The Indigenous Origins of The Bay

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

For many people, the Hudson's Bay Company, or The Bay, is simply a well-established Canadian department store. But that barely hints at its true history and significance as essential in Canada's founding. In particular, the crucial role played by Indigenous people. Author Stephen Bown's fascinating new biography, "The Company: The Rise and Fall of the Hudson's Bay Empire," helps correct the record.
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