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The Death of Albert Johnson: Mad Trapper of Rat River

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Albert Johnson was a loner, a deadly shot, who in 1932 triggered a gruelling manhunt that has become an Arctic legend. For over six weeks, amid blizzards and numbing cold, he eluded a posse of trappers, First Nations and RCMP, who for the very first time used a…
The Law and the Lawless: Frontier Justice on the Canadian Prairies, 1873-1895

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When members of the fledgling North West Mounted Police first travelled west in 1874, they found a vast and rugged land ruled by whiskey traders, outlaws, and proud First Nations. From remote barracks in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba, they quickly rose to…
The Law and the Lawless: Frontier Justice on the Canadian Prairies 1896-1935

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At the end of the nineteenth century, Canada's prairies were still sparsely populated. Crimes such as horse theft, random murders, and prison escapes were the order of the day, and the North West Mounted Police continued to rely on their horses, their contacts,…
The Law and the Lawless: Frontier Justice in British Columbia and Yukon, 1858-1911

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Gold rush fever in the 1860s brought thousands of miners to the new territories of British Columbia and the Yukon armed with rifles, revolvers, and bowie knives. Among them were thugs and outlaws lured by the promise of easy riches. Within months of the first…
Wagon Road North: The Saga Of The Cariboo Gold Rush, Revised And Expanded Edition

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Pioneer Days In British Columbia
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|May 1, 1979

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Pioneer Days is a blend of words and photos that proves British Columbia's history is as interesting as that recorded anywhere else in North America. Every article is true, many written or narrated by those who, 100 or more years ago, lived the experiences they…
The Law and the Lawless: Frontier Justice in British Columbia and Yukon, 1913-1935

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The far-ranging officers of the BC Provincial Police covered an area larger than California, Oregon, and Washington combined. In Yukon, a force of nineteen Mounties were charged with upholding the law across all of Arctic Canada. Set in frontier towns and rural…
Bc Provincial Police Stories: Volume Three

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Cecil Clark's stories from the archives of B.C.'s first lawmen show why the B.C. Provincial Police was considered one of North America's best police forces. Included are tales of the McLeans, a gang of vicious young killers in the Interior; "Skook" Davidson,…
The Law and the Lawless: Frontier Justice on the Canadian Prairies 1896-1935

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At the end of the nineteenth century, Canada’s prairies were still sparsely populated. Crimes such as horse theft, random murders, and prison escapes were the order of the day, and the North West Mounted Police continued to rely on their horses, their contacts,…
The Law and the Lawless: Frontier Justice in British Columbia and Yukon, 1913-1935

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The far-ranging officers of the BC Provincial Police covered an area larger than California, Oregon, and Washington combined. In Yukon, a force of nineteen Mounties were charged with upholding the law across all of Arctic Canada. Set in frontier towns and rural…
The Law and the Lawless: Frontier Justice on the Canadian Prairies, 1873-1895

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They looked impressive in their red tunics, but the members of the fledgling North West Mounted Police had little experience as they departed from Fort Garry in 1874 on a mission to bring order to the lawless territories west of the Red River. There they found a…
Cariboo Gold Rush: The Stampede that Made BC
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|June 1, 2013

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In 1858, some 30,000 gold seekers stampeded to the Fraser River. Scores perished during the gruelling journey, but some made their fortune and many pressed on northwards to the creeks of the Cariboo. Originally compiled by Art Downs, founder of Heritage House,…