Jeunes Citoyens / Young Citizens

Kailey Lethbridge, Alberta

Fair address: Southern Alberta Regional Heritage Fair

Project: The History of Canada's RCMP

My project is on the history of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. I am from Southern Alberta, which played an important role in the RCMP's history. I hope you enjoy my video and learn something new.

What was the most interesting thing you learned about your topic?

I learned what an important role the RCMP has had and continues to play in keeping Canadians safe. I learned the exciting origins of the RCMP and the history of Women in the RCMP. Finally, I learned what the RCMP do for Canada today.

What important lessons have you learned that you want to share with other Canadians?

I learned about an extraordinary woman named Dr. Frances McGill who did very important work for the RCMP even before women were allowed to join. I learned about how my hometown was involved in the history of the RCMP. I also learned about a really gross sounding drink called Bug Juice. Yuck.

How would you compare your life today to the lives of those studied in your project?

Our modern lives are safer because of the RCMP.

  • Yanelis G

    Great job and awesome video Kailey, you really make every Canadian proud of Canada and with you and your video we all celebrate 150th, Go Kailey Go as well as Canada Go!
    15/06/2017 10:44:06 PM

  • Rose Bone

    wonderful job
    15/06/2017 8:35:00 PM

  • Bob Stirling

    you did a very informative job. perhaps a future on air personality.
    15/06/2017 6:52:48 PM

  • Kalia wong

    Nicely done! I learned a lot about the RCMPs.
    15/06/2017 6:17:37 PM

  • David G

    Well done, Kailey!
    15/06/2017 4:02:12 PM

  • Jim Newton

    Well done Kailey
    15/06/2017 9:25:16 AM

  • Lisa Newton

    Very impressive Kailey! You did a great job.
    15/06/2017 8:36:23 AM

  • James Livingston

    Great video Kailey!
    15/06/2017 8:27:15 AM

  • Christine Kerber

    That video is brilliant, very informative. You did a fabulous job Kailey
    15/06/2017 7:17:54 AM

  • Allison MacKenzie

    Thank you for the wonderful video Kaley. My children and I enjoyed learning some interesting information about the RCMP. What a wonderful contribution to the celebration of Canada's 150th! Your parents must be extremely proud!
    14/06/2017 11:55:38 PM

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Project partially funded by the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage.
  • Canadian Heritage / Patrimoine Canadien
  • Government of Canada
  • HBC: Hudson's Bay Company
  • ecentricarts inc.