Request for Information

” Good day I’m Gerry McMillan, a RCMP Chaplain in ‘O’ Division. I had a close cousin in the RCMP. His name was Constable John Brian Baldwinson. He served in ‘E’Division in the Whiterock, Burnaby  Surrey BC area during the late 1960’s and early 1970’s. I will never forget the phone call I received on […]

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E Division Pipe Band Scotch Tasting Event – May 4, 2024

Good afternoon and Happy New Year; I am Michelle Merry, the current RCMP E Div pipe band executive president.  I’m also the bass drummer for the band. I am new in this role and excited about the band year upcoming.  We are in the planning stages of our Scotch Tasting event which has been a […]

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December 2023 Newsletter

Click on the link below to read the RCMP Veterans’ Association, Vancouver Division December 2023 Newsletter.

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What would an Alberta Pension Plan mean for the CPP?

View this email in your browser. What would an Alberta Pension Plan mean for the CPP? Dear Ronald, On Wednesday, Nov. 29 at 11 a.m. MST, the National Association of Federal Retirees will be hosting a webinar about the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and what it could mean for Alberta to leave and create its […]

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Notice of Settlement Approval Hearing

Below and attached is information about the settlement of Class Action against Veterans’ Affairs Canada (VAC) to settle the underpayment of VAC Disability Benefits. It may be beneficial to include this in the next Newsletter. Every RCMP & Military Veteran who is receiving a VAC Disability Pension will be paid by VAC in the usual […]

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The Silent Sentinels of “Depot” – Part II

Three years ago, I wrote of about the “Silent Sentinels of Depot” (see http://www.rcmpveteransvancouver.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/The-Silent-Sentinels-of-Depot.pdf) universally known in RCMP speak as the “flagpole”. It was known that the flagpole that stood from 1943 to sometime in the 1980s was raised by the members of “P” Troop 1943. At the time of writing my story I could […]

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Honour House Volunteer Campaign

Honour House Volunteer Campaign Honour House is run on volunteer power and due to the loss of several volunteers (hired by various agencies, moved away, etc.,) they are struggling! It’s a wonderful and worthy place to volunteer, for anyone looking to do something that will help many deserving people! The VSPOA meets at the Cloverdale […]

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Ross MacAulay MacKenzie, Reg # 4746

As we fast approach the 11th day of the 11th month we start to think of those who have served and died protecting our country. This is a story about one of them, one out of so many stories. Click on the link below to read the full story:  

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