By Gabrielle Fahmy, CBC News Posted: Apr 24, 2017 7:00 AM AT The RCMP officers who responded to the Moncton, N.B., shootings that left three Mounties dead and two others wounded in 2014 did not have the proper equipment or training, the Crown said Monday, the first day of the national police force’s trial on charges of violating the Canada Labour […]
Globe and Mail lays out a litany of problems facing the RCMP COLIN FREEZE The Globe and Mail Published Sunday, Apr. 23, 2017 9:13PM EDT Early this month, RCMP Sergeant Chris Backus and his colleagues purchased some neon pink and orange duct tape. The West Coast Mounties stuck it on top of the traditional yellow […]
By Alison Crawford, CBC News Posted: Apr 18, 2017 5:52 PM ET Mounties are one step closer to forming their first union. The National Police Federation filed an application for certification at the Public Service Labour Relations and Employment Board in Ottawa late Tuesday. The federation is seeking to represent 17,945 members of the RCMP under the rank […]
In what may be, in part, a response to the RCMPVA letter identifying the inadequacy of proposed pay increases for serving RCMP members, Commissioner Paulson has sought to justify that inadequacy in the following letter. He also expresses concern about disenchantment within the Force and the impending unionization of the Force and the ability of the […]
RCMPVA Toronto Division President Jim Brown acting as interim Sgt. at Arms for the Royal Canadian Legion Vimy Ridge Ceremony at the Cenotaph in Port Perry on Sun with his grandson Tyler Crabb of the Chadburn 151 Squadron Air Cadets. Excellent representation of the Division.
To help the serving members of the RCMP the following letter was sent by the President of the RCMP Veterans’ Association to the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness. Dear Minister (Hon. Ralph Goodale, P.C., M.P.), On behalf of the Board of Directors, Governors and members of the Royal Canadian Mounted […]
A ruling that senior RCMP officers mercilessly harassed a sergeant after deciding he had lied about his run for political office should be set aside as flawed, the federal government said Thursday. In its notice of appeal, Department of Justice lawyers argue Ontario Superior Court Justice Mary Vallee made numerous mistakes, including forcing RCMP Commissioner […]
Toronto Division President Jim Brown attended the Air Cadets Squadron Mess Dinner on March 26th., 2017, representing the Division, and was pleased to meet some very impressive Cadets!
For “O” Division members Ed Chetner was a legend at 225 Jarvis Street, often remembered for his humour, his cigar and his candelstein operations. It is with sadness that we have learned of his passing and Toronto Division offers it’s sincerest condolences to Ed’s family. Ed’s Obituary, CHETNER, Edward (Ed) Ezra August 14, 1932 – Calgary, […]
Article in the March 2, 2017 Edition of The Halifax Chronicle Herald detailing the RCMPVA Nova Scotia Division Grave Maintenance Program For years, Tom Lowe and a team of active and retired RCMP officers have been scouring the obituaries and cemeteries of Nova Scotia looking for lost members. “I’d go to funerals and make contact […]