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Unformatted text preview: e a province, its ﬁrst governor was of Scottish-Cree descent. Hudson’s Bay Company
second phase 1764-1820 Competition In 1811 the English begin to settle on the Red River (Winnipeg). Métis opposition is encouraged by the NWC. Hudson’s Bay Company
third phase 1821-1870 Traditional fur trade period HBC strategy simply worked better in the long run. In 1821 the NWC was merged with the HBC. But the hostility of the Métis was still there....
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