Lower than their numerous names the fixed Police have performed a necessary, vibrant, yet frequently debatable position in Canadian background, and nowhere has this been more true than at the northern frontier. The police have been the brokers during which the primary govt asserted sovereignty over the Yukon and the Northwest Territories, simply because it had performed prior at the Prairies. This publication describes to what quantity the RCMP formed the northern frontier -- a frontier which progressively shifted, keeping apart territory lower than genuine govt keep watch over from that during which it used to be nominal. The chapters deal with each one new spurt during this enlargement and the interval of touch and transition which undefined.
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