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Larry Burden – This Day In The RCMP

        The achievements and contributions of the Force have been built upon the individual contributions of many past Veterans. These contributions have largely been forgotten.         Veteran #35982 Sgt. Larry Burden who served in “E” Division for 20 years has spent over ten years researching and summarizing these achievements […]

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Larry Burden’s This Day In The RCMP

    The achievements and contributions of the Force have been built upon the individual contributions of many past Veterans. These contributions have largely been forgotten.           Veteran #35982 Sgt. Larry Burden who served in “E” Division for 20 years has spent over ten years researching and summarizing these achievements by […]

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Ric Hall: RCMP Trivia

        For this week, Ric Hall has sent to us some RCMP trivia and question for our readers.         According to the July 1936 RCMP Quarterly – “A new departure in training is being tested this summer, sixty recruits, from “Depot” having been attached to “F” and “K” Divisions, […]

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New Ship: Honours Cpl. Bob Teather

Inspector Ken Burton forwarded to us the news that the Canadian Coast Guard Ship – Corporal Heather CV (Cross of Valour) is now undergoing sea trials.  It was the decision of the Canadian government to name one of the new Canadian Coast Guard vessels after this famous RCMP member. As many Veterans may remember, this […]

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Supt. Howard Cronkhite

    Howard Cronkhite spent most of career in the Yukon and participated in many long and extreme cold dog sled patrols as did many other members. Most recently, RCMP Veteran Bob Boyd discovered a report Howard Cronkhite submitted to his Officer Commanding in 1924 outlining the hardships that he and other members experienced while […]

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RCMP and the Monarchy

  Upon the occasion of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee, we find ourselves with cause to celebrate and reflect upon the Royal Family’s long association with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). This association dates back to 1897 when the Force participated in celebrations which marked Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee.  When the Canadian […]

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