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Sunday 20 January 2008

Sunday YouTube - Canada: RCMP Mayerthorpe tragedy in March 2005

In March 2005 all four Royal Canadian Mounted Police were slain in the town of Mayerthorpe, Alberta, a killing spree which shocked all of Canada. A leaked Federal report in March 2007 confirmed the worst fears about the circumstances surrounding the murders. Below is a video tribute to all four fallen RCMP officers:

The video is somewhat maudlin' in tone, but I think it is nevertheless a simple expression of the grief and the pain that a community and a nation felt at such mindless and tragic killings.

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