Painting with RCMP pride
Sherwood Park News
One prominent feature of Ross' paintings is, naturally, the bison — an animal with strong ties to the RCMP, and one that has been central to the force's coat of arm since the beginning, starting with the North West Mounted Police, then the Royal North ...
Travel: Training with the Mounties and discovering a gangsters hideout
Originally called the North West Mounted Police and founded in 1873 to patrol the vast Northern Territories of what is the world's second largest country, they were reformed as the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in 1920 and today their bright scarlet ...
Looking Back: Canada, 1886 to 1905
Maple Ridge News
In 1904 the North West Mounted Police became the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and Billy Miner staged his first Canadian train robbery. The Yukon Territory had entered confederation in 1898 and the 18-year period finished with two more provinces ...
Fort Macleod Lions Club funds musical ride uniforms at the Fort Museum
Macleod Gazette Online
Fort Macleod Lions Club donated $5,000 last week for new jackets and gauntlets for the Mounted Patrol. From left: Lion Heather Sopher, Fort Macleod Historical Association president Bob Gunn, Fort Museum manager Sandi Davis and Lion Michelle Harris.