One hundred years ago, in the coldness of dawn, Canadian soldiers waited in trenches to attack enemy forces at Vimy Ridge on April 9, 1917.
Also in the Quarterly’s Summer issue:
By Cst. Elenore Sturko
The portraits of four Mounties hung on the wall of my great grandmother’s apartment. Her four sons, Dave, Brian, Bob and Jack were members of the RCMP.
By Cst. Brendan Harkness
It all started 20 years ago when I was 15 years old. I remember driving down the highway in my parents Ford Aerostar, and passing the Whipletree Junction Auction House in Duncan.
By Jennifer Mukena Muika
This year’s Canada Day marked the 150th anniversary of our nation’s confederation. In every part of the country, festivities were planned to bring Canadians together to celebrate our long and rich history. K Div. was no exception.
By Tanya Baglole
A few years ago, a man contacted Supt. Joe Healy (Rtd.) after discovering his father’s name in the RCMP Graves Discovery Database that Healy had created.
By Tanya Baglole
In June 1953, Cst. Victor Cormier, 29, fell through the ice in the high Arctic while searching for stolen property.
By James Montagnes
Royal Canadian Mounted Police are now riding motor cycles, 250 of these machines having been sold recently to the famous force.
By S/Sgt. Michael Duncan (Rtd.)
I don’t think I’ve read a book more quickly than The Life & Times of Lighthouse McNeil.
By Insp. Gibson Glavin (Rtd.)
From 1909 to 1954, the sovereign of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth awarded the King’s Police and Fire Service Medal (KPFSM), [formerly the King’s Police Medal (KPM)], to police officers and firefighters throughout the Commonwealth for acts of bravery or distinguished service.
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