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Arctic Medal 1857

Here, at http://www.medals4heroes.co.uk we have recently added this superb Arctic Star to our stock list.

This medal was instituted 30th January 1957.

It was awarded retrospectively to all officers and men engaged in the expeditions to the polar regions from 1818 to 1855, including those involved in the on-going search for the ill-fated Franklin Expedition 1845-48. 93 more words


Lindsay, Twomey, Richardson, Winrob, Settler assemble powerful collection

The Winnipeg Art Gallery’s collection is the largest of it’s kind in the world, thanks to generous donors.

As an art movement, contemporary Inuit art has an exceptional history.

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Romance of the Far Fur Country: Reconciliation?

Over the past few months, we have really explored and researched the HBC, as it this corporation seems to be pretty significant in the development of Canada, for better or for worse. 130 more words

Towards Hudson Bay

The morning after my arrival in Churchill, I ventured on foot, with layers of clothing from head to toe. It was slightly “warmer” only -30 degrees. 115 more words


Isabel Gunn, the FIRST Woman of the Fur Trade

Isabel (Isobel, Isabella) Gunn, 1 of 6 siblings, was born on the Orkney Islands off the north coast of Scotland in 1780 or 1781. She was the daughter of John Gunn and Isobel Leaske. 919 more words

Bear Lake Rendezvous

First three Saks Off Fifth stores opening in Ontario next spring

TORONTO — The first three Saks Off Fifth will open next spring in Ontario, Hudson’s Bay Co. revealed Wednesday.

The off-price format, which sells luxury brands at up to 70 per cent off of their original price tags, will open in malls in Ottawa, Niagara on the Lake, and Vaughan. 239 more words