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…

Saskatchewan ~ Land of Surprises

Saskatchewan ~ Land of Surprises

Take a look at the interesting things this prairie province has to offer! Saskatchewan is a prairie and boreal province in western Canada, the only province without a natural border.  Saskatchewan is a landlocked province with large distances to moderating bodies of waters. As a result, its climate is extremely continental, rendering severe winters throughout…