To celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary as a nation, the RCMP in Alberta will reproduce the last leg of the 1999 re-enactment of the March West that brought the then North West Mounted Police (NWMP) to Alberta.
“I have so much respect for the work that our employees put in during the Wood Buffalo wildfires. They worked tirelessly to ensure the safe evacuation of the residents. ”said Deputy Commissioner Todd Shean, Commanding Officer of “K” Division, in a release Tuesday. “This documentary showcases the tremendous efforts displayed by RCMP employees during a challenging and complex situation.”
During the course of an investigation the RCMP St. Albert Drug Unit, executed a search warrant in December, 2016 resulting in a quantity of tablets and other controlled substances being seized. The tablets had the appearance of being Oxy 80 prescription tablets and were green in colour. Samples of the tablets seized were sent for analysis to Health Canada. Results of that analysis were received by the RCMP March 2nd, 2017, which confirmed the seized tablets were Carfentanil.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police have launched a contest for children. In celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary, the RCMP are looking for young Canadians to help name 14 foals born recently at the RCMP breeding farm in Pakenham, Ontario.
RCMP and their partners will be keeping an eye out for those who fail to buckle up this month, March's focus under the province's Traffic Safety Calendar.
Police say although statistics show the majority of drivers are wearing seatbelts, some drivers either avoid compliance altogether or are inconsistent in their use of occupant restraints.