larry […]

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