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Fur traders

During the early years of the fur trade, hundreds of young men moved to Rupert’s Land and the Columbia to work for the North West Company or, after 1821, the amalgamated firm, the Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC). No white women... [Continue Reading]

Tomorrow night, Saturday, March 17th, 2012, Dr. Duane Thomson (president of the Lake Country Heritage and Cultural Society) will be addressing the Kelowna Branch of the Okanagan Historical Society. The Laurel Packinghouse (Ellis Street) in Kelowna will be the venue... [Continue Reading]