Elizabeth ThatcherSweet and caring, Elizabeth enters the series on the first episode as the new schoolteacher of Hope Valley. She comes from a wealthy family in Hamilton, and she is the middle of the three Thatcher daughters. Elizabeth has had a relationship with Jack Thornton from nearly the beginning, and the two got engaged in season 4.
Abigail StantonCompassionate and wise, Abigail is a widow of one of the miners that was killed shortly before the show begins. She's on the show from the beginning as well. Partway through season 1, she opens a cafe in town. Abigail briefly dated Bill Avery in season 1 and 2, and then began a relationship with Frank Hogan in season 3. She also adopted Cody and Becky, two orphan children.
Jack ThorntonWith the Royal North West Mounted Police, Jack is the town's loyal and protective constable. His father died when he was young, but both his brother, Tom, and his mother, Charlotte, make appearances on the show. He also has been on the show since the first episode, and he's engaged to Elizabeth Thatcher as of mid-season 4.
Rosemary LeVeaux CoulterRosemary is a hilarious and charming former actress. She enters the show toward the end of the first season as Jack's former fiancée. Thankfully, she and Jack decide that would never have worked and, romantically speaking, part ways. Rosemary remains in town and begins a relationship with Lee Coulter. The two were engaged and married in season 3.
Bill AveryBill appears on the show at the end of season 1, when he comes to town to investigate the mine disaster. Even after that is resolved, he sticks around. Bill was in a relationship with Abigail Stanton for awhile, and then later briefly dated Dottie Ramsey. His wife/ex-wife, Nora, also makes appearances on the show.
Leland (Lee) CoulterLee is a business man who comes on the show in season 2. He opens a lumber mill in the thriving town of Hope Valley, offering a source of employment after the coal mine closes. He pursues a relationship with Rosemary LeVeaux, and they got married on the season 3 finale.
RipRip is Jack's dog. Jack found him lying in the street (literally) near the beginning of season 1, and rather adopted him. He lives with Jack in the jail, and is the source of several humorous moments.
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