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RCMP Veterans Group Honour Officer

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Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP Const. Kerri Parish (second from right) receives the first Okanagan Division Veterans Award, presented by the Okanagan RCMP Veterans Association. Making the presenation are (from left): Southeast District Staff Sgt. Maj.Robert Daly, retired Insp. Allan Speevak of the Okanagan Veterans Association and Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP Supt. Jim McNamara. (Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP photo) […]

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Letter to Ralph Goodale – Please Correct RCMP Staff Shortages and Unfair Pay Rates

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On February 18, 2018, Al Rivard, our National President, wrote to the Minister of Public Safety, Hon. Ralph Goodale, to express to him the concerns our Association has regarding the effect severe staff shortages and inadequate compensation is having upon the rank and file of the RCMP; sworn officers and civilian staff alike. The Letter […]

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RCMP detachment and veterans, Shoppers Drug Mart contribute to DVHS from fall fundraisers

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      Outreach by South Okanagan Division to Local Hospice Toronto Division members will remember C/Supt. Kevin Harrison formerly i/c IMET in Toronto who spearheaded South Okanagan’s charity project.News in the Osoyoos Times of the giving back by South Okanagan Division, RCMPVA to their community. Representatives of the Osoyoos RCMP Detachment and the RCMP […]

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Toys head to the north

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By Tim Meeks, Trentonian Wednesday, November 29, 2017 4:25:06 EST PM CFB TRENTON – A child’s smile is a magical thing, especially at Christmas. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police, RCMP Veterans Association and the Canadian Toy Association realize this and for the past eight years they have teamed up with 8 Wing Trenton and corporate and external partners […]

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RCMPVA launches clarification letter to the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

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Letter to the Inquiry from the RCMPVA   Bernée Bolton Director of Communications National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls PO Box 500, Station A Vancouver, BC V6C 2N3 Dear Ms Bolton, This letter is in regards to the July 27, 2017, statement “National Inquiry has forensic team reviewing police files,” a […]

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Galloping off in all directions: An analysis of the new federal– provincial agreement for RCMP contract police services and some implications for the future of Canadian policing

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CANADIAN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION / ADMINISTRATION PUBLIQUE DU CANADA VOLUME 55, NO. 3 (SEPTEMBER/SEPTEMBRE 2012), PP. 433–450 © The Institute of Public Administration of Canada/L’Institut d’administration publique du Canada 2012 By Robert F. Lunney – Toronto Division Secretary abstract: In 1874, the original 275-officer contingent of North-West Mounted Police left Manitoba for what is now Alberta, […]