Radisson and des Groseilliers were French explorers and fur traders. Their discoveries led to the creation of the Hudson Bay Company, Canada's oldest corporation and one of the oldest merchant companies in the world.
David THompson has been called one of the world's greatest geographers. During his 28 years in the fur trade, THompson walked, canoed, rode horses, and snow-shoed 88,500 kilometres, and surveyed more than 3 million squar...
Surveys the early exploration of Canada by Cartier, Champlain, and others.
Learn about the early Explorers who came to Canada, from the Norsemen and Christopher Columbus to Samuel de Champlain and Henry Hudson.
"As the first inland surveyor for the Hudson's Bay Company, Philip Turnor stands tall among the explorers and mapmakers of Canada. Accompanied by Cree guides and his Cree wife, Turnor travelled 15,000 miles by canoe and ...