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  Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Hudsons Bay Company   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Hudson's Bay Company is the oldest corporation in Canada and is one of the oldest in the world still in existence.
It was formed as an English corporation on May 2, 1670, and was given a Royal Charter by King Charles II of England.
In 1821, the North West Company of Montréal and the Hudson's Bay Company merged, with a combined territory that was extended by a license to the Arctic Ocean on the north and the Pacific Ocean on the west.
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/hu/Hudsons_Bay_Company   (279 words)

  
 Orkneyjar - Stromness and The Hudson's Bay Company
In 1870 the company's territories were acquired by the Dominion of Canada in return for an indemnity of £300,000 and a land grant of 2,835,000 hectares - about seven million acres.
Parts of the company's once vast land empire were sold, the income from these sales added to the assets of the company for enterprises in new fields including a steamship line and department stores.
From the company's early days, their ships regularly called into Stromness for supplies and to hire labour - an important source of employment for the islanders was the "Nor-Wast" and from around 1702 the company recruited in Stromness.
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  Hudson's Bay Company - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The charter granted the company a monopoly over the Indian Trade, especially the fur trade, in the region watered by all rivers and streams flowing into Hudson Bay in northern Canada, an area known as Rupert's Land after the first director of the Company, Prince Rupert of the Rhine.
In 1821, the North West Company of Montreal and the Hudson's Bay Company merged, with a combined territory that was extended by a licence to the North-Western Territory, which reached to the Arctic Ocean on the north and the Pacific Ocean on the west.
Under the charter forming the Hudson's Bay Company, the company continues to be required to give two elk skins and two fl beaver pelts to the Canadian Monarch, or his or her heirs, whenever they visit an area that was formerly Rupert's Land.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hudson's_Bay_Company   (2731 words)

  
 Exploration, the Fur Trade and Hudson's Bay Company - History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The king gave Prince Rupert and his partners (known as "The Company of Adventurers Adventurers of England tradeing into Hudsons Bay") a charter, which gave the company a monopoly.
It was given all the land whose rivers drained into the Hudson Bay, which became known as Rupert's Land.
Hudson's Bay officials were satisfied to let the Native people deliver fur to the trading posts.
www.canadiana.org /hbc/hist/hist6_e.html   (317 words)

  
 Canada Facts: Manitoba
In 1690 -1691 Henry Kelsey, a Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) clerk explored Northern Manitoba from Hudson Bay to near the Pas on the Saskatchewan River.
In 1783 the HBC constructed Fort Churchill at the mouth of the Churchill River, it remained in continuous use until 1933.
The Métis, often connected with the North West Fur Company in its competition with the Hudson's Bay Company, established trading posts and small settlements across the west, contrary to the wishes of the HBC.
www.educationcanada.com /facts/index.phtml?sid=mb&a=3&lang=eng   (699 words)

  
 CBC News Indepth: The Hudson's Bay Company
The company was incorporated on May 2, 1670, when King Charles II signed the charter granting the company exclusive trading rights to all the land in the Hudson Bay watershed – a mass that amounts to about a third of present-day Canada.
By 1684, the company had established trading posts along the shores of Hudson Bay at Moose Factory, Fort Albany, Severn House and York Factory.
HBC shares were worth as much as $38 in 1997.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/hbc   (975 words)

  
 Manitoba Culture, Heritage & Tourism | Archives of Manitoba | Hudsons Bay Company Archives
Records of the Hudson's Bay Company Archives are not available in an electronic format, which means you will not be able to view the actual documents online.
Records of the Hudson's Bay Company Archives, including photographs and documentary art, are not available in an electronic format, which means you will not be able to view images online.
If you want to know the monetary value of the item, or if you are considering donating it to a public institution, please contact the Manitoba Museum or a reputable dealer.
www.gov.mb.ca /chc/archives/hbca/about/faq.html   (988 words)

  
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 Hudson's Bay Company
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 Perceptions: HUDSONS BAY COMPANY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Snoop trials in Oshawa [report on 36 men charged after video surveillance at Oshawa's Hudson's Bay department store in March 1988].
Washroom busts at the Bay [Hudson's Bay Company department store; in Saskatoon] By Gens Hellquist.
Not a gay day at the Bay [detailed account of washroom incident at Saskatoon store, the Bay].
library2.usask.ca /srsd/perceptions/1220.html   (62 words)

  
 Manitoba Culture, Heritage & Tourism | Archives of Manitoba | Hudsons Bay Company Archives
Genealogical Guide Hudson's Bay Company Archives Government Recordkeeping FIPPA
The Hudson's Bay Company Archives (HBCA) has set up several online finding aids to assist researchers find records and order microfilm.
Records may be consulted in the Archives Research Room, on microfilm through our Microfilm Loan Program or in published collections of records.
www.gov.mb.ca /chc/archives/hbca/resource/index.html   (208 words)

  
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 RealMarket Today: The Latest Breaking News in CRM.
MicroStrategy announced that Hudson's Bay Company, Canada's largest retailer and oldest corporation has selected MicroStrategy as its standard for accessing, analyzing, and sharing information.
Hudson's Bay Company chose MicroStrategy after an extensive review of competing products in a deal valued at well over $1 million.
The information contained herein has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable.
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 Manitoba Culture, Heritage & Tourism | Archives of Manitoba | Hudsons Bay Company Archives
About Us Search Visiting the Archives Research From a Distance Copy and Reproduction Services Microfilm Program Genealogical Guide Hudson's Bay Company Archives Government Recordkeeping FIPPA
manitoba.ca » Culture, Heritage and Tourism » Heritage and Libraries » Hudson's Bay Company Archives » Holdings » Online Finding Aids » Section A: Governor and Committee (London Office) Records Finding Aid
Search Keystone for all record series from Section A. These records were created by the Governor and Committee of the Hudson's Bay Company.
www.gov.mb.ca /chc/archives/hbca/resource/lond_rec/index.html   (107 words)

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