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V-E Day Ceremony Invitation

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Subject: V-E Day Ceremony Invitation Members of Toronto Division RCMP Veterans Association On behalf of the Toronto City Hall V-E Day Commemoration Committee, I would like to invite you to join us on Monday, May 9th, 2016 as we commemorate the 71st anniversary of V-E Day with a ceremony at Toronto City Hall. V-E Day, […]

Obituaries

Passing Of Regimental Number 15948, Cal Hill

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Manitoba Division of the RCMP Veterans’ Association has advised of the passing of Cal Hill. Cal was a long time member of “O” Division RCMP having served at Walpole Island, London Detachment and Toronto Drug Section. He passed away last night (2016-04-23) from cancer. He is being buried at Depot Division at a later date […]

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Sections 40 and 42 Removed from Bill C-7

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After today’s (April 21st) Public Safety and National Security Committee Hearing on Bill C-7, our Executive Officer provided the following report: Sections 40 and 42 were unanimously removed from Bill C-7 as well as redundant s. 74. Liberal members voted against the Government’s own legislation. These are the only amendments made by SECU to Bill […]

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Federal retirees hire new CEO to protect their pensions and benefits

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KATHRYN MAY, OTTAWA CITIZEN .The association representing Canada’s federal retirees has hired long-time bureaucrat Simon Coakeley as its new chief executive officer. The National Association of Federal Retirees, which represents about 185,000 retired public servants, military and RCMP, has been without a CEO for about a year. Coakeley starts in his new post May 16 […]

News from The Force

RCMP spouses and retired Mounties speak up over contentious bill

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Bill C-7 contains changes to health benefits and excludes issues from bargaining table By Alison Crawford, CBC News Retired Mounties and spouses of RCMP officers say they are speaking out against a bill that could have wide-ranging consequences for officers, because members currently serving in the force are fearful of doing so. The government introduced Bill C-7 in response to a Supreme Court […]