Becoming a Mountie in Saskatchewan : Articles & Resources
Image: RCMP on Parade by Aiden Mahoney on Flickr (cc by sa)
Canada’s national police force, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) dates back to the time of Confederation. Since 1886 recruits have completed basic training at the Depot Division in Regina, after which they are posted for field training anywhere in Canada.
Historical Thinking Concepts - Historical Significance
- What do you think makes the RCMP historically significant?
- Has this police force affected many people over a long period of time? How?
- Is this police force important to your family; to your region; to your province; to your country? Why?