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Royal Canadian Mounted Police

The national police force of Canada. It is responsible for enforcing federal laws, including but not limited to laws against counterfeiting, organized crime and drug trafficking. It also enforces provincial and territorial laws everywhere except Ontario and Quebec, and to a lesser extent in Newfoundland & Labrador. It was formed in 1920.
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He was chopping at the big iron stove with a snow knife when the Mountie radioed Churchill for an emergency Otter to evacuate him.
However, when the first female Mounties were hired in 1974, many male Mounties resented the presence of women on the force.
In addition, those who live in areas that historically lay outside the reach of the Mounties are most likely to vote for members of the Conservative Party " the only party in Canada that opposes restricted gun ownership.
Mountie saw one of friends hit the Rhine in a fireball onto the still water below.
In his landmark study of the Mountie in popular culture, Robert Thacker asserts that "the development of a legend surrounding the Mounted Police was no more haphazard than its choice of uniform," the bright red serge tunic reflecting the imperial connection to Britain (300).
That is entirely fitting, as it was in the Arctic that Stallworthy and a few other Mounties reinforced Canada's presence in its most remote region, while helping the Force capture the imaginations of Canadians in the period between the two World Wars.
The next day, Mounties shot one of the murderers, Danny Sand, while he crouched on the roof of a Wolseley, Sask, motel during an armed standoff.
The Mounties created hundreds of thousands of files, the vast majority of them documenting perfectly legal activities.
The fourth Section chronicles the Mounties themselves--their relationships with settlers, their leisure activities, and their perceived and essentially mythical characters.
Attention to the anti-modern (McKay) and imagined communities (Anderson) theoretically fills in the gaps and provides a more satisfying approach to the myth of the Mountie.
Hearties will have to wait a little while longer to officially meet the new Mountie of "When Calls the Heart," newcomer Kevin McGarry's Nathan Grant, because Hallmark Channel's taken the new Season 6 episode off of its schedule amid former star Lori Loughlin's college admissions scandal.