Canada 150 stories
For Canada's 150th anniversary, we invite you to explore stories about the RCMP from across the country and around the world. These stories reflect our commitment to diversity and inclusion, indigenous communities, youth and the environment, as well as the RCMP's contributions to Canada and beyond.
You will find some of the stories here, but don't forget to check out our RCMP Canada 150 social media accounts for photos, facts and short stories.
Commitment to indigenous communities and reconciliation
The RCMP has more than 2,000 indigenous employees and serves 600 indigenous communities across Canada. We are committed to contributing to safer and healthier indigenous communities – in fact, it is one of our strategic priorities.
Read about the passion and dedication RCMP employees bring to their work every day to better serve and protect indigenous communities, from creating youth programs or inspiring future applicants to working with First Nations police officers and much more.
- An angel on your back: Connecting high-risk women to improve safety
- Combining forces with First Nations police: Targeting Aboriginal organized crime
- Getting on board: One member's passion determined his path
- Inuit recruiting program: For a force that better reflects the community
- RCMP employees reflect on tour of decommissioned residential school
- Sharing culture to fight racism
Diversity and inclusion
The face of Canada has changed significantly over the past 150 years. So has the RCMP's. We strive to reflect the diverse communities we serve, and continuously work to build strong relationships with them.
Today, the growing diversity among our 28,000 employees enables us to have better relations with our communities and more effective results. It also helps us create a more respectful and professional workplace.
Here are some stories that reflect how the RCMP is becoming more diverse and inclusive.
- Diversity makes Canada, the RCMP stronger
- From Kabul to Canada
- Before the journey to Canada
- First member to wear turban reflects on experiences
- Times have changed
- Meet B.C.'s first female South Asian commissioned officer
- RCMP Newcomers' Guide
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