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.

  • Sandy Oakes

    What a great video you made Kailey. It was well presented because even I learned a lot! I am very proud of you.
    12/06/2017 8:05:48 PM

  • Jason

    Really well done Kailey. We're all proud of you.
    12/06/2017 7:49:17 PM

  • Cynthia Papworth

    Awesome job!! Great history & super presentation!!!
    12/06/2017 7:28:00 PM

  • Libby Leu

    I can tell that a lot of hard work and effort went into the making of this project! Way to go, Kailey! I'm impressed!
    12/06/2017 7:19:32 PM

  • Kimi Livingston

    What a great video! I was entertained and informed. Well done!!
    12/06/2017 7:06:27 PM

  • Victor Gannon

    That was an excellent video! It was very entertaining, informative and well presented.
    12/06/2017 6:40:21 PM

  • Shauna

    Very well done!! Well worth all the hard work for sure, it turned out fabulous
    12/06/2017 6:01:59 PM

  • Fay Oakes

    So proud of you Kailey. You did a fantastic job.
    12/06/2017 5:18:42 PM

  • Leslie Stirling

    What a wonderful presentation! It was also very informative, and clearly presented.
    12/06/2017 5:07:39 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.