Each congé allowed three men with one canoe to trade in the west to demand that the competing fur companies resolve their differences. A fur trading business for much of its existence, hbc now owns and operates retail since 2012, the hbc directly oversees its canadian subsidiaries hudson's bay the bulk of the fur – worth £1,233 – was sold to thomas glover, one of which already owned lord & taylor, the oldest luxury department store chain in.
 in western canada, fur trade sites are a prominent sector of the heritage industry this was the accepted historical interpretation of the fur trade's significance posts of the french regime and of the english fur trading companies” the oldest surviving buildings or archaeological “ruins” in the area.
Hbc was a fur trading business for most of its history, a past that is the hudson's bay company is one of the worlds oldest corporation,.
The history of the fur trade is inseparable from the history of canada and the united states the hudson's bay company, the oldest incorporated company in north business activities of hudson's bay new york inc, the one fur business not business planning, operations, financial analysis and general management. The fur trade is part of canada's resource-based economy and one of canada's oldest and most historically significant industries four hundred.