Hudson's Bay Company
The Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) (French: Compagnie de la Baie d'Hudson), commonly referred to as "The Bay" ("La Baie" in French), is a Canadian retail business group. A fur trading business for muc...
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Rupert's Land
Rupert's Land, or Prince Rupert's Land, was a territory in British North America, consisting the Hudson Bay drainage basin, which was nominally owned by the Hudson's Bay Company for 200 years from 167...
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Pemmican
Pemmican is a concentrated mixture of fat and protein used as a nutritious food. The word comes from the Cree word pimîhkân, which itself is derived from the word pimî, "fat, grease". It was invented ...
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Fort Victoria (British Columbia)
123°22′07″W / 48.42579°N 123.36851°W / 48.42579; -123.36851Fort Victoria was a fur trading post of the Hudson’s Bay Company, the headquarters of HBC operations in British Colu...
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Bear Lake (Fort Connelly)
Bear Lake, formerly known as Fort Connelly or Fort Connolly, or Connolly's Lake, is an unincorporated settlement located on the northeast side of the lake of the same name, which lies to the north of ...
Voyageurs
The voyageurs were French Canadian indentured servants who engaged in the transporting of furs by canoe during the fur trade era. Voyageur is a French word, meaning "traveler". The emblematic meaning ...
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Touchwood Hills
51°25′N 104°15′W / 51.417°N 104.250°W / 51.417; -104.250 104°15′W / 51.417°N 104.250°W / 51.417; -104.250Touchwood Hills (Assiniboine: cąkáǧicą baha [cą...
Battle of Fort Albany (1693)
The Battle of Fort Albany in 1693 was the successful recapture by English forces of the Hudson's Bay Company trading outpost at Fort Albany in the southern reaches of Hudson Bay. The fort, captured b...
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Flag of the Hudson's Bay Company
The flag of the Hudson's Bay Company is a flag that served two purposes.The flag shared the same design as the Flag of Ontario and the Flag of Manitoba in using the Red Ensign. The flag was officially...
Columbia District
The Columbia District was a fur trading district in the Pacific Northwest region of British North America in the 19th century. Much of its territory overlapped with the disputed Oregon Country. It wa...
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Baillie Island
Location in the Northwest TerritoriesBaillie Island (Inuit: Utkraluk) is located off the north coast of Cape Bathurst in the Northwest Territories, Canada. The island formed part of the area used by t...
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Manitoba House
Manitoba House is the name of a Hudson's Bay Company fur trading post as well as a separate settlement adjacent to the post. The site is in the present-day Rural Municipality of Alonsa.
The Manito...
Montague Aldous
Montague Aldous was a Dominion Topographical Surveyor from Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. He was a participant in foundation surveys of the Northwest Territories. He was associated with A.L. R...
Henry John Moberly
Henry John Moberly, also known as Harry or Harvey (1835–1931) was a fur trader. He entered the Hudson's Bay Company's service in 1854, and in 1862 was in charge of the post on Stuart Lake; gave his n...
Portage La Loche Brigade
The Portage La Loche Brigade was a York boat fur brigade that travelled between Fort Garry, the Methye Portage and York Factory in Rupert's Land. This famous brigade travelled 4000 miles every year an...
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Hudson's Bay Brigade Trail
The Hudson's Bay Brigade Trail, sometimes referred to simply as the Brigade Trail, refers to one of two routes used by Hudson's Bay Company fur traders to transport furs, goods and supplies between co...
York Factory Express
The York Factory Express, usually called "the Express" and also called the Columbia Express and the Communication, was a fur brigade operated by the Hudson's Bay Company in the early 19th century conn...
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Woodward's
Woodward's was a department store chain that operated in Alberta and British Columbia, Canada for one hundred years, before its sale to the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC).
Charles Woodward established...
Red River Colony
The Red River Colony (or Selkirk Settlement) was a colonization project set up in 1811 by Thomas Douglas, 5th Earl of Selkirk, on 300,000 square kilometres (120,000 sq mi) of land granted to...
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Cadboro (schooner)
The Cadboro was a schooner in the employ of the Hudson's Bay Company in its operations on the Pacific Northwest Coast in the early 19th century. The 71 ton vessel carried 4 guns and had a crew of 12 m...
The Romance of the Far Fur Country
The Romance of the Far Fur Country is a historical documentary film portraying Arctic fur trappers in 1919 to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the Hudson Bay Company in 1920. It is one of the earl...
Fort Douglas (Canada)
Fort Douglas was the Selkirk Settlement (Red River Colony) fort and the first fort associated with the Hudson's Bay Company near the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine rivers in today's city of Win...
Aklavik
Aklavik /əˈklævɪk/ (from the Inuvialuktun meaning barrenground grizzly place) is a hamlet located in the Inuvik Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada. Until 1961, the community served as the reg...
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Red River cart
The Red River cart was a large two-wheeled cart made entirely of non-metallic materials. Often drawn by oxen, though also by horses or mules, these carts were used throughout most of the 19th century ...
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Asleep by the frozen sea
Asleep by the frozen sea is a phrase coined by Joseph Robson to describe the policy of the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) from its foundation in 1670 until the establishment of its first inland post in 17...
Battle of Fort Albany (1709)
The Battle of Fort Albany (about 26 June 1709) was an attack by French colonial volunteers and their native allies against the Canadian Hudson's Bay Company outpost of Fort Albany in the southern reac...
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Richard H. G. Bonnycastle
Richard Henry Gardyn Bonnycastle (August 25, 1903 - September 29, 1968) was a Canadian lawyer, fur trader, adventurer, and a businessman who helped found and then owned the romance novel publishing co...