Tag Archives: RCMP Veterans

Veterans Submitted: Photographs

      Over the past week, we have received many submitted photographs from various Veterans living in several locations in Canada.           1) Veteran Phil Juby photograph and sent us the Yukon landscape photo with the following details “Went for a day trip to Skagway, Alaska yesterday.  An excellent day […]

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50th Anniversary Memorial Service For Constable Terry Tomfohr

      June 3, 2017 is the 50th anniversary of the death of RCMP Constable Terry E. Tomfohr (Reg. #25214).             Constables Robert Yakubchuk and Terry Tomfohr responded to a complaint of youths tormenting a neighbour in the Capital Hill area of Burnaby BC.  In the dark and with […]

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RNWMP: Volunteerism & Patriotism In World War I

        For this November 11 Remembrance Day, we are highlighting the contributions and sacrifices made by past members of the Force.         Volunteerism and patriotism have been hallmarks of the Force since its creation in 1873.  At no time in the history of the Force has volunteerism and patriotism […]

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Ric Hall’s Photo Corner – Musical Ride Kicks Off Season At Queen’s 90th

      Ric has received the following photographs from RCMP C/S/M Darren Campbell.           Martine Courage from the Pony Express outlined: “While having tea with the Queen is often said in jest, this year, some lucky members of the Musical Ride got to do just that. The famed troop was […]

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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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The North-West Mounted Police In The Kootenays

        Veteran Bill Sedler spent us the following details and photographs of the first Force members to the Kootenays.           Since the March West in 1874, the well-being of the First Nations people has been the primary concern for the North West Mounted Police. In 1887, a dispute […]

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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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John Stolarski’s Old Newspaper Clippings

      With the exception of his first two years in the Force, John Stolarski spent his entire career as a Police Dog Services handler.         Throughout this career, John clipped newspaper articles about members who he had worked with. Despite the fact that John has passed away, his family has […]

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John Stolarski’s Old Newspaper Clippings

      With the exception of his first two years in the Force, John Stolarski spent his entire career as a Police Dog Services handler.         Throughout this career, John clipped newspaper articles about members who he had worked with. Despite the fact that John has passed away, his family has […]

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Ric Hall’s Latest Discoveries

      At present, Ric is reviewing the early editions of the RCMP Quarterly (commenced in 1933) and old “Scarlet & Gold” (commended in 1919) magazines from the RCMP Veterans’ Association.         In so doing, he is discovering these old editions contain a wealth of historical insight to the early days […]

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