MGMT 1030 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Canadian Northern Railway, Canadian National Railway, Intercolonial Railway
Canada in the age of the merchant company: the hudson"s bay co. The fur trade in new france and the northwest colonialism. Fur trade dispersed over a wide geographic area. Furs accounted for 90% (may be conservative) of the value of exports from new france well into the eighteenth century. 1640s: huron are wiped out by iroquois b/c they wanting access to huron trading zone (fur) French: did not replace huron as middle men; sent men into forest to conduct business. Conquest of new france in 1759 witnessed the diversification of the economy. Fur trade disappeared from the st. lawrence valley by 1821. Hudson"s bay company formed in 1670 by royal charter as the governor and company of. 2 mtl guys went to hudson"s bay, collected fur, went back to governor, had no license, thrown in jail, left, went to boston bar, and went to london afterwards and funded expedition to.