Hudson's Bay Company was founded
HBC builds trading posts
Britain and France are at war. Soldiers from New France begin to attack and take over HBC's posts.
HBC’s share of the fur trade continues to decline due to competition from Montreal “pedlars.”
Hudson’s Bay Company meets the competition head on and builds Cumberland House to have a location for inland trading.
Thomas Douglas, Earl of Selkirk, the majority shareholder of HBC, buys 74 million acres (29 946 737 hectares) of Rupert’s Land for 10 shillings. This comes to be known as Assiniboia.
Hudson’s Bay Company and North West Company merge. George Simpson implements a plan for reorganizing HBC.
George Simpson establishes Fort Vancouver.
HBC builds Fort Victoria.
Confederation creates the Dominion of Canada.