Dr. Roberta Bondar remembers the moment she became the first Canadian female astronaut to go to space on board the space shuttle Discovery in 1992.
“It certainly wasn’t a very comfortable ride,” she ...Show More
“Colombia is a place where magic seems to happen every moment and I would argue that only a people like the Colombians, with their enduring spirit of place, their indescribable capacity for joy, could...Show More
In this final episode of Explore’s journey into the history of the Hudson’s Bay Company as it turns 350 years old, we take one last trip into the HBC vaults at the Manitoba Museum with curator Amelia ...Show More
On this episode of Explore, we take another fascinating dive into the Hudson’s Bay Company Collection at the Manitoba Museum. It contains over 27,000 items, far too many for us to pour through on our ...Show More
"CHARLES THE SECOND, by the Grace of God, King of England, Scotland, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c. To ALL to whom these Presents shall come, greeting."
With that opening line, a Ro...Show More
What was it like to live in a remote Hudson’s Bay trading post in the 1880s in Canada’s north? In this bonus episode of the Explore series marking the 350th anniversary of the Hudson’s Bay Company, we...Show More
“I would say the Métis all track back to the fur trade and they probably all have some connections in the Hudson’s Bay Company,” says Jean Teillet.
Teillet is Canada’s leading Indigenous rights lawye...Show More
Sir George Simpson spent much of his early days as HBC Governor in a canoe, paddling to trading posts and forts, carrying out record breaking canoe journeys across North America. It was all part of wh...Show More