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.

  • Greg Miller

    Wonderful job Kailey. You obviously have a bright future ahead of you.
    13/06/2017 10:02:34 AM

  • Sarah Allen

    Great video Kailey. I love that you include Lila in your videos.
    13/06/2017 9:22:56 AM

  • Joyce Gannon

    Good luck. Hope you win.
    13/06/2017 9:13:56 AM

  • Lori Heximer

    Well done Kailey you made an interesting and informative video
    13/06/2017 2:18:14 AM

  • Tracey Billett

    Well done Kailey! Very creative video. I love how you included your little sister 😊
    13/06/2017 1:35:18 AM

  • Doreen

    Excellent job, Kailey! What a fun and informative video. I'm so proud of you!
    13/06/2017 12:18:05 AM

  • Joan Billett

    Great job Kailey can,t wait until you come to the lake so I can give you a high 5
    12/06/2017 10:34:13 PM

  • Susan Threadkell

    Very well done Kailey! I learned quite a bit
    12/06/2017 9:55:37 PM

  • Lisa Weiss

    WOW Kailey! You are amazing, way to go!!
    12/06/2017 9:39:26 PM

  • Joan Billett

    Congratulations Kailey you really worked hard on it. Can't wait until I can give you a high 5
    12/06/2017 8:09:49 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.