The development of North-West Canada by the Hudson"s Bay trade route

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Railroads -- Manitoba., Hudson
Other titlesThe National review.
Statementby W. Shelford.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 30570
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche (11 fr.)
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Open LibraryOL18779174M
ISBN 100665305702

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The other major route was that of the London-based Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) through Hudson the HBC began to move inland in with the construction of Cumberland House on the Saskatchewan River, most of its traffic inland was via the Hayes River from York the direct competition that ensued between the HBC and other traders, the rivals.

The Remarkable History of the Hudson's Bay Company: Including That of the French Traders of North-Western Canada and of the North-West, XY, and Astor Fur Companies Paperback – Decem Cited by: 6. The North West Company did not recognize the monopoly claimed by the Hudson's Bay Company in Rupert's Land, and the Hudson's Bay Company had no way to enforce it.

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The North West Company's trade route began in Montreal and proceeded along the Ontario-Minnesota border waters to the Lake of the Woods, down the Winnipeg River to Lake Winnipeg. - Map of hudsons Bay fur trading posts | trade routes for Hudson's Bay Company and the North West Company, map Stay safe and healthy.

Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. In time, the Hudson’s Bay Company's dominance of the fur trade was threatened by a group of Scots fur traders that formed the North West Company.

'It was the Scots-dominated fur trade that pushed European Canadians west toward the Rockies and launched a year turf war that makes many of today’s drug gangs look like a bunch of Sunday.

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The Remarkable History of the Hudson's Bay Company: Including That of the French Traders of /5(2). Search our fur trade post maps to find the location of a Hudson’s Bay Company fur trade post.

Please note that only Hudson’s Bay Company fur trade posts appear in these maps because the map is based on the fur trade posts originally included in the Archives’ “Section B” records. At the time of its publication inThe Fur Trade in Canada challenged and inspired scholars, historians, and economists.

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Now, almost seventy years later, Harold Innis's fundamental reinterpretation of Canadian history continues to exert a magnetic influence. Innis has long been regarded as one of Canada's foremost historians, and in The Fur Trade in Canada he Reviews: 1. The Hudson's Bay Company (HBC; French: Compagnie de la Baie d'Hudson) is a Canadian retail business group.

A fur trading business for much of its existence, HBC now owns and operates retail stores in Canada and the United States. The company sold most of its European operations by August and its remaining stores, in the Netherlands, were closed by the end of Founded: 2 May ; years ago, London. Inthe important firm of Gregory, McLeod and Company joined the coalition, and by the North West Company controlled nearly 80 per cent of the northern fur trade.

The North West Company had rivals, chief of which was the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC). Hudson Bay (Inuktitut: Kangiqsualuk ilua, French: baie d'Hudson) (sometimes called Hudson's Bay, usually historically) is a large body of saltwater in northeastern Canada with a surface area of 1, km 2 (, sq mi).

Although not geographically apparent, it is for climatic reasons considered to be a marginal sea of the Arctic drains a very large area, about Location: North America. HBC Heritage is an internal department of Hudson’s Bay Company.

We are committed to the preservation, education, and promotion of Hudson’s Bay Company’s history and the ongoing care and maintenance of the Company’s historical HBC.

Pros -Hudson's had been working in Fur Trade Longer than North West has - They had a Royal Charter - They had Exclusive trading rights in vast areas one third the size of Canada - First to make trading Posts at the river mouths - Native groups were encouraged to bring their fur. Ina group of Scots fur traders created a new Montreal-based trading company, the North West Company.

It quickly became a serious rival to the Hudson’s Bay Company. the North West Company sent its traders out into the wilderness by canoe to seek out First Nation trappers inland.

North West Company traders ('Nor'Westers') could select the finest furs, leaving poorer quality. In two full centuries the Hudson's Bay Company, under its original Charter, undertook financial enterprises of the greatest magnitude, promoted exploration and discovery, governed a vast domain in the northern part of the American Continent, and preserved to the British Empire the wide territory handed over to Canada in Nanaimo Historical Society fonds.

Series 2 Sound Recordings. Tape 28 Clarence Karr talks about the Hudson's Bay Company, ca. Clarence Karr: When I first talked to Claudia and suggested the Hudson's Bay Company on the Coast and as I thought about it more it struck me that people know a lot less about the pre-Hudson's Bay era than they know about the.

Hudson’s Bay Company, corporation that occupies a prominent place in both the economic and the political history of Canada. It was incorporated in England on May 2,to seek a northwest passage to the Pacific, to occupy the lands adjacent to Hudson Bay, and to carry on commerce with those lands.

Manitoba-One of the finest collections of early stone buildings in western Canada, Lower Fort Garry was built for Governor George Simpson of the Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) between and Schooners linked Norway House to the Fort which was a focus for industry and transport in the lower Red River Settlement.

Full text of "The remarkable history of the Hudson's Bay Company: including that of the French traders of North-western Canada and of the North-west. Hudson Bay, inland sea indenting east-central Canada. With an area ofsquare miles (, square km), it is bounded by Nunavut territory (north and west), Manitoba and Ontario (south), and Quebec (east).

It is connected with the Atlantic Ocean via the Hudson Strait (northeast) and with. Authorities and references: p. The remarkable history of the Hudson's Bay Company: including that of the French traders of North-western Canada and of the North-west, XY, and Astor Fur CompaniesPages:   Hudson's Bay Company and Northwest Company and the Fur Trade in Canada 1.

The Northwest to PART 1 Competition in the Fur Trade (pp - of Horizons) J Marshall, The Hudson’s Bay Company Terms Factor Clerk Factory “Stay at the Bay” Made beaver Trade Goods 5. Hudson’s bay company waited for traders to come to then for trading.

Had more knowledge of local economics than HBC because NWC was started by locals. Both companies had fur monopolies once they merged. HBC also had interest in farming and land sales. Both companies kept records of sales and had an organized book keeping system. The book includes a brief history of other attempts to find the passage, a map of Hudson Bay, several engravings of the fauna encountered, and observations of the natural history of the area.

With his reputation increased by the book's publication, Ellis became a fellow of the Royal Society in Price: $   Christopher Columbus’s voyage to the islands of the Caribbean and the opening up of the “New World” provoked a Pan-European search to find an ocean route through the American continent to reach the rich trading ports of the Orient.

Within a few years efforts were being focused on locating the North-West Passage, the Arctic archipelago at the top end. This paper is based on research presented in Ken Coates, "Furs Along the YUkon: Hudson's Bay Company-Native Trade in the Yukon River Valley, " (MA Thesis, University of Manitoba, ).

Alan Cooke and Clive Holland, The Exploration of Northern Canada (Toronto: Arctic History Press, ) provides a chronology of explorations. Northwest Territories. B.6 Fort Anderson; B Chiswick House; B Fort Good Hope (aka Fort Charles) B Fort Liard; B Fort Norman; B Peel River (Ft.

McPherson). Extension of trade in New Caledonia—The Western Department— Fort Vancouver built—Governor's residence and Bachelor's Hall—Fort Colville—James Douglas, a man of note—A dignified official—An Indian rising—A brave woman—The fertile Columbia Valley—Finlayson, a man of action—Russian fur traders—Treaty of Alaska—Lease of Alaska.

r/AskHistorians: The portal for public history. For those not familiar with Frontier it is a six episode series on Netflix that shows fur traders in the 18th century, focusing on the Hudson Bay area.

The show follows several factions, including Scots, Native Aboriginals, the Hudson Bay Company, the French, and "Americans".The development of the fur trade in the Timiskaming district of northern Ontario has been largely overlooked until now, mainly because of the lack of records for the period before This gap has been partially filled by the discovery of private papers in the possession of the late Colonel Angus Cameron of Nairn, Scotland.

His great granduncle and grandfather, as well as other .North West Company. Exploration by Alexander Mackenzie (), Simon Fraser () and David Thompson () chart contours of the fur country in the Pacific Northwest and western Canada.

Dominated fur trade in Pacific Northwest,and began adaptation of company ways to the new environs. Merged with Hudson’s Bay Company,