The oldest compagie were trading beavers for the hats
War against France and England
1680 - 1689
During the 1680s, war raged again between France and England. Began a series of attacks between the two empires for control of the fur trade.
The French lost the war against the England
1756 - 1763
after the war the new-france was now at the england and they were controlling all the north america
The HBC struggle with the French to control the fur trade
struggle with the French to control the fur trade in southern Rupert's Land. A series of naval and land battles first took place in Hudson and James Bays.
fondation of the north compagnie
will compete against the Hudson Bay Company
The new coin
HBC introduces coin (plue)
During the 1820s and 1830s, the Company really controlled all trade to Western Canada. From her forts, she collected furs, exchanged all the first necessities with the Amerindians and ensured the establishment of certain colonies.
the merger of the two companies
the merger of the two North West Company companies and the Hudson Bai
creation of the nation of Canada.
1 july 1867
This is the date that the canada was created
HBC relinquished its territories
1870 between HBC and Canada, HBC relinquished its territories to the new country. The Company’s focus began to shift to retail, as it concentrated on transforming trading posts into saleshops, stocked with a wider variety of goods than ever before.