Apr 4, 2016

Romance of the Far Fur Country at the 2016 Toronto Silent Film Festival

The Hudson's Bay Company History Foundation (HBCHF) is proud to co-present Romance of the Far Fur Country at the 2016 Toronto Silent Film Festival.

The film is screening April 12, 7:00 pm at Innis Town Hall (2 Sussex Avenue in Toronto). Find out more about the Festival on their website: http://www.torontosilentfilmfestival.com/index.html. You can win tickets to the screening from @HBCHeritage over Twitter. Official contest rules below.

May 8, 2015

Arctic Visions

Two films about Canada’s north: one went on to worldwide fame, the other was forgotten.

Apr 14, 2015

Artifact Mystery Solved!

The origin of chairs in our Corporate Collection has been discovered thanks to some “forensic” photo analysis.

Mar 12, 2015

A Letter Worth More Than A Thousand Words

A letter written by HBC trader John Fredrick Kennedy in August 1854 sold at an auction by All Nations Coins and Stamps for $3,850!

Dec 2, 2014

What’s New at the Archives of Manitoba?

Website features exhibits and new content about the history of the province and HBC.

Nov 17, 2014

Meet Maud – HBC’s new Heritage Charity Bear!

This year’s Bear named in honour of “The Angel of Hudson’s Bay.”

Oct 30, 2014

James Knight and the York Factory Journal at HBCA

Hudson’s Bay Company Archives Spotlight features James Knight’s time as Governor at York Factory.

Oct 14, 2014

HBC Donates Murals to Museum of Manitoba

HBC donates a piece of local history in celebration of 40/20 anniversaries.

Sep 26, 2014

HBC flag flies in Saskatchewan!

The Kelsey Ecological Society erects a plaque honouring Henry Kelsey’s journey.

Sep 15, 2014

Fort Langley Hosts Ghost Tours

The National Historic Site is already getting ready for Halloween!

New Exhibit Explores Fur Trade at Fort St. John

Regional museum looks at more than two centuries of trade

August 5, 2014

Upper Fort Garry Named a Provincial Park

To celebrate the 144th anniversary of its entrance into Confederation, the province of Manitoba has proclaimed the site of Upper Fort Garry in downtown Winnipeg a Provincial Park.

April 25, 2012

S.S. Beaver medal to recognize marine contributions in B.C.

New medal commemorating iconic Hbc steamship to recognize contributions to B.C's marine sector

January 31, 2012

Return of a Classic: The Romance of the Far Fur Country

An early silent film created by Hbc in 1919 lives again thanks to the combined efforts of archivists, film makers and historians

January 23, 2012

Beloved Artist Dies

Ronald Searle, creator of humourous illustrations including a collection devoted to Hbc, has died at the age of 91.