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Canuck Movies: Mounties, Nell Shipman & the Canadian Spirit

  Canuck Movies: Mounties, Nell Shipman & the Canadian Spirit — A Patriot’s Rant   Nell Shipman & Brownie in BACK TO GOD’S COUNTRY  “The leading man wasn’t a very good swimmer and when we got into that wild, white … Continue reading






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Greatest Writers of Mountie Fiction

  The GREATEST AUTHORS OF NORTH-WEST MOUNTED POLICE FICTION     Or WRITERS OF THE SCARLET SERGE   “To the sweet-voiced, dark-eyed little half-Cree maiden at Lac-Bain, who is the Minnetaki of this story; and to Teddy Brown, guide and … Continue reading






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Trail of the Elk: Discovering the Northcountry of Mikkjel Fønhus

  Trail of the Elk: Discovering the Northcountry of Mikkjel Fønhus       “This is the story of a wizard elk — Rauten, as people called him. He was a human being in animal guise…”   The Northcountry in literature has … Continue reading






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NORTH-WEST MOUNTED POLICE DOGS: Huskies and Other Sled Dogs

  NORTH-WEST MOUNTED POLICE DOGS: Huskies and Other Sled Dogs     “On you huskies!”  It’s our most iconic Canadian image: a lone Mountie mushing his sled dogs across the savage Northern wilderness.   And not only loving it — … Continue reading






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ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE DOGS: The German Shepherd K9

  ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE DOGS: The German Shepherd     “Police Dogs’ Lives Matter Too.”  You’ve probably heard this motto.  It’s a heartfelt sentiment, and one that means a lot to those of us who know that animal family … Continue reading






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Justin and Sophie Trudeau – Canada’s Fairy Tale Romance

  Canada’s Fairy Tale Romance     Justin and Sophie Trudeau – A Cultural Conservative Looks At The New Hope They Bring To Canada   “Change happens because people come together.” – Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau “Sophie is a phenomenal mother, a … Continue reading






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Old Stock Canadian vs Newcomer: A Patriot’s View

  Old Stock Canadian vs Newcomer     A Patriot’s View   When Prime Minister Stephen Harper used the phrase “old stock Canadians” in the September 17th leaders debate, he sure stepped into it. We knew what he meant by … Continue reading






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The Great Pulp Fiction Mounties: From Corporal Cameron to Sergeant Preston

  The Great Pulp Fiction Mounties     “We want men, and we want men like you. You could enlist as a constable and there is always opportunity to advance.” “It’s a great service!” exclaimed Cameron. “I’d like to join.” … Continue reading






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Dog Intelligence: Most Intelligent Dog Breed

  Dog Intelligence – The Top 10 Most Intelligent Dog Breeds – Is Yours On the Most Intelligent Dogs List?     1. “Left for the wolves.” In the early spring of 1902, Constable Richard Morris, of the North-West Mounted … Continue reading






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WOLFBLOOD: Northwestern Fiction in the Jack London Tradition

  Dedicated to the Memory of my father, Albert Chester Burhoe, avid backwoodsman — rifleman in the Algonquin Regiment, Canadian Army in Holland — and wounded POW in Stalag XIB, Fallingbostel, Northern Germany — he served King and Country, asking … Continue reading






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