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Date > 1800

The Yukon Campaign

Type: Document

The discovery of gold in the Yukon resulted in a contingent of volunteers from the permanent force contingent being sent, in 1898, to northern Canada to assert territorial jurisdiction from American expansionists. The force was withdrawn after a year and replaced with a Non-Permanent Militia Unit raised in Dawson City.

Site: National Defence

The 9th Battalion in the North-West Campaign

Type: Document

The experience of the 9th Battalion during the North West Rebellion presents a picture of how French Canadians viewed the campaign and how they were abused by the English dominated military establishment.

Site: National Defence