Alberta’s Cowboys, Oil and Ski Jumping

Alberta’s Cowboys, Oil and Ski Jumping

Alberta is a western province of Canada. With an estimated population of 4,067,175 as of 2016 census. It is Canada’s fourth most populous province and the most populous of Canada’s three prairie provinces. Its area is about 660,000 square kilometres Alberta and its neighbour Saskatchewan were districts of the Northwest Territories until they were established…

Becoming A Mountie

Becoming A Mountie

Did you know that Canada‚Äôs national police force, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) dates back to the time of Confederation? Prime Minister John A. Macdonald created the original force (the North-West Mounted Police) to round up horse thieves and whiskey smugglers on the Prairies. Since 1886 recruits have completed basic training at the Depot…