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Yukon Field Force

In 1898, at the height of the Klondike gold rush, there were nearly 40,000 people in the Yukon. To regulate a diverse and potentially turbulent society, to emphasize Canadian sovereignty, and to enforce the criminal and civil law, the government rushed 350 members of the North-West Mounted Police to the region.

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