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Description found in Archives
Series part of
1. Direction des enquêtes criminelles [document textuel, document sonore, images en mouvement]
2. Direction des enquêtes criminelles [documents textuels] (120-000147-8)
3. Operational Records [textual record] (123-000691-5)
4. Operational Records (Microjackets) [textual records] (1996-01006-9)
5. Operational records of RCMP [multiple media] (1998-00033-8)
Place of creation
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Language of material
Scope and content
Series consists of operational records created and/or maintained by M Division, which contain routine investigation information relating to occurrences investigated by the RCMP, or to unsubstantiated information being evaluated to determine if it relates to an actual occurrence. The records contain information on individuals and organizations who were investigated under the Criminal Code, federal and provincial statutes, municipal by-laws, and territorial ordinances.
Conditions of access
Copyright belongs to the Crown.
Finding aid 18-32 is a computer generated file list that refers to volumes 6762-6763. The finding aid is restricted under the Access to Information and Privacy Legislation. 18-32 (Electronic)
Finding aid 18-43 is a typed file list relating to volumes 5832-5834. The finding aid is restricted because it contains personal information. Please see archivist for more information. 18-43 (Paper)
Finding aid 18-49 relates to volumes 7489-7491. The finding aid is an unverified file list prepared by the department. The finding aid is restricted under the Access to Information and Privacy Legislation. 18-49 (Paper)
Creator / Provenance
Biography / Administrative history
In 1904 an NWMP expedition was made to the Hudson's Bay area to open M Division and establish Canadian sovereignty (NWMP, Annual Report, 1904, part IV). The first expedition by the NWMP into the Hudson Bay area was made in 1903 by a six-man team lead by Superintendent J.D. Moodie on board the SS NEPTUNE to open M Division and establish Canadian sovereignty in the area (RNWMP, Annual Report, 1904, Part IV). M Division was established in Fullerton, Hudson's Bay in 1904. It then moved to Churchill (1908-1915) and later to Fort Nelson (1915-1916). From 1919 to 1923 the designation was not in use. It then was reestablished at Macleod between 1924 and 1931. Then, once again, the designation was discontinued, this time for a much longer period, 1931-1974. M Division was resurrected in 1974 and assigned to Whitehorse where it is currently located under the direction of the Deputy Commissioner Pacific Region. RG18 General Inventory and RCMP website,
Related control no.
2. 1991-92/032 GAD
3. 1992-93/147 GAD
4. 1995-96/691 GAD
5. 1996-97/007 GAD
6. 1997-98/582 GAD
7. 1999-0063 VSA
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