Hudson's Bay Company


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Hudson's Bay Company

n
(Historical Terms) an English company chartered in 1670 to trade in all parts of North America drained by rivers flowing into Hudson Bay
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From that time, the Hudson's Bay Company enjoyed a monopoly of the Indian trade from the coast of the Pacific to the Rocky Mountains, and for a considerable extent north and south.
A still more formidable opposition was organized in the Hudson's Bay Company, chartered by Charles II.
Here stood the old Hudson's Bay Company fort; and here were many Indians, much food, and unprecedented excitement.
Huband was a former vice-president and secretary of the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC).
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Hudson's Bay Company, as well as the Colony of British Columbia had no right to take up the lands in what is now known as British Columbia on the basis that the Indian inhabitants (a.
This acquisition, and our strategic partnership with the Hudson's Bay Company, fits well within our overall growth strategy as we continue to expand our distribution channels and grow our customer base in Canada,' said Rob Livingston, president, Capital One Canada.
The Hudson's Bay Company donated $80,000 to launch the fundraising campaign and support work to reposition the building, replace decayed timber, and give it a fresh coat of paint.
THE HUDSON'S BAY Company headquarters in London diligently stored letters sent by family to Bay employees who could not receive them because, by the time they were delivered, the employee had returned to Britain, left the Company, or died.
The first, which is being highlighted in the Fort Umpqua Days events, was the British Hudson's Bay Company fort.
After a short career as a teacher, he became a manager for Dominion Securities, then a vice-president of Brazilian Light and Traction (the forerunner of BRASCAN), then president of the Mexican Light and Power Company, a director of the Bank of England, a partner in Barings, European director of the CPR and the Hudson's Bay Company, and a director of the Rhodes Trust.
The Hudson's Bay Company (predecessor to the Canadian department store chain called The Bay) took over the North West Company.
Grandma made history come alive as she told us about the fort's fur trading days under Hudson's Bay Company.

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