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The Quarterly

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Summer 2016, Vol. 81, No. 3


RCMP Plays a Vital Role in the Safe Evacuation of an Entire Alberta City

By Lindsay Harvey

When the wildfire began to hit the area surrounding Fort McMurray, Alta., the evening of May 2nd, no one could have foreseen what the next 24 hours would bring.

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Changing the Face of the Ride

Prior to 1980, when you thought of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, you couldn't help but envision a Mountie in red serge, in full control of his black Thoroughbred, part of the iconic Musical Ride. While growing up, Christine (Mackie) Windover always rode and loved horses, but that was before women were even allowed in the RCMP.

Musical Ride Kicks Off Season at Queen's 90th Birthday Celebrations

The RCMP Musical Ride had an unforgettable opportunity to perform at the 90th birthday celebrations of Queen Elizabeth II from May 12-15, 2016 at Windsor Palace in London, England.

A Changing of the Guard at Canada's Central Bank

By S/Sgt. Michael Duncan (Rtd.)

It's been said that timing is everything. Despite back-to-back careers with the RCMP and the Bank of Canada spanning over 40 years, I was unaware that the RCMP once had a security presence in Bank of Canada facilities.

RCMP Across the Country Band Together for Mental Health Awareness

In an age where mental illness is epidemic, people who find the strength to inquire about their health; to ask embarrassing questions; to share private stories; should be provided with more information than the signs and symptoms of menopause or being told that they're just tired.

Road to 2017: Northern Connections

By Robert A. MacLeod

Prior to 1886 not much was known about the area of the Canadian north which would become the Yukon Territory.

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