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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
HEATHER COLPITTS Fri Sep 1st, 2017 3:30p The Aldergrove Star Langley retiree Murray Macham recalls being a young RCMP officer stationed on the Prairies and being tasked by the brass to go to the local cemetery and clean the graves of RCMP members. “One a year we were given a file and told ‘Get out […]
Toronto Division is pleased to present a copy of a welcoming letter sent by the RCMP Veterans’ Association President Al Rivard to the incoming Federal Minister of Veterans’ Affairs, and Associate Minister of National Defence, Seamus O’Regan who was sworn into office on Monday, August 28, 2017.
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 […]
July 24, 2017 Mr Frank McKenna c/o Ms Kathy Thompson Assistant Deputy Minister Public Safety Canada 269 Laurier Avenue West Ottawa, Ontario KIA OP8 Dear Mr. McKenna, On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Veterans’ Association, I congratulate you on your appointment as the Chair of the Selection Committee […]
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, […]
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.